Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for July 2013

Wednesday 31 July 2013

Titchwell - 7 Spoonbills & 6 Spotted Redshanks.

Stiffkey Fen - 8 Spoonbills, Wood Sandpipe & Curlew Sandpiper.

Cley - 4 Spoonbills, 4 Wood Sandpipers, 3 Spotted Redshanks, 4 Little Gulls, 4 Yellow-legged Gulls & 2 Continental Black-tailed Godwits.

Bacton Woods - 2 Crossbills.

Monday 29 July 2013

Lynford Arboretum2+ TWO BARRED CROSSBILL in larches by main entrance again c9am.

Buckenham marshes - Little Stint & 6 Wood Sandpiper.

Titchwell - 14 Spoonbills, 2 Curlew Sandpipers, Little Stint, Wood Sandpiper, 20 Spotshanks & Little Gull.

Cley - 6 Wood Sandpipers, Little Stint, 3 Little Gulls & 2 Spotshanks.

Stiffkey fen - 8 Spoonbills.

Cley - 5 Garganey.

Breydon - 2 Curlew Sandpipers & 2 Spotshanks.

Sunday 28 July 2013

Cley - 3 Spoonbills, Little Stint, Wood Sandpiper, Curlew Sand, 2 Little Gulls & 3 Spotshanks.

Titchwell - COMMON SCOTER again, not as previously reported possible BLACK SCOTER, adult Pomarine Skua flew west at 10.30am, 12 Spoonbills, 2 Curlew Sandpipers, Wood Sandpiper, Little Stint & Garganey.

Trimingham - Black Tern flew east.

Buckenham - 4 Wood Sandpipers & Little Stint.

Lynn point - Black Tern at high tide.

Saturday 27 July 2013

Kelling heath - juv TWO BARRED CROSSBILL by railway crossing early morning only then it or another on Salthouse heath briefly.

Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 4 Spoonbills, 5 Wood Sandpipers, 4 limosa Black-tailed Godwits, 3 Curlew Sands, 4 Little Gulls, 3 Y-L Gull & 4 Spotshanks.

Snettisham - 10 Curlew Sandpipers, Little Stint, 5 Spotshanks & 2 Arctic Skuas.

Titchwell - possible BLACK SCOTER again on high tide, 15 Spoonbills, 2 Curlew Sandpipers, Wood Sandpiper, 20+ Spotshanks, 2 Little Gulls & 7 Crossbills over.

Buckenham - 6 Wood Sandpipers.

Breydon - Curlew Sand.

Friday 26 July 2013

Kelling heath - juv TWO BARRED CROSSBILL by railway crossing sporadically throughout day.

Lynford Arboretum - juv TWO BARRED CROSSBILL in larches by main entrance briefly at 2.50pm.

Breydon - Great White Egret west end in morning + Curlew Sand.

Long Stratton - Great White Egret flew over Shelton at 5.35pm.

Cley - 7 Spoonbills, 4 Wood Sandpipers, 2 Little Stints, Curlew Sand,12 Little Gulls, Y-L Gull & 3 Spotshanks.

Sheringham - juv Red-necked Grebe offshore.

Snettisham - 4 Curlew Sandpipers.

Titchwell - 12 Spoonbills, 3 Curlew Sandpipers, 3 Spotshanks & 4 Little Gulls.

Stiffkey fen - 7 Spoonbills.

Thursday 25 July 2013

Holkham - TWO BARRED CROSSBILL west end of pines on seaward side for 4th day.

Lynford Arboretum2 TWO BARRED CROSSBILLS (fem + juv) in larches by main entrance.

Breydon - Great White Egret west end around 7am.

Cley - 6 Spoonbills, 4 Wood Sandpipers, 2 Y-L Gulls, 2 Spotshanks, 4 Limosa Black-tailed Godwits and proabble Great White Egret flew west past coastguards late morning tho distant .

Titchwell - 8 Spoonbills, 4 Curlew Sandpipers, Wood Sandpiper & 6 Spotshanks.

Cromer - Spoonbill flew SE over at 8.40pm

Salthouse - 4 Little Gulls on sea pool.

Hopton - 3 Little Gulls past.

Wednesday 24 July 2013

Edgefiled - possible BOOTED EAGLE again just east of tip over glaven valley at 12.50pm.

Salthouse - female TWO BARRED CROSSBILL in garden briefly c8am.

Walpole highway - possible Corncrake heard only 11am.

Lynford Arboretum4 TWO BARRED CROSSBILLS (3 juvs+fem) in larches by main entrance this afternoon.

Kelling heath - juv TWO BARRED CROSSBILL still by railway crossing.

Cley - Montagu's Harrier male mid morning.

