Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for February 2020

Saturday 29 February 2020

Fincham - Great Grey Shrike
Holkham - 5 Shorelarks, 44 Snow Buntings, Great White Egret, Spoonbill
Cley - 2 Water Pipits, 17 Snow Buntings, Caspian Gull
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Great White Egret
Thornham - 8 Twite
Billockby - 2 Common Cranes
Potter Heigham - 3 Common Cranes flew over
Sheringham - Caspian Gull, Purple Sandpiper
Mundesley - Pomarine Skua flew NW

Friday 28 February 2020

Fincham - Great Grey Shrike
Holkham - 5 Shorelarks, 43 Snow Buntings, Long-tailed Duck, Great White Egret
Titchwell - Water Pipit
Cley - Water Pipit, 35 Snow Buntings, 2 Caspian Gulls
Salthouse - Water Pipit
Thornham - 10 Twite
Framingham Earl - 4 Common Cranes flew over
Strumpshaw - 4 Common Cranes flew over
Norwich - Great White Egret at Earlham Marsh
Thetford - Caspian Gull at Nunnery Lakes
Sheringham - Caspian Gull
Mundesley - Velvet Scoter flew NW

Thursday 27 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Fincham - Great Grey Shrike
Holkham - 5 Shorelarks, 40+ Snow Buntings
Winterton - 43 Snow Buntings
Titchwell - Water Pipit
Thornham - 10 Twite, Spotted Redshank
Billockby - 19 Common Cranes
Norwich - Great White Egret at Colney GPs

Wednesday 26 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Fincham - Great Grey Shrike
Acle - Rough-legged Buzzard
Titchwell - Water Pipit, 2 Snow Buntings, 2 Spotted Redshanks
Cley - Water Pipit, Caspian Gull, 3 Velvet Scoters flew W
Thornham - 10 Twite
Sheringham - Caspian Gull
Holkham - 4 Great White Egrets, 9 Spoonbills
Norwich - Great White Egret at Colney GPs & Earlham Marsh
Burnham Norton - Great White Egret

Tuesday 25 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Fincham - Great Grey Shrike
Swanton Novers - Rough-legged Buzzard reported
Holkham - 2+ Shorelarks, 42 Snow Buntings, Great White Egret, 2+Spoonbills
Mundesley - 2 Velvet Scoters flew NW
Cley - 28 Snow Buntings, Caspian Gull
Titchwell - Water Pipit
Billockby - 2 Common Cranes
Great Ryburgh - Great White Egret
Norwich - Great White Egret at Colney GPs

Monday 24 February 2020

Fincham - Great Grey Shrike
Titchwell - 2 Water Pipits, 2 Snow Buntings
Cley - Water Pipit, Caspian Gulls
Thornham - 8+ Twite
Snettisham - Snow Buntings
Hopton - Great Northern Diver flew S

Sunday 23 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Fincham - Great Grey Shrike
Holme - Waxwing briefly
Holkham - 5 Shorelarks, 60 Snow Buntings, 3+ Great White Egrets, 9 Spoonbills
Snettisham - Little Stint, 2 Short-eared Owls
Winterton - 2 Velvet Scoters
Cley - Water Pipit, 35 Snow Buntings, Caspian Gull
Titchwell - Water Pipit
Mundesley - Great Northern Diver flew NW
Billockby - 9 Common Cranes
Welney - Great White Egret

Saturday 22 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Potter Heigham - 2 Cattle Egrets
Fincham - Great Grey Shrike
Holkham - 1+ Shorelarks, 2 Great White Egrets, 9 Spoonbills
Snettisham - Little Stint, 6 Snow Buntings, 2 Short-eared Owls
Winterton - 5 Lapland Buntings, 40 Snow Buntings
Titchwell - 2 Water Pipits, Purple Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank
Thornham - Twite
Cley - 3 Caspian Gulls, 25+ Snow Buntings, Spoonbill flew W
Mundesley - Spoonbill flew NW
Billockby - 11 Common Cranes
Welney - Common Crane
West Runton - Caspian Gull
Halvergate - 2 Short-eared Owls

Friday 21 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Holkham - 5 Shorelarks, 3 Long-tailed Ducks, 10 Spoonbills, 2 Great White Egrets
Winterton - Hooded Crow, 2 Velvet Scoters
Cley - 2 Caspian Gulls
Sheringham - Caspian Gull
Billockby - 4+ Common Cranes
Welney - Great White Egret
Holme - Great White Egret
Halvergate - Short-eared Owl

Thursday 20 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Holkham - 7 Cattle Egrets11 Spoonbills, 2 Great White Egrets
Narborough - 5 Waxwings
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard
Thornham - 10 Twite
Winterton - 2 Velvet Scoters
Sheringham - Caspian Gull
Billockby - 10+ Common Cranes
Spixworth - Common Crane flew E
Welney - Great White Egret
Norwich - Great White Egret at Earlham Marsh

