Wednesday 5th September 2007 – Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

StithiansSnipe, Shoveler, Green Sandpiper (1) (thanks S,Taylor) NOTE: water levels at Stithians are beginning to drop exposing muddy areas. (courtesy of S.Taylor, CBWPS Warden) 

Kingsmill LakeSpoonbill (ad) still present, Knot (6), Curlew Sandpiper (1), Greenshank (18) (thanks C.Buckland)

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Spoonbill at Kingsmill Lake today (photos C.Buckland)

TorpointMed Gull (8), Sandwich Tern (4), Ringed Plover (9), Dunlin (20) (thanks C.Buckland)

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Ringed Plover and Dunlin (photos C.Buckland)

PorthgwarraTawny Pipit (2) between Porthgwarra and Lands End on Coastal Path flew east at 14.45hrs and another at Porthgwarra near coastguard Watchtower 14.30 – 15.45hrs.

PorthgwarraBalearic Sh’water (26), Manx Sh’water (190), Little Gull (1st Wint.) in 10.5hrs by SEAWATCH SW team at Gwennap Head.

Marazion Med Gull (3 juvs) at Red River mouth this afternoon and Spotted Crake on Marsh.

Nanquidno ValleyWryneck at seaward end on footpath 100yrds south of mill this evening

PolgiggaOrtolan Bunting in stubble field on left of track between Higher Bosistow Farm and Faraway Cottage at 13.00hrs. (SW.365.234)

Godrevy Point – possible Isabelline Wheatear reported, NW of top car park at 13.30hrs

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