Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for May 2017

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Welney - 4+ Black-winged Stilts, 2+ juvs then predated
Sculthorpe Airfield - Black Kite reported
Potter Heigham - 2 Garganey
Breydon Water - Curlew Sandpiper
Titchwell - Little Gull

Tuesday 30 May 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Blakeney Point - Greenish Warbler early am only
Cley - Purple Heron flew W, Wood Sandpiper, 2 Black Terns flew W
Potter Heigham - Little Stint, Wood Sandpiper, 3 Garganey
Buckenham - 2 Garganey
Titchwell - Little Gull

Monday 29 May 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Blakeney Point - Greenish Warbler
Winterton - Icterine Warbler
Potter Heigham - Cattle Egret, 3 Little Stints, Wood Sandpiper, 4 Garganey
Cley - Wood Sandpiper
Holt Country Park - White-tailed Eagle reported 9am, then flew N

Sunday 28 May 2017

Potter Heigham - SAVI'S WARBLER, 3 Little Stints, 4 Wood Sandpipers, Garganey
Salthouse - Red-footed Falcon flew E
West RuntonHoney Buzzard flew out to sea
Kelling Heath - Honey Buzzard flew W
Cley - Wood Sandpiper
Buckenham - Garganey
Hickling Broad - Great White Egret flew N

Saturday 27 May 2017

Cley - GREAT REED WARBLER reported, Bee-eater flew E, 3 Little Stints
Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Winterton - Golden Oriole
Blakeney - Grey-headed Wagtail
Potter HeighamLittle Stint

Friday 26 May 2017

Ridlington - White-tailed Eagle reported flew over
Hockwold WashesBlack-winged Stilt
Gorleston - Glaucous Gull
Buckenham - Garganey
Cley - Little Stint
Potter HeighamLittle Stint, Wood Sandpiper

Thursday 25 May 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Hockwold WashesBlack-winged Stilt
Holme - Purple Heron
Overstrand - 2 Golden Orioles flew W
Buckenham - 2 Garganey
Cley - Little Gull
Titchwell - Little Gull

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Stoke FerryRed-footed Falcon
Potter Heigham - Little Stint, Wood Sandpiper, Garganey
Titchwell - Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Hockwold WashesGlossy Ibis
Upton Fen - 3 Great White Egrets, Garganey, Wood Sandpiper
Potter Heigham - Temminck's Stint, Wood Sandpiper, Garganey
Cley - Long-tailed Duck, Little Gull
Titchwell - Little Stint, Long-tailed Duck

Monday 22 May 2017

Blakeney Point - RED-THROATED PIPIT, 2 Red-footed Falcons flew over; Bluethroat
Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Cley - Purple Heron in off sea, flew S
Mundford - 2 Black Kites flew over Cranwich Camp
Titchwell - Little Stint, Curlew Sandpiper
Buckenham MarshesGarganey

Sunday 21 May 2017

Walsey Hills - IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF
Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
West Runton - Golden Oriole, Honey Buzzard
Hickling Broad - White-tailed Eagle
Choseley - 3 Dotterel
Titchwell - Little Stint, Little Gull, 2 Velvet Scoter
Berney Marshes - 2 Garganey

Saturday 20 May 2017

Walsey Hills - IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF
Potter Heigham - CASPIAN TERN, 2 Wood Sandpipers
Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
West Runton - Golden Oriole
Cley - 2 Temminck's Stint, 2 Great White Egrets flew W
Choseley - 3 Dotterel
Breydon Water - Honey Buzzard flew NW
Titchwell - Little Stint, 3 Velvet Scoter
Buckenham - 2 Garganey

Friday 19 May 2017

Walsey Hills - IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF
Potter Heigham - CASPIAN TERN, 2 Wood Sandpipers
Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Cley - 2 Temminck's Stint
Choseley - 7 Dotterel
Breydon Water - Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint
Titchwell - 3 Velvet Scoter
BuckenhamGarganey
Winterton - Ring Ouzel
Hemsby - Black Tern flew N

