Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:
Lands End – **AMERICAN BUFF BELLIED PIPIT** again at Trevilley Farm. Showed briefly at 10.00hrs and then at c14.30hrs showed well at close range.Â Thanks to Dave Flumm.Â Still there at 16.15hrs and showing well.(cornwall Birding)
American Buff Bellied Pipit, Trevilley Farm today. (photos:P.Freestone)
Lands End – Richards Pipit flew from rear of white boarded up house onto moor at 13.30hrs. (Cornwall Birding)
Kenidjack – Water Pipit at seaward end this morning plus Ring Ouzel at top of valley. (thanks L.Gwynne and J.Ray)
Nanquidno – Chough (2), Firecrest (1) (Cornwall Birding)
Wadebridge – Tundra Bean Goose (2) again at Walmsley Sanctuary.
Hayle Estuary – Green-winged Teal still from causeway bridge again.
St Gothian Sands NR – Water Pipit still this morning (thanks L.Proctor)
Tamar Bird Cruise – Between Saltash and Kingsmill – Spoonbill (7) on River Lynher, Avocet (154), RB Merganser (3), Pintail (2) plus good numbers of Black-tailed Godwit and Wigeon. (thanks B.Taggart)
St Austell – *SURF SCOTER* (juv) reported again south of Par between Par Sands and Gribbin Head, plus Velvet Scoter
Helston – Ring-necked Duck (fem) and Long Tailed Duck (fem/1st w) on Loe Pool (thanks D.Eva)
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