Thursday 3rd January 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Copperhouse Creek RING-BILLED GULL (1w) 12.30 – 13.00hrs.

Hayle EstuaryGW TEAL still, plus Med Gull (ad and 2w) this afternoon

Drift *CATTLE EGRET* (14) at Treganhoe Farm at 11.30hrs.

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe still in Harbour

PenzanceGrey Phalarope late afternoon off Tolcarne Beach. Purple Sandpiper (30) at Jubilee Pool (thanks S.Cox)

Egloshayle Lapland Bunting in stubble field at Higher Treworder with Skylarks SX.014.727

Cot Valley *HUME’S WARBLER* still at top end of valley by Daisy Cottage at 10.30hrs but no sign by 13.30hrs.

ParBarnacle Goose (for 2nd day) with Canada Goose flock on Par Duck Pond (thanks P.Richards)

St Ives – No sign of any Cattle Egrets at Halsetown today. Cattle have been moved from the field.


 Bird News courtesy of RBA unless otherwise stated. Please ensure you e-mail or phone all significant bird news direct to Rare Bird Alert 02070 382820.

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