Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for February 2016

Monday 29 February 2016

Snettisham - Great White Egret, 2 Short-eared Owls
Blakeney - 6+ Lapland Buntings, 7 Twite
Santon Downham / Grimes Graves - Great Grey Shrike
Filby Broad - Red-necked Grebe
Blakeney Harbour - Great Northern Diver
Welney - escaped White Stork (bearing Polish ring)

Sunday 28 February 2016

Strumpshaw Fen - PENDULINE TIT early am only, Jack Snipe
Welney - White Stork (Polish ringed)
Choseley - 2 Ravens flew N
Stiffkey - Black Brant
Blakeney - 20+ Lapland Buntings
Grimes Graves - Great Grey Shrike
Filby Broad - Red-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe
Burnham Overy - exhausted Puffin on beach am

Saturday 27 February 2016

Strumpshaw Fen - PENDULINE TIT early am only
Burnham Overy - Black-throated Diver reported
Welney - White Stork of unknown origin, Great White Egret
HolkhamGreat White Egret
Haddiscoe - Rough-legged Buzzard
Blakeney - 7+ Lapland Buntings
Santon Downham - Great Grey Shrike
Titchwell - Red-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe on sea

Friday 26 February 2016

Holkham Park - 2 RavensGreat White Egret, 2 Velvet Scoter on sea
Blackborough End - Caspian Gull
HaddiscoeRough-legged Buzzard
Grime's Graves - Great Grey Shrike
Filby BroadRed-necked Grebe
Blakeney - 10 Lapland Buntings, 7 Twite

Thursday 25 February 2016

Holkham Park - 2 RavensGreat White Egret
Choseley - Rough-legged Buzzard
HaddiscoeRough-legged Buzzard
Santon Downham - Great Grey Shrike
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Filby BroadRed-necked Grebe
Burnham Overy Dunes - 3 Shore Larks
Blakeney - 5+ Lapland Buntings

Wednesday 24 February 2016

Holkham Park - 2 RavensFerruginous Duck
Choseley - Rough-legged Buzzard
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Filby BroadRed-necked Grebe
Burnham Overy Dunes - 3 Shore Larks
Blakeney - 7+ Lapland Buntings, 7 Twite

Tuesday 23 February 2016

Filby BroadRed-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Blakeney - 8 Lapland Buntings, 7 Twite

Monday 22 February 2016

Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Scaup. Great White Egret on Freshmarsh
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Burnham Overy Dunes - 3 Shore Larks
Blakeney - 10 Lapland Buntings, 7 Twite
Cley - 2 Water Pipits

Sunday 21 February 2016

Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, 2 Scaup. Great White Egret on Freshmarsh
Welney - Great White Egret
Choseley - Rough-legged Buzzard
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Burnham Overy Dunes - 3 Shore Larks
Blakeney - 10 Lapland Buntings, 3+ Twite
Titchwell - Water Pipit, 2 Spotted Redshanks

Saturday 20 February 2016

Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
Breydon Water - LESSER YELLOWLEGS
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, 2 Scaup. Great White Egret on Freshmarsh
Brancaster - Black Brant on Freshmarsh
Choseley - Rough-legged Buzzard
Blakeney Harbour - 2 Great Northern Divers
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Burnham Overy Dunes - 3 Shore Larks
Blakeney - 8 Lapland Buntings, 6+ Twite
Titchwell - 3+ Water Pipits, 2 Spotted Redshanks

Friday 19 February 2016

Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
Breydon Water - LESSER YELLOWLEGS, 2 Short-eared Owls, 2 Spotted Redshanks
Burgh St Peter - Cattle Egret
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, 2 Scaup. Great White Egret on Freshmarsh
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Burnham Overy Dunes - 2 Ravens, 3 Shore Larks
Blakeney - 9+ Lapland Buntings, 7 Twite
Grimes Graves - Great Grey Shrike
Titchwell - 2 Water Pipits

Thursday 18 February 2016

Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
Burgh St Peter - Cattle Egret
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, 2 Scaup
Blackborough End - 2 Caspian Gulls
East Winch - Caspian Gull
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Burnham Overy - 3 Shore Larks in Dunes
Titchwell - Water Pipit

Wednesday 17 February 2016

Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
FlitchamPALLID HARRIER reported again early am
Burgh St Peter - Cattle Egret
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Burnham Overy - 3 Shore Larks in Dunes
Blakeney - 1+ Lapland Buntings, 7 Twite
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Spotted Redshank, Short-eared Owl

Tuesday 16 February 2016

Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
SnettishamPALLID HARRIER early am
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, Scaup
WelneyGreat White Egret
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Burnham Overy - 3 Shore Larks in Dunes; Spoonbill NW of village
Blakeney - 6+ Lapland Buntings, 6 Twite
Grimes Graves - Great Grey Shrike
Cley - 2 Water Pipits
Cantley BF - 3 Water Pipits

Monday 15 February 2016

Burgh St Peter - Cattle Egret
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, 2 Scaup
Choseley - Rough-legged Buzzard
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Burnham Overy Dunes - 3 Shore Larks, Short-eared Owl
Blakeney - Lapland Bunting, 2 Twite
Titchwell - 2 Water Pipits

Sunday 14 February 2016

Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER reported in to roost
Burgh St Peter - Cattle Egret
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, 2 Scaup. Great White Egret on freshmarsh
Choseley - Rough-legged Buzzard
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Burnham Overy Dunes - 3 Shore Larks
Blakeney - 2+ Lapland Buntings, 7 Twite
Ringstead - 2 Lapland Buntings
Grimes Graves - Great Grey Shrike
Downham Market - Great Grey Shrike

