Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for August 2020

Monday 10 August 2020

Holkham - 5 Cattle Egrets
Thornham Point - Red-backed Shrike, 2 Pied Flycatchers
Holme - Balearic Shearwater flew E, 2 Pied Flycatchers
Cley - 2 Black Terns flew E
Snettisham - Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint, Spoonbill
Titchwell - 2 Little Stints, Great White Egret, 5 Spoonbills, Turtle Dove
Potter Heigham - 7 Wood Sandpipers, 5 Spoonbills
Cantley BF - 6 Wood Sandpipers
Kelling WM - Wood Sandpiper, 2 Pied Flycatchers
Weybourne Camp - Spotted Redshank, Pied Flycatcher
Breydon Water - 7 Arctic Terns flew E
Dickleburgh Moor - 2 Turtle Doves
Welney - 4 Great White Egrets, 4 Common Cranes
Plus Pied Flycatchers at Winterton (3), Wells, Brancaster, Beeston Bump, Great Yarmouth Cemetery

Sunday 9 August 2020

Hickling - CASPIAN TERN, Little Stint, Great White Egret
Blakeney Point - Icterine Warbler, 8 Pied Flycatchers
Snettisham  - Temminck’s Stint, Little Stint, Curlew Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper, 3 Turtle Dove, Pied Flycatcher
Wells - Wood Sandpiper, 6 Garganey, 3 Spoonbills, Pied Flycatcher
Cley - Wood Sandpiper, Spoonbill
Kelling WM - Wood Sandpiper
Welney - Wood Sandpiper
Titchwell - 7 Little Stints, Great White Egret, 2 Spoonbills, presumed released White Stork flew past
East Hills - 2 Pied Flycatchers
Horsey - Pied Flycatcher
Holme - Turtle Dove
Potter Heigham - Honey Buzzard
Cromer - 3 Caspian Gulls
Stiffkey Fen - 35 Spoonbills
Blackborough - presumed released White Stork from Sussex (blue-ringed)
Thompson Common - 8+ Southern Migrant Hawker dragonflies

Saturday 8 August 2020

Nar Valley Fisheries - White-tailed Eagle flew S - released bird from Isle of Wight reintroduction
Thornage - Honey Buzzard flew S
Titchwell - Little Stint, 9 Spoonbills
Wells - Wood Sandpiper, 2 Garganey, Great White Egret, 4 Sooonbills
Kelling WM - Wood Sandpiper, 2 Caspian Gulls
Great Yarmouth - Black Redstart
Hockwold - 3 Great White Egrets
Welney - 4 Common Cranes
Stiffkey Fen - 38 Spoonbills
Horsey - 3 Southern Migrant Hawker dragonflies

Friday 7 August 2020

Ormesby Broad - Osprey, Lesser Emperor dragonfly; 3 Lesser Emperors also Filby Broad
Salthouse - Tree Pipit
Downham Market - Black Redstart
Snettisham  - Curlew Sandpiper, 10 Spotted Redshanks, Spoonbill
Potter Heigham - Spotted Redshank, 4 Spoonbills
Breydon Water - 2 Spotted Redshanks
Kelling - Caspian Gull
Wells - 2 Great White Egrets
Welney - Great White Egret, 14 Common Cranes
Hickling - 5 Great White Egrets flew SE
Ringstead - released White Stork from Sussex (blue-ringed)
Thompson Common - 7 Southern Migrant Hawker dragonflies

Thursday 6 August 2020

Burnham Norton - 5 Cattle Egrets, 7 Spoonbills
Titchwell - 2 Cattle Egrets, Little Stint, 2 Great White Egret, 23 Spoonbills
Salthouse - Pied Flycatcher
Snettisham  - Black Tern, 3 Curlew Sandpipers, 14 Spotted Redshanks, 4 Spoonbills
Cley - Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank, Spoonbill, released White Stork flew W
Sidestrand - Caspian Gull
Welney - Great White Egret, 18 Common Cranes
Stiffkey Fen - 39 Spoonbills
Holme - White-tailed Eagle from Isle of Wight reintroduction flew SW
Ringstead - released White Stork from Sussex (blue-ringed)
Claxton Marshes - White Stork of uncertain origin (ringed)

Wednesday 5 August 2020

Wighton - White-tailed Eagle - also seen at Burnham Thorpe, Holkham - released bird from Isle of Wight reintroduction
Burnham Norton - 5 Cattle Egrets, 45 Spoonbills
Hickling Broad - Honey Buzzard
Titchwell - Little Stint
Snettisham  - 2 Curlew Sandpipers, 15 Spotted Redshanks, 4 Spoonbills
Cley - Spotted Redshank, 2 Spoonbills
Cromer - 5 Caspian Gulls
Breydon Water - Great White Egret
Welney - Great White Egret
Overstrand - White Stork of uncertain origin flew W - also over Cromer
Claxton Marshes - White Stork of uncertain origin
Thompson Common - 2+ Southern Migrant Hawker dragonflies

Tuesday 4 August 2020

Burnham Thorpe - White-tailed Eagle - also seen at Holkham - released bird from Isle of Wight reintroduction
Burnham Norton - 5 Cattle Egrets
Titchwell - Little Stint, 12 Spoonbills
Snettisham  - 2 Curlew Sandpipers, 2 Wood Sandpipers, 4 Spoonbills
Hickling Broad - Spotted Redshank, 13 Common Cranes
King’s Lynn - Ruddy Shelduck
Cromer - 4 Caspian Gulls
Holme - Great White Egret, 3 Little Gulls
Heacham - Great White Egret
Welney - Great White Egret
Thompson Common - 4+ Southern Migrant Hawker dragonflies
Felbrigg - Lesser Emperor dragonfly

Monday 3 August 2020

Snettisham  - GULL-BILLED TERN reported briefly
Burnham Thorpe - White-tailed Eagle - also seen at Warham, Wighton - released bird from Isle of Wight reintroduction
Burnham Norton - 7 Cattle Egrets, 2 Great White Egrets, 30 Spoonbills
Thorpe Marriott - Quail
Taverham - Quail
Cley - Caspian Gull, Spoonbill
Cromer - Caspian Gull
Holkham - Pomarine Skua
Great Moulton - Turtle Dove
Stiffkey Fen - 33 Spoonbills
Titchwell - Great White Egret, 2 Spoonbills, Cory’s Shearwater reported past
Welney - 3 Great White Egrets, 10 Common Cranes
Thompson Common - 6+ Southern Migrant Hawker dragonflies

Sunday 2 August 2020

Wighton - Hoopoe
Roydon Common - White-tailed Eagle
Hickling Broad - Spotted Redshank, 5 Great White Egrets, 16 Common Cranes
Cley - Little Gull, Spoonbill
Beeston Regis - Little Gull flew past
Stiffkey Fen - 35 Spoonbills
Titchwell - 10 Spoonbills
Wells - 2 Spoonbills
Welney - 8 Common Cranes
Thompson Common - 8 Southern Migrant Hawker dragonflies

Saturday 1 August 2020

Hickling Broad - Little Stint, 2 Spotted Redshanks

Welney - Wood Sandpiper, 4 Common Cranes
Thorpe Marriott - Quail
Cromer - 2 Caspian Gulls
Potter Heigham - Spotted Redshank, 2 Great White Egrets, 3 Spoonbills
Cley - Scaup & 2 Garganey flew past, Spoonbill
Stiffkey Fen - 45 Spoonbills
King’s Lynn - Spoonbill, Ruddy Shelduck
Thompson Common - 4 Southern Migrant Hawker dragonflies

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