Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for October 2021

Thursday 21 October 2021

Titchwell - Grey Phalarope, Snow Bunting, 2 Velvet Scoters

Cley - Grey Phalarope; Little Auk past
Holkham - Ring Ouzel
Welney - 2 Cattle Egrets, Spotted Redshank 
Snettisham - Little Stint, 5 Spoonbills
Holkham - Rough-legged Buzzard reported
Winterton - WHITE-BILLED DIVER past
Sheringham - Sabine’s Gull, Storm Petrel, Leach’s Petrel, 14 Pomarine Skuas, Grey Phalarope, 2 Red-necked Grebes, 15 Puffins, 291 Little Gulls past
Holme - Sabine’s Gull, 7 Pomarine Skuas, 2 Velvet Scoters, 2 Purple Sandpipers
Overstrand - Black Guillemot, Puffin, Purple Sandpioer past

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Walsey Hills - Yellow-browed Warbler
Titchwell - Grey Phalarope, Purple Sandpiper, 3 Snow Buntings, Spotted Redshank; Great Northern Diver flew W, 10+ Little Gulls
Potter Heigham - 2 Cattle Egrets, 2 Little Stints
Welney - Cattle Egret, Hen Harrier, 2 Bitterns
Cley - 2 Caspian Gulls
Winterton - 3 Velvet Scoters, 7 Little Gulls past

Tuesday 19 October 2021

Titchwell - Grey Phalarope, Little Stint, Snow Bunting, 4 Little Gulls, 3 Velvet Scoters

Martham Broad - Ring Ouzel
Welney - 4+ Cattle Egrets
Snettisham - 3 Little Stints, Pale-bellied Brent Goose
Winterton - 3 Velvet Scoters
Blakeney Point - 2 Caspian Gulls, 5 Twite
Cromer - 2 Caspian Gulls
Cley - Caspian Gull
Weybourne - 6 Snow Buntings
Hopton-on-Sea - Snow Bunting
Stiffkey/Warham - Hen Harrier
Overstrand - Short-eared Owl flew past
Holme - Pomarine Skua, Great Northern Diver flew past

Monday 18 October 2021

Sidestrand - Richard’s Pipit, Snow Bunting flew SE

Titchwell - Grey Phalarope, Purple Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank, Caspian Gull; 2 Shorelarks, 3 Lapland Buntings flew over; Black-throated Diver on sea
Holme - Water Pipit, Spotted Redshank, Great Northern Diver
Potter Heigham - 3 Cattle Egrets, Little Stint, 2 Spotted Redshanks
Winterton - 3 Velvet Scoters
Horsey - 5 Snow Buntings
Weybourne - 5 Snow Buntings
Choseley - Short-eared Owl
Cley - 2 Caspian Gulls
Cromer - Caspian Gull
Welney - 26 Common Cranes
Overstrand - Black Guillemot, Caspian Gull offshore

Sunday 17 October 2021

Sidestrand - Richard’s Pipit, 2 Caspian Gulls, Lapland Bunting flew W

Snettisham - Siberian Chiffchaff, 4 Little Stints
Walsey Hills - Yellow-browed Warbler
Happisburgh - Yellow-browed Warbler
Holkham - Yellow-browed Warbler
Gypsy Lane - Yellow-browed Warbler, Spoonbill flew E
Titchwell - Grey Phalarope, Purple Sandpiper, 2 Spotted Redshanks, Snow Bunting, Caspian Gull, 2 Little Gulls; Black-necked Grebe, Black-throated Diver, 2 Scaup on sea
Welney - 7 Cattle Egrets, Spotted Redshank 
Potter Heigham - 3 Cattle Egrets
Hunstanton - Lapland Bunting flew S
Winterton - 2 Snow Buntings
Stiffkey/Warham - Hen Harrier
Cley - WHITE-BILLED DIVER flew E

