Wednesday 24th December 2008 Cornwall Bird Reports

Christmas Eve birding highlights in Cornwall include:

St Ives**SNOWY OWL** (juv) still on moors SW of St Ives, south of B3306. Also Hen Harrier.

Fowey*CATTLE EGRET* flew into Penpol Creek this afternoon with Little Egrets (13)

Newquay – *CATTLE EGRET* in cattle field at Crantock this morning.

HelstonRING-BILLED GULL (1w) still at Helston Boating Lake this afternoon.

FalmouthBlack Redstart on rocks at southern end of Swanpool Beach. (Thanks P.Richards)

WadebridgeWater Pipit (3) still at Treraven Meadows NR

TruroAvocet on river at Tresillian. Presumed escaped Wood Duck still on Tresemple Pool. (Thanks D.Wright)

PenzanceBN Grebe at Newlyn in Sandy Cove. Black Redstart on Rocks by railway station

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