Tuesday 15th January 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights from yet another wet day in Cornwall include:

Cot Valley **HUME’S WARBLER** still at top end of valley near Daisy Cottage, tho elusive

Drift*CATTLE EGRET* (8) still in fields around Treganhoe Farm

Hayle*CATTLE EGRET* (3) still in sheep fields at Trencrom this morning.

Antony SPOONBILL (1) still on River Lynher at Whacker Quay, plus Avocet (6).

Stithians Reservoir Bittern still at southern Cutoff and showing well (thanks S.Taylor)

Falmouth Black-throated Diver (13) and Shag (307) offshore at Swanpool this morning (Thanks N.Godden) 

Lands EndLittle Gull (1w) at Lands End Aerodrome this morning. Plus Med Gull (ad)

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe still in harbour this morning

Penzance Great Northern Diver (2) in Penzance Harbour today (thanks S.Williams)

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