Thursday 18 May 2017

Walsey Hills - IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF
Hickling Broad - CASPIAN TERN then later at Potter Heigham
Potter Heigham - CASPIAN TERN (earlier at Hickling), 2 Little Stints
Hickling - Golden Oriole
Cley - Black-winged Stilt then also at Salthouse & Kelling, 2 Temminck's Stint
Choseley - 8 Dotterel
Titchwell - Garganey, 3 Velvet Scoter
BuckenhamGarganey

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Walsey Hills - IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF
Hickling Broad - CASPIAN TERNSAVI'S WARBLER
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis
Cley - Temminck's Stint, Caspian Gull
Choseley - 8 Dotterel
Titchwell - 3 Velvet Scoter
Potter Heigham - 2 Wood Sandpipers, Little Stint, Garganey
Hemsby - Great White Egret

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Walsey Hills - IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF
Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis
Cley - Temminck's Stint, Grey-headed Wagtail
Choseley - 8 Dotterel
Titchwell - 3 Velvet Scoter
Cantley - Garganey
Potter HeighamGarganey

Monday 15 May 2017

Choseley - 8 Dotterel
Titchwell - 3 Velvet Scoter
Buckenham - 2 Garganey
Kelling WM - 2 Garganey
Cley/Salthouse - Honey Buzzard flew S

Sunday 14 May 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis
Winterton - 2 Bee-eaters
Bintree - White-tailed Eagle flew E
Choseley - 8 Dotterel
Stiffkey Fen - Temminck's Stint
CleyTemminck's Stint
Titchwell - Little Stint
Buckenham - 2 Garganey

Saturday 13 May 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Hockwold Washes - 2 Black-winged StiltsGlossy Ibis
Winterton - Red-footed Falcon
Titchwell - Wood Warbler, Honey Buzzard flew W, 3 Velvet Scoters
Choseley - 7 Dotterel
Stiffkey Fen - 2 Temminck's Stints
West RuntonHoney Buzzard flew out to sea, Caspian Gull
Blakeney - Honey Buzzard flew W
Holme - Grey-headed Wagtail, Garganey
Potter Heigham - Little Stint, Garganey
Cley - Wood Sandpiper

Friday 12 May 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis
Holkham - Red-footed Falcon flew W
Eccles - Saker of unknown origin
Buckenham Marshes - 3 Garganey
Potter Heigham - Wood Sandpiper
Cley - Honey Buzzard flew W, 2 Wood Sandpipers

Thursday 11 May 2017

Potter Heigham - 3 Black-winged Stilts
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis, Wood Sandpiper
Eccles - Yellow-browed Warbler singing
Burnham Overy - Shorelark in Dunes
Buckenham Marshes - Wood Sandpiper, 3 Spotted Redshanks, 2 Garganey
Bintree - Wood Sandpiper
TitchwellWood Sandpiper
Kings LynnWood Sandpiper at Hardwick Flood Lagoon

Wednesday 10 May 2017

ThetfordGREAT REED WARBLER at Nunnery Lakes
Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Weybourne Camp - TAWNY PIPIT
Potter Heigham - 2 Black-winged Stilts, Curlew Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper, Garganey
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis
Strumpshaw Fen - Red-footed Falcon flew SE
Gorleston - 2 Waxwing
Cantley - 3 Wood Sandpipers
Bintree - Wood Sandpiper
Rockland Broad - 5 Black Terns
Titchwell - 6 Velvet Scoter

Tuesday 9 May 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Potter Heigham - 2 Black-winged Stilts, Curlew Sandpiper, 5 Wood Sandpipers
Burnham NortonBlack-winged Stilts
Choseley - 5 Dotterel
Wiveton - Wryneck
Gorleston - 2 Waxwing
Bintree - 2 Wood Sandpipers
Filby Broad - 2 Black Terns
Titchwell - 12 Velvet Scoter

