Wednesday 7th November 2007 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

WadebridgeTundra Bean Goose (2) and Arctic Skua (juv) in front of hide between 13.05hrs and 13.25hrs at Walmsley Sanctuary. (thanks R.Treeby)


Tundra Bean Geese and Arctic Skua, Walmsley Sanctuary (photos:R.Treeby)

Lands End**AMERICAN BUFF-BELLIED PIPIT** still at Trevilley Farm at 14.10hrs. (thanks L.Proctor)

St Ives Island Balearic Sh’water, Pom Skua, Red throated Diver, Common Scoter (4)

Porthcurno – No sign of Desert Lesser Whitethroat today but Willow Warbler and Firecrest still.

PolgiggaFirecrest (3) along Bosistow Lane. (Do not park along Bosistow Lane)

Lands EndLapland Bunting (2) flew from the garden of Swingates House.

AntonySpoonbill (5) on River Lynher off Scooner Farm plus Slavonian Grebe (2) (thanks C.Buckland)

Kingsmill Lake Spotted Redshank (3), Greenshank (1) (thanks C.Buckland)

FalmouthFirecrest at Swanpool near Nature Reserve sign. Firecrest at Penryn on Old Drive near the Tremough Campus.

Crowdy Reservoir Goosander (2 fem) at 15.00hrs

Colliford LakeScaup (2 fem) off dam at 10.30hrs.

SaltashRing-necked Duck still off China Fleet Country Club

HelstonRing-necked Duck (fem) with Pochard at Loe Pool in Carminowe Creek.

Hayle EstuaryGreen-winged Teal (drk) still from causeway

MarazionPale-bellied Brent Goose (2) still on beach

PorthpeanBlack throated Diver (4), Slav Grebe and Great Northern Diver (5+)


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