Wednesday 23rd January 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Birds reported on previous days and still in that location today include CATTLE EGRETS (2) seen flying towards Hay Farm, Wadebridge and 5 birds still at Drift near Treganhoe Farm; HUME’S LEAF WARBLER still at Tehidy Country Park, Camborne; Black-necked Grebes at Newlyn Harbour and Avocet at Hayle Estuary. Med Gulls were at Gillynvase Beach and Swanpool, Falmouth, Hayle Estuary. Elsewhere, birds of note were:

Hayle EstuaryGLAUCOUS GULL (juv) from causeway this afternoon.

Stithians ReservoirBittern reported again today at 16.40hrs on southern cutoff. Also Goosander (5) on reservoir. (thanks S.Taylor)

NewlynICELAND GULL (2 juvs) reported this afternoon


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