Saturday 16 October 2021

Paston - Barred Warbler

Walsey Hills - Yellow-browed Warbler
Wells Woods - Yellow-browed Warbler, 5 Snow Buntings over beach
Cley - Lapland Bunting, 1+ Caspian Gull, Hen Harrier
Titchwell - Grey Phalarope, Purple Sandpiper, 2 Spotted Redshanks, Snow Bunting, Caspian Gull, Little Gull, 4 Spoonbills, 2 Velvet Scoters
Wymondham - Jack Snipe
Cromer - Caspian Gull
Welney - 7 Cattle Egrets, 3 Great White Egrets, Jack Snipe, Spotted Redshank 
Holkham Park - 10 Great White Egrets
Stiffkey/Warham - 2 Hen Harrier, 4 Spoonbills
Hunstanton - Turtle Dove flew S
Weybourne - Glaucous Gull flew over
Holkham - Black Guillemot on sea
Horsey - 6 Snow Buntings
Winterton - 3 Velvet Scoters on sea

Friday 15 October 2021

Cley - Richard’s Pipit, Snow Bunting, 3 Caspian Gulls; Grey Phalarope, Slavonian Grebe past

Mundesley - Barred Warbler
Holme - 2 Yellow-browed Warblers; 2 Sooty Shearwaters, 2 Little Gulls past
Walsey Hills - Yellow-browed Warbler
Wells Woods - Yellow-browed Warbler
Hills - Yellow-browed Warbler
Titchwell - Grey Phalarope, Jack Snipe, Purple Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank, Snow Bunting, Hen Harrier, Caspian Gull, 4 White-fronted Geese & 2 Spoonbills flew W
Hickling Broad - Osprey
Winterton - Snow Bunting; Great Northern Diver, Sooty Shearwater, 2 Velvet Scoter flew past
Salthouse - Snow Bunting; Scaup on sea
Brancaster - 4 Curlew Sandpipers
Waxham - Black Guillemot, Velvet Scoter, 20 Little Gulls past
Overstrand - Black Guillemot
Horsey - 2 Velvet Scoters past
Sheringham - Pomarine Skua, Great Northern Diver, 34 Little Gulls past

Thursday 14 October 2021

Potter Heigham + 2 Cattle Egrets, Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Little Stints
Welney - Cattle Egret, Great White Egret
Cromer - 2 Black-throated Divers, Caspian Gull; Leach’s Petrel past
Burnham Overy Staithe - Richard’s Pipit flew W
Weybourne - Richard’s Pipit, Lapland Bunting both flew W
Beeston Common - Yellow-browed Warbler
Holme - Yellow-browed Warbler
Holkham - Yellow-browed Warbler
Titchwell - Snow Bunting, Purple Sandpiper
Horsey - Snow Bunting
Hickling Broad - Slavonian Grebe
Cley - Caspian Gull; 2 Great Northern Divers, 15 Little Gulls past
Holkham Park - 3 Great White Egrets
Stiffkey - Hen Harrier
Winterton - WHITE-BILLED DIVER, Little Auk, Velvet Scoter past
East Hills - 2 Ruddy Shelduck, Black Tern, 20 Little Gulls past

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Wells - Black Brant

Potter Heigham - 3 Cattle Egrets, Little Stint, 5 Spotted Redshanks
Sidestrand - Black-throated Diver
Strumpshaw - Ring Ouzel
Horsey - 2 Snow Bunting, 2 Purple Sandpipers
Titchwell - Snow Bunting, Little Stint, 2 Purple Sandpipers
Blakeney Point - Snow Bunting
Salthouse - Snow Bunting
Mundesley - Snow Bunting
Snettisham - 6 Little Stints, Spotted Redshank, Spoonbill
Great Yarmouth - Black Redstart
Cromer - Caspian Gull
Holme - Velvet Scoter, Little Gull flew past
Holkham - 6 Great White Egrets
Cley - Grey Phalarope, Red-necked Grebe, Pomarine Skua flew past
Norwich - Short-eared Owl flew W

