Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for March 2011

Thursday 31 March 2011

Norwich - Red Kite & a Hobby reported? Grimes Graves - Great Grey Shrike. Cley - 10 Shorelarks. Downham Mkt. - 28 Waxwings. Titchwell - 4 Garganey. Holkham - 7 Shorelarks.

Wednesday 30 March 2011

Red Kites seen at Weybourne, Horsey, Gt Yarmouth, Winterton & Poringland. Grimes Graves - Great Grey Shrike. Gorleston - Black Redstart. Horsey - Short-eared Owl. Burnham Overy Dunes - Rough-leg Buzzard & Black Redstart. Happisburgh - 4 Black Redstarts. Blakeney - Hawfinch & Ring Ouzel. Hunstanton - Black Redstart. Winterton - Firecrest, 5 White Wags & Hen Harrier. Norwich - 30 Waxwings. Titchwell - 3 Garganey & Water Pipit.

Tuesday 29 March 2011

Grimes Graves - Great Grey Shrike. Cley - Hooded Crow, 10 Shorelarks & Mealy Redpoll. Hunstanton - 2 Black Redstarts & 4 White Wags. Kelling - Firecrest. Holkham - Garganey. Cantley - 2 Little Ringed Plovers. Barton Broad - Little Gull. Holme - 3 LT Ducks. North Walsham - Waxwing. Norwich - 10 Waxwings.

Monday 28 March 2011

Titchwell - 4 Garganey, 3 Red Kites, 2 RC Pochard, 6 Velvet Scoter, RN Grebe, LT Duck, Snow Bunt & White Wag. Heacham - 5 Black Redstarts. Kelling - Firecrest. Cockshoot Broad - 32 Waxwings. Surlingham - Firecrest. Barton Broad - Little Gull & Common Tern. Holme - Firecrest. Hunstanton - 8 Scaup. Hopton on sea - White wag.

Sunday 27 March 2011

Grime's Graves - Great Grey Shrike. Cley - Shore Lark & Crane flew over. Holkham - 7 Shorelarks. Wiveton - Mealy Redpoll. Titchwell - 2 Cranes, 2 Garganey, Water Pipit & Jack Snipe. Waxham - Black Redstart. Happisburgh - 2 Black Redstarts. Kelling - Red Kite & Firecrest. Wells - Rough-leg Buzzard. Gorleston - 2 Black Redstarts. Thorpe st Andrew - 38 Waxwings.

Saturday 26 March 2011

Cockshoot Broad - FERRUGINOUS DUCK. Grime's Graves - Great Grey Shrike. Cley - Water Pipit & 4 Waxwings. Holme - Firecrest & 2 SNow Buntings. Norwich (Old Catton) - 50 Waxwings. Sheringham - Little Gull & c1000 Scoter past. Lynford - 2 Hawfinches & Lesser Spotted Woodpecker. Hunstanton - Black Brant. Brancaster - Black Redstart.

Friday 25 March 2011

Grime's Graves - Great Grey Shrike. Salthouse - Red Kite (& Weybourne) & Spoonbill. Berney Marshes - Rough-leg Buzzard. Titchwell - Jack Snipe, Red-necked Grebe, Snow Bunt, 2 RC Pochards & 17 Twite . Cley - 8 Shorelarks. Taverham - 30 Waxwings. Kelling - Firecrest. Norwich - 32 Waxwings.

Thursday 24 March 2011

Lynford - Hawfinch, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker & 4 Firecrests. Titchwell - Water Pipit, 6 Velvet Scoter, Red-necked Grebe, 2 Twite & 2 RC Pochards. West Runton - Hooded Crow. Kelling - Hooded Crow (same as Runton) & Red Kite. Holkham - Firecrest. Morston - Short-eared Owl. Trimingham - Red Kite. Heacham - 2 Cranes. Burnham Overy - Red-necked Grebe. Welney - Smew. Cley - 10 Shorelarks.

Wednesday 23 March 2011

Burnham Overy Marshes - NORTHERN HARRIER. Titchwell - 2 Garganey & Snow Bunting. West RUnton - 3 Lapland Buntings. Kelling - 2 Cranes. Cley - Black Redstart. Holkham - Firecrest. Sheringham - 2 Purple Sandpipers. Thornham - 2 Cranes & 20 Twite. Winterton - Short-eared Owl. Blakeney - Red Kite. Ranworth - Little Gull. Buckenham - 2 Water Pipits.

