Thursday 31st January 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Cot Valley – **HUME’S LEAF WARBLER** still at top end of valley near Daisy Cottage, tho mobile.

Helston – *CATTLE EGRET* (4) still in fields near Penventon Farm

Drift – *CATTLE EGRET* (16+) still in fields at Treganhoe Farm this morning

Looe – *CATTLE EGRET* (2) 3mls NE of Looe, 500yrds Sw of Widegates in fields opposite Downend Country House at 16.00hrs. Also Little Egret (8).

Stithians ReservoirRING NECKED DUCK (fem) still from Carmenellis Causeway. Also Bittern and poss. Siberian Chiffchaff still at southern cutoff and Goosander on main reservoir.

MouseholeICELAND GULL (juv) and GLAUCOUS GULL (2) on St Clement’s Isle late afternoon

NewlynICELAND GULL (juv) in Harbour again late afternoon also BN Grebe still in harbour and GN Diver (2).

HayleAvocet and Med Gull (ad) on Estuary. Kittiwake and Brambling (10+) at Millpond.

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