Tuesday 12 October 2021

Salthouse - Richard’s Pipit, Snow Bunting, Black-throated Diver

Thetford - 2 Jack Snipe at Nunnery Lakes
Titchwell - Purple Sandpiper, Snow Bunting, Long-tailed Duck
Snettisham - 3 Little Stint, 1+ Spotted Redshanks, 2 Spoonbills
Cley - Little Stint, 2 Caspian Gulls, Spoonbill; Sabine’s Gull, 2 Grey Phalaropes, 2 Sooty Shearwaters, Black-throated Diver, Red-necked Grebe, Long-tailed Duck, 3 Velvet Scoters, 2 Purple Sandpipers, 8 Little Gulls flew past
Cromer - Caspian Gull
Waxham - Short-eared Owl, 50+ Little Gulls past
Holme - Hawfinch, Spotted Redshank, Sooty Shearwater, Great Northern Diver, Velvet Scoter past
Winterton - WHITE-BILLED DIVER, 4 Velvet Scoters, Short-eared Owl, 63 Little Gulls flew past
Weybourne - Long-tailed Duck, Velvet Scoter past
Sheringham - Snow Bunting; Grey Phalarooe, 3 Pomarine Skuas, Black-throated Diver, 2 Scaup, 4 Velvet Scoters, Great Northern Diver, 91 Little Gulls past

Monday 11 October 2021

Potter Heigham - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, Cattle Egret
Titchwell - Rose-coloured Starling, Yellow-browed Warbler, Little Stint, Spotted Redshank, Hen Harrier
Holme - Yellow-browed Warbler, Spoonbill
Beeston Common - Yellow-browed Warbler
Snettisham - 5 Little Stints, 4 Spotted Redshanks
Salthouse - 2 Snow Buntings
Horsey - 2 Snow Buntings
Waxham - Snow Bunting, 350 Little Gulls flew N
Cley - Caspian Gull, Spoonbill; 2 Grey Phalaropes flew W
Burnham Overy Dunes - 2 Grey Phalaropes on sea
Sidestrand - Black Guillemot on sea, Puffin, Long-tailed Duck past
Walcott - Balearic Shearwater, Velvet Scoter flew past
Beeston Regis - 4 Scaup, Great Northern Diver past

Sunday 10 October 2021

Potter Heigham - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, Little Stint, Spotted Redshank
Titchwell - Rose-coloured Starling, Cattle Egret, Little Stint, Spotted Redshank, 2 Caspian Gull, Spoonbill
Happisburgh - Siberian Chiffchaff, Shorelark
Gypsy Lane - Richards Pipit flew N
Hopton-on-Sea - Yellow-browed Warbler
West Runton - Lapland Bunting, Short-eared Owl; 309 Little Gulls flew E
Burnham Overy Dunes - 3 Lapland Buntings flew W
Cley - Lapland Bunting & Snow Bunting flew over, White-fronted Goose, Spoonbill; Grey Phalarope on sea, Pomarine Skua, Velvet Scoter flew past, 1,800 Little Gulls flew S
Snettisham - 3 Little Stints, 4 Spotted Redshanks, Spoonbill
King’s Lynn - Hawfinch
Winterton - 3 Common Cranes
Choseley - 2 Common Cranes flew E
Holkham - 3 Great White Egrets
Stiffkey Fen - 2 Spoonbills
Beeston Bump - Pomarine Skua, Great Northern Diver, 45 Little Gulls past

Saturday 9 October 2021

Cley - BONAPARTE’S GULL, White-fronted Goose, Spoonbill, 2+ Little Gulls, Black-throated Diver, Long-tailed Skua flew W, 2 Red-necked Grebes flew E
Potter Heigham - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, 2 Little Stints, 2 Spotted Redshanks, 3 Cattle Egrets
Titchwell - Rose-coloured Starling, 2 Little Stints, Red-necked Grebe, Caspian Gull
Burnham Overy Dunes - Yellow-browed Warbler, Lapland Bunting, Whinchat
Waxham - Yellow-browed Warbler, 18 Common Cranes
Holkham - Yellow-browed Warbler
Beeston Common - Yellow-browed Warbler
Holme - Pied Flycatcher
Sheringham - Black-throated Diver
Salthouse - Black-throated Diver
Snettisham - Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Little Stints, 3 Spotted Redshanks
Caister - Hooded Crow
Strumpshaw - Garganey
Stiffkey - 2 Spoonbills
Winterton - Short-eared Owl
Hickling - 8 Common Cranes
Blakeney Point - Sabine’s Gull flew W

