Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:
Tehidy Country Park – **HUME’S LEAF WARBLER** still near pond at back of cafe tho elusive.
Newquay – *CATTLE EGRET*Â (9) in fields west of Crantock Plains Holiday park, Newquay (Thanks S.Irwin)
Looe – *CATTLE EGRET* (13) at Widegates still, in field opposite Downend Country House late afternoon. Please view only from lay-by.
Stithians Reservoir – *CATTLE EGRET* in ploughed field to west of Golden Lion cutoff, also Bittern again showing extremely well in front of hide. (thanks W.Fullman) RING-NECKED DUCK (fem) still from southern causeway.
Drift – *CATTLE EGRET* (12) still in fields at Treganhoe Farm. YELLOW-LEGGED GULL (2w) on Reservoir this afternoon and hybrid Glaucous x Herring Gull.
Newlyn – ICELAND GULL (3 juvs) and BN Grebe (2) still in Harbour
Wadebridge – ICELAND GULL (juv) by A39 at St Jidgey at 16.00hrs
Helston – YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER (1+) at Helston Sewage works at 12.00hrs. Also ‘Siberian’ Chiffchaff still.
Saltash – YELLOW WAGTAIL, probably of EasternÂ race at Lower Trevollard Farm at 1300hrs and showing well. Present for over a week.
Hayle Estuary – Avocet reported again this morning
St Austell – Slav Grebe (2), GN Diver (25)Â and BT Diver (5) off Porthpean today