Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for September 2011

Friday 30 September 2011

Cley - 4 Spoonbills, 3 Curlew Sandpipers & Little Stint. Welney - 3 Curlew Sandpipers. Titchwell - 3 Little Stints & Slavonian Grebe.

Thursday 29 September 2011

Kelling - YELLOW BROWED WARBLER briefly. Cley - 5 Spoonbills & 7 Yellow-legged Gulls. Welney - 10 Common Cranes. Holme - Pied Flycatcher, 3 Whinchats & Crossbill. Snettisham - 2 Little Stints & 20+ Spotshanks. Titchwell - 2 Little Stints.

Wednesday 28 September 2011

Blakeney point - Yellow browed Warbler & Redstart. Holme - Barred Warbler & Pied Fly. Walcott - Balearic Shearwater lingering offshore in morning. Overstrand - Hooded Crow. Cley - 2 Lapland Buntings, 2 Garganey, 6 Yellow-legged Gulls, 6 Curlew Sandpipers, 3 Little Stints, Pied Fly, Redstart & 4 Whinchats. Titchwell - Lapland & Snow Bunting over, Short-eared Owl, 2 Little Stints & 10 Spotshanks.

Tuesday 27 September 2011

Caister - ICTERINE WARBLER on beach briefly late afternoon. Welney - 10 Common Cranes & 4 Curlew Sandpipers. Cantley - 3 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS. Salthouse - Goshawk over. Titchwell - Lapland & 7 Snow buntings, 3 Little Stints, Whinchat & Tree Pipit. Hickling - 4 Little Stints & 2 Curlew Sands. Cley - Pale Bellied Brent Goose, 2 Black Terns, 4 Little Gulls & Arctic Skuas past.

Monday 26 September 2011

Sheringham - 3 Balearic Shearwaters past by c8am. Holme - Pied Fly still in NWT car park & Pomarine Skua past. Welney - 10 Common Cranes & 4 Curlew Sandpipers. Cley - 2 Spoonbills, 6 Curlew Sandpipers, 3 Little Stints & 3 Arctic Skuas past. West Runton - Redstart.

Sunday 25 September 2011

Burnham Overy Staithe - RICHARD'S PIPIT early morning only. Cantley - 4 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS still this afternoon. Horsey Mill - Hooded Crow. Holme - Redstart, 2 Bonxies & 2 Arctic Skuas.

Saturday 24 September 2011

Burnham Overy dunes - ARCTIC WARBLER found late in day + Pied Fly. Cantley - 4 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS still c4pm. Holme - Balearic Shearwater past & Pied Fly still in NWT car park. Titchwell - Whinchat. Horsey - 17 Cranes. Breydon - 5 Curlew Sandpipers. Wells - 5 Spoonbills on saltmarsh. Welney - 5 Cranes. Hopton - 5 Arctic Terns past.

Friday 23 September 2011

Cantley - 4 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS still. Cley - 2 Lapland Buntings & 2 Whinchats. Holme - Pied Flycatcher in NWT car park.

Thursday 22 September 2011

Cantley - 4 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS mid afternoon then 3 flew high west leaving one. Walcott - Hooded Crow. Lapaland Butning at Salthouse then Cley. Norwich - Snow Bunting still at UEA campus. Holme - Pied Fly & Hen Harrier.

Wednesday 21 September 2011

Titchwell - MARSH SANDPIPER briefly 4.30pm, Long-tailed Skua lingering offshore early morning, Spoonbill, 3 Little Stints, 5 Curlew Sandpipers & Whinchat. Cley - RED RUMPED SWALLOW flew west at noon and Hen Harrier. Cantley - 2 Pectoral Sandpipers. Holkham - Black-throated Diver. Norwich - Snow Bunting. Welney - Garganey.

Tuesday 20 September 2011

Cantley - Pectoral Sandpiper. Titchwell - Spoonbill, 5 Little Stints & 8 Curlew Sandpipers. Hardley flood - 2 RC Pochards.

Monday 19 September 2011

Cantley - Pectoral Sandpiper. Cley - Pomarine, 2 Arctic & 2 Great Skuas. Holme - Balearic & 3 Manx Shearwaters, 15 Great & 8 Arctic Skuas, Black Tern & Arctic Tern flew past, in the NOA 2 Pied Flycatchers & 2 Redstarts. Welney - 6 Cranes. Titchwell - Spoonbill, 2 Little Stints, 5 Curlew Sandpipers & Whinchat. Yarmouth cemetery - Pied Fly. Winterton - Pied Fly & 2 Redstarts.

