Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for May 2019

Sunday 26 May 2019

Sheringham - UPLAND SANDPIPER then flew W, Honey Buzzard flew W

Holme - Bee-eater then flew E, Great White Egret, Turtle Dove
Titchwell - Purple Heron, 2 Cattle Egrets, Serin flew over, Temminck’s Stint, Little Gull, Turtle Dove
Cley - Little Gull
Welney - Great White Egret
Breydon Water - Great White Egret
Hickling Broad - Osprey
Potter HeighamGarganey
Norwich - Black Redstart on Westlegate

Saturday 25 May 2019

Cart Gap - Bee-eater flew S

Titchwell - Purple Heron, 2 Little Gulls, Turtle Dove, 4 Common Cranes flew W
Blakeney Point - 2 Dotterel
Burnham Overy Staithe - 4 Common Cranes flew W
Winterton - 3 Turtle Doves
Terrington Marsh - Quail
Cley - Little Gull
Welney - 4 Great White Egrets, Garganey
Earsham - Great White Egret flew E
Snettisham CP - Great White Egret flew E
Blakeney - Great White Egret flew W
Hardley - Short-eared Owl
Stiffkey - Short-eared Owl

Friday 24 May 2019

Titchwell - Little Gull, Great White Egret flew E
Cley - 4 Temminck’s Stints, Little Gull
Snettisham - Short-eared Owl
Chedgrave - Short-eared Owl
Hickling Broad - 2 Great White Egrets

Thursday 23 May 2019

Titchwell - Cattle Egret then flew W, Osprey flew S, 2 Little Gulls
Cley - 4 Temminck’s Stints, Little Stint, 2 Garganey, Little Gull
Horsey - Honey Buzzard flew SW, Turtle Dove
Blakeney Point - Quail
Weybourne CampGreat White Egret flew W

Wednesday 22 May 2019

Wells - 2 BLACK-WINGED STILTS, then flew W, Quail
Choseley - Dotterel reported
Titchwell - Little Gull, 2 Turtle Doves
Snettisham - 2 Turtle Doves
Horsey Mere - Osprey flew over
Sheringham - Quail
Winterton - 5 Common Cranes
Buckenham - Great White Egret
Welney - Great White Egret
Holme - Great White Egret

Tuesday 21 May 2019

Heacham - Bee-eater flew N, 6 Turtle Doves
Winterton - Montagu’s Harrier flew N, 2 Common Cranes
Weybourne - Bluethroat
Titchwell - Black Tern, Little Stint, Little Gull, Great Northern Diver, Turtle Dove
Blakeney Point - 3 Dotterel
Wells - 2 Temminck’s Stints
Hickling Broad - Great White Egret
Welney - 4 Common Cranes

Monday 20 May 2019

Weybourne - Bluethroat
Titchwell - 1+ Cattle EgretLittle Gull, 2 Turtle Doves
Choseley - 2 Dotterel
Wells - 2 Temminck’s Stints, Wood Sandpiper
Southrepps - Ring Ouzel
Blakeney Point - Pied Flycatcher
Hockwold Washes - 2 Garganey
Kelling Heath - Turtle Dove
Holme - Osprey flew NE
Sheringham - Blue Fulmar, Velvet Scoter past

Sunday 19 May 2019

Weybourne - Bluethroat
Blakeney Point - Greenish Warbler reported, 2 Pied Flycatchers; Black Tern past Blakeney Cut
Titchwell - Cattle Egret reported, Temminck’s Stint reported, Black Tern, Little Gull, Turtle Dove
Choseley - 2 Dotterel
Wells - 3 Temminck’s Stints, 4 Wood Sandpipers, 2 Turtle Doves
Cley - Little Stint
Sculthorpe Moor - Garganey
Holme - 2 Turtle Doves
Brisley - 2 Turtle Doves
Kelling - Turtle Dove
Welney - Great White Egret
Thornham - Short-eared Owl