Friday 8 October 2021

Wells - Hoopoe
Wells Woods - Red-breasted Flycatcher, Yellow-browed Warbler
Titchwell - Rose-coloured Starling, Little Stint, Black-necked Grebe, Hawfinch flew W
Winterton - Barred Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Short-eared Owl
Sidestrand/Trimingham - Richard’s Pipit, Lapland Bunting, SnowBunting flew E
Waxham - Richard’s Pipit, Yellow-browed Warbler
Walsey Hills - Yellow-browed Warbler
West Runton - Lapland Bunting, 114 Little Gulls flew W
Snettisham - Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Little Stints, 2 Spotted Redshanks
Cley - Short-eared Owl, 50+ Little Gulls
Coltishall - Osprey
Warham Greens - Hen Harrier

Thursday 7 October 2021

Wells - Hoopoe
Wells Woods - Red-breasted Flycatcher, Yellow-browed Warbler
Titchwell - Rose-coloured Starling, 2 Little Stints, 3 Caspian Gulls
Holkham - Yellow-browed Warbler
Trimingham - Yellow-browed Warbler
Waxham - Yellow-browed Warbler
Snettisham - 4 Little Stints, Common Crane
Cley - 2 Caspian Gulls, Black Guillemot, Pomarine Skua past
Blakeney Point - 2 Snow Buntings
Whitlingham - 2 White-fronted Geese
Stalham - Osprey
Welney - 2 Common Cranes
Winterton - 1000+ Little Gulls flew S, Short-eared Owl flew in

Wednesday 6 October 2021

Titchwell - Rose-coloured Starling, Cattle Egret, Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Little Stints, Scaup, Black Tern, 2 Sooty Shearwaters past
Snettisham - 3 Little Stints, Spotted Redshank 
Warham Greens - Hen Harrier
Cley - Sabine’s Gull, Black-necked Grebe, 3 Sooty Shearwaters, 4 Scaup, Spoonbill past
Sheringham - Long-tailed Skua, Black Tern, Red-necked Grebe, 3 Sooty Shearwaters, 4 Scaup past
Great Yarmouth - Short-eared Owl in, Black Tern past
Salthouse - Black-throated Diver on sea, Black-necked Grebe past

Tuesday 5 October 2021

Potter Heigham - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, Spotted Redshank 
Titchwell - Rose-coloured Starling, Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Little Stints, 3 Spoonbill
Wells - Black Brant
Snettisham - 3 Little Stints
Horsey - Spotted Redshank
Cromer - Caspian Gull
Cley - Caspian Gull
Welney - 2 Great White Egrets, 18 Common Cranes
Holkham - 2 Great White Egrets

Monday 4 October 2021

Potter Heigham - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Titchwell - Rose-coloured Starling, Dotterel, 1+ Little Stints, Spoonbill
Wells - Black Brant, Hen Harrier
Cromer - Caspian Gull
Waxham - Black-throated Diver
Holkham - Great White Egret
Welney - 40+ Common Cranes
Stiffkey Fen - 7+ Spoonbills
Mundesley - 32 Little Gulls flew SE

Sunday 3 October 2021

Potter Heigham - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, 8 Spotted Redshanks
Titchwell - Rose-coloured Starling, Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Little Stints, Hen Harrier
Wells - Black Brant
Welney - Cattle Egret, 40+ Common Cranes
Weybourne - Lapland Bunting flew W
Cley - 4 Curlew Sandpipers, 2 Black-throated Divers, Pomarine Skua flew past
Cromer - Black-throated Diver
Waxham - 4 Common Cranes
Holkham - 2 Great White Egrets
Stiffkey Fen - 17 Spoonbills
Winterton - Sabine’s Gull, Pomarine Skua past
Sheringham - 35 Little Gulls flew W

Saturday 2 October 2021

Wells - Black Brant, Spoonbill

Holme - Cattle Egret, Black-throated Diver, 2 Sooty Shearwaters past
Titchwell - 2 Little Stints, Garganey, Sooty Shearwater flew E
Cley - Little Stint, Caspian Gull, Velvet Scoter
Blakeney Point - Snow Bunting flew E
Stiffkey Fen - 22 Spoonbills, 2 Hen Harriers
Winterton - Little Gull flew past
Strumpshaw - presumed escaped White Stork

Friday 1 October 2021

Titchwell - Rose-coloured Starling, Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Little Stints, Hen Harrier

Wells - Black Brant
Salthouse - Lapland Bunting flew W
Cley - Garganey
Cromer - Caspian Gull
Weybourne - Hen Harrier
Buckenham - presumed escaped White Stork

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