Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for August 2022

Wednesday 31 August 2022

Sea Pallling - ELEONORA’S FALCON

Snettisham - 2 Curlew Sandpipers, 3 Spotted Redshanks, 3 Turtle Dove
Cantley BF - Spotted Crake, Curlew Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper
Warham - Hooded Crow
Wells - Little Stint, Caspian Gull
Titchwell - Little Stint
Waxham - Purple Sandpiper
Gorleston - Caspian Gull
Strumpshaw - 2 Garganey
Cley - Leach’s Petrel, Long-tailed Skua, 2 Black Terns all flew past
Cromer - Leach’s Petrel flew W
Hopton - Long-tailed Skua, 2 Sooty Shearwaters flew past

Tuesday 30 August 2022

Blakeney Point - PADDYFIELD WARBLERBlyth’s Reed Warbler

Cantley BF - Spotted Crake, Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Wood Sandpipers, 2 Garganey
Salthouse - 4 Curlew Sandpipers
Cromer - 2 Caspian Gulls, Little Gull
Cley - 2 Garganey, Little Gull; Leach’s Petrel, Long-tailed Skua, Black Tern all flew past
Walcott - Leach’s Petrel flew N
Sheringham - 18 Long-tailed Skuas, Sooty Shearwater, Black Tern flew past
Hunstanton - 3 Sooty Shearwaters flew past
Plus Pied Flyctachers at Wells Woods (6), Warham (3)

Monday 29 August 2022

Winterton/Hickling - ELEONORA’S FALCON, 21+ Common Cranes

Snettisham - 5 Curlew Sandpipers
Cantley BF - Curlew Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper
Salthouse - Pied Flycatcher
Northrepps - Caspian Gull
Cley - Caspian Gull
Gorleston - Caspian Gull
Titchwell - Cattle Egret, Sabine’s Gull flew E
Blakeney Point - Sabine’s Gull then flew E

Sunday 28 August 2022

Trimingham - Bee-eater
Cley - Temminck’s Stint, 4 Garganey
Snettisham - 8 Curlew Sandpipers, 11 Spotted Redshanks, 5 Turtle Doves
Cantley BF - Wood Sandpiper, Garganey
Titchwell - 2 Cattle Egrets, 3 Spotted Redshanks, Turtle Dove
Strumpshaw - Garganey
Welney - Garganey
Gorleston - Caspian Gull
Hickoing - 27 Common Cranes
Sheringham - Black Guillemot on sea, Long-tailed Skua, Pomarine Skua, 2 Black Terns past
Plus Pied Flycatchers at Warham Greens (2), Wells, Salthouse

Saturday 27 August 2022

Hickling Broad - CASPIAN TERN, 18 Common Cranes
Trimingham - 3+ Bee-eaters
Swanton Novers - Honey Buzzard
Cley - 2 Curlew Sandpipers
Titchwell - 2 Spotted Redshanks
Holme - Pied Flycatcher
West Runton - Goshawk in off sea
Strumpshaw - 5+ Garganey
Potter Heigham - Garganey, 2 Common Cranes
Welney - Bittern
Horsey - 12 Common Cranes
Weybourne - Turtle Dove flew W

Friday 26 August 2022

Horsey/Hickling - ELEONORA’S FALCON, Wood Sandpiper, 8 Common Cranes

Cley - Glossy Ibis, 2 Curlew Sandpipers, 2 Little Stints, Wood Sandpiper, 2 Caspian Gull, 2 Garganey, Cattle Egret
Martham Broad - Glossy Ibis
Salthouse - Temminck’s Stint, Curlew Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper
Titchwell - Temminck’s Stint, Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank, 2 Cattle Egrets flew E
Snettisham - 5 Curlew Sandpipers, Spotted Redshank, Black Tern
Cantley BF - 3 Wood Sandpipers
Thetford - 2 Cattle Egrets at Nunnery Lakes
Walsey Hills - Pied Flycatcher
Breydon Water - Little Gull
Strumpshaw - 3 Garganey
Hunstanton - Sabine’s Gull flew S
Heacham - 4 Black Terns flew N

Thursday 25 August 2022

Trimingham - 9 Bee-eaters, Sooty Shearwater flew W
Gorleston - Dotterel flew N
Cley - 3 Curlew Sandpipers, 2 Little Stints, Wood Sandpiper, Garganey; Sabine’s Gull, 3 Black Terns flew Past
Titchwell - Pied Flycatcher, 2 Cattle Egrets, Spotted Redshank
Wells Woods - Pied Flycatcher
Sheringham - Black Tern flew W

