Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:
Cot Valley – **HUME’S WARBLER** still at top end of valley in area of Daisy Cottage
Drift – *CATTLE EGRET* (5) still in area ofÂ Sellan Farm today
Camel Estuary – *CATTLE EGRET* (2) went to roost with Little Egrets at Dinham Flats this evening.
St Ives -Â ICELAND GULLÂ (3) one bird on Smeatons Pier and two on Porthgwidden Beach this morning. PlusÂ GLAUCOUS GULL (2)Â on Porthgwidden Beach.Â (thanks M.Rouncefield)
Glaucous Gull (above) and Iceland Gull (below) this morning at St Ives (photos M.Rouncefield)
Hayle Estuary – ICELAND GULL (1) from Lelant Station at 11.50hrs. GLAUCOUS GULL (1) at high tide this afternoon, plus Avocet, Med Gull (2 ads, 2x2w and 1w) (thanks M.Halliday)
Sancreed – GLAUCOUS GULL flew over west at 10.40hrs
Carbis Bay – Red-throated Diver (2), GN Diver (1), Slav. Grebe (1) (Cornwall Birding)
Tehidy Country Park – Yellow-browed Warbler still in clearfell area west of cafe. (thanks D.Jenkins)
Stithians Reservoir – Bittern again at southern causeway showing on and off all day. (thanks S.Taylor)
Newlyn – BN Grebe still in Sandy Cove and GN Divers still.
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