Wednesday 27th February 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Lingering birds included the HUMES LEAF WARBLER at Tehidy, eighteen CATTLE EGRET at Drift, ICELAND GULL at Newlyn and GLAUCOUS GULL at Sancreed. The HOOPOE was again at Polgigga but flew North at 10.15hrs. Elsewhere;

Hayle EstuaryYELLOW-LEGGED GULL (ad) this afternoon also Med Gull (13)

Rumps PointWheatear at Midday

Torpoint Med Gull (6) and Brent Goose (7). Also Med Gull (3), Greenshank (3) and Spotted Redshank at Millbrook (Thanks C.Buckland)

Trevose HeadWheatear and Brambling (20) but no sign of any Lapland Bunting as stubble field has been ploughed

Newquay – Goosander (2) at Crowdy Reservoir

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