Tuesday 29th January 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Camborne – possible **HUME’S LEAF WARBLER**or Yellow-browed Warbler near entrance to Duchy College, Rosewarne this morning tho mobile. 

Tehidy Country Park – **HUME’S LEAF WARBLER** still near pond at back of cafe. Also Firecrest (2) (thanks K.Wilson)

Cot Valley – **HUME’S LEAF WARBLER** still at top end of valley in area of Daisy Cottage 

Drift – *CATTLE EGRET* (12+) still in fields at Treganhoe Farm this morning

Camel Estuary – *CATTLE EGRET* in cattle fields at Dinham Flats at midday.

Stithians ReservoirRING NECKED DUCK (fem) still at south end off Carmenellis Causeway. Also Goosander (2).

Sennen CoveICELAND GULL (2W) also 2 birds in fields tho mobile. Balearic Sh’water (2) and Puffin past and Purple Sandpiper (7)

Hayle EstuaryAvocet still at 10.15hrs plus Med Gull (ad and 2w)

Newlyn BN Grebe (2) still in harbour. ICELAND GULL (2 juvs) on Skirt Island at Mousehole at 14.20hrs and three birds in Newlyn Harbour late afternoon.

Marazion  – BT Diver (9) and GN Diver (4) in Mounts Bay this morning. Also Water Pipit at Red River mouth and Black Redstart near Godolphin Arms Pub.

GwithianLittle Gull (1w) still at St Gothian Sands NR

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