Wednesday 19 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Potter Heigham - 2 Cattle Egrets
Holkham - 5 Shorelarks, 53+ Snow Buntings, 2 Velvet Scoters, 4+ Spoonbills
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard
Titchwell - Water Pipit
Thornham - 7 Twite
Cley - 4+ Snow Buntings
Letheringsett - Mealy Redpoll
Holme - 2 Long-tailed Ducks
Billockby - 9+ Common Cranes
Breydon Water - 2 Spotted Redshanks
Stiffkey - Spotted Redshank, Great White Egret
Snettisham - 3 Short-eared Owls
Norwich - 7 Bewick’s Swans flew ENE

Tuesday 18 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Potter Heigham - 2 Cattle Egrets, 2 Water Pipits
Holkham - 5 Shorelarks, 48+ Snow Buntings, 2 Velvet Scoters, 3 Long-tailed Ducks, 2+ Great White Egrets, 6+ Spoonbills
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard
Snettisham - Little Stint, Short-eared Owl
Strumpshaw - 2 Water Pipits
Titchwell - Water Pipit
Cley - 25+ Snow Buntings, Caspian Gull, Spoonbill
Winterton - 2 Velvet Scoters
Billockby - 15 Common Cranes
Welney - Great White Egret
Sheringham - Purple Sandpiper, Spoonbill flew W

Monday 17 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Potter Heigham - 2 Cattle Egrets
Holkham - Cattle Egret, 4 Great White Egrets, 8 Spoonbills, 5 Shorelarks, 52+ Snow Buntings, 8 Velvet Scoters, Long-tailed Duck
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard, Pale-bellied Brent Goose
Waxham - Shorelark, 2 Purple Sandpipers
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Spotted Redshank, Long-tailed Duck
Holme - Scaup, 25+ Snow Buntings
Cley - 30+ Snow Buntings
Salthouse - 13 Snow Buntings
Winterton - Short-eared Owl
Welney - Common Crane, Great White Egret
Warham Greens - Caspian Gull
Norwich - Great White Egret at Earlham Marsh

Sunday 16 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Potter Heigham - 2 Cattle Egrets
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard, Great White Egret
Ludham - 6 Bewick’s Swans
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Slavonian Grebe, Red-necked Grebe reported, Black-throated Diver
Winterton - 30 Snow Buntings
Billockby - 13 Common Cranes
Welney - 7 Common Cranes, Great White Egret
Sheringham - Caspian Gull, 2 Purple Sandpipers
Snettisham - Short-eared Owl

Saturday 15 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Potter Heigham - 2 Cattle Egrets
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard
Ludham - 5 Bewick’s Swans
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Spotted Redshank, Black-throated Diver, Long-tailed Duck
Thornham - 10 Twite
Holkham - 48 Snow Buntings
Letheringsett - Mealy Redpoll
Welney - 3 Scaup, 3 Common Cranes, Great White Egret
Sheringham - Caspian Gull
Thetford - Caspian Gull
Hickling Broad - 18 Common Cranes, Great White Egret
Norwich - Great White Egret at Earlham Marsh

Friday 14 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Potter Heigham - 2 Cattle Egrets
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard
Holkham - 5 Shorelarks, 60 Snow Buntings, 3 Great White Egrets, 4 Spoonbills, 31 Velvet Scoters, 4 Long-tailed Ducks
Holme - 2 Water Pipits, 40+ Snow Buntings, Long-tailed Duck
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Spotted Redshank, Long-tailed Duck
Thorpe Marshes - Water Pipit
Thornham - 11 Twite, Spotted Redshank
Blakeney - 11 Twite, Great White Egret
Cley - 40 Snow Buntings
Snettisham - 10 Snow Buntings, 3 Short-eared Owls
Sheringham - Caspian Gull, Purple Sandpiper, Puffin flew E
Norwich - Great White Egret at Earlham Marsh
Bawburgh - Great White Egret
Halvergate - Short-eared Owl

Thursday 13 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Burnham Overy - 6 Cattle Egrets
Potter Heigham - 2 Cattle Egrets
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard, Short-eared Owl
Waxham - 2+ Tundra Bean Geese
Holkham - 52+ Snow Buntings, 3+ Great White Egrets, 1+ Velvet Scoters, 3 Long-tailed Ducks
Winterton - 28 Snow Buntings
Cley - 20 Snow Buntings, 2 Caspian Gulls
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Spotted Redshank
Thornham - 8+ Twite
Letheringsett - Mealy Redpoll
Ormesby Broad - Long-tailed Duck
Sheringham - Caspian Gull, 2 Purple Sandpipers
Thetford - Caspian Gull at Nunnery Lakes
Billockby - 6+ Common Cranes
Kelling - Hooded Crow or hybrid
Snettisham - 2 Short-eared Owls
Halvergate - Short-eared Owl
Hardley Staithe - Short-eared Owl
Breydon Water - Short-eared Owl

