Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for August 2012

Friday 31 August 2012

Gramborough hill - Red-backed Shrike and Whinchat. Blakeney point - 5 Long-tailed Skuas and 4 Pomarine Skuas past + Barred Warbler at long hills.
Holme - Long-tailed Skua.
Sheringham - 5 Sooty & 2 Manx Shearwaters, 24 Arctic & 16 Great skuas & 10 Arctic terns.
Cley - 2 Garganey.
Northrepps - Black Redstart.

Thursday 30 August 2012

Sheringham - Long-tailed Skua, Leach's Petrel, 175 Arctic skuas, 102 Great skuas, 25+ Manx shearwaters, 3+ Puffin & 25+ Arctic terns.
Cley - juv Red-necked Phalarope early evening, Osprey over (also Blakeney point & Holkham) & 2 Purple Sandpipers.
Blakeney point - 4 Pomarine Skuas past.
Holme - 6 Sooty Shearwaters, 60 Arctic Skuas & 15 Bonxies.
Titchwell - 13 Spoonbills, Curlew Sand & 2 Little Stints.

Wednesday 29 August 2012

Welney - 7 Black Terns.
Bradwell - Osprey over.
Wells woods - Pied Flycatcher.
Cley - Garganey, 2 Little Stints & Curlew Sandpiper.
Titchwell - 9 Spoonbills & 2 Little Stints.

Tuesday 28 August 2012

Blakeney point - GREENISH WARBLER still in plantation + 2 Pied Flys.
Kelling water meadow - Wryneck briefly mid morning.
Cley - 13 Spoonbills, Purple Sandpiper and 3 Caspian Gulls & 11 Y-L Gulls in the roost.
Titchwell - 14 SPoonbills, Little Stint & 20 Spotshanks.
Buckenham - Osprey still.

Monday 27 August 2012

Blakeney point - GREENISH WARBLER still in plantation.
Winterton - 2 Roseate Terns flew past.
Buckenham - Osprey still.
Titchwell - Osprey, 21 Spoonbills, 23 Spotshanks & Garganey.
East hills - 2 Pied Flycatchers.
Warham Greens - Spoonbill flew west.
Breydon - Little Stint & 6 Spotshanks.

Sunday 26 August 2012

Blakeney point - GREENISH WARBLER near point, Large Shearwater sp. & 4 Long-tailed Skuas past + Pid Fly & 2 Whinchats.
Sheringham - GREAT SHEARWATER, 6 Long-tailed Skuas, Balearic Shearwater, 60 Arctic Skuas, 9 Bonxies and 2 Sooty & 10 Manx Shearwaters.
Cley - 3 Long-tailed Skuas, 70 Arctic Skuas, Bonxie, Sooty & 4 Manx Shearwaters, Black Tern & Puffin offshore and 8 Spoonbills, 4 Little Stints & Y-L Gull on the reserve.
Holme - Long-tailed Skua, 62 Arctic Skuas, 12 Bonxies, 19 Skua sp., Black Tern, Arctic Tern & Little Gull.
Lynn point - Roseate Tern, 4 Black Terns & Arctic Tern.
Brancaster Staithe - Spoonbill.
Cantley - 3 Wood & 40 Green Sandpipers + 2 Spotshanks.
Titchwell - 2 Little Stints & 5 Spotshanks.
Stiffkey fen - Spoonbill.

Saturday 25 August 2012

Blakeney point - Dotterel on beach, 2 Roseate Terns and 2 Pied Flys.
Cley - 7 Spoonbills, Little Stint, Curlew Sand & Pied Fly.
Titchwell - 10 Spoonbills, Wood Sand, Curlew Sand, 3 Little Stints, 3 Crossbills & Tree Pipit over.
Hickling - 4 Wood Sandpipers & Garganey on rush hill scrape.