Tuesday 22 March 2011

Stoke Ferry - CATTLE EGRET. Cley - 7 Shorelarks. West Runton - 2 Lap Bunts. Titchwell - 4 LT Ducks, 2 SNow Bunts, Red kite & 2 RC Pochards. Happisburgh - 7 Lap Bunts & 3 Black Redstarts. Winterton - Black Redstart. Kelling - Hooded Crow. Lynn Point - Hooded Crow. Salthouse - Spoonbill. Lynford - Hawfinch & Firecrest. Norwich Waxwings - 38 in Thorpe st Andrew & 70 in Taverham.

Monday 21 March 2011

Sheringham - Rough-leg Buzzard flew over. Norwich - 5 Waxwings. Cley - 6 Shorelarks, Lap Bunt, Red Kite & 6 Pale Bellied Brents. Gorelston - Black Redstart. 3 Cranes seen over Thornham, Titchwell & North Walsham. West Runton - 2 Lap Bunts & Firecrest. Honingham - Red Kite. Titchwell - 5 Twite, Water Pipit, Tree Sparrow & 2 RC Pochards. Happisburgh - White Wagtail. Winterton - Black Redstart.

Sunday 20 March 2011

Thornham - NORTHERN HARRIER reported again. North Wooton - 2 Rough-leg Buzzards, Hooded Crow & Hen Harrier. Walcott - Black-throated Diver. Cley - 9 Shorelarks & Hen Harrier. Weybourne - 50 Lapland & 4 Snow Buntings. Colney - Sand Martin. Lynford - Hawfinch. Norwich - 2 Little Ringed Plovers. Attleborough - 4 Waxwings. Old Hunstanton - Red Kite. Wiveton - 2 Med Gulls.

Saturday 19 March 2011

Cley - Ross's Goose, Spoonbill, 9 Shorelarks & 3 Pale Bellied Brents. Stiffkey - Red Kite. Holme - Red Kite. Weybourne - 50 Lapland, c24 Snow & 6 Corn Buntings. Acle - Mealy Redpoll. Hickling - 3 Mealy Redpolls. Yarmouth - Black Redstart. Lynford - Hawfinch. Whittlingham lane CP - Little Ringed Plover. Norwich - 10 Waxwings. Titchwell - 6 Sand Martins. Cantley - Lapland Bunting.

Friday 18 March 2011

Kelling - RUSTIC BUNTING reported? Cley - 9 Shorelarks, Spoonbill & 5 Pale Bellied Brents. Hickling - 40 White-fronted Geese. Titchwell - 8 Lapland Buntings, 3 Velvet Scoters & Water Pipit. Weybourne - 6 Lapland Buntings. Waxwings - Thorpe St Andrews (10), College rd. Norwich (50), Norwich Gladsone st. (12), Eaton (30), Norwich christchurch rd. (190), Bowthorpe (20) & UEA (25).

Thursday 17 March 2011

Welney - Smew. Norwich - 89 Waxwings (57 Pottergate, 19 Heigham Street, 12 Thorpe st. andrew & 1 cambridge st.) Lynford - Firecrest.

Wednesday 16 March 2011

Marlingford - GREAT WHITE EGRET. Holme - Ross's Goose. Downham mkt. - 18 Waxwings. Winterton - Glaucous Gull, Hooded Crow & Black Redstart. West Beckham - 2 Waxwings. Thorpe St Andrew - 13 Waxwings.

Tuesday 15 March 2011

Barton Braod - Swallow. Strumpshaw - Little Gull. Lynford - 2 Hawfinches. Norwich - 98 Waxwings at UEA. Cley - Spoonbill & 5 Shore Larks. Thornham - Lapland Bunting.

Monday 14 March 2011

Holme - Ross's Goose. Thopre-st-andrew - Waxwing. Downham Mkt. - 22 Waxwings. Cley - 6 Shorelarks & Spoonbill. How Hill - 9 Whooper Swans. Salthouse - 2 Snow Buntings. Welney - Smew. Stoke Ferry - Smew. Titchwell - Water Pipit & Spotted Redshank. Burnham Mkt. - 22 Waxwings.

Sunday 13 March 2011

Loddon - GREAT WHITE EGRET. Holme - Ross's Goose. Cley - 7 Shorelarks & Wheatear. Pentney - 2 Long-tailed Ducks. Ingoldisthorpe - Red Kite. Morston - Short-eared Owl. Long Stratton - Great Grey Shrike.

Saturday 12 March 2011

Holme - Ross's Goose. Holkham - Rough-leg Buzzard. Cley - 10 SHorelarks & 2 Wheatears. Burnham Overy marsh - 2 Rough-leg Buzzards. Cockley Cley - Rough-leg Buzzard. Holkham - 7 Shorelarks. Titchwell - 2 Smew, Wheatear & 5 Velvet Scoter.

