Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:
Stithians – Snipe, Shoveler, Green Sandpiper (1) (thanks S,Taylor) NOTE: water levels at Stithians are beginning to drop exposing muddy areas. (courtesy of S.Taylor, CBWPS Warden)Â
Kingsmill Lake – Spoonbill (ad) still present, Knot (6), Curlew Sandpiper (1), Greenshank (18) (thanks C.Buckland)
Spoonbill at Kingsmill Lake today (photos C.Buckland)
Torpoint – Med Gull (8), Sandwich Tern (4), Ringed Plover (9), Dunlin (20) (thanks C.Buckland)
Ringed Plover and Dunlin (photos C.Buckland)
Porthgwarra – Tawny Pipit (2) between Porthgwarra and Lands End on Coastal Path flew east at 14.45hrsÂ and anotherÂ at Porthgwarra near coastguard Watchtower 14.30 – 15.45hrs.
Porthgwarra – Balearic Sh’water (26), Manx Sh’water (190), Little Gull (1st Wint.) in 10.5hrs by SEAWATCH SW team at Gwennap Head.
Marazion – Med Gull (3 juvs) at Red River mouth this afternoon and Spotted Crake on Marsh.
Nanquidno Valley – Wryneck at seaward end on footpath 100yrds south of mill this evening
Polgigga – Ortolan Bunting in stubble field on left of track between Higher Bosistow Farm and Faraway Cottage at 13.00hrs. (SW.365.234)
Godrevy Point – possible Isabelline Wheatear reported, NW of top car park at 13.30hrs