Friday 24 August 2012

Cley - juv Montagu's Harrier flew west + 2 Pied Flycatchers.
Titchwell - 18 Spoonbills, 2 Little Stints & Curlew Sandpiper.
Warham Greens - 3 Pied Flycatchers.
Blakeney point - 3 Pied Flycatchers.
New Costessey - Goshawk over.

Thursday 23 August 2012

Blackborough - 2 Caspian Gulls and 7 Yellow-legged Gulls.
Cantley - Honey Buzzard over.
East Runton - Hooded Crow.
Buckenham - Osprey.
Holme - Osprey over.
Cley - 2 Yellow-legged Gulls.
Titchwell - 15 Spoonbills, 2 Little Stints & Curlew Sandpiper.
Welney - Garganey.
Salthouse - Little Gull.

Wednesday 22 August 2012

Warham Greens - Barred Warbelr reported near whirlygig + Dartford Warbler.
Cley - Black Tern, 10 Spoonbills, 2 Little Stints & 2 Wood Sandpipers.
Titchwell - 22 Spoonbills, 3 Little Stints & Curlew Sandpiper.
WInterton - 2 Whinchats.

Tuesday 21 August 2012

Snettisham - WHITE RUMPED SANDPIPER from roost hide 9am, 2 Spoonbill over, 4 Curlew Sandpipers & 2 Little Stints.
Cley - 4 Spoonbills, 2 Little Stints, 2 Garganey & 14 Y-L Gulls in roost.
Titchwell - 12 Spoonbills, 20 Spotshanks & 2 Little Stints.
Breydon - Curlew Sand.
Welney - 3 Cranes.
Buckenham - 3 Wood Sandpipers.
Stiffkey fen - 3 Spoonbills.
Cantley - Wood Sandpiper.
Norwich - WHimbrel over.

Monday 20 August 2012

Wells - 3 Honey Buzzards circling over town late morning.
Salthouse - Honey Buzzard flew east.
Thornham point - Osprey flew west over.
Cley - 7 Spoonbills, 2 Little Stints and 9 Yellow-legged Gulls in roost.
Titchwell - 13 Spoonbills, 2 Little Stints, 6 Spotshanks & 2 Little Gulls.
Hopton - Curlew Sandpiper flew past.

Sunday 19 August 2012

Potter Heigham - Rose Coloured Starling reported in garden?
Buckenham - Osprey over in morning.
Holme - 8 Spoonbills, 2 Pied Flys & Arctic Skua.
Hickling - 6 Wood Sands, Curlew Sand & Garganey on Rush hill.
Titchwell - 16 Spoonbills, Curlew Sand, 6 Little Stints, 9 Spotshanks, Little Gull & Mandarin.
Sheringham - Sooty Shearwater past.
Breydon - 2 Little Gulls & Fieldfare!.
Blakeney - 2 Fieldfares near church.
Hopton - 6 Arctic Skuas & 5 Med Gulls.
Snettisham - Wood Sandpiper

Saturday 18 August 2012

Felmingham - Dotterel flew over early evening.
Titchwell - 20 Spoonbills, Curlew Sand & 7 Little Stints.
Horsey - 3 Cranes.
Cley - 6 Spoonbills & Curlew Sandpiper.
Hockwold washes - Black Tern.
Holme NWT - 2 Pied Flycatchers in the pines.
Blakeney point - Black Tern.
Buckenham - Osprey (later over Rockland broad), 4 Wood Sandpipers & Little Stint.
Breydon - Curlew Sand & 2 Little Gulls.

Friday 17 August 2012

Titchwell - 15 Spoonbills, Pied Fly, Curlew Sand, 20 Spotshanks & 4 Little Stints.
Holme NWT - 5 Pied Flycatchers in the pines.
Blakeney point - 4 Pied Flycatchers & 2 Whinchats.
Buckenham - 2 Wood Sandpipers.

