Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:
Tehidy Country Park – **HUME’S LEAF WARBLER** still near pond closest to Cafe.
Cot Valley – **HUME’S LEAF WARBLER** still at top end of valley in trees behind Cot Manor
Drift – *CATTLE EGRET* (20) still in fields at Treganhoe Farm
Wadebridge – *CATTLE EGRET* (6) at Burniere Point at 1600hrs
Newquay – *CATTLE EGRET* (5) still in fields near Crantock Plains Touring Park
Newlyn – ICELAND GULL (ad and juv) still in harbour. Also BN Grebe and GN Diver (3)still.
Sancreed – GLAUCOUS GULL (juv) in fields this afternoon
Stithians – RING-NECKED DUCK (fem) still off Golden Lion Cutoff (thanks D.Bradford)
Antony – SPOONBILL (juv) still at Whacker Quay on River Lynher
Hayle Estuary – RING-BILLED GULL behind Old Quay house and YELLOW-LEGGED GULL from Lelant Station this morning. (thanks M.Rouncefield et al)
Torpoint – Long-tailed Duck (fem/1w), BN Grebe and Pale-bellied Brents (2) at St Johns Lake
Saltash – Yellow Wagtail (probable eastern form) still SW of Trematon at Trevollard Farm tho mobile. Also, Common Sandpiper and Bar-headed Goose (thanks C. Buckland)
Helston – Firecrest (1) and Chiffchaff (15+) at Sewage Works (thanks D.Bradford)
Penzance – Purple Sandpiper (9) on rocks at Jubilee Pool and Med Gull (2w) at Tolcarne Beach.
Looe – Slav Grebe (2) still off Hannafore (thanks J.Batey)
Gwithian – Little Gull (1w) again at St Gothian Sands NR on main pool at midday. Also Water Pipit, tho mobile. (thanks D.Bradford)
Hayle Estuary – Avocet still and Med Gull (6). Also Brambling (4) at rear of Hayle Mill Pond.
Gillan Creek – Med Gull (5) and Common Sandpiper (2) this afternoon.