Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:
The Lizard – *BLACK-WINGED STILT* (3) still at Ruan Pool, Windmill Farm Reserve, tho mobile. Please be quiet around hides, the birds are very flighty. (see Rare and Scarce Bird Map for location)
Drift – *CATTLE EGRET* (17) today in fields north of Drift Reservoir.
Laddock – *CATTLE EGRET* (2) in cattle field between Laddock and New Mills (thanks S.Wilcock)
Newlyn – ICELAND GULL (juv) still in harbour.
Redruth – HOOPOE in Poldice Valley this morning. Park at Twelveheads and walk 1/2ml down valley.
Stithians – RING-NECKED DUCK (fem) still on southern cutoff.
Saltash – Garganey (2) at Sheviock on fishing pool at 11.40hrs. Also Common Sandpiper. (thanks C.Buckland)
Rame Head – Ring Ouzel by coastguard lookout at 10.00hrs. Also Redstart.
Helford – Great Northern Diver at the mouth of the Helford at 19:30hrs (thanks V.Rank-Broadley and J. Blyth)