Wednesday 12 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Potter Heigham - 2 Cattle Egrets
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard, Short-eared Owl
Waxham - 7 Tundra Bean Geese
Cley - Tundra Bean Goose, 3 Caspian Gulls
Ludham - 5 Bewick’s Swans
Winterton - 2 Velvet Scoters
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Spotted Redshank, 2 Long-tailed Ducks flew W
Thornham - 9+ Twite
Sheringham - Caspian Gull
Billockby - 12 Common Cranes
Mundesley - Red-necked Grebe flew NE
Snettisham - 2 Short-eared Owls
Halvergate - Short-eared Owl
Hardley Staithe - Short-eared Owl
Flitcham - Short-eared Owl

Tuesday 11 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard
Waxham - 7 Tundra Bean Geese
Winterton - Tundra Bean Goose
Titchwell - Slavonian Grebe
Thornham - 10 Twite
Cley - 2 Caspian Gulls, 7 Tundra Bean Geese flew E
Sheringham - Caspian Gull, 2 Purple Sandpipers
Billockby - 13 Common Cranes, Great White Egret
Hickling Broad - 4 Common Cranes, Great White Egret
Breydon Water - 2 Spotted Redshanks
Welney - Scaup, Great White Egret
Norwich - Great White Egret at Earlham Marsh

Monday 10 February 2020

Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard
Holkham - 4 Shorelarks
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Slavonian Grebe
Cley - 2 Caspian Gulls, Spoonbill
Billockby - 3 Common Cranes
Norwich - Great White Egret at Earlham Marsh

Sunday 9 February 2020

* Note: Limited news due to Storm Ciara *

Potter Heigham - 2 Cattle Egrets
Cley - 3 Caspian Gulls
Billockby - 11+ Common Cranes
Ludham - 10+ Bewick’s Swans

Saturday 8 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Potter Heigham - 2 Cattle Egrets, Great White Egret
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard
Salthouse - Waxwing, Hooded Crow
Holkham - 5 Shorelarks, 48+ Snow Buntings, 5+ Velvet Scoters, Spoonbill, 2 Great White Egrets
Waxham - 22 Tundra Bean Geese, Raven, 2 Common Cranes
Wighton - 3 Tundra Bean Geese
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Spotted Redshank, Spoonbill
Thornham - 10 Twite, Spotted Redshank
Cley - 35 Snow Buntings
Ormesby Broad - Long-tailed Duck
WintertonHooded Crow, Raven, 30 Snow Buntings
Sheringham - Caspian Gull
Billockby - 13 Common Cranes, Great White Egret
Horsey - 2 Purple Sandpipers
Welney - Scaup, Great White Egret
Heigham Holmes - Great White Egret
Haddiscoe Island - 3 Short-eared Owls
Halvergate - 2 Short-eared Owls

Friday 7 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard
Holkham - 5 Shorelarks, 50+ Snow Buntings, 4+ Velvet Scoters
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Long-tailed Duck
Halvergate - 2 Water Pipits
Blakeney - 10 Twite
Wiveton - Hooded Crow
Winterton - Hooded Crow, Raven
Sheringham - Caspian Gull
Welney - Great White Egret, Common Crane
Norwich - Great White Egret at Bowthorpe
Burnham Overy - Short-eared Owl

Thursday 6 February 2020

Breydon Water - Green-winged Teal
Burnham Overy - 1+ Cattle Egrets
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard
Salthouse - Waxwing
Holkham - 5 Shorelarks, 49+ Snow Buntings, 4 Velvet Scoters, 2 Spoonbills
Horsey - Shorelark, 3 Purple Sandpipers
Hickling Broad - 2 Scaup
Ormesby Broad - Long-tailed Duck
Blickling Hall - Great Northern Diver
Titchwell - 2 Water Pipits, Long-tailed Duck, Short-eared Owl
Blakeney - 12 Twite
Thornham - 10 Twite, 12 Snow Buntings
Winterton - 60 Snow Buntings, Hooded Crow
Billockby - 7 Common Cranes
Potter Heigham - 3 Great White Egrets
Welney - Great White Egret
Haddiscoe Island - 5 Short-eared Owls, 2 Great White Egrets
Halvergate - 2 Short-eared Owls
Burgh Castle - 2 Short-eared Owls