Thursday 16 August 2012

Sea palling - Barred Warbler & Pied Fly in the marrams.
Cley - Honey Buzzard flew se over late evening, also Caspian Gull, 5 Y-L Gulls, Spoonbill, 3 Little Stints, Curlew Sand 14 LRP's.
Titchwell - 19 Spoonbills, Curlew Sand, 4 Spotshanks & 7 Little Stints.
Breydon - 2 Curlew Sands, 2 Spotshanks & Little Gull.
Snettisham - Curlew Sand & 2 Ruddy Shelducks.
Hemsby - Pomarine Skua.
Hempnall - Pied Fly.
Strumpshaw - Wood Sandpiper.
Buckenham - Little Stint.
Thorpe marshes - SEO.

Wednesday 15 August 2012

Blakeney point - Barred Warbler, Wryneck, Honey Buzzard, 6 Pied Flycatchers, Redstart, 3 Whinchats & Black Tern.
Cley - BALTIC GULL & 11 Y-L Gulls in the roost, also 5 Spoonbills, Wood Sand, Curlew Sand & 2 Little Stints, .
Cromer - Long-tailed Skua & Bonxie past.
Burgh Castle - Purple Heron.
Breydon - Curlew Sandpiper.
Aldeby tip - 4 Yellow-legged Gulls.
Holme dunes - Pied Flycatcher.
Hickling - Wood Sandpiper, Curlew Sandpiper & 2 Garganey on Rush hill scrape.
Titchwell - 13 Spoonbills, Curlew Sand, 5 Little Gulls, 10 Spotshanks & 3 Little Stints.
Thornham point - Pied Fly & 2 Whinchats.
Yarmouth cemetery - 2 Pied Flys.
Cantley - Garganey & 3 Spotshanks.
Buckenham - Little Stint & Whimbrel.
Sea palling - Pomarine Skua, 16 Arctic Skuas, 3 Little Gulls & 4 Arctic Terns.
Hemsby - 3 Bonxies, Little Gull & 2 Arctic Terns.

Tuesday 14 August 2012

Hickling Broad - MARSH SANDPIPER on Rush Hill scrape 9-10am + Honey Buzzard over, 2 Wood Sandpipers, Curlew Sandpiper, Garganey & Little Gull .
Titchwell - 15 Spoonbills & Curlew Sandpiper.
Cley - 6 Spoonbills, 2 Little Stints & Yellow-legged Gull.
Breydon - 2 Black Terns.
Gramborough Hill - Pied Flycatcher & 2 Whinchats.
Buckenham - 3 Wood Sands.

Monday 13 August 2012

Blakeney point - Icterine Warbler, 12 Pied Flys, 19 Black Terns, Pomarine Skua, Whichat & SEO.
Aldeby tip - Caspian Gull & 3 Yellow-legged Gulls.
Trimingahm - Sooty Sheawater & 2 Pied Flycatchers.
Sheringham - Black Tern in off sea.
Titchwell - 18 Spoonbills & 2 Pied Flys.
Waxham - Pied Fly at holiday camp.
Holme - Spoonbill over + Crossbill.
Hickling - 2 Sacred Ibis, 2 Garganey & Spotshank.
Ormesby Broad - Black Tern.
Horsey Gap - Pied Fly.

Sunday 12 August 2012

Blakeney point - Red-backed Shrike & Pied Flycatcher(first signs of autumn).
Yarmouth Cemetery - 4 Pied Flycatchers.
Holme - Pied Flycatcher.
Sea Palling - Sooty Sheawater, Puffin, Pomarine, Great & 6 Arctic Skuas & 10 Black Terns past early morning.
Cley - Black Tern & 5 Arctic Skuas past early morning.
Breydon - c200 Med Gulls, 2 Little Gulls, 4 SPotshanks & 1260 Avocets.
Titchwell - 17 Spoonbills & Wood Sandpiper.
Thetford - Sandwich Tern (rare inalnd).
Stiffkey fen - Spoonbill.

