Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:
Lands End – **AMERICAN BUFF-BELLIED PIPIT** again at Trevilley Farm on cattle trough, elusive but does show well at times. View from farmyard and follow on site instructions SW.356.245. (thanks M.Halliday)
Rame Head –Â Dartford Warbler (1w) between coastal footpath and coastguard Lookout and showing well.
Hayle Estuary – Pale-bellied Brent Goose (4) from causeway at 13.00hrs. Spoonbill (3 imms.) flew over at midday. GREEN-WINGED TEAL (drk) from causeway this afternoon.
St Gothian Sands NR – Little Gull (1w) this afternoon on main pool.
Crowdy Reservoir – Hen Harrier (male) at 12.50hrs
St Leven – YB Warbler by turning circle just west of church
Kingsmill Lake – Avocet (30), Greenshank (17), Snipe (6), Black-tailed Godwit (40+), Little Egret (3) (thanks C.Buckland)
Porthcurno – Desert Lesser Whitethroat still, plus Firecrest, Willow Warbler in scrub at south of car park. Velvet Scoter (7) and Pom Skua past.
Wadebridge – Tundra Bean Goose (2), Jack Snipe (1), Merlin (1), Water Pipit (1) this morning at Walmsley Sanctuary.
Saltash – Ring-necked Duck (fem) still on River Tamar off China Fleet Country club at 15.30hrs with Mallards (thanks C.Buckland)
Ring-necked Duck (fem), Saltash (Photo:C.Buckland)
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