Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for May 2022

Tuesday 31 May 2022

Snettisham - GREAT REED WARBLER, 3 Turtle Doves, 4 Little Gulls
Sheringham - Golden Oriole flew W
Cley - Curlew Sandpiper
Welney - Cattle Egret, Garganey
Horstead - Osprey flew NW
Wells - Garganey
Salthouse - Little Gull
Titchwell - 5 Little Gulls

Monday 30 May 2022

Snettisham - GREAT REED WARBLER, 1+ Little Gulls, Turtle Dove
Gaywood - Serin (early am only)
Cley - Curlew Sandpiper
Hickling - Little Stint
Blakeney - Quail
Holkham - Garganey
Titchwell - 4 Little Gulls
Wrenningham - Turtle Dove
Welney - Common Crane

Sunday 29 May 2022

Snettisham - GREAT REED WARBLER, 2 Little Gulls
Cley - Curlew Sandpiper, Iceland Gull flew W
Methwold - Cattle Egret flew over
Hickling - Little Gull
Titchwell - Little Gull, Turtle Dove, Sooty Shearwater flew W
Buckenham - 2 Common Cranes

Saturday 28 May 2022

Norwich - LESSER GREY SHRIKE at Airport
Snettisham - GREAT REED WARBLER, 4 Little Gulls, Turtle Dove
Hickling - 2 Cattle Egrets flew NE
Hockwold - 2 Garganey
Hilborough - 3 Hawfinches
Tottenhill - White Stork of uncertain origin

Friday 27 May 2022

Snettisham - GREAT REED WARBLER
Cley - Curlew Sandpiper
Hickling - Little Gull
Blakeney - Hooded Crow flew W
Kings Lynn - Hen Harrier

Thursday 26 May 2022

Hickling - CASPIAN TERN, Bee-eater flew S, Little Gull
Snettisham - GREAT REED WARBLER, 2 Little Gull, 3 Turtle Doves
Sculthorpe Moor - Golden Oriole, 3 Cattle Egrets
Castle Rising - Honey Buzzard flew over
Cley - Curlew Sandpiper
Holkham - Cattle Egret
Norwich - Caspian Gull at Waterworks Road
Feltwell - Turtle Dove

Wednesday 25 May 2022

Hickling - CASPIAN TERN
Snettisham - GREAT REED WARBLER, 1+ Turtle Doves, 2 Common Cranes flew S
Titchwell - Glossy Ibis early am only, 5 Little Gulls
Potter Heigham - Glossy Ibis
Welney - Garganey
Burnham Overy - 6 Cattle Egret
Little Melton - Turtle Dove

Tuesday 24 May 2022

Hickling - WHITE-TAILED LAPWINGCASPIAN TERN, Little Gull
Snettisham - GREAT REED WARBLER, 4+ Turtle Doves
Titchwell - Glossy Ibis, 4 Little Gulls
Welney - Garganey

Monday 23 May 2022

Hickling - WHITE-TAILED LAPWING, CASPIAN TERN, Golden Oriole, Wood Sandpiper, Little Gull
Snettisham - GREAT REED WARBLER, 4+ Turtle Doves
Sculthorpe Moor - 5 Black-winged Stilts
West Runton - Golden Oriole flew past
Winterton - Golden Oriole flew N, 2 Turtle Doves flew N
Titchwell - 2 Black Terns flew past, 5 Little Gulls
Norwich - Black Redstart at Anglia Square
Barrow Common - 2 Turtle Doves
Kelling Heath - Turtle Dove

Sunday 22 May 2022

Hickling - CASPIAN TERN, Garganey, Little Gull
Snettisham - 2 GREAT REED WARBLER, 5+ Turtle Doves, Little Gull
West Runton - 3+ Golden Orioles flew past, 1 landed
Wells Woods - Golden Oriole
Weybourne - Golden Oriole flew W, Ring Ouzel
Beeston Bump - Golden Oriole flew W
Muckleburgh - Quail
Sedgeford - Quail
Titchwell - 4 Little Gulls
Welney - 3 Garganey, 2 Common Cranes
Hockwold - Garganey
Winterton - Turtle Dove flew N
Sheringham - Puffin flew E

