There was a superb male Black-headed Bunting on Bryher on the Isles of Scilly yesterday, captured superbly by Islands’ photographer Bryan Thomas. Worth keeping an eye out in Cornwall for another or this one if it decides to fly NW! Link below to ISBG website and photo.
St Just – *IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF* (male) singing at top end of Kenidjack valley in copse by engine shed this morning. Access west off B3306 opposite Tregeseal Gallery. Also HAWFINCH briefly
Camelford – BEE-EATER heard only in Mount Camel area at 1250hrs briefly (Thanks A.Bond)
Newquay – OspreyÂ fishing still at Porth reservoir at far end Nature Reserve this morning, search in dead trees at this end. AlsoÂ Spotted RedshankÂ (sum plum) this afternoonÂ (Thanks D.Mays, T.Carson andÂ D.Grose)
Davidstow – Redstart (2 male), Spotted Flycatcher (3) and Cuckoo heard distantly at Boswithick (Thanks H.Kendall)
Hayle – Redshank on Hayle Estuary RSPB this morning. Also Shelduck (5 ducklings) (Thanks P.Jeggo)
Lanhydrock – Whimbrel (5) on 18th Green at Lanhydrock golf club this morning (Thanks P.McVey)
Wadebridge – Garganey (drk) at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning (Thanks C.Selway)