Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:
Pendeen – Red-backed Shrike (juv) still on fence west of approach road at 11.00hrs. No sign of Serin or YB Warbler so far this morning. YB Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat by Boscaswell Stores.
Kenidjack – YB Warbler by grey cottages and field with donkey in at 09.45hrs
Camel Estuary – Hobby, Little Stint and Curlew Sandpiper at Dinham Flats this morning
Wadebridge – Black Redstart at Bridge Medical Centre
Falmouth – Med Gull (ad) at Swanpool still
Polgigga – YB Warbler along Bosistow Lane. (do not drive down Bosistow Lane please) Richards Pipit flew towards Ardensawah Farm in afternoon
Porthgwarra – DUSKY WARBLER still in tamarisk at river mouth, tho elusive. Chough (2), wheatear (thanks S.Wilcock) YB Warbler (2) in 60ft cover and Firecrest.
Dusky Warbler (record shot:M.Halliday)
Stithians – Wood Sandpiper still from Carminellas causeway.
Hayle Estuary – Spoonbill (2w) still, pintail (2), Little Stint (1), Med Gull (ad) (P.Freestone)
Spoonbill, Hayle (photo:M.Halliday)
Nanjizal – Jack Snipe in valley this morning.
Marazion – Spotted Crake from 5 bar gate this afternoon.
Rame – Firecrest near church
Bird News courtesy of Rare Bird Alert unless otherwise stated.