Wednesday 30th January 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Cot Valley – **HUME’S LEAF WARBLER** still at top end of valley near Daisy cottage (thanks M.Halliday)

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Hume’s Leaf Warbler, Cot Valley today (photos M.Halliday)

TressillianSpotted Redshank (2), Redshank (64), Greenshank (8), Curlew (100+), Black-tailed Godwit (12), Little Grebe (14), Shelduck (68), Kingfisher (2) (thanks S.Wilcock)

Siblyback Goosander (2) and Canada Goose (350+) on reservoir today (thanks J.Batey)

StithiansRING-NECKED DUCK (fem) still from hide. Bittern showing well all day from southern cutoff. Also Goosander (2) on reservoir (thanks S.Taylor)

Helston – *CATTLE EGRET* (15+) still in fields at Treganhoe Farm.

Gwithian Little Gull (1w) still at St Gothian Sands NR.

Newlyn ICELAND GULL (2 juvs) still in Harbour. Also BN Grebe (2) still.

SennenICELAND GULL (2w and juv) in fields near post office.

TorpointEgyptian Goose and Med Gull at Millbrook Lake

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