Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:
Mevagissey – wholly unconfirmed report of a small thrush possibly fitting description of Northern Waterthrush in a private garden in Mevagissey today. No further information available at this time.
St Austell – SURF SCOTER off beach between Carlyon Bay and Spit Beaches at 12.45hrs (thanks N.Best)
Tamar Bird Cruise – Red-throated Diver (1), Little Egret (50), RB Merganser (6), Avocet (210), Black-tailed Godwit (89), Spotted Redshank (1), Common Sandpiper (2). (thanks B.Taggart)
Falmouth – Med Gull (ad) at Penryn Asda car park this afternoon.
Antony – Spoonbill (6) on River Lynher at Black Rock at plus RT Diver (1) and RB Merganser (6)
Drift – *CATTLE EGRET* (2) still in cattle field at farm along Chyenal Road, viewed distantly from Sancreed Beacon at 08.15hrs. (Cornwall Birding)
St Buryan – *CATTLE EGRET*Â north of Â B3284 in cattle field opposite Higher Trevorian in field with cattle in front house with white side at 08.30hrs (Cornwall Birding)
Penzance – Purple Sandpiper (30) on rocks over harbour wall from Jubilee Pool plus Common Scoter (20+) offshore(Cornwall Birding)
Purple Sandpipers, Penzance (photos P.Freestone)
Marazion – PACIFIC DIVER (ad) again in Mounts Bay off lifeguard hut this afternoon.
The Lizard – Whooper Swan again at Croft Pascoe Pool this afternoon
St Gothian Sands NR – Little Gull (1w) again on main pool at 15.00hrs.
Little Gull (1w), St Gothian Sands (photo:P.Freestone)
St Clement – Avocet (2) on river at midday