Thursday 6th September 2007 – Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Hayle EstuaryLittle Stint (juv), Curlew Sandpiper (3), Knot (3), Med Gull (ad and juv), Sandwich Tern (7), Dunlin (170), Ringed Plover (35), Bar-tailed Godwit (1), Whimbrel (1), Common Sandpiper (1), Peregrine (thanks S.Halliday)

Porthgwarra Wryneck near dried up pool.

Stithians Reservior Shoveller (2) (thanks S.Taylor)

Marazion -  Honey Buzzard reported over the Marsh, Grasshopper Warbler and Spotted Crake also on marsh, Knot (2) on Beach.

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Dunlin and Knot at Marazion Beach today (photos:S.Rogers)

Lands EndMerlin (1), Ortolan Bunting between Swingates and Trevilley Farm in stubble field. Ortolan Bunting (2), between Nanjizal and Trevilly Farm in 2nd large stubble field this evening.

Kingsmill Lake – No sign of adult Spoonbill today but Greenshank (22), Curlew Sandpiper (1), Knot (4), Kingfisher (see photo below), Peregrine. (thanks C.Buckland)

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Kingfisher at Kingsmill lake today (photo:CBuckland)

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