Wednesday 12th November 2008 Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Bodmin GREAT GREY SHRIKE north of Siblyback Lake on SE side of Smallacoombe Downs this morning.

Helston - *LESSER SCAUP* at Helston Boating Lake this morning but no sign this afternoon.

Sennen Mealy Redpoll in weeds along track to Brew sewage works

Canonstown Woodlark (13) still. Take next left (westbound on A30) after Lamb and Flag Pub. Park by railway bridge and take public f’path on left to view large stubble field.

Carbis BayGrey Phalarope opposite kiosk and showing well.

Lands EndYB Warbler in trees on west side of Swingates house

St IvesFirecrest in private garden this morning, also Black Redstart around coastguards watch at St Ives Island (Thanks M.Rouncefield)

MarazionBrent Goose (10) and Common Scoter (10+) in Mounts Bay this morning (P.Freestone)

Looe Firecrest with goldcrests and long-tailed tits on cliff behind the Limmicks, East Looe (Thanks D.Spooner)

TruroFirecrest (2) at Old County Hall this morning (Thanks T.Twiggs)

Roseland - Common Scoter (4) off Pendower Beach today, but no sign of Surf Scoter (Thanks A.Nicholson)

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