Saturday 18 May 2019

Winterton - 5 BEE-EATERS flew N
Felbrigg - Wood Warbler
Welney - Corncrake, Great White Egret, 6 Common Cranes
Choseley - 6+ Dotterel
Wells - 4 Temminck’s Stints, 6 Wood Sandpipers, 3 Curlew Sandpipers
Cley - 3 Temminck’s Stints, Little Stint
Holme - 2 Temminck’s StintsWood Sandpiper, Pied Flycatcher
Kelling WM - Ring Ouzel, Pied Flycatcher
Burnham Overy - Ring Ouzel, Pied Flycatcher, Redstart
Burnham Norton - Ring Ouzel
Blakeney Point - Black Redstart, 2 Pied Flycatchers
Norwich - Black Redstart on Surrey Street
Pensthorpe - 2 Garganey, Turtle Dove
Sculthorpe Moor - Garganey
Buckenham - Garganey
Titchwell - 2 Little Gulls, 2 Turtle Doves

Friday 17 May 2019

Breydon Water - KENTISH PLOVER, 2 Little Stints
Choseley - 9+ Dotterel
Cley - 5 Temminck’s Stints, Black Tern flew E
Wells - Temminck’s Stint, 3 Wood Sandpipers
Potter Heigham - Temminck’s Stint
Holme - Wood Sandpiper, Turtle Dove
Kelling WM - Ring Ouzel
Burnham Overy - Ring Ouzel
Titchwell - Little Gull, Great White Egret, Turtle Dove
Welney - Garganey, 5 Common Cranes
Buckenham - Garganey

Thursday 16 May 2019

Choseley - 6 Dotterel

Cley - 6 Temminck’s Stints, Little Stint
Holme - Curlew Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper
Wells - 2 Wood Sandpipers
Kelling WM - Ring Ouzel
Titchwell - 2 Little Gulls, Pale-bellied Brent Goose, Turtle Dove
Earsham GPs - Osprey

Wednesday 15 May 2019

Choseley - 6 Dotterel, Montagu’s Harrier

Cley - 5 Temminck’s Stints, Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank, Great White Egret, Pale-bellied Brent Goose
Wells - 2 Wood Sandpipers
Titchwell - Little Gull, Pale-bellied Brent Goose
East Dereham - 2 Turtle Doves
Holme - Turtle Dove
Waxham - Black Redstart, 4 Common Cranes

Tuesday 14 May 2019

Weybourne Camp - GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO

Thetford - LITTLE BITTERN at Nunnery Lakes
Welney - Cattle Egret, Garganey, Great White Egret
Bradwell - Wood Warbler at Caldecott GC (no access)
Choseley - 6 Dotterel, Turtle Dove
Cley - 2 Temminck’s Stints
Breydon Water - Little Stint
Wells - Wood Sandpiper
Titchwell - Little Gull, Great Northern Diver, Slavonian Grebe
Snettisham CP - 2 Turtle Doves
Salthouse Heath - Turtle Dove
Great Yarmouth - Black Redstart
Ranworth/Cockshoot BroadOsprey
Holme - Short-eared Owl
Burnham Norton - Great White Egret
Hickling Broad - Great White Egret

Monday 13 May 2019

Weybourne Camp - GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO, Wryneck

Thetford - LITTLE BITTERN at Nunnery Lakes
Holme - Hoopoe
Kelling - Serin flew E, Wood Sandpiper
Welney - 2 Cattle Egrets
Choseley - 14 Dotterel
Burnham Overy - Osprey flew W, Ring Ouzel
Cley - Garganey, Great White Egret then flew W
Winterton - 2 Ring Ouzels
Titchwell - 2 Turtle Doves, Little Gull
Salthouse Heath - Turtle Dove

Sunday 12 May 2019

Weybourne Camp - GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO, Wryneck

Thetford - LITTLE BITTERN at Nunnery Lakes
Titchwell - GREAT REED WARBLER, 2 Turtle Doves
Burnham Deepdale - Black Kite reported flew N, Black Tern
Cockley Cley - Wood Warbler
High Kelling - Wood Warbler
Burnham Overy - Wryneck, Ring Ouzel, 2+ Redstarts
Beeston Bump - Wryneck
Choseley - 27+ Dotterel
Wells - 4 Wood Sandpipers
Winterton - Ring Ouzel
Strumpshaw Fen - Ring Ouzel
Thornham - Osprey
Potter Heigham - Garganey, Great White Egret
Cley - Garganey, Bewick’s Swan
Welney - Great White Egret

Saturday 11 May 2019

Weybourne Camp - GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO, Wryneck, 6 Great White Egrets flew W

