Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for February 2011

Monday 28 February 2011

Marlingford - GREAT WHITE EGRET. Hockwold washes - Black-necked Grebe. Loddon - Slavonian Grebe. Titchwell - Spoonbill & Water Pipit.

Sunday 27 February 2011

Marlingford - GREAT WHITE EGRET. Thornham - NORTHERN HARRIER. Sheringham - 2 Purple Sandpipers. Weybourne - 32 Lapland Buntings. Langham - Rough-leg Buzzard. Holkham - Rough-leg Buzzard. Lynford - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker & Firecrest. Holme - Pom Skua & 3 Pale Bellied Brents. Hockwold washes - Black-necked Grebe.

Saturday 26 February 2011

Marlingford - GREAT WHITE EGRET. Sheringham - 2 Purple Sandpipers. Hellesdon - 30 Waxwings. Weybourne - 60 Lapland Buntings. Holme - Red-necked Grebe & Short-eared Owl. Breydon - 7 Pale Bellied Brent Geese. Holt/Cley road - Ross's Goose. Roydon - Turtle Dove.

Friday 25 February 2011

Thornham - NORTHERN HARRIER. Halvergate - Ross's Gose. Titchwell - Smew, 2 Water Pipits, 43 Twite & 2 Snow Buntings. Gorleston - Black Redstart & 4 Waxwings. Cley - 10 Shore Larks. Holt - Red Kite. Weybourne - 3 Lapland Buntings. Costessey - 38 Waxwings. Norwich - 35 Waxwings.

Thursday 24 February 2011

Thornham - NORTHERN HARRIER. Sheringham - 2 Purple Sandpipers. Titchwell - Short-eared Owl, 2 Water Pipits & RN Grebe. Gorleston - Black Redstart. Cley - 10 Shore Larks & Spoonbill. Burnham Overy marsh - 2 Rough-leg Buzzards. Sculthopre - Rough-leg Buzzard. Breydon - 8 Pale Bellied Brents. Holme - Black Brant, 9 Long-tailed Ducks, 2 Great-northern Divers & 25 Snow Buntings. Costessey - 28 Waxwings.

Wednesday 23 February 2011

Thornham - NORTHERN HARRIER. Salthouse - Spoonbill & 17 Snow Buntings. Holme - 11 Long-tailed Ducks. Titchwell - 2 RC Pochards, RN Grebe & 50 Twite. Gorelston - Black Redstart. Sheringham - 2 Purple Sandpipers. Halvergate - Ross's GOose. Horsey - 3 Cranes. Norwich - 32 Waxwings on Queens road. Costessey - 28 Waxwings.

Tuesday 22 February 2011

Holkham - Rough-leg Buzzard. Gorleston - Black Redstart. Thorpe Marshes - Rough-leg Buzzard. Horsey - 3 Cranes & Red Kite. Holme - 105 Snow Buntings & 17 Long-tailed Ducks. Breydon - 8 Pale Bellied Brent Geese. Sheringham - 2 Purple Sandpipers. Norwich - 40 Waxwings Park Lane & 45 Fifers lane. Halvergate - Ross's Goose. Weybourne - 2 Lapland Buntings.

Monday 21 February 2011

Salthouse - Spoonbill & 22 Snow Buntings. Holme - 75 Snow Buntings & 15 Long-tailed Ducks. Titchwell - 2 RC Pochards, Water Pipit, RN Grebe, 2 Velvet Scoter, 2 LT Ducks & 30 Twite. Holkham - Rough-leg Buzzard. Norwich - 70 Waxwings. Halvergate - Ross's Goose. Horsey - 3 Cranes & Red Kite. Snettisham - Ross's Goose.

Sunday 20 February 2011

Thornham - NORTHERN HARRIER & rossting Long-eared Owl. Titchwell - Velvet Scoter, RN Grebe & 30 Twite. Gorleston - Black Redstart. Salthouse - Spoonbill & 25 Snow Buntings. Burnham Overy dunes - Rough-leg Buzzard. Holme - 2 Long-tailed Ducks & 30 Snow buntings. Gimmingham - Smew.

Saturday 19 February 2011

Titchwell - NORTHERN HARRIER, Mandarin, 2 RC Pochards, Water Pipit, RN Grebe & 30 Twite. Cley - 10 Shore Larks. Salthouse - 30 Snow Buntings. Norwich - 28 Waxwings. Thornham - Lapland Bunting over. Holkham - 2 Rough-leg Buzzards. Holme - 18 Long-tailed Ducks & 14 Snow buntings.