Wednesday 24 August 2022

Trimingham - 10 Bee-eaters, Pied Flycatcher
Titchwell - Dotterel flew E
Cley - Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Little Stints, Cattle Egret, 4 Black Terns flew W
Winterton - Pied Flycatcher
Great Yarmouth - 2+ Black Redstarts, Purple Sandpiper
Sheringham - 12 Black Terns, Little Gull flew past
Holme - Black Tern flew E

Tuesday 23 August 2022

Trimingham - 10 Bee-eaters
Swanton Novers - 2 Honey Buzzards
Cley - 2 Curlew Sandpipers, 3 Little Stints, Wood Sandpiper, Cattle Egret, 1+ Black Tern flew past
Titchwell - Curlew Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank, Garganey
Holme - 5 Black Terns
Sidestrand - 3 Caspian Gulls
Cromer - 2 Caspian Gulls
Ranworth - Osprey
Beeston Regis - Pied Flycatcher
Walsey Hills - Pied Flycatcher
Strumpshaw - 3 Garganey
Welney - Garganey

Monday 22 August 2022

Trimingham - 9 Bee-eaters
Snettisham - Bee-eater
Cley - Little Stint, 2 Wood Sandpipers, Cattle Egret
Holme - Little Stint
Pensthorpe - Wood Sandpiper
Cromer - 2 Caspian Gulls
Sidestrand - 2 Caspian Gulls
Cantley - Osprey flew W
Gunthorpe - Osprey flew over
Strumpshaw - Garganey

Sunday 21 August 2022

Trimingham - 9 Bee-eaters
Winterton - Wryneck
Swanton Novers - 2 Honey Buzzards
Heacham - Honey Buzzard flew SW
Cley/Salthouse - Temminck’s Stint, Little Stint, Wood Sandpiper, Cattle Egret
Waxham - Little Stint
Snettisham - 7 Spotted Redshanks
Titchwell - Cattle Egret, Osprey flew over
Pensthorpe - Wood Sandpiper
Holme - 2+ Pied Flycatchers, Turtle Dove
Cromer - Caspian Gull
Ranworth - Osprey
Guist - Osprey flew over
Stiffkey Fen - 48 Spoonbills

Saturday 20 August 2022

Potter Heigham - CASPIAN TERN
Trimingham - 10 Bee-eaters
Winterton - Icterine Warbler, Wryneck
Burnham Overy Dunes - Red-backed Shrike
Swanton Novers - Honey Buzzard
Strumpshaw - Honey Buzzard, 3 Garganey
Salthouse - Temminck’s Stint, Pied Flycatcher
Snettisham - 4 Little Stints, 12 Spotted Redshanks, 9 Turtle Doves, Black Redstart
Titchwell - Little Stint, 3 Spotted Redshanks, Garganey, Caspian Gull
Cley - Wood Sandpiper, 2 Caspian Gulls
Holme - Spotted Redshank, 3 Pied Flycatchers, Turtle Dove, Osprey flew E (also at Brancaster, Holkham)
Hickling - 5 Common Cranes
Sheringham - Balearic Shearwater flew E
Plus Pied Flycatchers at Wells Woods, Waxham

Friday 19 August 2022

Potter Heigham - CASPIAN TERN
Trimingham - 10 Bee-eaters, Pied Flycatcher
Acle - Bee-eater flew over
Winterton - Icterine Warbler, 2+ Wrynecks, 30+ Pied Flycatchers
Wells Woods - Icterine Warbler, 2 Pied Flycatchers
Salthouse - Temminck’s Stint, Osprey flew E, 3 Pied Flycatchers
Strumpshaw - 2 Garganey
Titchwell - Garganey
Sidestrand - 4 Caspian Gulls
Cantley BF - Wood Sandpiper
Holme - 2 Spotted Redshanks, 4 Pied Flycatchers
Stiffkey Fen - 45 Spoonbills
Cromer - Balearic Shearwater flew E, 10 Black Terns flew W
Heacham - Roseate Tern flew S
Sheringham - 6 Black Terns flew W, 2 Caspian Gulls, Little Gull offshore
Plus Pied Flycatchers at Sea Palling (6), Happisburgh (3), Blakeney Point (2), Norwich, Gorleston, Caister

Thursday 18 August 2022

Hickling - CASPIAN TERN
Trimingham - 8+ Bee-eaters
Swanton Novers - 2 Honey Buzzards
Warham - Hooded Crow
Salthouse - Temminck’s Stint, Spotted Redshank 
Cley - Wood Sandpiper, Caspian Gull, Black Tern
Strumoshaw - 2 Garganey
Trimingham - Caspian Gull, Black Tern flew past
Holme - Spotted Redshank 
Weybourne - Dotterel flew W
Cromer - Balearic Shearwater offshore
Plus Pied Flycatchers at Warham (2), Wells, Holkham