Sunday 18 September 2011

Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper & Lapland Bunting. Winterton - Wryneck in North dunes in morning, 2 Redstarts & Pied Fly in south dunes. Yarmouth cemetery - Pied Fly. Martham Broad - 2 Cranes over. Stiffkey fen - Spoonbill & Curlew Sandpiper. Stiffkey greens - 6 Spoonbills.

Saturday 17 September 2011

West Walton - **probable** SANDHILL CRANE flew south near wisbeech. Wells woods - Yellow Browed Warbler (first of the autumn in Norflk & the english mainland). Winterton - Wryneck. Cantley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 70 Ruff & 14 Greenshanks. Cley - Balearic Shearwater past + Pom Skua & Bonxie, also 7 Curlew Sandpipers on the reserve. West Runton - Spoonbill & Redstart. Titchwell - Spoonbill, 9 Curlew Sandpipers, 4 Little Stints, Black Tern, Redstart & 2 Whinchats.

Friday 16 September 2011

Sheringham - ***MEGA*** FEA'S PETREL off shore early morning only, also 7 Pomarine Skuas, 18 Sooty Shearwaters & 4 Balearic Shearwaters. Horsey - Long Tailed Skua, 3 Bonxies, Manx Shearwater & Pied Flycatcher. Cley - Grey Phalarope on pat's pool, 2 Balearic Shearwaters, Pom Skua, 3 Sooty & 9 Manx Shearwaters, 16 Great Skuas and Short-eared Owl in off. Salthouse - Balearic Shearwater. Holme - Velvet Scoter & 2 Balearic Shearwaters. Blakeney point - Ring Ouzel, Pied Fly, 6 Redstarts & 2 Whinchats. Waxham - 2 Balearic Shearwaters, 2 Great & 2 Arctic Skuas. Kelling - Short-eared Owl in off.

Thursday 15 September 2011

Scotl Head - Lapland Bunting, Balearic Shearwater, 3 Spoonbills, 2 Sooty Shearwaters, 20 manx Shearwaters, 33 Arctic & 41 Great Skuas, Osprey & Purple Sandpiper. Cantley - Pectoral Sandpiper. Hopton - Sooty Shearwater, 2 Manx Shearwaters & 5 Arctic Skuas past early evening. Cley - Manx Shearwater & Pomarine Skua past. Denver sluice - Black Tern. Breydon - 4 Curlew Sadnpipers & Little Stint. Titchwell - Spoonbill over, 6 Curlew Sadnpipers & 2 Little Stints. Holme - Pomarine Skua, 21 Arctic Skuas, 29 Great Skuas & 3 Velvet Scoter.

Wednesday 14 September 2011

Cantley - juv PALLID or Montagu's Harrier over in morning, Pectoral Sandpiper & 6 Curlew Sandpipers. Holkham - 9 Spoonbills from washington hide. Cley - 3 SPoonbills, Little Stints, 1+ Curlew Sandpiper, Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Manx Shearwaters & 12 Pink-footed Geese. Titchwell - Osprey over, Little Stint, 9 Curlew Sandpipers & Red-neced Grebe flew past.

Tuesday 13 September 2011

Kelling - 3 LONG TAILED SKUAS past early evening. Salthouse - ad LONG TAILED SKUA & Pomarine Skua past c5pm. Cley -LONG TAILED SKUA & Sooty Shearwater flew past around 6pm and 15 Arctic SKuas & 10 Manx Shearwaters past in morning + 10 Spoonbills on the reserve. Wiveton - CATTLE EGRET flew over. Sheringham - 4 Sooty Shearwaters, 75 Manx Shearwaters, 25 Arctic Skuas, 2 Bonxies & Shag past in afternoon. Breydon - 14 Spoonbills. Titchwell - Spoonbill, 8 Curlew Sandpipers, 2 Little Stints, L-T Duck & Sooty & Manx Shearwaters past. Stiffkey - Curlew Sandpiper. Hopton - Snow Bunting, Hen Harrier & 2 Black Terns & 2 Arctic Skuas past. Winterton - Black Tern past.

Monday 12 September 2011

Overstrand - ALBATROSS species reported flew west 6.25pm. Titchwell - LITTLE BITTERN, Spoonbill, 3 Little Stints & 9 Curlew Sandpipers. Cley - 2 Little Stints. Thornham - Spoonbill.

Sunday 11 September 2011

Titchwell - juv LITTLE BITTERN, CATTLE EGRET & unconfiremd report of CORY'S SHEARWATER flying past . East Dereham - RED FOOTED FALCON briefly near town. Morston - 5 Spoonbills. Sheringham - Black Tern past. Gorleston - 3 Spoonbills over. Cantley - 8 Curlew Sands, Little Stint & Wood Sand.

