Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:
Nanquidno – Chough (2) in valley at 08.30hrs.
Hayle Estuary – No sign of 2w Spoonbill late morning. (Cornwall Birding) Kingfisher (2), Bar-tailed Godwit (3+), Med Gull (ad) (thanks P.Kilmurray)
Stithians Reservoir – Wood Sandpiper still from Carmenellis Causeway
St Just – Woodlark flew over Cape Cornwall road mid morning.
Rame Head – Wheatear (1), Hobby (1), Redwing (1), Chiffchaff (5), Blackcap (1), Black Redstart (1)(thanks C.Buckland)
Black Redstart, Rame (photo:C.Buckland)
MarazionÂ – Spotted Crake late afternoon from 5 bar gate.
Lands End – **DESERT WHEATEAR** reported YESTERDAY (!?) at 15.00hrs on moor between complex and Gleeb Farm. No other details i’m afraid (per Birdline SW)
Wadebridge – BLACK KITE over Walmsley Sanctuary late morning appeared to land in nearby fields.
Sennen – Probable CASPIAN GULL (2w) on Cowloe late afternoon
Porthgwarra – Richards Pipit (2) over, Lapland Bunting (3) in stubble fields east of Roskestal Farm. YB Warbler in 60ft cover plus Hen Harrier over and Firecrest.
Nanjizal – Lapland Bunting at Faraway Cottage.
Bird news courtesy of Rare Bird Alert unless otherwise stated