Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for March 2013

Sunday 31 March 2013

Winterton - STORK sp. flew north over dunes at 9.45am + Common Crane.

Yarmouth - 2 Garganey at Bure park

Horsey - Great White Egret & male Hen Harrier.

Breydon - Rough-leg Buzzard, Jack Snipe & White wag.

Sheringham - Glaucous Gull.

Egmere - Great Grey Shrike.

Sea Palling - 3 juv Glaucous Gulls still, 2 Caspian Gulls & Velvet Scoter.

Buckenham - 2 Water Pipits.

Welney - 3 Common Cranes.

Kelling - 4 Pale bellied Brent Geese.

Aldeby pits - Bittern + Water Pipit.

Salthouse - Snow Bunting.

Sculthorpe - c150 Brambling.

Stiffkey fen - Hen Harrier.

Burnham Overy dunes - Pale Bellied Brent Goose & Hen Harrier.

Holme - Black-throated Diver & 4 Velvet Scoter.

Waxwings - Gt. Ryburgh(6), Norwich(22) by playhouse theatre & Fakenham(9).

Saturday 30 March 2013

Great Hockham - male Ring Ouzel still.

Stow Bedon - male Ring Ouzel.

Holme - 10 Crossbills in pines.

Sheringham - Glaucous Gull.

Egmere - Great Grey Shrike.

Sea Palling - 4 Glaucous Gulls still.

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still on river Thet west of town.

Cley - Purple Sandpiper.

Breydon - White Wagtail.

Horsey - male Hen Harrier.

Waxwings - Gt. Ryburgh(6), Taverham(15), Norwich(18) by playhouse theatre & Stalham(11).

Friday 29 March 2013

Great Hockham - Ring Ouzel.

Winterton - Hooded Crow reported ?

Sheringham - Glaucous Gull.

West Runton - 2 Glaucous Gulls both juvs (including above?)

Egmere - Great Grey Shrike still + Hen Harrier.

Sea Palling - 4 Glaucous Gulls (3 juvs & adult) + adult Caspian Gull & Black Redstart.

Waxham - Glaucous Gull (juv same as above?)

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still on river Thet.

Stiffkey fen - 2 Spoonbills.

Norwich - 5 Waxwings by playhouse theatre.

Cley - Purple Sandpiper & 2 Crossbills.

Hunstanton - 2 Little Gulls.

Haddiscoe - Hen Harrier & SEO on Thopre marshes.

Waxham - 20 Cranes north of Brograve farm.

Lynford - Hawfinch.

Horsey - 2 SEO's

Thursday 28 March 2013

Egmere - Great Grey Shrike still + Hen Harrier.

Sea Palling - 4+ Glaucous Gulls (3+ juvs & 3rd winter), ad Caspian Gull, 5 Yellow-legged Gulls & 6+ Med Gull.

Thetford - 2 BLACK BELLIED DIPPERS still on river Thet.

Norwich - 12 Waxwings by playhouse theatre.

Titchwell - Long-tailed Duck & Hen Harrier.

Wednesday 27 March 2013

Egmere - Great Grey Shrike again.

Sheringham - Glaucous Gull also past Overstrand.

Hopton - 20 Little Gulls & White Wag.

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still on river thet.

Cley - 2 Spoonbills.

Norwich - 5 Waxwings by playhouse theatre.

Titchwell - 2 Yellow-legged Gulls.

Yarmouth - SEO along acle straight.

Acle bridge - 4 Common Cranes.

Tuesday 26 March 2013

Egmere - Great Grey Shrike again.

Sea Palling4 Glaucous Gulls, Yellow-legged Gull, 3 Little Gulls & 7 Purple Sandpipers.

Gorleston - Little Auk & 19 Little Gulls.

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER on river thet + 11 Waxwings.

Cley - Caspian Gull & 2 Spoonbills.

Taverham - 12 Waxwings on St. Edmunds rise opposite Junior school.

Stiffkey Fen - 2 Spoonbills (then flew over Morston).

Acle bridge - 2 Common Cranes.

