Tuesday 22nd January 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Tehidy Country Park – Possible **HUME’S WARBLER** still in area of pond west of cafe today.

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

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Humes Warbler, Cot Valley (photos: Rafael Armada, Barcelona)

Wadebridge*CATTLE EGRET* (1) in fields at St Jidgley west of A39 north of sharp bend at 14.00hrs

Drift*CATTLE EGRET* (7) still in fields at Treganhoe Farm

Stithians Reservoir RING-NECKED DUCK (fem) reported off Carmenellis Causeway this afternoon.

MouseholeICELAND GULL (4) roosted at St Clement Isle at Dusk. Probably the birds at Newlyn earlier in afternoon.

St IvesICELAND GULL reported in the harbour this afternoon

Argal Reservoir Goosander (3) 1drk), Goldeneye and Great Crested Grebes (2) (thanks H.Cook)

College Reservoir Firecrest (4), Marsh Tits (2), Siskins (2), Kingfisher (1), Med Gull (2w), Gadwall (4), Tawny Owl (thanks H.Cook)

Carrick Roads RB Merganser (18+) between Greatwood and Turnaware midday today, in scattered groups. (thanks K.Glasier)

Hayle EstuaryAvocet still plus Med Gull (4 ads, 2x2w and 1w)

NewlynBN Grebe (2) still in harbour

Lands EndDartford Warbler reported this aternoon.

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