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Trimingham - 7+ Bee-eaters
Blakeney Point - Hoopoe then flew inland
Snettisham - Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Little Stints, 8 Spotted Redshanks
Cley - Spotted Crake reported again briefly, 2 Wood Sandpipers; Pomarine Skua, Sooty Shearwater, 2 Black Terns flew past
Cromer - 2 Caspian Gulls
Salthouse - Caspian Gull
Strumpshaw - Osprey
Breydon Water - Spotted Redshank
Sheringham - Long-tailed Skua, Pomarine Skua, Black Tern all flew past
Waxham - Pomarine Skua, 4 Black Terns, Little Gull all flew past
Plus Pied Flycatchers at Horsey (5), Wells (4), Waxham, Salthouse

Tuesday 16 August 2022

Cley - White-winged Black Tern flew W, 2 Wood Sandpipers
Sheringham - White-winged Black Tern flew W, 7 Black Terns, Long-tailed Skua flew E
Trimingham - 5+ Bee-eaters, 2 Pied Flycatchers
Winterton - Icterine Warbler, Wryneck, Pied Flycatcher, 2 Black Terns
Swanton Novers - 1+ Honey Buzzards
Horsey - Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank 
Snettisham - 5 Little Stints, 6 Spotted Redshanks, Turtle Dove
Wells - Little Stint
Plus Pied Flycatchers at Titchwell (3), Sheringham (2), Weybourne Camp (2), Cromer, Sidestrand

Monday 15 August 2022

Breydon Water - CASPIAN TERN, 2 Spotted Redshanks
Trimingham - 8+ Bee-eaters, Caspian Gull, 6 Pied Flycatchers
Cley - Spotted Crake, 2 Black Terns
Snettisham - White-rumped Sandpiper, 3 Little Stints, 14 Spotted Redshanks
Winterton - Icterine Warbler, Wryneck, 2 Pied Flycatchers
Wells - Icterine Warbler, 3 Pied Flycatchers
Burnham Overy - Dotterel flew high W
Cromer - 4 Caspian Gulls
East Wretham - Caspian Gull
Titchwell - Garganey
Weybourne - 3 Pomarine Skuas, 5 Black Terns flew past
Plus Pied Flycatchers at Sidestrand (3), Weybourne Camp (2), Holme (2), Holkham

Sunday 14 August 2022

Sidestrand - CASPIAN TERN flew E, Pied Flycatcher
Trimingham - 6+ Bee-eaters, 4 Pied Flycatchers
Snettisham - White-rumped Sandpiper, Little Stint, 3+ Spotted Redshanks
Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 3 Wood Sandpipers, 14 Black Terns flew W
Breydon Water - Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank
Swanton Novers - Honey Buzzard
Titchwell - Pied Flycatcher, 2 Spotted Redshanks
Strumoshaw - Osprey
Norwich - Black Redstart at Cathedral
Welney - 18 Common Cranes
Plus Pied Flycatchers at Wells (2), Holme (2), Blakeney Point (2), Sheringham, Great Yarmouth, Walsey Hills

Saturday 13 August 2022

Trimingham - 7+ Bee-eaters, Pied Flycatcher
Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 3 Curlew Sandpipers, 3 Wood Sandpipers, Little Gull
Snettisham - Black Tern, Pied Flycatcher, 3 Spotted Redshanks, 3 Turtle Dove
Winterton - 2 Pied Flycatchers
Titchwell - 2 Pied Flycatchers, Caspian Gull
Holme - Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Redshank 
Cromer - 1+ Caspian Gulls
Thompson Water - Osprey flew S
Norwich - 2 Black Redstarts at Cathedral

Friday 12 August 2022

Trimingham - 7+ Bee-eaters, Pied Flycatcher
Snettisham - White-rumped Sandpiper, Black Tern, 3 Curlew Sandpipers, Little Stint, 7 Spotted Redshanks, 3 Turtle Doves
Breydon Water - Curlew Sandpiper
Welney - Wood Sandpiper
Burnham Deepdale - Fieldfare
Strumpshaw - Garganey
West Rudham - escaped White Stork flew S
Plus Pied Flycatchers at Blakeney Point (2), Holme (2), Titchwell, Weybourne Camp, Winterton, Warham Greens, Sheringham Park

