Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:
St Austell – *SURF SCOTER* (juv) off Polskerris Bay (for 2nd Day) Plus Velvet Scoter
Cot Valley – No sign of Red Flanked Bluetail so far today. (thanks M.Halliday)
Lands End – **AMERICAN BUFF-BELLIED PIPIT** again this afternoon until 14.10hrs west of Trevescan in cattle field with feeder thenÂ again at 15.10hrs inÂ muddy field with cattle feeders. View from Farm Yard and please follow on site instructions. Serin over at c08.00hrs and Brambling (2) (thanks P.Marshall)
Porthcurno – Desert Lesser Whitethroat still in scrub at south end of car park and showing well. Plus Willow Warbler, Chough (2), Peregrine (2), Brambling over. No sign of Dusky Warbler today.
Desert Lesser Whitethroat (photos, Left and middle:Â M.Halliday, Right: S.Rogers))
Par Beach – Snow Bunting on beach this morning. (thanks P.Ouless)
Snow Bunting, Par beach today. (photo: P.Ouless)
Falmouth – Med Gull (ad) Swanpool on car park at 14.30hrs.
Stithians Reservoir – Black-tailed Godwit (3)Â from southern causeway this morning. (thanks S.Taylor)
Kingsmill Lake – Avocet (60), Greenshank (14), Spotted Redshank (2), Black-tailed Godwit (58), Dunlin (40), Curlew (50), Shelduck (34), Redshank (50), Wigeon (20), Teal (8) (thanks C.Buckland)
Saltash – Ring-necked Duck or Hybrid on Tamar Estuary off China Fleet Club from second hide briefly this afternoon.
Bird News courtesy of Rare Bird Alert and Cornwall Birding unless otherwise stated.