Burnham Overy - Purple Heron, Wryneck, Ring Ouzel, Redstart
Morston - Black Kite reported flew W
Beeston Bump - Wryneck
Choseley - 24+ Dotterel
Titchwell - 3 Black Terns, Turtle Dove
Wells - 7 Wood Sandpipers
Great Yarmouth Cemetery - Pied Flycatcher
Holme - 2 Ring Ouzels, Redstart, 2 Turtle Doves
Welney - 2 Garganey, Great White Egret
Cley - Garganey
Potter Heigham - Great White Egret, escaped Lesser White-fronted Goose
Winterton - Great White Egret
New Buckenham Common - Turtle Dove

Friday 10 May 2019

Weybourne Camp - GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO

Burnham Overy - Purple Heron, Pied Flycatcher
Choseley - 5 Dotterel
Barton Broad - 5 Black Terns
Whitlingham CP - Black Tern
Rockland Broad - Black Tern
Buckenham - Black Tern
Titchwell - Black Tern, Turtle Dove, Great White Egret
Wells - 7 Wood Sandpipers
Kelling WM - Wood Sandpiper
Cley - Garganey
Horsey - White Stork of unknown origin, 2 Ring Ouzels
Great Yarmouth Cemetery - Pied Flycatcher
Salthouse - Great White Egret
Potter Heigham - Great White Egret
Winterton - Great White Egret, Ring Ouzel
Welney - Great White Egret
Holme - Turtle Dove
Terrington St Clement - Turtle Dove

Thursday 9 May 2019

Weybourne Camp - GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO, Stone Curlew

Cley - Bluethroat, 2 Little Stints
Horsey - Red-rumped Swallow
Burnham Overy - Purple Heron
Muckleburgh Hill - Wood Warbler
Winterton - Wood Warbler, Stone Curlew, Short-eared Owl
Hickling Broad - Wood Warbler, Osprey flew NE
Choseley - Black Kite reported, 5 Dotterel
Breydon Water - Curlew Sandpiper, 17 Black Terns
Titchwell - 2 Black Terns, 2 Turtle Doves, Spotted Redshank, Caspian Gull
Wells - 7 Wood Sandpipers
Salthouse - Wood Sandpiper
Snettisham - Little Stint
Kelling WM - Stone Curlew
Holme - Wood Sandpiper, 3 Ring Ouzels
MundesleyOsprey flew W
Morston - Osprey flew W
Welney - Great White Egret

Wednesday 8 May 2019

Weybourne Camp - GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO

Burnham Overy - Purple Heron, 3 Black Terns, Turtle Dove, Whinchat
Titchwell - Cattle Egret, 3 Black Terns, Little Gull, Turtle Dove
Muckleburgh Hill - Wood Warbler
Choseley - 5 Dotterel
Wells - 3 Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank
Whitlingham CP - 24 Black Terns
Barton Broad - 16 Black Terns
Colney GPs - 4 Black Terns
Filby Broad - Black Tern
Pentney GPs - Black Tern
Potter Heigham - Wood Sandpiper, Curlew Sandpiper
Holme - Osprey flew SE, Wood Sandpiper, Whinchat
Welney - 2 Garganey, Great White Egret

Tuesday 7 May 2019

Weybourne Camp - GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO, earlier at Gramborough Hill, Salthouse

Terrington St Clement - Red-rumped Swallow flew N
Heacham - Savi’s Warbler reported, Ring Ouzel
Burnham Overy - Purple Heron
Horsey - White-tailed Eagle flew N, Osprey flew N
Waxham - Serin flew S
Choseley - 5 Dotterel
Pentney GPs - 11 Black Terns
Hickling Broad - 8+ Black Terns
Colney GPs - 2 Black Terns, Turtle Dove
Salthouse - Ring Ouzel early am only
Holkham - 10 Shorelarks on beach
Titchwell - 2 Ospreys flew W, Great White Egret, 2 Common Cranes flew W
Blakeney Point2 Ospreys flew W
Wells - 2 Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank
Potter Heigham - Wood Sandpiper, Curlew Sandpiper
Blakeney Freshmarsh - Wood Sandpiper flew W
Kelling WM - Wood Sandpiper
Buckenham - Wood Sandpiper
CleyGarganey
Holme - 3 Turtle Doves
Claxton Marshes - 2 Short-eared Owls
Happisburgh - Hooded Crow