Saturday 11 August 2012

Cley - 2 Caspian Gulls in roost 8.45pm.
Sea Palling - Bonxie, 6 Arctic Skuas & Turtle Dove.
Titchwell - 18 Spoonbills, 2 Curlew Sandpipers, Little Gull & 2 Arctic Terns.
Winterton - 3 Hobbies.

Friday 10 August 2012

Cley - Caspian Gull & 9 Yellow-legged Gulls in roost plus 6 Spoonbills, Curlew Sandpiper, Arctic Skua & Bonxie.
Titchwell - 22 Spoonbills (County & possibly country wide record number), Little Gull & Crossbill over.

Thursday 9 August 2012

Cley - 2 Caspian Gulls & 8 Yellow-legged Gulls in roost.
Breydon - 159 Med Gulls.
Titchwell - 20 Spoonbills.
Whitlingham CP - Common Scoter.
Northrepps - Quail singing for 6th day.

Wednesday 8 August 2012

Warham - Honey Buzzard flew NE over camp.
Titchwell - 11 Spoonbills.
Whitlingham CP - Common Scoter.
Buckenham - Wood Sandpiper & Crossbill over.

Tuesday 7 August 2012

Sea Palling - Sooty Shearwater & Black Tern flew past in evening.
Titchwell - 11 Spoonbills.
Welney - Short-eared Owl.
Holme - Spoonbill flew over NWT. Sea Palling - Sooty Shearwater & Black Tern flew past in evening.

Monday 6 August 2012

Sheringham - ALPINE SWIFT still over beeston bump c8.45am.
Sea Palling - Long-tailed Skua flew SE early morning + 5 Arctic Skuas & 12 Arctic Terns.
Cley - 6 Spoonbills & 3 Curlew Sandpipers.
Stiffkey fen - 5 Spoonbills & 5 Curlew Sandpipers.
Buckenham - Wood Sandpiper.

Sunday 5 August 2012

Sheringham - ALPINE SWIFT still over beeston bump c7.30am-10am then again 6.30pm + adult Long-tailed Skua past.
Snettisham - WHITE RUMPED SANDPIPER from roost hide + Purple Sandpiper.
Titchwell - 8 Spoonbills & Curlew Sandpiper.
Cantley - 4 Curlew Sandpipers.
Buckenham - Wood Sandpiper.

Saturday 4 August 2012

Sheringham - ALPINE SWIFT still over beeston bump.
Cley - 8 Spoonbills, wood sandpiper & 4 Yellow-legged Gulls.
Breydon - 5 Spotshanks.
Stiffkey fen - 2 Spoonbills & 3 Curlew Sandpipers.
Hickling - 4 Little Gulls on rush hill scrape.

Friday 3 August 2012

Sheringham - ALPINE SWIFT still over beeston bump.
Cley - 7 Spoonbills, Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint & juv Whinchat.
Titchwell - 8 Spoonbills.
Cantley - 3 Curlew Sandpipers & Wood Sandpiper.
Stiffkey fen - 3 Spoonbills & 7 Curlew Sandpipers.
Welney - 3 Ruddy Shelducks.

Thursday 2 August 2012

Sheringham - ALPINE SWIFT still over beeston bump, went to roost on cliff.
Cley - 7 Spoonbills & Little Stint.
Titchwell - 8 Spoonbills & Curlew Sandpiper.
Cantley - 4 Curlew Sandpipers, all adults.
Buckenham - Wood Sandpiper.

Wednesday 1 August 2012

Sheringham - ALPINE SWIFT over beeston bump from 3pm til dusk + Red Kite.
Cley - Yellow-legged Gull.
Titchwell - 8 Spoonbills, Curlew Sandpiper & Little Stints.
Breydon - Hen Harrier, 5 Curlew Sandpipers, 3 Spotshanks & 97 Med Gulls.
Cantley - Curlew Sandpiper & Wood Sandpiper.

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