Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for December 2018

Saturday 15 December 2018

Haddiscoe Island - Rough-legged Buzzard, 4 Short-eared Owls
Brancaster - Rough-legged Buzzard at Barrow Common
Ormesby Little Broad - Smew
Buckenham Marshes - 21 Taiga Bean Geese, 187 White-fronted Geese
Welney - 4 Taiga Bean Geese
Waxham - Tundra Bean Goose, 2 White-fronted Geese
Ingham - 18 Bewick's Swans
Cromer - Caspian Gull
Holkham - 27 Shorelarks, 30 Snow Buntings
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Red-necked Grebe, 7 Long-tailed Ducks
Sculthorpe - Northern Bullfinch reported
Clippesby - 10 Common Cranes
Norwich - Great White Egret at Colney GPs

Friday 14 December 2018

Wells - 1+ COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL, 40+ Mealy Redpolls
Ormesby Little Broad - Smew
Buckenham - 15 Taiga Bean Geese
Horsey/Waxham - Taiga Bean Goose, Tundra Bean Glose, 7 White-fronted Geese
Repps - 7 Tundra Bean Geese
Ashby - 6 Tundra Bean Geese
Heacham North BeachBlack-throated Diver, Red-necked Grebe
Barton Broad - Long-tailed Duck, Scaup
Ludham - Short-eared Owl
Titchwell - Great White Egret, 2 Caspian Gulls
Norwich - Great White Egret at Colney GPs
WelneyGreat White Egret

Thursday 13 December 2018

Ormesby Little Broad - Smew
West Somerton - 10 Tundra Bean Geese
Ashby - 6 Tundra Bean Geese
Horsey/Waxham - 3 White-fronted Geese
HunstantonBlack-throated Diver, 2 Red-necked Grebes, Slavonian Grebe
Cley - Black-throated Diver, 5 Velvet Scoters
Titchwell - Red-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe, 3 Long-tailed Ducks
Gorleston - 5+ Velvet Scoters
Thornham - 13 Twite
Beeston Common - 2 Mealy Redpolls
Winterton - 24 Snow Buntings
Holkham - 2 Great White Egrets
NorwichGreat White Egret at Colney GPs

Wednesday 12 December 2018

Haddiscoe Island - Rough-legged Buzzard
Brancaster Marsh - Rough-legged Buzzard
Buckenham Marshes - 15 Taiga Bean Geese, 10 White-fronted Geese
Holkham - 7 Shorelarks, 40 Snow Buntings, 3 Slavonian Grebes, 2 Long-tailed Ducks, Great Northern Diver
Thornham -17+ Twite
Titchwell - Red-necked Grebe, Great Northern Diver, 6 Long-tailed Ducks
Cley - 2 Velvet Scoters
Gorleston - Velvet Scoter flew N

Tuesday 11 December 2018

Haddiscoe Island - Rough-legged Buzzard, 5 Short-eared Owls
Ormesby Little Broad - Smew
Fordham - Waxwing
New Costessey - Waxwing
Buckenham Marshes - 5 Taiga Bean Geese
Holkham - 15+ Shorelarks, Great White Egret, 9 White-fronted Geese
Thornham -20+ Twite
Blakeney - Turtle Dove
Titchwell - Great Northern Diver, 8 Long-tailed Ducks
Holme - Red-necked Grebe
Weybourne - Black-necked Grebe flew past
Weybourne - Slavonian Grebe flew past
Snettisham - Short-eared Owl
Welney - Short-eared Owl

Monday 10 December 2018

Stiffkey - Dusky Warbler by Fen, Black Brant on saltmarsh
Buckenham Marshes - 9 Taiga Bean Geese, 30+ White-fronted Geese
Cantley Marshes - 5 Taiga Bean Geese
Welney - 5 Taiga Bean Geese, Great White Egret
Clippesby - 3 Tundra Bean Geese
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Black-necked Grebe, Great Northern Diver, 3 Long-tailed Ducks, 2 Spotted Redshanks
Cley - Little Auk, 8 Bewick's Swans flew W
Thornham - 26 Twite
Holkham - 33 Snow Buntings
Snettisham - Spoonbill

Sunday 9 December 2018

Cley - Red-rumped Swallow until 9am; 2 Black-throated Divers, 5 Great Northern Divers flew W
Gorleston - Red-rumped Swallow at 1.50pm only 
Stiffkey Fen - Dusky Warbler, Richard's Pipit flew SE
Haddiscoe Island - Rough-legged Buzzard
Filby Broad - Smew
Cantley Marshes - 7 Taiga Bean Geese
Welney - 3 Taiga Bean Geese, Great White Egret
Holkham - 21 Shorelarks, 105 Snow Buntings
Titchwell - 2 Red-necked Grebes, Slavonian Grebe, Long-tailed Duck
Wells - Great Northern Diver
Methwold - 2 Ravens
Norwich - Great White Egret at Colney GPs
Burnham Norton - Great White Egret

