Wednesday 16th April 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Drift – *CATTLE EGRET* (10+) still in fields north of Drift Reservoir

Perranworthal – *WHITE STORK* on water meadows by the Norway Inn at Perranarworthal at 17.00hrs (Thanks L.Spear)

The LizardPURPLE HERON again at Windmill Farm NR this morning. Also Hoopoe and Garganey at Ruan Pool (thanks D.Williams and T.Parrell))

StithiansRING-NECKED DUCK (fem) still at south end

St JustHoopoe at Cape Cornwall golf course this morning

PenzanceBlack Tern off Tolcarne Beach this evening. Also Arctic Tern (10), Sandwich Tern (15+) and Little Gull (ad).

Gwithian Little Ringed Plover (2) at St Gothian Sands NR. One then taken by Merlin.  Also Swift nearby at Hell’s Mouth

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