Thursday 11 August 2022

Trimingham - 7+ Bee-eaters
Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, Little Gull
Winterton - 2 Pied Flycatchers
Cromer - 4 Caspian Gulls
Titchwell - 1+ Spotted Redshanks
Buckenham - 2 Common Cranes

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Trimingham - 6+ Bee-eaters, Caspian Gull
Swanton Novers - 2+ Honey Buzzards
Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, Caspian Gull, 2 Little Gulls
Warham Greens - Hooded Crow
Snettisham - 3 Curlew Sandpipers, 10 Spotted Redshanks
Weybourne Camp - 2 Pied Flycatchers
Strumpshaw - Garganey

Tuesday 9 August 2022

Trimingham - 2+ Bee-eaters
Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, Little Gull
Warham Greens - Hooded Crow
Holme - Wood Sandpiper

Monday 8 August 2022

Trimingham - 5+ Bee-eaters
Swanton Novers - 1+ Honey Buzzards
Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 2 Caspian Gulls
Warham Greens - Hooded Crow
Thornham Point - Osprey

Sunday 7 August 2022

Trimingham - 5+ Bee-eaters
Swanton Novers - 4 Honey Buzzards
Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper
Strumpshaw - Garganey
Warham Greens - Hooded Crow
Cromer - 2+ Caspian Gulls
Weybourne - Caspian Gull
Holme - Wood Sandpiper
Stiffkey Fen - 50 Spoonbills

Saturday 6 August 2022

Trimingham - 6+ Bee-eaters
Swanton Novers - 4 Honey Buzzards
Strumpshaw - Honey Buzzard flew N, Wood Sandpiper, 2 Garganey, 2 Common Cranes
Warham Greens - Hooded Crow
Cromer - 2+ Caspian Gulls
Stiffkey - Osprey
Glandford - Osprey flew NW
Breydon Water - 3 Curlew Sandpipers
Cley - Wood Sandpiper
Snettisham - 4 Spotted Redshanks
Stiffkey Fen - 50 Spoonbills
Wells - Turtle Dove

Friday 5 August 2022

Cley - Night Heron flew W
Trimingham - 6+ Bee-eaters
Swanton Novers - 3 Honey Buzzards
Warham Greens - Hooded Crow
Cromer - 1+ Caspian Gulls
East Wretham - Wood Sandpiper
Wells - Wood Sandpiper, Turtle Dove
Pensthorpe - Wood Sandpiper
Snettisham - 5 Spotted Redshanks
Titchwell - 3 Spotted Redshanks
Stiffkey Fen - 54 Spoonbills
Strumpshaw - Garganey
Welney - 2 Common Cranes

Thursday 4 August 2022

Trimingham - 5+ Bee-eaters
Swanton Novers - 3 Honey Buzzards
Warham Greens - Hooded Crow
Cromer - 1+ Caspian Gulls
Snettisham - 3 Curlew Sandpipers, Little Stint, 3 Spotted Redshanks, Black Tern
Titchwell - Curlew Sandpiper, Little Gull
East Wretham - Wood Sandpiper
Wells - Wood Sandpiper
Cley - Wood Sandpipers
Strumpshaw - Wood Sandpiper

Wednesday 3 August 2022

Trimingham - 7 Bee-eaters
Cromer - 6 Caspian Gulls
Snettisham - Little Stint, 3 Curlew Sandpipers
East Wretham - 2 Wood Sandpipers
Wells - Wood Sandpiper
Stiffkey Fen - 52 Spoonbills
Strumpshaw - Garganey
Grimston Warren - Hen Harrier flew E

Tuesday 2 August 2022

Trimingham - 7+ Bee-eaters
Swanton Novers - 2 Honey Buzzards
Warham Greens - Hooded Crow
Cromer - 5 Caspian Gulls
Snettisham - Little Stint, 4 Curlew Sandpipers, 2 Turtle Doves
Titchwell - 3 Curlew Sandpipers, Wood Sandpiper
Sheringham - Black Redstart
Stiffkey Fen - 45 Spoonbills
Welney - Garganey, 4 Common Cranes

Monday 1 August 2022

Titchwell - LESSER YELLOWLEGS
Snettisham - White-rumped Sandpiper, 2 Spotted Redshanks, Turtle Dove
Trimingham - 7+ Bee-eaters
Swanton Novers - 2 Honey Buzzards
Warham Greens - Hooded Crow
Cromer - 4 Caspian Gulls
Cley - 2 Wood Sandpipers
Wells - Wood Sandpiper, Turtle Dove
Sheringham - Black Redstart
Stiffkey Fen - 50+ Spoonbills

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