Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for March 2012

Saturday 31 March 2012

Whitlingham CP - Caspian Gull. Red Kites - Great Bircham, Briston & Thetford. Martham broad - 2 Garganey. Hickling - Water Pipit. Stoke Ferry - 4 Tundra Bean Geese & Kittiwake. Cley - Spoonbill.

Friday 30 March 2012

Red Kites - High Kelling (6), Titchwell (5), Holkham (5), Cley (3+), Brancaster Staithe (3), Stiffkey fen (2), Waxham (2), Ingham (2), Breydon (2) & Potter Heigham. Strumpshaw - Stone Curlew over. West Somerton - Osprey. Buckenham - 2 Little Gulls, 3 Water Pipits & Sedge Warbler. Cantely - Garganey, Water Pipit & Whimbrel. Surlingham - 2 Garganey. Caister - 5 White Wagails. Cawston - 4 Waxwings. Burnham Overy marsh - Rough-leg Buzzard. Waxham - Whinchat. Titchwell - 16 Crossbills.

Thursday 29 March 2012

Red Kites - Trimingham, Kelling, Paston, Warham Greens (3) & SOuthrepps (2). Sea Palling - 15 Purple Sandpipers. Colney - Reed Warbler. Kelling - Willow Warbler. Thornham point - 3 Velvet Scoter. Titchwell - House Martin over village, RC Pochard on reserve & 20 Crossbills over. Holkham - 21 Med Gulls. Gramborough hill - Short-eared Owl. Surlingham - 2 Garganey. Cley - Spoonbill.

Wednesday 28 March 2012

Cley - 3 Spoonbills. Horsey - Ring Ouzel. Welney - 2 Garganey & 2 LRP's. Titchwell - 2 Velvet Scoter & Red Kite. Cantley - 2 Red Kites over. Strumpshaw - Ring Ouzel.

Tuesday 27 March 2012

Cantley - 4 GLOSSY IBIS. Swanton Novers - Hobby. Burnham Overy dunes - Hen Harrier. Cley - Ring Ouzel & Black Redstart. Martham - 2 Garganey, Water Pipit & Green Sandpiper. Bodham - Red Kite over. Short-eared Owls at Letheringsett, King's lynn & Thornham. Welney - Garganey. Marsham heath - Crossbill. Yarmouth - Black Redstart.

Monday 26 March 2012

Santon Downham - GOLDEN ORIOLE (heard only) & Great Grey Shrike. Cantley - 4 GLOSSY IBIS. Blakeney - Osprey over. Cley - Black Redstart. Gorleston - Firecrest. Winterton - Red Kite, SHort-eared Owl & White Wagtail. Roydon - Hen Harrier. Hickling - Spoonbill.

Sunday 25 March 2012

Cantley - 4 GLOSSY IBIS. Thetford - Osprey over. Wells - 2 Rough-leg Buzzards. Santon Warren - Great Grey Shrike. Titchwell - 2 Short-eared Owls. Holkham - 4 Shorelarks. Lynford - Hawfinch.

Saturday 24 March 2012

Cantley - 4 GLOSSY IBIS & Whimbrel. Gorleston - Caspian Gull. Letheringsett - Short-eared Owl. Cley - Spoonbill & 4 Med Gulls. Barton Broad - 4 Little Gulls. Breydon - 9 Little Gulls. Yarmouth - 4 Snow Buntings. East Dereham - 2 Jack Snipes. Titchwell - 2 Red Kites, 2 RC Pochards, Red-necked Grebe, 3 Velvet Scoter, Black-throated Diver, 9 Long-tailed Ducks, 2 Short-eared Owl & 2 Mealy Redpoll. Aylsham - 2 Red Kites over.

Friday 23 March 2012

Cantley - 4 GLOSSY IBIS. Cley - Red-necked Grebe, Spoonbill & 2 Whooper Swans. Welney - 2 Garganey. Titchwell - 2 Garganey, Long-tailed Duck and Water Pipit. Old Hunstanton - Hooded Crow.

Thursday 22 March 2012

Cantley - 4 GLOSSY IBIS. Cley - 2 Spoonbills & 2 Red Kites. Holkham - 4 Shorelarks. Attelborough - ROugh-leg Buzzard. Burnham Norton - Red Kite. Titchwell - 9 Long-tailed Ducks, Short-eared Owl, Hen Harrier & 3 Velvet Scoter. Titchwell village - Black Redstart.

Wednesday 21 March 2012

Cantley - 4 GLOSSY IBIS. Cley - Spoonbill. Holkham - 2 Hen Harriers. Burnham Overy dunes - Ring OUzel & Sandwich Tern. Breydon - Garganey. Gorleston - Black Redstart.

