Todays birding highlights in Cornwall include:
Helston – *LESSER SCAUP* (fem) still at Loe Pool. Also Long-tailed Duck this morning and Goldeneye (2).Â (Thanks M.Rouncefield)Â Bittern in reeds at north end this evening.Â RING-BILLED GULL still on boating lake.
Newquay – ROSE-COLOUREDÂ STARLING (juv) still in gardens on Penhallow Road.
Torpoint – SPOONBILL briefly at St Johns Lake this afternoon.
Marazion – Shorelark reported on beach this morning.
Wadebridge – Water Pipit still at Treraven Meadows NR this evening. Also Ruff.
Hayle – Goosander (fem) on estuary from causeway bridge this afternoon (Thanks M.Jones)
Penzance – Purple Sandpiper (12) on rocks by Jubilee Pool and Swallow (2) over Mounts Bay School, Heamoor this morning and (2+) still at Heliport.
Drift – Goosander (2 redhead) on reservoir at 16.30hrs (Thanks D.Flumm)
Saltash – Water Pipit with Meadow pipits along River Tamar at Saltash today (Thanks A.G)