Salthouse - 4 Pale Bellied Brent Geese & 3 Little Gulls.

Holme - 6 Little Gulls.

Monday 25 March 2013

Sea Palling3 Glaucous Gulls & Yellow-legged Gull.

Haddiscoe Island - 2 Rough-legged Buzzards still.

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER on river thet.

Cley - Caspian Gull, 20 Little Gulls & Purple Sandpiper

Welney - Black-necked Grebe.

Gorleston - 3 Little Gulls.

Stiffkey - 2 Spoonbills.

Acle bridge - 6 Common Cranes.

Waxham - 16 Common Cranes near Brograve farm.

Sunday 24 March 2013

Sea Palling - 4+ Glaucous Gulls (near adult & 3+ juvs), 7 Little Gulls & 4 Purple Sandpipers.

Thetford - 2 BLACK BELLIED DIPPERS on river thet + 15 Little Gulls over Nunnery lakes.

Casiter - Glaucous Gull + 12 Little Gulls.

Welney - Black-necked Grebe.

Sheringham - 60 Little Gulls past.

Great Snoring - Wheatear.

Gorleston - 12 Little Gulls.

Breydon - Little Gull.

Hellesdon - 56 Waxwings at Reepham road/Heather ave. junction.

Acle bridge - 7 Common Cranes.

Haddiscoe Island - 2 SEO's

Saturday 23 March 2013

Thetford - 2 BLACK BELLIED DIPPERS now on river thet + 11 Waxwings.

Sea Palling - 2 Glaucous Gulls, Little Gull, Y-L Gull & 4 Purple Sandpipers.

Casiter - Glaucous Gull (same as above) + 12 Little Gulls.

Welney - Black-necked Grebe & 2 RC Pochards.

Gorleston - 4 Little Gulls.

Acle bridge - 3 Common Cranes.

 

Friday 22 March 2013

Thetford - 2 BLACK BELLIED DIPPERS now on river thet by 3 nun's bridges.

Haddiscoe Island - 2 Rough-leg Buzzards still.

Cley - 2 Little Ringed plovers, 2 Water Pipits & 4 Pale Bellied Brent Geese.

King's Lynn - 11 Waxwings flew over.

Norwich - 5 Waxwings in Hellesdon at Reepham/Overbury rd junction.

Taverham - 15 Waxwings flew over.

Titchwell - 3 White-fronted Geese, Hen Harrier & RC Pochard.

Thursday 21 March 2013

Thetford - 2 BLACK BELLIED DIPPERS now on river thet by 3 nun's bridges.

Breydon water - Glaucous Gull & 2 Rough-leg Buzzards circling, 16 White Wagtails & SEO.

Cley - Great White Egret flew east over reserve late afternoon.

Salthouse - 4 Bewick's Swans flew east.

Norwich - 45 Waxwings on Lawson road near Dyers arms pub.

Wednesday 20 March 2013

Haddiscoe island - 2 Rough-leg Buzzards still.

Weybourne - Cory's Shearwater reportedly flew past this morning?

Waxham/Sea palling - Glaucous Gull.

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still by river thet.

Acle bridge - 3 Common Cranes.

Norwich - 45 Waxwings on turner road.

Claxton marshes - 2 SEO's still.

Tuesday 19 March 2013

Cockley cley - juv WHITE TAILED EAGLE cirlced over mid afternoon then flew SSE.

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still by river thet.

Waxham - Glaucous Gull.

Cley - Purple Sandpiper & 4 Snow Buntings.

Thopre St Andrew - 15 Waxwings.

Titchwell - LT Duck, RC Pochard & 3 Spotshanks.

Thornham - 14 Twite & Greenshank.

Monday 18 March 2013

Sheringham - Sandwich Tern flew west.

Winterton - Black Redstart in south dunes.

Welney - Garganey & 3 Scaup.

Horsey - Glaucous Gull.

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still by river thet.

Taverham - 15 Waxwings.

Blakeney - Hen Harrier.