Saturday 8 December 2018

Cley - Red-rumped Swallow
Stiffkey Fen - Dusky Warbler
Acle - Rough-legged Buzzard flew over
Buckenham Marshes - 9 Taiga Bean Geese
Sea Palling/Waxham - 2 Taiga Bean Geese nearby
Holkham - 12 Shorelarks, 90 Snow Buntings
Titchwell - Water Pipit, 2 Black-throated Divers, 3 Great Northern Divers, 7 Long-tailed Ducks
WintertonGreat Northern Diver past, Velvet Scoter, 29 Snow Buntings
Holme - Great Northern Diver, Red-necked Grebe past
Norwich - Great White Egret at Colney GPs
Welney - Short-eared Owl

Friday 7 December 2018

Cley - Red-rumped Swallow
Stiffkey Fen - Dusky Warbler
Titchwell - Water Pipit
Thornham - Twite
Norwich - Great White Egret at Colney GPs
Welney - Great White Egret, 6 White-fronted Geese

Thursday 6 December 2018

Cley - Red-rumped Swallow, 2 Snow Buntings
Titchwell - Rough-legged Buzzard, 2 Water Pipits, 2 Black-throated Divers, 2 Red-necked Grebes, Slavonian Grebe, 7 Long-tailed Ducks
Blakeney - 7 Twite
Upton Marshes - Short-eared Owl
Norwich - Great White Egret at Colney GPs
Welney - Great White Egret

Wednesday 5 December 2018

Cley - Red-rumped Swallow
Haddiscoe Island - 6+ Short-eared Owls
Titchwell - 8 Long-tailed Ducks
Sheringham - Great Northern Diver past
Norwich - Great White Egret at Colney GPs

Tuesday 4 December 2018

Haddiscoe Island - Rough-legged Buzzard, 7+ Short-eared Owls
Cantley - 9 Taiga Bean Geese, 21+ White-fronted Geese
Holkham - 20+ Shorelarks, 50 Snow Buntings, 2 Slavonian Grebes, Great White Egret
Titchwell - Water Pipit, 4 Long-tailed Ducks, Velvet Scoter, Great Northern Diver, Red-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe, 2 Spotted Redshanks
Holme - Red-necked Grebe on sea
Sheringham - Lapland Bunting; Sooty Shearwater, Great Northern Diver past
Trimingham - Hawfinch flew E along beach
Norwich - Great White Egret at Colney GPs

Monday 3 December 2018

ThurneRough-legged Buzzard
Buckenham - 6 Taiga Bean Geese
Catfield - 4+ Tundra Bean Geese
Titchwell - Water Pipit, 4+ Long-tailed Ducks, Velvet Scoter, Black-throated Diver, Great Northern Diver
Sidestrand - Caspian Gull
Thornham Harbour - 20+ Twite
Sheringham - Black Redstart
Welney - Great White Egret, Short-eared Owl
Norwich - Great White Egret at Colney GPs

Sunday 2 December 2018

Haddiscoe Island - Rough-legged Buzzard, 2 Short-eared Owls, Great White Egret
Strumpshaw FenRough-legged Buzzard
Cantley - 10+ Taiga Bean Geese, 65+ White-fronted Geese
Buckenham - 5 Taiga Bean Geese
Catfield - 4+ Tundra Bean Geese
Holkham - 20+ Shorelarks, 2 Greenland White-fronted Geese
Titchwell - 3 Shorelarks, 2 Water Pipits, 2+ Long-tailed Ducks, Velvet Scoter, Great Northern Diver, Red-necked Grebe, 3+ Slavonian Grebes
Gorleston - 6 Velvet Scoters flew S
Cley - 2 Velvet Scoters, c40 Snow Buntings
Thornham Harbour - 20+ Twite
Blakeney - 16 Twite
Sheringham - Black Redstart
Welney - Great White Egret

Saturday 1 December 2018

Wells Woods - Pallas's Warbler
Haddiscoe Island - Rough-legged Buzzard, Water Pipit
Buckenham - 5+ Taiga Bean Geese
Catfield - 6 Tundra Bean Geese
Runham - 6 Bean Geese sp.
Titchwell - Water Pipit, 6+ Long-tailed Ducks, Black-throated Diver, 2+ Slavonian Grebes
Holme - Black-necked Grebe, Great Northern Diver, Long-tailed Duck
Thornham Harbour - 21+ Twite
Winterton - 16 Snow Buntings
Breydon Water - Great White Egret, 16 White-fronted Geese, Spotted Redshank
Griston - Great White Egret flew over

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