Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:
Marazion – Spotted Crake (2); 1 from 5bar gate; 1 near sanctuary are fence early morning. YB Warbler along track by Red River 50yrds north of stone pillar.
Spotted Crake (photo:K.Gillam)
Porthgwarra – YB Warbler still in scrub between Doctor’s Garden and carpark, Wheatear (15+), Siskin (12+) (thanks M.Halliday)
Cot Valley – YB Warbler still and Firecrest
Lands End – Woodlark flew over early morning
Stithians Reservoir – Wood Sandpiper still at southern end from CBWPS Hide
Kenidjack – YB Warbler still at seaward end by last houses in sallows
Hayle Estuary – Ruff (2), Black-tailed Godwit (1), Bar tailed Godwit (7), Knot (1), Med Gull (ad), Siskin (2 over) (thanks M.Halliday) SPOONBILL this evening flew in at 17.15hrs and still there at 18.30hrs. (thanks P.Jeggo)
Sennen Cove – Med Gull (3 ads, 2 2nd wint and 1st wint) on Beach
Duckpool – probable Red-backed Shrike at 15.30hrs briefly 200yrds up valley.
Bird News courtesy of Rare Bird Alert unless otherwise stated