Friday 18 February 2011

Thornham - NORTHERN HARRIER. Cley - 9 Shore Larks & 4 Pale Bellied Brent Geese. Salthouse - Spoonbill. Holkham - 2 Rough-leg Buzzards. Wolferton - Golden Pheasant. Titchwell - Red-necked Grebe & Water Pipit. Holme - 50 Snow Buntings.

Thursday 17 February 2011

Drayton (Norwich) - Hawfinch. Breydon - 3 Pale Bellied Brents & Hen Harrier. Winterton - 2 Hen Harriers. Titchwell - 3 RC Pochards, 2 Water Pipits & 30 Twite. Holkham - 144 White-fronted Geese.

Wednesday 16 February 2011

Titchwell - NORTHERN HARRIER, 2 Short-eared Owls, 2 Smew, Mandarin, 3 RC Pochards 2 Water Pipit, RN Grebe, 5 Velvet Scoter, & 26 Twite. Fritton Marshes -Rough-leg Buzzard. Thornham - 2 Lapland Buntigns flew over. Cley - 7 Shore Larks. Salthouse - Spoonbill & 20 Snow Buntings. Holkham - 2 Rough-leg Buzzards. Breydon - 4 Tundra Bean Geese & 3 Pale Bellied Brents. Lynford - Great Grey SHrike & Hawfinch. Aylsham - 28 Waxwings. Holme - Slavonian Grebe & a report of Black-throated Diver.

Tuesday 15 February 2011

Titchwell - 2 Smew, Short-eared Owl, RN Grebe, 60 Snow Buntings, 3 RC Pochard & 25 Twite. Holme - 24 Snow Buntings & 2 Pale Bellied Brents. Hunstanton - Ring-necked Parakeet. Norwich - 17 Waxwings.

Monday 14 February 2011

Thornham - NORTHERN HARRIER. Cley - 7 Shore Larks. Holkham - 4 Rough-leg Buzzards. Sandringham - report of a Raven. Brancaster - Black Brant.Titchwell - Water Pipit, LT Duck, 6 Velvet Scoter, RN Grebe, 3 RC Pochard & 30 Twite. Holme - 80 Snow Buntings & 4 Long-tailed Ducks. Breydon - 20 Pale Bellied Brents & 2 Waxwings. Horsey - 3 Cranes. Weybourne - 15 Lapland Buntings. Norwich - 38 Waxwings by the airport.

Sunday 13 February 2011

Thornham - NORTHERN HARRIER. Cley - Spoonbill. Holkham - 7 Shore Larks. Scolt Head - 3 Rough-leg Buzzards. Titchwell - Water Pipit, RN Grebe & 30 Twite. Filby Broad - 2 Smew. Ormesby Little Broad - 3 RC Pochards. Holme - & Long-tailed Ducks. Hopton - Red-necked Grebe. Breydon - 20 Pale Bellied Brents. Lynford - 3 Hawfinches. Weybourne - 10 Lapland Buntings. Norwich - 7 Waxwings by the airport.

Saturday 12 February 2011

Snettisham - Ross's Goose. Strumpshaw - 2 Long-eared Owls, Mealy Redpoll & 3 Water Pipits. Heacham - Purple Sandpiper. Holme - 2 Pale Bellied Brents. Cley - Spoonbill. Wolferton - Golden Pheasant. Ridlington - Ring-necked Parakeet. Holkham - 7 Shore Larks, Pale Bellied Brent, 2 White fronted Geese & Rough-leg Buzzard. East Hills - 3 Rough-leg Buzzards. Fakenham - Smew. Titchwell - Iceland Gull, Short-eared Owl, 2 Water Pipits, RN Grebe & 40 Twite. Hickling - 12 Cranes. Yarmouth - 45 Med Gulls. Hopton - Scaup. Cantley - 70 bean Geese, 130 White Fronts & Hooded Crow. Breydon - 20 Pale Bellied Brents. Waxwings - Norwich (80) & Bowthorpe (34).

Friday 11 February 2011

Thornham - NORTHERN HARRIER. Holme - 7 LT Ducks & GN Diver. Cley - 12 Shorelarks & Spoonbill. Titchwell - Rough-leg Buzzard flew over, 2 Water Pipits & 40 Twite. Weybourne - 2 Lapland Buntings. Horsey - 3 Cranes. Sea Palling - 9 Purple Sandpipers. Warham Greens - Short-eared Owl. Breydon - 22 Pale Bellied Brents & YL Gull. Waxwings - Norwich (30) & Bowthorpe (30).