Warham Greens - 2 Hen Harriers.

Titchwell - Sandwich Tern offshore, Long-tailed Duck, Scaup, RC Pochard & 2 Spotshanks.

Holkham - Spoonbill.

Gt. Yarmouth - 7 Waxwings in asda car park.

Short-eared Owls - King's Lynn(4), Morston(2), Snettisham & Burnham Overy dunes.

Sunday 17 March 2013

Horsey - Glaucous Gull. (also at Caister, Waxham & Sea Palling)

Blakeney - Rough-leg Buzzard.

Thetford - 20 Waxwings.

Morston - SEO.

Titchwell - Hen Harrier.

Little Snoring - 12 Waxwings.

Stiffkey - Hen Harrier.

Saturday 16 March 2013

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still by river thet.

Titchwell - 6 Bottle nosed Dolphins past, 2 Purple Sandpipers, Hen Harrier, 3 Long-tailed Duck & 2 Spotshanks.

Horsey - Glaucous Gull.

Thorpe St Andrew - 37 Waxwings on Dussindale drive.

Buckenham - Water Pipit & Hen Harrier.

Holkham - 9 Crossbills.

Cley - Spoonbill, Purple Sandpiper & 14 Snow Buntings.

Welney - 2 Scaup & Hen Harrier.

Friday 15 March 2013

Sheringham/Salthouse - Glaucous Gull past.

Thorpe St Andrew - 58 Waxwings on Dussindale drive.

Norwich - 17 Waxwings on St williams way.

Cley - Spoonbill, Purple Sandpiper & Yellow-legged Gull.

Wolferton - Golden Pheasant.

Thursday 14 March 2013

Holme - 60 Snow Buntings.

Salthouse - 6 Snow Buntings.

Egmere - Hen Harrier.

Cley - Spoonbill & Scandanavian Rock Pipit.

King's Lynn - 2 SEO's.

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still by river thet.

Tottenhill GP's - Smew.

King's Lynn - 8 Waxwings.

Cley - Purple Sandpiper and reported Curlew Sandpiper?

Lynford - Mealy Redpoll.

Titchwell - Long-tailed Duck & 2 Spotshanks.

 

Tuesday 12 March 2013

Cley - Purple Sandpiper & 9 Snow Buntings.

Salthouse - 2 Snow Buntings.

Titchwell - LT Duck, RC Pochard & Spotshank.

Monday 11 March 2013

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still by river thet.

Titchwell - Long-tailed Duck.

Salthouse - 12 Snow Buntings.

Sunday 10 March 2013

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still by river thet.

Boughton fen - Great White Egret.

Haddiscoe island - Rough-legged Buzzard.

Drayton - 54 Waxwings.

Cley - 9 Snow Buntings.

Wolferton - Golden Pheasant.

Holkham - 3 Spoonbills.

Sheringham - Purple Sandpiper.

Saturday 9 March 2013

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still by river thet & Ring-necked Parakeet by A11.

Marlingford - Great White Egret just west of Norwich again along river Yare.

Salthouse - 6 Snow Buntings.

Wolferton - Golden Pheasant.

Cley - Great Northern Diver past & 2 Spoonbills.

Titchwell - Water Pipit, Long-tailed Duck & 2 Spotshanks.

Friday 8 March 2013

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still by river thet.

Cley - 2 Spoonbills & 2 Snow Buntings.

Holme - 35 Snow Buntings & SEO.

Titchwell - Long-tailed Duck.

Rackheath - 12 Waxwings.

Thursday 7 March 2013

Egmere - Great Grey Shrike in hedgerow TF896375 + Red Kite over.

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still by river thet.

Marlingford - Great White Egret just west of Norwich again along river Yare.

Wolferton - 2 Golden Pheasants.

Claxton marshes - SEO.

Cley - 2 Spoonbills.

Titchwell - Long-tailed Duck & RC Pochard.

Fakenham - 6 Waxwings

Wednesday 6 March 2013

Burston - juv WHITE TAILED EAGLE flew over just north of Diss.

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still by river thet.