Saturday 21 May 2022

Snettisham - GREAT REED WARBLER, Golden Oriole, 5+ Turtle Doves, Garganey
Muckleburgh - 2+ Golden Orioles
West Runton - Golden Oriole flew past
Winterton - Golden Oriole flew N, 2 Turtle Doves flew N
Welney - 3 Glossy Ibis, 3 Garganey
Great Yarmouth - Ring Ouzel
Titchwell - 5 Little Gulls
Wells - Wood Sandpiper
Hockwold - 5 Garganey
Buckenham - 4 Common Cranes

Friday 20 May 2022

Snettisham - GREAT REED WARBLER, 3+ Turtle Doves
Hickling Broad - Purple Heron, White-fronted Goose
West Runton - 5 Golden Orioles
Muckleburgh - 3 Golden Orioles flew W, 1 flew E
Cley - 2 Golden Orioles flew W
Titchwell - Golden Oriole, 2 Little Gulls
Holt - Honey Buzzard flew SE
Salthouse - Wood Sandpiper
Hockwold - 3 Garganey
Welney - Garganey

Thursday 19 May 2022

Snettisham - 2 GREAT REED WARBLERS, Black Tern, 5 Turtle Doves, Ring Ouzel, 2 Little Stints, 2 Little Gulls
Hickling Broad - CASPIAN TERN, 2+ Black-winged Stilts, Temminck’s Stint, Wood Sandpiper, Little Gull
West Runton - Golden Oriole, 6 Grey-headed Wagtails
Sheringham - 2 Golden Orioles flew W
Potter Heigham - Glossy Ibis
Holkham - 2 Cattle Egrets
Wells - Temmincks Stint, Wood Sandpiper
Weybourne - Ring Ouzel
Titchwell - Little Gull
Cley - Wood Sandpiper, 3 Garganey
Hockwold - 3 Garganey
Caister - Black Redstart

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Snettisham - GREAT REED WARBLER, 4 Turtle Doves
Hickling Broad - 4 Black-winged Stilts, 2 Temminck’s Stint, Wood Sandpiper, Garganey
Waxham - Common Rosefinch
Holme - Golden Oriole
Kelling WM - 2 Cattle Egrets
West Runton - 2 Cattle Egrets flew W
Wells - Temmincks Stint, Wood Sandpiper
Boughton Fen - Temminck’s Stint
Beeston Common - Osprey flew SW
Cley - Garganey, Caspian Gull
Welney - 1+ Garganey
Norwich - Black Redstart at Anglia Square
Brancaster Staithe - Black Redstart
Hockwold - White Stork of uncertain origin

Tuesday 17 May 2022

Snettisham - GREAT REED WARBLER, 5 Turtle Doves, Roseate Tern
Hickling Broad - 1+ Black-winged Stilts, Temminck’s Stint, Little Gull
Sheringham - Short-toed Lark flew W
Potter Heigham - Glossy Ibis, Osprey flew W
Happisburgh - Grey-headed Wagtail
West Runton - Blue-headed Wagtail
Wells - 2 Wood Sandpipers
Titchwell - Garganey, Little Gull
Cley - Garganey
Holme - Short-eared Owl

Monday 16 May 2022

Snettisham - GREAT REED WARBLER, 1+ Turtle Doves, Little Gull
Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Titchwell - CITRINE WAGTAIL flew W, Little Stint, Little Gull, Common Crane flew E
Hickling Broad - 4 Black-winged Stilts, 2 Temminck’s Stints, Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshanks, Little Gull
Potter Heigham - American Wigeon, Glossy Ibis
Happisburgh - Red-rumped Swallow flew N, 2 Grey-headed Wagtails
Blakeney Point - Red-rumped Swallow flew W, Black Redstart
West Runton - 3 Grey-headed Wagtails, Blue-headed Wagtail
Burnham Overy - 6 Cattle Egrets, Ring Ouzel
Field Dalling-Saxlingham - 2 Quail
Upton Fen - 2 Wood Sandpipers
Wells - Wood Sandpiper
Cley - Temminck’s Stint, Turtle Dove flew W
Hockwold - 4 Garganey
Welney - Garganey, Corncrake, Arctic Tern
Stiffkey Fen - Garganey
Holme - 3 Turtle Doves
Salthouse Heath - Turtle Dove
Winterton - Pied Flycatcher
Sheringham - 2 Black Redstarts
Norwich - Black Redstart at Anglia Square
Salthouse - Short-eared Owl

