Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:
Laddock -Â *CATTLE EGRET*(2) Â in fields between Laddock and New Mills just after Nankilly turn. This pair have been in or around the same field for the last 2 weeks. (Thanks S.Wilcock)
Gwithian – *CATTLE EGRET* (11) in Cattle field near St Gothian Sands late afternoon then flew east up Red River Valley. Also Whimbrel (3).
Penzance – *CATTLE EGRET* (14) south of A30 Drift crossroads at Trevvenack Farm this afternoon. Whimbrel (60+) on Eastern Green Beach. (thanks M.Rouncefield)
Bodmin Moor -Â possible LESSER SCAUPÂ at Siblyback Reservoir at 17.00hrs. Also Black Tern on bouy at Watersports Center.
Stithians Reservoir – Ring-necked Duck (fem) still at southern end.
Porthgwarra – Pied Flycatcher in Doctor’s Garden this morning.
Sennen – Hoopoe again at Brew Pool. Access from footpath north of Seaview Caravan ParkÂ east from A30. Also Redstart and cuckoo present.
The Lizard – Purple Heron still in ditch at Windmill Farm NR. Also Hoopoe still (thanks B.Hawker)
Wadebridge – Garganey (drk) at Clapper Marshes at 18.00hrs
Marazion – Black Tern on Long Rock Pool and Black Tern (2), Arctic Tern, Little Tern (3), Little Gull (21+) offshore. Little Ringed Plover on beach near Red River Mouth.
Gunwalloe – Iceland Gull between fishing cove and Looe Pool. Also Little Tern (5) and Whimbrel (52)
Newlyn – Iceland Gull (2) in Harbour this morning
Looe – Little Gull (1), Whimbrel (16) and RT Diver at Millendreth Also Little Gull at Seaton Beach. (Thanks C.Buckland)
Kenidjack – Hobby and Ring Ouzel in Valley today
Mullion – Snow Goose (2 white morph) on Mullion Golf Course at 08.30hrs but no sign since.