Thursday 10 February 2011

Titchwell - NORTHERN HARRIER, Black-throated Diver, 6 Long-tailed Ducks & 40 Twite. Cockshoot Broad - FERRUGINOUS DUCK. Norwich - 22 Waxwings (in Bowthorpe).

Wednesday 9 February 2011

Thornham - NORTHERN HARRIER. Burnham Overy Marshes - Ross's Goose. Haddiscoe - Rough-leg Buzzard. Wolferton - Golden Pheasant. Breydon - Red Kite. Holme - 12 LT Ducks. Waxwings - Thetford, Bowthorpe (Norwich) & Gorleston.

Tuesday 8 February 2011

Cockshoot Broad - FERRUGINOUS DUCK. Hunstanton - 2 Purple Sandpipers. Aylsham - 30 Waxwings. Breydon - 90 Pale Bellied Brent Geese & 20 Bewick's Swans. Haddiscoe - 32 Bewick's Swans over. Old Catton (Norwich) - 36 Bewick's Swans over. Lynford - Firecrest in the Arboretum. Filby Broad - Smew (drake). Holme - 11 LT Ducks, BT Diver, 80 Snow Buntings, 10 Twite & Waxwing. Thurlton - Rough-leg Buzzard & Lap Bunt. Salthouse - Spoonbill. Hickling - 3 Cranes. Hardley Flood - Smew.

Monday 7 February 2011

Cockshoot Broad - FERRUGINOUS DUCK. Burnham Overy marsh - 2 Rough-leg Buzzards & 3 Short-eared Owls. Breydon - 92 Pale Bellied Brent Geese. Halvergate Marshes - Ross's Goose.

Sunday 6 February 2011

Thornham - NORTHERN HARRIER. Cockshoot Broad - FERRUGINOUS DUCK & Smew. Cley - American Wigeon, 7 Shore Larks, Tundra Bean Goose & Glaucous Gull. Burnham Overy marshes - Rough-leg Buzzard & Ross's Goose (also Burnham Norton). Norwich - 20 Waxwings. Welney - LT Duck. Salthouse - 30 Snow Buntings.

Saturday 5 February 2011

Cockshoot Broad - FERRUGINOUS DUCK. Holkham - Ross's Goose. Wells - 2 Black Brants. Halvergate marshes - Ross's Goose. Cley - American Wigeon, Tundra bean Goose & 10 Shorelarks. Welney - LT Duck. Horsey - 3 Cranes. Hickling - 32 Cranes in to roost. Gorleston - 35 SNow Buntings. Strumpshaw - RN Grebe, Mealy Redpoll & 7 Waxwings. Buckenham - Lapland Bunting & Water Pipit. Cantley - 31 Taiga Bean & 8 White-fronted Geese & Little Stint. Norwich - 25 Waxwings.

Friday 4 February 2011

Halvergate marshes - Ross's Goose & 42 Bewick's Swans. Cley - American Wigeon & 10 Shorelarks. Welney - LT Duck. Norwich - 3 Waxwings.

Thursday 3 February 2011

Thornham - NORTHERN HARRIER. Cley - Spoonbill. Scolt Head - 2 Rough-legged Buzzards. Burnham Norton - Rough-legged Buzzard. Holkham - Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 15 Snow Buntings & Slavonian Grebe. Wells - 2 Smew. Sherigham - 2 Purple Sandpipers. Strumpshaw - 3 Mealy Redpolls & Water Pipit. Buckenham - 31 Taiga Bean Geese & Water Pipit. Welney - LT Duck. Waxwings - 3 flocks in Norwich.

Wednesday 2 February 2011

Thornham - NORTHERN HARRIER & 2 Spotted Redshanks. Cley - Spoonbill, American Wigeon & 9 Shorelarks. Norwich - 19 Waxwings (Hall Road). Welney - Long-tailed Duck.

Tuesday 1 February 2011

Thornham - NORTHERN HARRIER. Cley - American Wigeon, Bewick's Swan, Tundra Bean Goose, 1000 Pink-footed Geese. - Norwich - Mealy Redpoll (UEA), 70 Waxwings (Hall Road). Welney - Long-tailed Duck. Titchwell - 7 Shorelarks, 40 Snow Buntings, 36 Twite, Water Pipit. Strumpshaw - Smew. Edgefield - Glaucous Gull.