Sunday 15 May 2022

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Hickling Broad - 3 Black-winged Stilts, 2 Temminck’s Stint, 4+ Wood Sandpipers, 2 Spotted Redshanks
Potter Heigham - Glossy Ibis
West Runton - 2 Grey-headed Wagtails
Field Dalling-Saxlingham - Quail
Cley - 2 Temminck’s Stints
Wells - Wood Sandpiper
Welney - Cattle Egret, 2 Garganey, Corncrake
Titchwell - 2 Little Gulls
Snettisham CP - 6 Turtle Doves
Hockwold Washes - Garganey
Norwich - Black Redstart at Anglia Square
Blakeney Point - Black Redstart

Saturday 14 May 2022

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Hickling Broad - 2 Black-winged Stilts, 2 Temminck’s Stint, 5 Wood Sandpipers, 2 Spotted Redshanks, Ring Ouzel
Potter Heigham - Cattle Egret flew NE
Strumoshaw - Honey Buzzard drifted NW, 2 Common Cranes
West Runton - Grey-headed Wagtail
Cley - 2 Temminck’s Stints, Little Stint
Wells - 3 Wood Sandpipers
Welney - 2 Curlew Sandpipers, 4 Common Cranes, Corncrake
Titchwell - Little Gull, Turtle Dove
Snettisham CP - 6 Turtle Doves
New Buckenham - Turtle Dove
Hockwold Washes - 2 Garganey, White Stork of uncertain origin
Cantley BF - Garganey
Norwich - Black Redstart at Anglia Square

Friday 13 May 2022

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Hickling Broad - 3+ Black-winged Stilts, 2 Temminck’s Stint, 4+ Wood Sandpipers, Ring Ouzel
Weybourne - Golden Oriole flew W
West Runton - Honey Buzzard flew W (also past Sheringham, Weybourne, Kelling, Cley, Langham)
Potter Heigham - Glossy Ibis
Holkham - Glossy Ibis
Wells - Wood Sandpiper
Titchwell - Wood Sandpiper, Little Gull
Burnham Overy - Ring Ouzel
Snettisham - Ring Ouzel, Turtle Dove
Hunstanton - 3 Turtle Doves flew S
Hockwold - 2 Garganey
Welney - 3 Common Cranes, 3 Corncrake
Cley - Short-eared Owl
Grimes Graves - Hawfinch

Thursday 12 May 2022

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Weybourne - Red-rumped Swallow flew W (also past Cley)
Hickling Broad - 4 Black-winged Stilts, Temminck’s Stint, 2 Wood Sandpipers, Osprey
Titchwell - Montagu’s Harrier flew W, Little Gull
Potter Heigham - Glossy Ibis, released White-tailed Eagle flew over
Wells - Wood Sandpiper
Welney - Cattle Egret, Garganey, 2 Common Cranes, Corncrake
Heacham - Black Redstart
Ormesby Little Broad - Osprey
Pensthorpe - Garganey, White-tailed Eagle of uncertain origin flew over

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
West Runton - Tawny Pipit then flew SW, Grey-headed Wagtail
Wells - Red-rumped Swallow, 2 Wood Sandpiper
Hickling Broad - 2 Black-winged Stilts, Temminck’s Stint, Wood Sandpiper, 3 Common Cranes
Welney - Temminck’s Stint
Cley - Wood Sandpiper, Cattle Egret flew W
Ormesby Little Broad - Osprey
California - Osprey flew NW
Salthouse - 2 Short-eared Owls
Old Hunstanton - Turtle Dove flew S