Boughton fen - Great White Egret.

Haddiscoe island - Rough-legged Buzzard & SEO.

Cley - Spoonbill & Purple Sandpiper.

Breydon - Spotshank & Hen Harrier.

Lynford - 5 Hawfinches.

Titchwell - LT Ducks & 2 Spotshanks.

Barton Broad - Scaup.

Tuesday 5 March 2013

Houghton park - WHITE TAILED EAGLE.

Framlingham Earl - Glaucous Gull flew north early morning.

Cley - Spoonbill & Purple Sandpiper.

Titchwell - 2 Spotshanks.

Monday 4 March 2013

Houghton park - WHITE TAILED EAGLE.

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still by river thet.

Boughton fen - Great White Egret.

Haddiscoe island - Rough-legged Buzzard & 2 SEO's.

Wolferton - 2 Golden Pheasants.

Cley - Purple Sandpiper & Long-tailed Duck.

Salthouse - 5 Snow Buntings.

Breydon - 14 White-fronted Geese & 23 Bewick's Swans.

Taverham - 2 Firecrests.

Titchwell - Little Gull, Black-throated Diver, 8 LT Ducks & Spotshank.

Fakenham - 9 Waxwings.

Sunday 3 March 2013

Houghton park - WHITE TAILED EAGLE.

Haddiscoe island - Rough-legged Buzzard.

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still near three nuns bridges & bridge pub.

Holkham - Rough-legged Buzzard again.

Lynford - Great White Egret on lynford water.

Bowthorpe - Great White Egret again on marshes in west Norwich.

Hickling - Great White Egret from stubbs mill + 2 male Hen Harriers.

Waxham - 22 Cranes near Brograve farm early evening.

Wolferton - 2 Golden Pheasants.

Salthouse - 14 Snow Buntings.

Martham - Smew.

Berney marshes - 167 White-fronted Geese, 50 Bewick's Swans & Spotshank.

Holme - Puffin moribund on beach & 2 Black-throated Divers offshore.

Chedgrave - 83 Whooper swans flew east.

Titchwell - Black-throated Diver, Red-necked Grebe, Velvet Scoter, 2 LT Ducks, RC Pochard & Hen Harrier.

Fakenham - 1+ Waxwing.

Cley - Purple Sandpiper, Long-taield Duck & Pale Belleid Brent Goose.

Sea palling - Purple Sandpiper.

Saturday 2 March 2013

Houghton park - WHITE TAILED EAGLE early morning only.

Haddiscoe islandRough-legged Buzzard & 2+ SEO.

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still near three nuns bridges.

Holkham - Rough-legged Buzzard again.

North Walsham - Rough-legged Buzzard flew north over.

Waxham - 40 Cranes near Brograve farm early evening.

Wolferton - 2 Golden Pheasants early morning.

Norwich - 150 Bewick or Whooper swans on marston marshes then flew east.

Surlingham - 250 Whooper & 2 Bewick's Swans over.

Burgh castle - 288 Bewick's Swans flew over + 3 SPotshanks.

Attleborough - 12 Waxwings.

Walcott - Purple Sandpiper

Fakenham - 9 Waxwings.

Titchwell - Black-throated Diver, Red-necked Grebe, 2 Slavonian Grebes, LT Duck, RC Pochard & Hen Harrier.

Anmer - Hen Harrier.

Breydon - 68 Bewick's Swans, SEO & 2 Spotshanks.

Cley - Purple Sandpiper & Black-throated DIver.

Sennowe hall - male Hen Harrier.

Friday 1 March 2013

Houghton park area - WHITE TAILED EAGLE still.

Haddiscoe island2 Rough-legged Buzzards & SEO.

Thetford - BLACK BELLIED DIPPER still near bridge pub.

Cley - Purple Sandpiper

Titchwell - 2 Slavonian Grebes, LT Duck, 3 Snow Buntings, RC Pochard & 2 Spotshanks.

Hickling - Great White Egret, 4 Cranes & male Hen Harrier from stubbs mill.