Friday 11 March 2011

Wolferton - 2 Golden Pheasants. Norwich - 25 Waxwings. Cley - 12 Shorelarks, Snow Bunting & Spoonbill. Thornham - Ross's Goose. Bintree Mill - Red Kite. Horsey - 2 Wheatears. Titchwell - Lapland Bunting, 30 Twite & 2 Smew.

Thursday 10 March 2011

Holme - Roos's Goose & Pale Bellied Brent. Cley - Spoonbill & Pale Bellied Brent. Norwich - 18 Waxwings. Sheringham - 2 Purple Sandpipers. Wolferton - Golden Pheasant. Salthouse - 7 Snow Buntings.

Wednesday 9 March 2011

Norwich - 18 Waxwings. Welney - Water Pipit. Cley - 10 Shorelarks & 10 Pale Bellied Brents. Trimingham - Raven. Holme - Red-necked Grebe & 35 Scaup on sea. Felbrigg - 2 Mandarin. North Wooton - Rough-leg Buzzard. Pentney - Smew.

Tuesday 8 March 2011

Cockshoot Broad - FERRUGINOUS DUCK. Cley - 10 Shorelarks. Sheringham - Purple Sandpiper. Salthouse - 8 Snow Buntings. Weybourne - 56 Lapland Buntings & Hen Harrier. Titchwell - 3 Red-necked Grebes, 3 Velvet Scoter, 20 Snow Buntings, Mandarin & Water Pipit. Choseley - Red Kite. Pentney - 23 Bewicks & 1 Whooper Swan.

Monday 7 March 2011

Chedgrave Marshes - Ross's Goose. Holme - 2 Black-throated Divers reported? Felbrigg - Mandarin. Cley - 6 Shorelarks. Weybourne - 50 Lapland Buntings. Salthouse - Spoonbill & Common Crane in off sea. Hindolveston - 24 Bewick's Swans & 2 Green Sandpipers.

Sunday 6 March 2011

Marlingford (Norwich) - GREAT WHITE EGRET. Surlingham - GREAT WHITE EGRET. Haddiscoe - Ross's Goose & Rough-leg Buzzard. Holme - Ross's Goose. Hockwold Washes - Black-necked Grebe. Felbrigg - 2 Mandarin. Northrepps - Raven. Cley - 10 Shorelarks. Norwich - 30 Waxwings. Weybourne - 47 Lapland Buntings. East Carleton - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker & 2 Willow Tits. Cantley - Little Ringed Plover & 2 Water Pipits. Buckenham - 7 Water Pipits.

Saturday 5 March 2011

Marlingford (Norwich) - GREAT WHITE EGRET. Strumpshaw - GREAT WHITE EGRET. Hockwold Washes - Black-necked Grebe. Mundesley - Glaucous Gull. Cley - 9 Shorelarks & Spoonbill. Thetford - 14 Waxwings. Norwich - flock of 55, 80 & 135 Waxwings. Winterton - Rough-leg Buzzard. Weybourne - 3 Lapland Buntings. Swaffham - Waxwing.Titchwell - Water Pipit, 20 Twite & Mandarin. Roydon - Turtle Dove. Holme - 22 Long-tailed Ducks.

Friday 4 March 2011

Marlingford (Norwich) - GREAT WHITE EGRET. Hockwold Washes - Black-necked Grebe. Cley - 10 Shorelarks & 2 Spoonbills. Thetford - 14 Waxwings. Norwich - 50 Waxwings.

Thursday 3 March 2011

Halvergate - Ross's Goose. Hockwold Washes - Black-necked Grebe. Sheringham - 2 Purple Sandpipers. Norwich - 15 Waxwings. Loddon - Slavonian Grebe. Holkham - 7 Shorelarks. Weybourne - 10 Lapland Buntings. Horsey - 3 Cranes.

Wednesday 2 March 2011

Hockwold Washes - Black-necked Grebe. Loddon - Slavonian Grebe. Salthouse - 10 Shorelarks & 6 Snow Buntings. Sennowe Hall - Red Kite. Breydon - 8 Pale Bellied Brent Geese. Titchwell - Spoonbill (also @ Thornham), Slavonian Grebe & 16 Snow Buntings. Guist - Rough-leg Buzzard. Burnham Overy marshes - Rough-leg Buzzard.

Tuesday 1 March 2011

Marlingford (Norwich) - GREAT WHITE EGRET. Hockwold Washes - Black-necked Grebe. Cley - 9 Shorelarks & 3 Pale Bellied Brent Geese. Titchwell - Water Pipit.