Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for April 2017

Sunday 30 April 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Welney - 2 Black-winged Stilts, Garganey, 3 Great White Egret
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis
Halvergate - Cattle Egret
Burnham Overy - Wood Warbler, Wood Sandpiper flew E
Waxham - Serin
Walsey Hills - Wryneck
Titchwell - Wood Sandpiper briefly
Potter Heigham - 2 Wood Sandpipers, Little Stint, Garganey
Black Tern - small groups passing offshore during day and lingering at several sites inland
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Saturday 29 April 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Welney - 2 Black-winged Stilts, Garganey, Great White Egret
Halvergate - Cattle Egret
Hickling Broad - Black Kite reported
Norwich - White-tailed Eagle reported flew N over A47; Waxwing at Longwater Retail Park
Titchwell - Redstart
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Friday 28 April 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Hockwold Washes - 2 Great White Egrets
Happisburgh - 6 Shorelarks
Titchwell - Redstart
Norwich - 6 Waxwings at Longwater Retail Park
Thorpe St Andrew - 3 Waxwings
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Thursday 27 April 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Titchwell - Caspian Gull, Turtle Dove
Salthouse - Glaucous Gull flew E
Cley - Little Gull
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Wednesday 26 April 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis
Happisburgh - 6 Shorelarks
Titchwell - Glaucous Gull
Norwich - 6 Waxwings at Longwater Retail Park
Great Ryburgh - White Stork of uncertain origin flew E
Walsey HillsRedstart
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Tuesday 25 April 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis, Great White Egret
Happisburgh - 9 Shorelarks
Welney - Great White Egret, Garganey
Norwich - 13 Waxwings at Longwater Retail Park
Buckenham Marshes - Garganey
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Monday 24 April 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis, Garganey
Colney GPs - 2 Black Terns
Happisburgh - 10 Shorelarks
Norwich - Waxwings at Longwater Retail Park
Snettisham CP - Whinchat
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Sunday 23 April 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER, 2 Garganey
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis, Great White Egret
Sculthorpe Moor - White-tailed Eagle flew NE
Happisburgh - 10 Shorelarks
Kelling WM - Blue-headed Wagtail
Norwich - 16 Waxwings at Longwater Retail Park
Potted Heigham MarshesGreat White Egret, 4 Garganey
Snettisham CP - 2 Garganey
Breydon Water - 5 Spotted Redshanks
Titchwell - 40 Velvet Scoters
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Saturday 22 April 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis, Great White Egret
Ormesby Little Broad - White-tailed Eagle, then flew to Horsey area, then S over Fritton Marshes
Happisburgh - 7 Shorelarks
Norwich - 16 Waxwings at Longwater Retail Park
Potted Heigham Marshes - 2 Garganey
Buckenham Marshes - Garganey
Titchwell - Black Tern, 64 Velvet Scoters
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Friday 21 April 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis, Great White Egret, 2 Garganey
Ormesby Little Broad - White-tailed Eagle
Norwich - 16 Waxwings at Longwater Retail Park
Welney - 4 Great White Egret
HolkhamGreat White Egret
West Runton - Blue-headed Wagtail
Titchwell - 45 Velvet Scoters
Waxham - escaped White Stork
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Thursday 20 April 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Sheringham - Hoopoe flew W, then last W past Salthouse
Norwich - 16 Waxwings at Longwater Retail Park
Welney - 5 Great White Egret
HolkhamGreat White Egret
Rockland Broad - Osprey
Happisburgh - 2 Shorelarks, Blue-headed Wagtail
Buckenham Marshes - 2 Garganey
Titchwell - 3 Long-tailed Ducks, 35 Velvet Scoters, Turtle Dove
Horsey - presumed escaped White Stork flew S
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Mundesley - Hoopoe
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis, Great White Egret
Happisburgh - 5 Shorelarks, presumed escape White Stork
Buckenham Marshes - 2 Garganey
Titchwell - 2 Long-tailed Ducks, 37 Velvet Scoters, Turtle Dove
Snettisham CP - 2 Garganey, 2 Cuckoos
Cantley - Garganey
Cley - Ruddy Shelduck of uncertain origin
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Tuesday 18 April 2017

Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis
Happisburgh - 2+ Shorelarks
Ashwicken GPs - Iceland Gull
Buckenham Marshes - 2 Garganey
Titchwell - 10+ Velvet Scoters
Welney - 3 Great White Egrets
Snettisham CP - escaped Serin
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Monday 17 April 2017

Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis, Great White Egret
Happisburgh - Blue-headed Wagtail, 5 Shorelarks
Titchwell - 6 Long-tailed Ducks, 18 Velvet Scoters
Welney - 2 Great White Egrets, Garganey
Snettisham CP - 2 Garganey
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Sunday 16 April 2017

Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis
Titchwell - 28 Velvet Scoters
Buckenham Marshes - 6 Garganey
Potter Heigham Marshes - 2 Garganey
Cley - escaped White Stork flew over
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Saturday 15 April 2017

Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis
Titchwell - 3 Long-tailed Ducks, 26 Velvet Scoters
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Friday 14 April 2017

Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis, Great White Egret, 2 Garganey
Stalham - Glaucous Gull
Berney Marshes - Great White Egret
Hickling Broad - Garganey
Titchwell - 32 Long-tailed Ducks, 35 Velvet Scoters
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Thursday 13 April 2017

Holt Lowes - Coues's Arctic  Redpoll, then flew W
Titchwell - 10 Long-tailed Ducks, 16 Velvet Scoters
Snettisham CP - 2 Garganey
Potter Heigham Marshes2 Garganey
Hickling Broad - Garganey
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Wednesday 12 April 2017

Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis
Titchwell - 8 Long-tailed Ducks, 15 Velvet Scoters
Winterton - Glaucous Gull, Redstart
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Tuesday 11 April 2017

Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis
Titchwell - 16 Long-tailed Ducks, 10 Velvet Scoters
Buckenham Marshes - 2 Garganey
Strumpshaw - Cuckoo
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Monday 10 April 2017

Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis
Titchwell - 16 Long-tailed Ducks, 10 Velvet Scoters
Buckenham Marshes - 2 Garganey
Strumpshaw - Cuckoo
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Sunday 9 April 2017

Breydon Water - Kentish Plover, American Wigeon, Richards Pipit, 3 Black Terns
Burnham Norton - Green-winged Teal
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis, Great White Egret
Titchwell - Serin flew E, 2 Garganey, 1+ Long-tailed Ducks, 5+ Velvet Scoter
Strumpshaw Fen - Black Tern briefly
WintertonGlaucous Gull, Redstart, Black Redstart
Weybourne - Glaucous Gull
Burnham Overy - 2 Great White Egrets
Attleborough2 Great White Egrets
Ring Ouzels - at several sites

Saturday 8 April 2017

Burnham Norton - Green-winged Teal
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis, Great White Egret
CleyGreat White Egret
Titchwell - 73  Long-tailed Ducks, 5 Velvet Scoter
Waxham - Glaucous Gull

Friday 7 April 2017

Burnham Norton - Green-winged Teal, Garganey
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis, Great White Egret
Cley - Hoopoe flew S, probable Iberian Chiffchaff reported Walsey Hills
Titchwell - 35+  Long-tailed Ducks
Potter Heigham - 3 Garganey
Fakenham - White Stork of uncertain origin

Thursday 6 April 2017

Burnham Norton - Green-winged Teal
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis
Ashwicken GPs - Iceland Gull
Hopton on Sea - Glaucous Gull flew S
WintertonGlaucous Gull
Titchwell - Great White Egret, Whinchat, 44 Long-tailed Ducks, Velvet Scoter, Water Pipit
Welney - 3 Garganey
Hickling Broad - 15 Scaup, 3 Garganey
Blakeney Point - Great White Egret flew S
Fakenham - 2 White Storks of uncertain origin flew over

Wednesday 5 April 2017

Burnham Norton - Green-winged Teal, 2 Garganey
Weybourne - Serin reported flew W
Overstrand - Glaucous Gull
Sparham Pools - Great Grey Shrike
Potter Heigham Marshes - 4 Garganey
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Jack Snipe
Welney - 3 Great White Egrets

Tuesday 4 April 2017

Burnham Norton - Green-winged Teal
Sparham Pools - Great Grey Shrike
Titchwell - 20 Long-tailed Ducks, 6 Velvet Scoters

Monday 3 April 2017

Burnham Norton - Green-winged Teal
Horsey - Glaucous Gull
Sparham Pools - Great Grey Shrike
Titchwell - Water Pipit, 20 Long-tailed Ducks, Slavonian Grebe
Hickling Broad - 5 Garganey
CleyGarganey

Sunday 2 April 2017

New Holkham - PALLID HARRIER
Pensthorpe - White Stork of uncertain origin
Sea Palling - Glaucous Gull flew SE
Sparham Pools - Great Grey Shrike
Titchwell - Water Pipit, 73 Long-tailed Ducks, Velvet Scoter
Hickling Broad - 4 Garganey, 7 Scaup
Buckenham Marshes - 2 Garganey
Burnham Norton - 2 Garganey
Holkham - Great White Egret
Taverham - 10 Waxwings

Saturday 1 April 2017

New Holkham - PALLID HARRIER
Ranworth - White Stork flew over Malthouse Broad
Mundesley - Glaucous Gull
Sparham Pools - Great Grey Shrike
Titchwell - Water Pipit,p
Holme - Red-necked Grebe, 2 Long-tailed Ducks, 3 Velvet Scoter
Hickling Broad - 4 Garganey, 7 Scaup
Potter Heigham Marshes - 3 Garganey
Buckenham Marshes - 2 Garganey
Ormesby Little Broad - 4 Scaup