Wednesday 2nd January 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

CATTLE EGRETS reported today from the following sites: Drift/Sancreed at Treganhoe Farm (18); Kuggar with highland cattle tho mobile (1); St Agnes at Mingoose (5); Constantine near Gweek at Cop Farm (2)

Cot Valley*HUMES WARBLER* still at top end of valley near Daisy Cottage at 10.00hrs but no further sign by 15.30hrs.

Ruan LanihorneSwallow at Sett Bridge this afternoon (thanks S.Jackson)

HelstonGadwall (15), Goldeneye (male and 2 fem) and Great-crested Grebe at Loe Pool (thanks K.Glasier)

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe (2) still in Harbour

TorpointBrent Goose (2) today (thanks C.Buckland)

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(photo:C.Buckland)

Mounts BayEider and GN Diver (2) in Bay this morning

 PenzancePurple Sandpiper (45+) at Jubilee Pool today

St Gothian Sands NR Water Pipit still on flashes today

Hayle EstuaryGW TEAL and Avocet still from causeway

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Bird News courtesy of RBA unless otherwise stated. Please ensure you e-mail or phone all significant bird news direct to Rare Bird Alert 02070 382820.

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