Monday 6 May 2019

Pensthorpe - GREAT REED WARBLER, Wood Sandpiper

Weybourne Camp - GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO am only
Burnham Overy - Purple Heron
Cart Gap - White-tailed Eagle flew S
Waxham - Montagu’s Harrier flew S, 2 Honey Buzzard flew S
Wells - Honey Buzzard flew S, Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank
Choseley - 5 Dotterel
Cley - Hooded Crow
Titchwell - Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank, Great White Egret, Turtle Dove, Great Northern Diver
Potter HeighamWood Sandpiper
Welney - Garganey, Great White Egret
Aldeby - Garganey
Thetford - Caspian Gull
Thornham - 2 Great White Egret
Hickling Broad - Great White Egret

Sunday 5 May 2019

Weybourne Camp - GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO

Burnham Overy - Purple Heron, Montagu’s Harrier
Titchwell - Montagu’s Harrier flew W, Caspian Gull, Black Tern, Arctic Tern, Turtle Dove
Choseley - 5 Dotterel, Montagu’s Harrier flew over
Wells - Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank
Cley - Little Stint, Temminck’s Stint reported; Balearic Shearwater, 2 Black Terns flew W
Barton Broad - Scaup
Snettisham - Quail
Holme - Turtle Dove
Welney - Garganey, Great White Egret

Saturday 4 May 2019

Sheringham Park - Wood Warbler
Wells - Wood Sandpiper
Winterton - Ring Ouzel
Titchwell - 3 Turtle Doves, Arctic Tern
Colney GPs - 2 Arctic Terns
Welney - 3 Garganey, Great White Egret
Holme - Great Northern Diver, 4 Arctic Terns

Friday 3 May 2019

Weybourne Camp - GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO then flew to Salthouse

Salthouse - GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO, Great White Egret flew over
Burnham Overy - Purple Heron, Ring Ouzel
Wells - Wood Sandpiper
New Buckenham - 2 Turtle Doves
Titchwell - Turtle Dove, Great White Egret, Caspian Gull reported
Norwich - Black Redstart at Castle Mall
Welney - Garganey, Great White Egret
Snettisham CP - Great White Egret
Sheringham - Velvet Scoter flew W

Thursday 2 May 2019

Snettisham CP - Hoopoe
Burnham Overy Staithe - Purple Heron, Spoonbill
Holkham Freshmarsh - 2 Cattle Egrets, 6 Spoonbills
Ormesby Little Broad - White Stork of unknown origin
Kelling Water Meadow - Whinchat
Cley - Garganey, Spoonbill
Breydon Water - Little Gull, 3 Spoonbills, 140+ Whimbrel
Stiffkey - Great White Egret
Buckenham Marshes RSPB - Wood Sandpiper
All Saints Green/Castle Mall, Norwich - Black Redstart
Potter Heigham Marshes - Spoonbill, 15 Common Cranes
Titchwell RSPB - Spoonbill
Heacham - Spoonbill
Weybourne Camp - Spoonbill
Breydon Water - 2 Spotted Redshanks
Strumpshaw Fen RSPB - Spotted Redshank
Buckenham Marshes RSPB - Spotted Redshank

Wednesday 1 May 2019

Kelling Water Meadow/Gramborough Hill - GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO briefly again, Whinchat

Snettisham CP - Hoopoe
Burnham Overy Staithe - Purple Heron
Cley - Cattle Egret, 2 Common Cranes, Spoonbill
Holkham Freshmarsh - Cattle Egret
Weybourne Camp - Hooded Crow, Spoonbill
Titchwell - Turtle Dove
Holme Dunes - Turtle Dove
Kelling Heath - Ring Ouzel
Welney WWT - 3 Garganey, Great White Egret
Wells - 2 Wood Sandpipers
Buckenham Marshes RSPB - Common Crane
Barton Broad - Scaup
Burnham Norton - 4 Great White Egrets, 2+ Spoonbills
Potter Heigham Marshes - Great White Egret, 2 Common Cranes
Sheringham - Short-eared Owl, Hen Harrier, Spoonbill
Strumpshaw Fen RSPB - 2 Spotted Redshanks

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