Tuesday 10 May 2022

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Hickling Broad - 3 Black-winged Stilts, 3 Temminck’s Stints, 6 Wood Sandpipers, 1+ Common Cranes
Ranworth Broad - Glossy Ibis
Ringstead - 4 Dotterel
Cley - 2 Temminck’s Stints, 3 Wood Sandpipers, Cattle Egret
Stiffkey Fen - 6 Wood Sandpipers
Wells - 2 Wood Sandpiper
Burnham Norton - Wood Sandpiper
Weybourne - Cattle Egret flew W, Ring Ouzel
Kelling Heath - Honey Buzzard flew W
Denver - Osprey flew E
Kelling WM - 2 Blue-headed Wagtails
Caister - Black Redstart
Salthouse - Short-eared Owl
Snettisham CP - 1+ Turtle Doves
Welney - 3+ Garganey, 2 Common Cranes

Monday 9 May 2022

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Hickling Broad - 3 Black-winged Stilts, 2 Black Terns, 3 Temminck’s Stints, 4 Wood Sandpipers, Ring Ouzel, 1+ Garganey, 8 Common Cranes
Honing - Montagu’s Harrier flew NE
Ringstead - 4 Dotterel
Cley - 2 Temminck’s Stints, Wood Sandpiper
Stiffkey Fen - 4 Wood Sandpipers
Wells - 2 Wood Sandpiper, Jack Snipe
Titchwell - Grey-headed Wagtail flew W, Wood Sandpiper, Little Gull
Norwich - Black Redstart at Anglia Square
Waxham - Ring Ouzel
Buckenham - Ring Ouzel
Salthouse - Hen Harrier
Snettisham CP - 2+ Turtle Doves
Welney - Garganey, 4 Common Cranes, Corncrake

Sunday 8 May 2022

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Horsey Mere - Purple Heron flew over, 13 Common Cranes
Hickling Broad - 4 Black-winged Stilts, 4 Wood Sandpipers, 2+ Garganey, 3 Common Cranes, White-fronted Goose
Denver Sluice - Black-winged Stilt
Potter Heigham - Glossy Ibis
Ringstead - 3 Dotterel
Cley - 3 Temminck’s Stints, Wood Sandpiper, Caspian Gull
Wells - 2 Temminck’s Stints, Wood Sandpiper, released White-tailed Eagle flew N
Titchwell - Temminck’s Stint, Little Gull, released White-tailed Eagle flew W
Salthouse - Temminck’s Stint
Snettisham CP - 4 Turtle Doves, Spotted Redshank, Little Gull, released White-tailed Eagle flew W
Winterton - 2 Garganey, 6 Common Cranes

Saturday 7 May 2022

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE, Pale-bellied Brent, released White-tailed Eagle flew W
Hickling Broad - 4 Black-winged Stilts, 2 Wood Sandpipers, 4 Garganey, White-fronted Goose
Ringstead - 2 Dotterel
Titchwell - Temminck’s Stint, Little Gull
Cantley BF - 2 Wood Sandpipers
Wells - Wood Sandpiper
South Wootton - Honey Buzzard flew N
Snettisham CP - 4 Turtle Doves
Hockwold - 3 Garganey
Potter Heigham - Garganey, Quail
Welney - 2 Ruddy Shelduck
Cley - Caspian Gull, released White-tailed Eagle flew W
Whitlingham CP - Common Crane flew over

Friday 6 May 2022

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE, Pale-bellied Brent
Stiffkey Fen - Dusky Warbler
Weybourne - Tawny Pipit flew W, landed at Salthouse
Potter Heigham - 2 Black-winged Stilt, Glossy Ibis
Hickling Broad - Black-winged Stilt, 4 Wood Sandpipers, 2 Garganey, White-tailed Eagle flew over
Ringstead - 2 Dotterel
Holkham - Pectoral Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper, Osprey flew W
Titchwell - Temminck’s Stint
Trimingham - Wood Warbler
Snettisham CP - 3 Turtle Doves
Hockwold - 2 Garganey
Welney - Garganey, 2 Common Cranes
Cley - Garganey, Caspian Gull

