Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:
Drift/Sancreed – CATTLE EGRET (7) by minor road in cattle field at Treganhoe Farm (SW.428.291)
Botallack – CATTLE EGRET (1) in cattle field between Botallack and Carnyorth at 1050hrs then flew towards Pendeen
Siblyback Reservoir – GREAT GREY SHRIKE still this morning but no sign by 15.00hrs. (thanks C.Buckland)
GG Shrike, Siblyback Reservoir today. (photo:C.Buckland)
Hayle Estuary – GW Teal still of causeway bridge, plus DB Brent Goose, Avocet, GNÂ DiverÂ and Med Gull (ad and 2w)
Wadebridge – Hen Harrier (ad. male) at Nine Maidens at 13.30hrs.
Marazion – Water Pipit still on beach
St Gothian Sands NR – Water Pipit still around flashes at seaward end of reserve.
Maenporth – Firecrest between Maenporth and Pennance Mill campsite in holly by road at 14.35hrs
Falmouth – Med Gull (ad) on beach at Swanpool again this afternoon.
Stithians Reservoir – Goosander (drk) and Pintail (3 drk) today (thanks S.Taylor)
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