Titchwell - 9 Spoonbills, 6 Curlew Sandpipers, Wood Sandpiper, 6 Spotshanks, Little Gull & Velvet Scoter offshore.

Welney - 3 Cranes.

Buckenham - 2 Curlew Sandpipers.

Tuesday 23 July 2013

Lynford Arboretum3 TWO BARRED CROSSBILLS (3 juvs+fem) in larches by main entrance.

Kelling heath - juv TWO BARRED CROSSBILL still by railway crossing at.

Cley - Spoonbill, Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Wood Sandpipers, 2 Limosa Black-tailed Godwits & 2 Little Gulls.

Titchwell - 8+ Spoonbills, 2 Curlew Sandpipers, Wood Sandpiper, Black Tern offshore, 2+ Spotshanks, Little Gull & Arctic Skua offshore.

Winterton - Black Tern flew past.

Breydon - 5 Little Gulls.

Monday 22 July 2013

Holt - probable dark morph BOOTED EAGLE over the lowes 11.30-35am then again over Edgefiled tip at 1.40pm

Kelling heath - juv TWO BARRED CROSSBILL by railway crossing at 5.45pm.

Lynford Arboretum - 4 TWO BARRED CROSSBILLS (3 juvs+fem) in larches by main entrance.

Kelling - TWO BARRED CROSSBILL by pheasant hotel c9am then flew west.

Cley - 6 Spoonbills, 4 Little Gulls & Spotshank.

Titchwell - 9 Spoonbills, 2 Curlew Sandpipers, Wood Sandpiper, Little Stint, 14 Spotshanks & 9 Little Gulls.

Sunday 21 July 2013

Lynford Arboretum - 3 TWO BARRED CROSSBILLS (2 juvs+fem) in larches by main entrance at 6-7pm.

Kelling2 TWO BARRED CROSSBILLS reported ?

Cley - Pomarine Skua & 11 Arctic Skuas flew east during the morning.

Titchwell - 31 Arctic Skuas past, 7 Spoonbills, 3 Curlew Sandpipers, Little Stint & 5 Little Gulls.

Stiffkey fen - 9 Spoonbills.

Strumpshaw - Spoonbill.

Saturday 20 July 2013

Salthouse - juv TWO-BARRED CROSSBILL at Gramborough hill at 1pm then flew west

Cley - first summer male TWO-BARRED CROSSBILL near beach car park  2.20-3pm then flew south.

Holme Dunes - 2 TWO-BARRED CROSSBILLS in the firs this afternoon juv & male.

Titchwell - possible BLACK SCOTER or atypical common Scoter again this afternoon tho distant, 8 Spoonbills, Little Stint & Little Gull.

Cley - probable Baltic Gull late morning, 5 Spoonbills, Wood Sandpiper, 3 Spotshanks, 9 Arctic Terns (inc juv) & 2 limosa Black-tailed Godwits.

Welney - 3 Cranes.

Breydon - Little Gull.

Friday 19 July 2013

Titchwell - possible BLACK SCOTER or atypical common Scoter, 11 Spoonbills, Little Stint, 5 Little Gulls, 10+ Spotshanks, Arctic Skua & 7 RC Pochards.

Stiffkey - probable fem RED-FOOTED FALCON flew east over campsite c3pm.

Hopton  - 3 Arctic Skuas past.

Cley - 14 Spoonbills, 3 Wood Sandpipers, 2 Spotshanks, 2 Yellow-Legged Gulls, 2 Arctic Terns & 7 limosa Black-tailed Godwits.

Thursday 18 July 2013

Titchwell - BLACK SCOTER or atypical common scoter this afternoon, 8 Spoonbills, 14 Spotshanks, 2 Arctic Skuas & 5 limosa Black-tailed Godwits.

Stiffkey fen - 2 Spoonbills.

Blakeney harbour  - 3 Spoonbills.

Cley - 4 Spoonbills, 2 Wood Sandpipers, 3 Spotshanks, 3 Yellow-Legged Gulls, Arctic Tern & 3 limosa Black-tailed Godwits.

Wednesday 17 July 2013

Titchwell - 16 Spoonbills, 4 Spotshanks, 5 Little Gulls & Arctic Skua & 2 Crossbills over.

Stiffkey fen - 9 Spoonbills.

Cley - 3 Spoonbills, 4 Wood Sandpipers, 5 Spotshanks Garganey, 4 Yellow-Legged Gulls, SEO, 4 Little Gulls & 3 limosa Black-tailed Godwits.

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Titchwell - 13 Spoonbills, 4 Spotshanks & 5 Little Gulls.

Cley - 5 Spoonbills & Wood Sandpiper.

Holkham - 24 Med Gulls in park by lake.

Holme - 6 Spotshanks on broadwater.

Monday 15 July 2013

Breydon - Great White Egret flew past west end early morning and over A47 mid afternoon.

