Wednesday 19th March 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Tehidy CP – **HUME’S LEAF WARBLER** still in scrub near cafe today.

Drift – *CATTLE EGRET* (13) in fields at Treganhoe Farm again

Lands EndSHORELARK in field by dump at south end of cycle track late morning then flew north.

NewlynICELAND GULL (juv) still and BN Grebe still.

Wadebridge SPOONBILL on Camel Estuary from Camel trail near hide again

Penzance Purple Sandpiper (10+) on Battery Rocks (thanks J.H.Johns)

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Purple Sandpipers, Penzance today (photos:J.H.Johns)

Marazion MarshSand Martin (20+), Swallow (2) and Cetti’s Warbler (2+) on RSPB reserve (thanks J.H.Johns). Also ‘Siberian’ Chiffchaff at Long rock Pool again and Bittern on western edge of pool at 15.30hrs

StithiansRING-NECKED DUCK (fem) still on souther cutoff at 16.30hrs (thanks S.Taylor)

Trevose HeadCorn Bunting (30+), Wheatear (1) and Yellowhammer. (thanks C.Yates)

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