Saturday 10 September 2011

Watton - male PALLID HARRIER flew over south of village. Titchwell - juv LITTLE BITTERN, CATTLE EGRET, BUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER, 7 Great Skuas past. Cley - CITRINE WAGTAIL 1st winter early am only, 2 Dotterel, 11 Spoonbills & 4 Curlew Sandpipers. Kelling - CATTLE EGRET briefly on water meadow. Coltishall - 6 Cranes over. Cantley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 12 Curlew Sands, 3 Little Stints & Wood Sand.

Friday 9 September 2011

Titchwell - juv LITTLE BITTERN, CATTLE EGRET, BUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER, Spoonbill, 9 Curlew Sands, 2 Little Stints & 2 Mandarin. Cley - CITRINE WAGTAIL 1st winter, 8 Spoonbills & c20 Curlew Sandpipers. Cantley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 20 Curlew Sands, Little Stint & 2 Wood Sands. Breydon - 14 Curlew Sands, Little Stint, 3 Hobbies & 3 Whinchats. Holme - 9 Long-tailed Ducks.

Thursday 8 September 2011

Cley - CITRINE WAGTAIL 1st winter, adult CATTLE EGRET & c20 Curlew Sandpipers. Hickling - juv CATTLE EGRET flew west over early morning, also Pectoral Sandpiper & Curlew Sand. Titchwell - BUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER. Cantley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 18 Curlew Sands, 5 Little Stints & 2 Wood Sands.

Wednesday 7 September 2011

Cley - late news of CITRINE WAGTAIL, 2 Spoonbills, 15 Curlew Sandpipers, 3 Little Stints, Yellow-legged Gull and Black Tern, 2 Arctic Terns, 5 Manx Shearwaters, 4 Bonxies & 3 Arctic Skuas past. Cantley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 12 Curlew Sandpipers, 8 Little Stints & 2 Wood Sandpipers. Thornahm - 6 Spoonbills over. King's Lynn - Black Tern.

Tuesday 6 September 2011

Thornham - Osprey flew over c4pm, 2 Spoonbills & 4 Arctic Skuas past. Burnham Deepdale - Osprey over c5.30pm. Titchwell - 5 Curlew Sandpipers and 3 Little Stints.

Monday 5 September 2011

Titchwell - Spoonbill, 4 Curlew Sandpipers, 4 Little Stints & Osprey over. Hindringham - Firecrest in garden along blacksmiths lane. Cantley - 17 Curlew Sandpipers, Wood Sandpiper, 15 Little Stints, Bar-wit & 120 Ruff. Happisburgh - Curlew Sand flew over.

Sunday 4 September 2011

2 GREAT WHITE EGRETS flew west past Cley c9am & landed on stiffkey salt marsh c9.20am until 11.30am. Sheringham - Balearic Shearwater past. Hopton - Arctic Skua & 3 Little Gulls past.

Saturday 3 September 2011

Trimingham - Hooded Crow. Cley - 4 Spoonbills, 2 Little Stints, 6 Curlew Sandpipers, 2 Yellow-legged Gulls, Little Gull & 2 Arctic Skuas. Titchwell - Purple Sandpiper, 2 Spoonbills, 2 Curlew Sandpipers & 4 Little Stints & Long-tailed Duck. Hickling - 6 Curlew Sandpipers. Holkham - Whinchat. Cantley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 15 Curlew Sandpipers, Wood Sandpiper, 15 Little Stints & 80 Ruff. Blakeney point - Pied Fly & 4 Whinchats. Breydon - 11 Curlew Sandpipers.

Friday 2 September 2011

Holme NOA - Wryneck trapped & ringed. Holme NWT - Wryneck. Winterton - Red Backed Shrike. Hopton - Pied Flycatcher. Breydon - 8 Curlew Sandpipers & Little Stint. Titchwell - Spoonbill, 10 Curlew Sandpipers & 2 Little Stints. Wells - Spoonbill. Warham Greens - Whinchat.

Thursday 1 September 2011

Winterton - Red Backed Shrike. Thornham - 2 Spoonbills. Holme - Honey Buzzard over. Cley - 4 Spoonbills, 14 Little Stints & 2 Great Skuas past. Cantley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 2 Curlew sands, 3 Wood Sands & Little Stint. Breydon - 8 Curlew Sandpipers. Titchwell - Spoonbill, 19 Curlew Sandpipers & 7 Little Stints.