Tuesday 20 March 2012

Wells - Ring Ouzel. Heacham - Ring Ouzel. Waxham - Hooded Crow over. Cantley - 4 GLOSSY IBIS. Barton broad - Little Gull. Fakenham - Great Grey Shrike. Cley - Spoonbill & Sandwich Tern past. Sea Palling - 4 Purple Sandpipers. Santon Warren - Great Grey Shrike.

Monday 19 March 2012

Cantley marshes - 4 GLOSSY IBIS still present. Egmere - Great Grey Shrike. Fakenham - Great Grey Shrike. Holkham - 2 Rough-leg Buzzards. Winterton - Firecrest, White Wagtail, 2 Wheatears, Hen Harrier & Bonxie past. Welney - 2 Garganey.

Sunday 18 March 2012

Welney - Osprey over north, first of the spring. Cantley - 4 GLOSSY IBIS, Common Crane & Hen Harrier. Titchwell - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL. Fakenham - Great Grey Shrike. Horsey - 6 Wheatears. Attleborough - Rough-leg Buzzard over. Holme - White-fronted Goose & SEO. Cley - 2 Spoonbills, Pale Bellied Brent & 4 Wheatears.

Saturday 17 March 2012

Cantley - 4 GLOSSY IBIS & COmmon Crane. North Wooton - Garganey. Egmere - Great Grey Shrike. Fakenham - Great Grey Shrike. Holkham - Rough-leg Buzzard, 6 Greenland White fronts with c300 Eurasian White-fronted Geese. Walsey hills - Firecrest. Holme - Tundra Bean Goose. Thornham - SEO. Titchwell - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL, 2 Mealy Redpoll, Sandwich Tern, 9 Long-tailed Ducks, 3 Velvet Socter, Hen Harrier & Short-eared Owl.

Friday 16 March 2012

Wheatears at Burnham Overy Dunes (2), Cley, Horsey (2) & Kelling. North Wooton - 2 Garganey. Cley - Spoonbill & 2 Sand Martins. Egmere - Great Grey Shrike. Fakenham - Great Grey Shrike. BO Dunes - Rough-leg Buzzard & Snow Bunting. Titchwell - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL, Sandwich Tern offshore, Spoonbill, 3 Hawfinches briefly, 2 Red Necked Grebes, Slavonian Grebe, 9 Long-tailed Ducks, 3 Velvet Scoter & Short-eared Owl.

Thursday 15 March 2012

Thornham point - Wheatear. Cley - Spoonbill. Holkham - 4 Shorelarks. Egmere - Great Grey Shrike. Titchwell - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL & 3 Mealy Redpolls. Overstrand - Spoonbill flew over. Norwich - 3 Waxwings Belvoir street.

Wednesday 14 March 2012

Felbrigg - Swallow. Cley - Spoonbill. Holme - 9 Crossbills & 3 Tundra Bean Geese. Egmere - Great Grey Shrike. Waxham - 5 Cranes. Salthouse - Black-throated Diver. Titchwell - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL, 9 Long-tailed Ducks, Slavonian Grebe, Red-necked Grebe & Velvet Scoter.

Tuesday 13 March 2012

Blakeney - Spoonbill. Holkham - 4 Shorelarks, 4 Red-necked Grebes, 4 Slavonian Grebes & Velvet Scoter. Egmere - Great Grey Shrike. Salthouse - 26 Snow Buntings. Titchwell - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL, 9 Long-tailed Ducks, Slavonian Grebe, 2 Red-necked Grebes, Short-eared Owl & 3 Velvet Scoter. Gorleston - Black Redstart. Cley - 6 Pale Bellied Brents with 450 Dark bellied Brents.

Monday 12 March 2012

Breydon - Garganey. Gorleston - Black Redstart. Titchwell - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL. Salthouse - 22 Snow Buntings. Norwich - 4 Waxwings (west end street)

Sunday 11 March 2012

Cantley - 4 GLOSSY IBIS & 24 White-fronted Geese. Holkham - Rough-leg Buzzard & 4 Shorelarks. Santon Warren - Great Grey Shrike. Salthouse - 20 Snow Buntings. Titchwell - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL, 9 Long-tailed Ducks, Slavonian Grebe, Red-necked Grebe & RC Pochard. Happisburgh - Rough legged Buzzard flew north over. Buckenham - Common Crane. Winterton - Black Redstart.

