Wednesday 9th January 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Drift/Sancreed*CATTLE EGRET* (6) birds still in fields around Treganhoe Farm 

Truro*CATTLE EGRET* (6) seven miles SE of Truro at Veryan in fields opposite Sports and Social Club this morning.

Hayle Estuary GREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk), Avocet and Med Gull (2w) this morning. ICELAND GULL (1w) from causeway bridge this afternoon (Thanks J.H.Johns)

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Iceland Gull, Hayle (Photo:J.H.Johns)

Copperhouse Creek Water Pipit in creek directly behind Vetenery Surgeons. (P.Freestone)

Stithians Reservoir Bittern still at southern cutoff at 15.30hrs.

St AgnesICELAND GULL (1w) at Trevaunance Cove this afternoon

NewlynBlack-necked Grebe in Sandy Cove

PorthscathoSlav Grebe, BT Diver (2), Black-necked Grebe and GN Diver (4) in Gerrans Bay today.

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