Tuesday 11th December 2007 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

The Lizard – *CATTLE EGRET* (1) again at Cross Roads, Mullion in cattle field opposite Skewes Farm.

Drift/Sancreed*CATTLE EGRET* (3) still from minor road between Drift Reservoir and Sancreed in field east of Treganhoe Farm then flew over Drift reservoir and appeared to land at Sellan Farm.

Siblyback Resrevoir*CATTLE EGRET* (4) still SW of reservoir in fields at Trekievesteps

AntonySpoonbill (4) along River Lynher today. (2 at Whacker Quay and 2 further west of Antony)

FalmouthMed Gull (ad) at Gyllyngvase beach this afternoon

Crowdy ReservoirCommon Crossbill (2) and Merlin at 13.30hrs

St Gothian Sands NR Water Pipit and Little Gull (1w) reported again today

Hayle Estuary Spoonbill (2) in main channel, GW Teal (drk) still off causeway plus DB Brent Goose and Med Gull (2ads, 1w and 2w)


Spoonbills (2 imm.) and GW Teal on Hayle Estuary today (photos:J.H.Johns)

Marazion – No sign of Pacific Diver in Mounts Bay today but Slav Grebe, BT Diver (2) and GN Diver (5)

Boscathnoe Reservoir YB Warbler still in trees at north side of reservoir this afternoon.

Carbis Bay GN Diver (7) in bay today.


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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