Thursday 8th November 2007 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Lands End**AMERICAN BUFF-BELLIED PIPIT** again at Trevilley Farm, tho very elusive.

Crowdy ReservoirGoosander (2 fem) again

Hayle EstuaryGreen winged Teal again this morning from causeway.

MarazionPale bellied Brent Goose (2) again this morning on beach

Wadebridge – No sign of Tundra bean geese this morning at Walmsley Sanctuary but Short eared Owl.

College Reservoir Firecrest still in woodland north of reservoir. Med Gull (ad and 2w) and Kingfisher (thanks H.Cook)

AntonySpoonbill (1) on River Lynher off Scooner Farm (thanks C.Buckland)

St Ives IslandBalearic Sh’water (2), Pom Skua (1), Sooty Sh’water (1), Manx Sh’water (1), Arctic Skua (2), Med Gull (3), Black Redstart (1)

PendeenPom Skua (6), Bonxie (13), Balearic Sh’water (6), Sooty Sh’water (3).

St Ives Osprey (juv) just north of St Ives along South West Coastal Path at 13.30hrs. (thanks J.Moore)

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