Wednesday 17th December 2008 Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Sennen**GYR** white morph again at 08.15hrs flew south pasty Aire Point. No further news.

StithiansGREAT GREY SHRIKE at 14.00hrs on scrub between the reservoir and the long grass field 300yrds past the Golden Lion towards Penmarth (Thanks B.Mellow) 

DriftRed-crested Pochard (fem) reported again this morning but no sign mid afternoon.

HelfordGlaucous Gull (probably 3rd winter) and Med Gull (17 adult, six 2nd winter, four 1st winter) at Gillan today (Thanks A.Pay)

Hayle EstuaryMed Gull (2 ads, 2w and1w), Pink-footed Goose (2) and Lapwing (300+) mid-morning. (Thanks J.H.Johns)

GwithianWater Pipit, Med Gull (2w) and Pintail (drk) at St Gothian Sands NR (Thanks J.H.Johns)

Truro Spotted Redshank and Avocet today at Tresillian (Thanks M.Jones)

Wadebridge Water Pipit (3) still at Treraven Meadows NR and Firecrest still.

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