Thursday 5 May 2022

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE, Pale-bellied Brent
Stiffkey Fen - Dusky Warbler
Hickling Broad - Black-winged Stilt, 4 Wood Sandpipers
Ringstead - 5 Dotterel
West Runton - Blue-headed Wagtail, Ring Ouzel
Snettisham CP - 1+ Turtle Dove
Cley - 2 Garganey
Stiffkey - Short-eared Owl
Hockwold - 4 Arctic Terns flew W
Aylmerton - 3 Common Cranes flew SE (then over Beeston Common)
Plus Ring Ouzels at Burnham Overy Dunes (3), Beeston Common, Salthouse, Holme

Wednesday 4 May 2022

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE, Pale-bellied Brent
Welney - Glossy Ibis, Cattle Egret, Corncrake, 2 Garganey
Potter Heigham - Glossy Ibis, Garganey
Ringstead - 7 Dotterel
Sidestrand - Blue-headed Wagtail, Hooded Crow both flew over
Snettisham CP - 2 Turtle Dove
Titchwell - Garganey, Ring Ouzel
Hickling Broad - 4 Wood Sandpipers, Garganey, White-fronted Goose
Salthouse - 2 Wood Sandpipers
West Runton - Short-eared Owl flew W
Weybourne - Short-eared Owl flew W
Plus Ring Ouzels at Burnham Overy Dunes (4), Bowthorpe

Tuesday 3 May 2022

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Stiffkey Fen - Dusky Warbler
Heacham - Hoopoe
Welney - 4 Glossy Ibis, Cattle Egret, Ruddy Shelduck, Corncrake
Ringstead - 6 Dotterel
Snettisham CP - 2 Turtle Dove
Wells - Wood Sandpiper
Hockwold - 4 Garganey
Hickling Broad - Garganey, White-fronted Goose
Salthouse - Snow Bunting, Little Stint
Plus Ring Ouzels at Burnham Overy Dunes (2), Beeston Regis, Horsey, Salthouse

Monday 2 May 2022

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE, Ring Ouzel
Holt - Hoopoe
Winterton - Shorelark, Ring Ouzel
Hickling Broad - 2 Glossy Ibis then flew to Potter Heigham, Osprey, Garganey, White-fronted Goose
Potter Heigham - 2 Glossy Ibis, Wood Sandpiper
Holkham - Wryneck
Ringstead - 6 Dotterel
Cley - Blue-headed Wagtail, Little Stint, Short-eared Owl
Snettisham CP - Turtle Dove
Beeston Bump - Black Redstart
Welney - 2 Garganey, Corncrake
Cantley BF - 2 Wood Sandpipers, Little Gull
Hockwold - Wood Sandpiper, Garganey
Kings Lynn - Wood Sandpiper
Horsey - Wood Sandpiper flew S
Salthouse - Little Stint
Weybourne - 2 Black Terns flew E, Ring Ouzel
Titchwell - Black Tern flew W
Breydon Water - Little Gull
Plus Ring Ouzels at Waxham (7+), Hunstanton, West Runton (2)

Sunday 1 May 2022

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Winterton - Red-rumped Swallow flew S
Stiffkey Fen - Dusky Warbler
Hickling Broad - 2 Glossy Ibis flew SW, Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Wood Sandpiper, Garganey, White-fronted Goose
Norwich - Glossy Ibis at Earlham Marsh, Ring Ouzel at Bowthorpe
West Runton - Blue-headed Wagtail
Welney - Black Tern, Garganey, Corncrake
Cantley BF - 2 Wood Sandpipers, Little Gull
Thornham - Spotted Redshank, Jack Snipe
Salthouse - Little Stint, Ring Ouzel
Holkham - 3 Velvet Scoters
Whitlingham CP - 2 Arctic Terns
Plus Ring Ouzels at Waxham (9+), Hunstanton (6), Roydon Common (6), Burnham Overy Dunes (2), Morston (2), Incleborough Hill, Lynford, Salthouse, Dersingham Bog, West Newton, Buxton Heath, Seething

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