Saturday 13 February 2016

Breydon Water - LESSER YELLOWLEGS
Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
Burgh St Peter - Cattle Egret
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, 2 Scaup. Great White Egret on freshmarsh
Aldeby Landfill - 3 Caspian Gulls
East Winch - 2 Iceland Gulls, Caspian Gull
Choseley - Rough-legged Buzzard
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Blakeney - 2+ Lapland Buntings, 7 Twite
Ringstead - 2 Lapland Buntings
Grimes Graves - Great Grey Shrike
Titchwell - Water Pipit

Friday 12 February 2016

Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
Burgh St Peter - Cattle Egret
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, 2 Scaup. Great White Egret on freshmarsh
Aldeby Landfill - 5 Caspian Gulls
East Winch - 2 Iceland Gulls, Caspian Gull
Choseley - Rough-legged Buzzard
Snettisham - Rough-legged Buzzard
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Great Yarmouth - Glaucous Gull
Blakeney - 2+ Lapland Buntings, 7 Twite. Black Brant in harbour
Titchwell - Water Pipit

Thursday 11 February 2016

Breydon Water - LESSER YELLOWLEGS
Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
FlitchamPALLID HARRIER
Burgh St Peter - Cattle Egret
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, 2 Scaup. Great White Egret on freshmarsh
Pentney GPs - Great White Egret
NorwichGreat White Egret on Bowthorpe Marsh
Strumpshaw Fen - Siberian Chiffchaff
Brancaster - 2 Rough-legged Buzzards
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Blakeney - 5 Lapland Buntings, 2 Jack Snipe
Titchwell - 2 Water Pipits, 2 Spotted Redshanks, Long-tailed Duck
Holme - 3 Lapland Buntings, 10 Velvet Scoters

Wednesday 10 February 2016

Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
Holkham - Great White Egret on freshmarsh
Norwich - Great White Egret on Bowthorpe Marsh
Choseley - Rough-legged Buzzard
Blakeney - 2 Lapland Buntings, 8 Twite
Titchwell - 2 Water Pipits; Velvet Scoter, Long-tailed Duck on sea

Tuesday 9 February 2016

Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, 2 Scaup. Great White Egret on freshmarsh
Norwich - Great White Egret on Bowthorpe Marsh
Choseley - 2 Rough-legged Buzzards
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Blakeney - 3 Lapland Buntings, 7 Twite
Titchwell - 2 Water Pipits, 2 Velvet Scoters on sea

Monday 8 February 2016

Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, 2 Scaup. Great White Egret on freshmarsh
Choseley - Rough-legged Buzzard
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Blakeney - 3 Lapland Buntings, 7 Twite
Titchwell - 3 Shore Larks at Thornham Point

Sunday 7 February 2016

Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
FlitchamPALLID HARRIER
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, 2 Scaup. Great White Egret on freshmarsh
NorwichGreat White Egret on Bowthorpe Marsh
Choseley - 2 Rough-legged Buzzards
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Blakeney - 3 Lapland Buntings; Great Northern Diver in harbour
Titchwell - 3 Shore Larks at Thornham Point the flew W

Saturday 6 February 2016

Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, 2 Scaup. Great White Egret on freshmarsh
Ongar Hill - Great White Egret
Overstrand - Caspian Gull
Haddiscoe Island - Rough-legged Buzzard
Choseley - 2 Rough-legged Buzzards
King's Lynn - Iceland Gull at docks
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Great Yarmouth - Glaucous Gull

Friday 5 February 2016

Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
Holkham - Ferruginous Duck on Park lake. Great White Egret on freshmarsh
Blackborough End - 2 Caspian Gulls
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Velvet Scoter
Tottenhill GPs - Black-necked Grebe
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Barton Broad - Great Northern Diver, Scaup
Blakeney - 1+ Lapland Bunting, 7 Twite
Thornham Harbour - 25 Twite

Thursday 4 February 2016

Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, 2 Scaup. Great White Egret on freshmarsh
Blackborough End - Caspian Gull
Choseley - Rough-legged Buzzard
Titchwell - Rough-legged Buzzard, 2 Water Pipits
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Burnham Overy Dunes - 3 Shore Larks, 25 Snow Buntings, Slavonian Grebe in channel
Great Yarmouth - Glaucous Gull
Blakeney - 2+ Lapland Bunting

Wednesday 3 February 2016

Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
Flitcham - PALLID HARRIER
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, 3 Scaup
Stiffkey Fen - Black Brant
Choseley - 2 Rough-legged Buzzards
East SomertonRough-legged Buzzard
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Burnham Overy Dunes - 3 Shore Larks, Red-necked Grebe in channel
Thornham Harbour - 3 Shore Larks, c25 Twite
Great Yarmouth - Glaucous Gull
Blakeney - Lapland Bunting, 7 Twite

Tuesday 2 February 2016

Roydon Common - PALLID HARRIER in to roost
Holkham Park - Ferruginous Duck, Ferruginous x Pochard hybrid, 3 Scaup
Norwich - Great White Egret at Bowthorpe Marsh
Brancaster Staithe - Red-necked Grebe
Winterton - Glaucous Gull at North Beach, 50 Snow Buntings
Blakeney - Red-necked Grebe