Burgh Castle - Red-backed Shrike male near ruins this am.

Titchwell - 9 Spoonbills, 7 Little Gulls & 7 Spotshanks.

Cley - 4 Spoonbills & Arctic Skua offshore.

Hopton - Little Gull.

Sunday 14 July 2013

Salthouse - ad Roseate Tern flew east over little eye 6.15pm

Burgh Castle - male Hen Harrier opposite pumping station 3.45pm

Brancaster - 8 Spoonbills on saltmarsh this morning.

Titchwell - 9 Spoonbills, 5 Little Gulls, 15+ Spotshanks & c2000 Common scoter offshore.

Brundall - 18 Crossbills flew over early morning.

Saturday 13 July 2013

Breydon - Osprey circling over c8am + Little Gull.

Brancaster - 9 Spoonbills on saltmarsh this morning.

Cley - 8 Spoonbills & Little Gull.

Holkham park - 21 Med Gulls.

Friday 12 July 2013

Hardley flood - Osprey early morning.

Brancaster - 7 Spoonbills on saltmarsh this morning.

Titchwell - 10 Spoonbills & 12 Spotshanks.

Yarmouth - Little Gull offshore.

Thursday 11 July 2013

Walcott - CASPIAN TERN flew north-west past at c1.30pm.

Titchwell - 2 Spoonbills, 15 Spotshanks & 6 Little Gulls.

Cley - 8 Manx Shearwaters & 11 Arctic Skuas past 9.30-10.30, and on the reserve 6 Spoonbills, 2 Limosa Black-tailed Godwits, 3 Spotshanks & 4 Y-L Gulls.

Norwich - Crossbill flew east over UEA.

Honing - 2 Crossbills flew NW over.

Wednesday 10 July 2013

Hopton - CASPIAN TERN flew north at 12.10pm tho distant.

Titchwell - Spoonbill, 17 Spotshanks & 5 Little Gulls.

Cley - 6 Spoonbills & Little Gull.

Breydon - 3 Little Gulls.

Tuesday 9 July 2013

Titchwell - Spoonbill, 7 Spotshanks & 2 Little Gulls.

Cley - Little Stint & 8 Spoonbills.

Burnham Overy staithe - 2 Spoonbills flew east over harbour.

Breydon - 2 Little Gulls.

Monday 8 July 2013

Titchwell - Spoonbill, 12 Spotshanks & Little Gull.

Cley - 5 Spoonbills, Black Tern, Little Gull & Limosa Black-tailed Godwit.

Breydon - 2 Little Gulls.

Sunday 7 July 2013

Swanton Novers - Honey Buzzard at 2.30pm.

Titchwell - Spoonbill.

Cley - 7 Spoonbills.

Breydon - Arctic Tern & Spotshank.

Wymondham - possible Honey Buzzard over kimberley hall estate.

Saturday 6 July 2013

Titchwell - Spoonbill, 15 Spotshanks & Crossbill over.

Cley - 5 Spoonbills & 6 Spotshanks.

Friday 5 July 2013

Titchwell - Spoonbill, 16 Spotshanks & 5 Little Gulls.

Cley - 8 Spoonbills, 3 'Continental' Black-tailed Godwits & 2 Spotshanks.

Thursday 4 July 2013

Titchwell - possible GREAT BLACK HEADED GULL c7pm!!, 7 Spotshanks & 3 Little Gulls.

Hopton - Arctic Tern past & Brent Goose!

Holkham - 44 Med Gulls in park by lake.

Cley - 2 Spoonbills & 3 Spotshanks.

Breydon - Little Gull.

Wednesday 3 July 2013

Breydon - 2 Spotshanks & Whimbrel.

Blakeney - Spoonbill.

Cley - 3 Spoonbills, 4 Continental Black-tailed Godwits, Whimbrel & 4 Spotshanks.

Titchwell - Spoonbill.

Tuesday 2 July 2013

Rockland broad - Osprey.

Blakeney - 3 Spoonbills flew west over fresh marsh early morning.

Cley - 2 Spoonbills, 2 Continental Black-tailed Godwits & 2 Spotshanks.

Titchwell - Spoonbill & 15 Spotshanks.

Monday 1 July 2013

Blakeney - ORTOLAN BUNTING (or possibly Grey-necked??) male on fresh marsh near sluice along footpath north of manor Hotel at 5.30pm TG028444.

Wells - 4 Spoonbills on saltmarsh in morning.

Cley - 3 Spoonbills.

Titchwell - Spoonbill, 7 Continental Black-tailed Godwits, 8 Spotshanks, 6 Little Gulls & 7 RC Pochards.

Trimingham - Manx Shearwater past.

Breydon - Little Gull.

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