Saturday 10 March 2012

Reedham - 4 GLOSSY IBIS & 4 Water Pipits. Cley - Wheatear & 5 White-fronted Geese. Santon Warren - Great Grey Shrike. Caister - 20 Snow Buntings. Salthouse - 25 Snow Buntings. Holkham - 25 Snow Buntings. Haddiscoe - Rough-leg Buzzard, 5 Short-eared Owls. Holme - Black-throated Diver & 2 SEO's. Titchwell - 6 Long-tailed Ducks, Slavonian Grebe & 2 Velvet Scoter. Halvergate marshes - 4 SEO's. Waveney forest - 25 Crossbills.

Friday 9 March 2012

Reedham - 4 GLOSSY IBIS. Marlingford - AMERICAN WIGEON. Titchwell - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL, Red-necked Grebe, 3 Slavonian Grebes, 10 Long-tailed Ducks & 2 Velvet Scoter. Haddiscoe - 2 SEO's & 2 Red Kites. Norwich - c25 Waxwings by St. stephens gate. Eaton (Nch) -Waxwing in garden on Sunningdale.

Thursday 8 March 2012

Reedham - 4 GLOSSY IBIS. Marlingford - AMERICAN WIGEON & GREAT WHITE EGRET. Holkham - 4 Shorelarks & 20 Snow Buntings. Santon Warren - Great Grey Shrike. Titchwell - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL, Red-necked Grebe, 2 Slavonian Grebes, 7 Long-tailed Ducks, 3 Velvet Scoter, SEO & 14 White-fronts. Burgh castle - SEO.

Wednesday 7 March 2012

Marlingford - AMERICAN WIGEON, GREAT WHITE EGRET. Cley - Littel Auk past & 27 White-fronted Geese. Titchwell - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL, 4 Red-necked Grebes, 2 Slavonian Grebes, Scaup, 6 Long-tailed Ducks & 3 Velvet Scoter. Breydon - Ruddy Shelduck, 5 Twite & SEO.

Tuesday 6 March 2012

Burgh Castle - 2 GLOSSY IBIS. Felbrigg - Whooper Swan, 4 Bewick's Swans (over) 5 Mandarin. Marlingford - AMERICAN WIGEON, GREAT WHITE EGRET. Cley - 4 Pale-bellied Brent Geese, 40 Snow Buntings, Mediterranean Gull. Holkham - 4 Shorelarks, Firecrest. Santon Warren - Great Grey Shrike. Blakeney - Short-eared Owl, 2 Whooper Swans, 6 Barnacle Geese. Titchwell - 4 Tundra Bean Geese, 4 Eurasian White-fronted Geese, 2 Barnacle Geese, 2 Scaup, 2 Water Pipits, 10 Long-tailed Ducks, Velvet Scoter.

Monday 5 March 2012

Lynford Arboretum - 23 Common Crossbills. Marlingford - AMERICAN WIGEON. Titchwell - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL, Smew (redhead) Scaup (male)

Sunday 4 March 2012

Berney Marshes - 4 GLOSSY IBIS. Marlingford - AMERICAN WIGEON, Great White Egret. Breydon Water - 13 Tundra Bean Geese, 5 Twite, 5 Whooper Swans. Lynford Arboretum - 17 Hawfinches. Santon Warren - Great Grey Shrike, 100 Bramblings. Felbrigg - Whooper Swan.

Saturday 3 March 2012

Surlingham church marsh - Northern Bullfinch. Marlingford - AMERICAN WIGEON & GREAT WHITE EGRET. Halvergate marshes - 4 GLOSSY IBIS. Titchwell - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL, Sand Martin, 5 L-T Ducks, Scaup, Smew & Mandarin. Holkham - 6 SHorelarks, 25 Snow Buntings & Velvet Scoter. Caister - 60 Snow Buntings. Lynford - 9 Hawfinches. Santon Warren - Great Grey Shrike. Burgh Castle - 4 Twite & SEO.

Friday 2 March 2012

Marlingford (just w of Norwich) - AMERICAN WIGEON & GREAT WHITE EGRET. Titchwell - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL. Burnham Overy dunes - Rough-leg Buzzard. Lynford - 10 Hawfinches. Barton Broad - 2 Scaup. Santon Warren - Great Grey Shrike. Thornham - 2 Short-eared Owls.

Thursday 1 March 2012

Titchwell - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL, Scaup, 9 L-T Ducks, 2 Velvet Scoter & 16 White-fronts. Fakenahm - Great Grey Shrike. Sheringham - Purple Sandpiper. Holkham - Rough-leg Buzzard, 4 Shorelarks, 2 Slavonian Grebes, Long-tailed Duck, Velvet Scoter & 2 Crossbills. Cley - 2 Slavonian Grebes & 2 Whooper Swans.

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