Monday 8 May 2017

Potter Heigham - 2 Black-winged Stilts, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint,4 Wood Sandpipers
Cley - Wood Warbler
Choseley - 4 Dotterel
Holkham - 2 Shorelarks
Gorleston - Waxwing
Bintree - Wood Sandpiper
Sparham Pools - 2 Black Tern
King's Lynn - Temminck's Stint

Sunday 7 May 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Potter Heigham - 2 Black-winged Stilts, Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint, 11 Wood Sandpipers, Spotted Redshank, 3 Garganey
Reedham - Cattle Egret flew over
Cley - Wood Warbler, Pied Flycatcher
Holme - Red-breasted Flycatcher, Wryneck
Breydon WaterCurlew Sandpiper, Little Stint
Bintree - Wood Sandpiper
Hockwold Washes - Black Tern

Saturday 6 May 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER, Kentish Plover
Welney - 3 Black-winged Stilts
Potter Heigham - 2 Black-winged Stilts, Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Little Stints, 4 Wood Sandpipers, 3 Garganey
Cley - Wood Warbler, Pied Flycatcher
Holme - Red-breasted Flycatcher, 2 Redstarts
Breydon WaterCurlew Sandpiper, 4 Little Stints
Buckenham - Wood Sandpiper
Sheringham - 6 Dotterel flew W

Friday 5 May 2017

Hickling Broad - Kentish Plover
Welney - 2 Black-winged Stilts
Potter Heigham - 2 Black-winged Stilts, Wryneck, Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Little Stints, 2 Wood Sandpipers, 3 Garganey
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis, 2 Wood Sandpipers
Ringstead - Hoopoe
Halvergate - Cattle Egret
Holme - Red-breasted Flycatcher, Wryneck, Redstart
HorseyWryneck
Buckenham - 2 Garganey
Holkham Park - 2 Garganey on lake
Titchwell - 16 Velvet Scoters

Thursday 4 May 2017

Welney - 3 Black-winged Stilts, 
Buckenham / Cantley Marshes - White-tailed Eagle, 2 Garganey, Wood Sandpiper
Halvergate - Cattle Egret
Roughton - Wryneck briefly in garden
Potter Heigham - 2 Little Stints, 2 Wood Sandpipers, 3 Garganey
Titchwell - 24 Velvet Scoters

Wednesday 3 May 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER
Welney - 2 Black-winged Stilts, Great White Egret, Garganey
Buckenham Marshes - White-tailed Eagle
Potter Heigham - 2 Little Stints, 2 Wood Sandpipers, 3 Garganey
Titchwell - Garganey

Tuesday 2 May 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER, Purple Heron flew E
Blakeney - Pallid Harrier flew E then back W early am
Welney - 4 Black-winged Stilts, Garganey
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis, Great White Egret
Salthouse - Caspian Gull
Burnham Overy Dunes - 2 Shorelarks
Whitlingham Country Park - Black Tern
Potter Heigham - 2 Little Stints, Garganey
Buckenham Marshes - 3 Wood Sandpipers
Cley - Pied Flycatcher
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites

Monday 1 May 2017

Hickling Broad - SAVI'S WARBLER, 13 Black Terns
Choseley - Red-footed Falcon female
Kelling - Red-footed Falcon male reported S over Heath, then E over Quags
W Runton - Montagu's Harrier flew SE
Welney - 3 Black-winged Stilts, Great White Egret, Garganey
Hockwold Washes - Glossy Ibis
Cley - Temminck's Stint, 3 Great White Egrets flew E
Titchwell - Garganey, 29 Velvet Scoters
Potter Heigham - Wood Sandpiper, 4 Little Stints, Garganey
Blakeney - Wood Sandpiper on Freshmarsh, Shorelark on Point
Buckenham MarshesWood Sandpiper 
Ring Ouzels - still at several sites