Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:
Tehidy – **HUME’S LEAF WARBLER** still in scrub at back of cafe at Tehidy Country Park. Also Firecrest nearby at Illogan in private garden (thanks R.Frost)
Drift – *CATTLE EGRET* (11) still this morning in fields at Treganhoe Farm.
Stithians Reservoir – *CATTLE EGRET* still at Golden Lion cutoff and RING-BILLED GULL (1w) again from Carmenellis Causeway. Also RING-NECKED DUCK and Bittern still on Southern cutoff
Newlyn – ICELAND GULL (juv) still in Harbour
Falmouth – ICELAND GULL (juv) roosted at Falmouth Docks at 17.30hrs.
Helston – ICELAND GULL (juv) on Loe Pool this morning. Also Yellow-browed Warbler still at Lower Nansloe Farm.
Marazion – ICELAND GULL (juv) at Red River mouth this afternoon. Also ‘Siberian’ Chiffchaff (4) and Marsh Harrier (male) at RSPB Marsh.
Trevose Head – LAPLAND BUNTING again in field opposite coastguard cottages. Also Brambling (20) and Corn Bunting (6)
Corn Bunting, Trevose Head (Photo:J.Richings)
Gwithian – Water Pipit and Little Gull (1w) again at St Gothian Sands NR. Also Sand Martin (1+).
TruroÂ – Avocet on River at Tresillian this afternoon (thanks D.Jenkins)
Gerrans Bay – BT Diver (13), GN Diver (2) and Slav Grebe (3) off Pendower Beach this afternoon.