Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:
Wadebridge – Tundra Bean Goose (2) and Arctic Skua (juv) in front of hide between 13.05hrs and 13.25hrs at Walmsley Sanctuary. (thanks R.Treeby)
Tundra Bean Geese and Arctic Skua, Walmsley Sanctuary (photos:R.Treeby)
Lands End – **AMERICAN BUFF-BELLIED PIPIT** still at Trevilley Farm at 14.10hrs. (thanks L.Proctor)
St Ives Island – Balearic Sh’water, Pom Skua, Red throated Diver, Common Scoter (4)
Porthcurno – No sign of Desert Lesser Whitethroat today but Willow Warbler and Firecrest still.
Polgigga – Firecrest (3) along Bosistow Lane. (Do not park along Bosistow Lane)
Lands End – Lapland Bunting (2) flew from the garden of Swingates House.
Antony – Spoonbill (5) on River Lynher off Scooner Farm plus Slavonian Grebe (2) (thanks C.Buckland)
Kingsmill Lake – Spotted Redshank (3), Greenshank (1) (thanks C.Buckland)
Falmouth – Firecrest at Swanpool near Nature Reserve sign. Firecrest at Penryn on Old Drive near the Tremough Campus.
Crowdy Reservoir – Goosander (2 fem) at 15.00hrs
Colliford Lake – Scaup (2 fem) off dam at 10.30hrs.
Saltash – Ring-necked Duck still off China Fleet Country Club
Helston – Ring-necked Duck (fem) with Pochard at Loe Pool in Carminowe Creek.
Hayle Estuary – Green-winged Teal (drk) still from causeway
Marazion – Pale-bellied Brent Goose (2) still on beach
Porthpean – Black throated Diver (4), Slav Grebe and Great Northern Diver (5+)
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