Wednesday 5 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Burnham Overy - 7 Cattle Egrets, Short-eared Owl
Wells - Black Brant, Rough-legged Buzzard
Salthouse - Waxwing
Holkham - 5 Shorelarks, 50+ Snow Buntings, 3+ Velvet Scoters, Pale-bellied Brent Goose, Great White Egret
Breydon Water - 7 Tundra Bean Geese
Hickling Broad - 2 Scaup
Ormesby Broad - Long-tailed Duck
Holme - Long-tailed Duck
Titchwell - 2 Water Pipits, 2 Snow Buntings, Spotted Redshank, Long-tailed Duck
Sutton Fen - Water Pipit, 2 Common Cranes
Thornham - 10 Twite, Spotted Redshank
Potter Heigham - Black Redstart
Winterton - 60 Snow Buntings, Hooded Crow, 2 Common Cranes
Sheringham - Caspian Gull, 2 Purple Sandpipers
Glandford - Caspian Gull
Welney - 2 Great White Egrets
Halvergate - 2 Short-eared Owls
Snettisham - 2 Short-eared Owls
Stiffkey - Short-eared Owl

Tuesday 4 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Burnham Overy - 8 Cattle Egrets
Potter Heigham - 2 Cattle Egrets, Black Redstart
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard
Salthouse - Waxwing
Great Yarmouth - Iceland Gull 3 miles W by A47
Waxham - 9+ Tundra Bean Geese
Titchwell - Water Pipit, 30 Snow Buntings, 2 Long-tailed Ducks
Holkham - 50+ Snow Buntings, 7 Great White Egrets
Winterton - 53 Snow Buntings
Cley - Red-necked Grebe, 2 Caspian Gulls, 30 Snow Buntings
Thetford - 2 Caspian Gulls at Nunnery Lakes
Sheringham - Caspian Gull, Sooty Shearwater flew E
Billockby - 9+ Common Cranes
Welney - 2 Great White Egrets
Halvergate - 2 Short-eared Owls

Monday 3 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Burnham Overy - 3 Cattle Egrets
Potter Heigham - 2 Cattle Egrets, Black Redstart
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard
Salthouse - Waxwing
Thetford - Iceland Gull, Caspian Gull at Nunnery Lakes
Holkham - 5 Shorelarks, 40+ Snow Buntings, 2+ Velvet Scoters, 5 Long-tailed Ducks
Waxham - Shorelark, 19 Tundra Bean Geese, 3 Purple Sandpipers
Hickling Broad - 2 Scaup
Ormesby Broad - Long-tailed Duck
Ludham - 36 Bewick’s Swans
Holme - 3 Water Pipits
Titchwell - Water Pipit, 30 Snow Buntings, Long-tailed Duck
Thornham - 10 Twite
Winterton - 50 Snow Buntings, Raven, Hooded Crow
Cley - 2 Caspian Gulls, 9 Snow Buntings, Velvet Scoter flew W
Billockby - 10+ Common Cranes, Short-eared Owl
Welney - 3 Great White Egrets
Nar Valley Fisheries - Great White Egret
Halvergate - 2 Short-eared Owls
Snettisham - 2 Short-eared Owls
St Benet’s Abbey - Short-eared Owl
Hardley Staithe - Short-eared Owl

Sunday 2 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Burnham Market - LESSER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE, 3 Red-breasted Geese of uncertain origin
Potter Heigham - 2 Cattle Egrets, Black Redstart
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard
Salthouse - Waxwing
Thetford - Iceland Gull at Nunnery Lakes
Holkham - 5 Shorelarks, 60+ Snow Buntings, 10+ Velvet Scoters, Long-tailed Duck, 8 Great White Egrets
Wroxham Broad - Slavonian Grebe
Hickling Broad - 2 Scaup
Ormesby Broad - Long-tailed Duck
Horsey - 6 Bewick’s Swans, Raven, Hooded Crow
Titchwell - Velvet Scoter
Thornham - 10 Twite
Sea Paling - 5 Snow Buntings
Kelling - 10 Snow Buntings
Cley - 35 Snow Buntings, Great White Egret flew over
Sheringham - Caspian Gull
Burnham Overy - 3 Great White Egrets
Billockby - 12 Common Cranes, Short-eared Owl
Halvergate - 3 Short-eared Owls
Breydon Water - Short-eared Owl

Saturday 1 February 2020

Sedgeford - EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL
Wells - Rough-legged Buzzard
Salthouse - Waxwing
Holkham - 5 Shorelarks, Lapland Bunting, 60+ Snow Buntings, Red-necked Grebe, 18+ Velvet Scoters, 2 Long-tailed Ducks, Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 2 Great White Egrets
Wroxham Broad - Slavonian Grebe
Ormesby Broad - Long-tailed Duck, Scaup reported
Horsey - Hooded Crow
Strumpshaw Fen - Water Pipit
Thornham - 10 Twite
Potter Heigham - Black Redstart
Great Yarmouth - 31 Snow Buntings
Titchwell - Snow Bunting
Cley - 2 Caspian Gulls, 40 Snow Buntings
Sheringham - Caspian Gull
Billockby - 8 Common Cranes

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