Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for April 2024

Tuesday 30 April 2024

Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Blakeney Point - HoopoeWhite-tailed Eagle of uncertain origin flew over
Snettisham - Glossy Ibis, 3 Wood Sandpipers, White-tailed Eagle of uncertain origin flew over
Sculthorpe - Black Tern
Thornham - 2 Garganey
Carleton Forehoe - 2 Garganey
Welney - Garganey
Salthouse - Short-eared Owl
Wymondham - Short-eared Owl
Dereham - White Stork of uncertain origin
Thurne - White-tailed Eagle of uncertain origin flew over
Plus Ring Ouzel at Sidestrand (3), Muckleburgh Hill

Monday 29 April 2024

Holme - EASTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER, Redstart, Black Redstart, Garganey
Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
West Runton - Golden Oriole flew W
Blakeney - Wryneck at Friary Hills; White Stork of uncertain origin flew SW
Welney - 2 Wood Sandpipers
Sidestrand - 3 Black Redstarts
Titchwell - Black Redstart, Turtle Dove, Short-eared Owl, Black Tern flew past
Thornham - 2 Garganey
Salthouse - Short-eared Owl
Wymondham - Short-eared Owl
Dereham - White Stork of uncertain origin
Thurne - White-tailed Eagle of uncertain origin flew over
Plus Ring Ouzel at West Runton flew W

Sunday 28 April 2024

Holme - EASTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER, 4+ Ring Ouzels, Pied Flycatcher, Redstart, Black Redstart
Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Hickling - FERRUGINOUS DUCK, 2+ Garganey
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
Ormesby Broad - Black Tern
Blakeney Point - Wood Warbler, Wryneck reported
Titchwell - Redstart, Black Redstart, Short-eared Owl
Buckenham/Cantley - 2 Garganey
Salthouse - Garganey
Wymondham - Short-eared Owl
Plus Ring Ouzels at Holkham (3), Weybourne (2)

Saturday 27 April 2024

Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
Snettisham - Glossy Ibis
Wymondham - Black Tern, Short-eared Owl
Norwich - 13 Waxwings at UEA, 14 Waxwings at Earlham
Titchwell - Black Redstart
Hickling - 4 Garganey, 3 Little Gulls
Thornham - 2 Garganey
Salthouse - Short-eared Owl
Salthouse - Hen Harrier
Bawsey - Spotted Redshank
Plus Ring Ouzels at Holme (5), Holkham (2)

Friday 26 April 2024

Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, Hen Harrier
Hickling - FERRUGINOUS DUCK, 4 Garganey, IoW released White-tailed Eagle flew east
Norwich - 10 Waxwings at UEA
Strumpshaw - 4 Garganey
Thornham - 3 Garganey
Buckenham - 3 Garganey
Hockwold - Garganey
Salthouse - Short-eared Owl
Lynn Point - Spotted Redshank
Taverham - Common Crane flew SE
Scolt Head - IoW released White-tailed Eagle
Horsey - IoW released White-tailed Eagle flew over
Plus Ring Ouzels at Holme (5), Burnham Overy Staithe (3), Walcott

Thursday 25 April 2024

Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, Wryneck, Caspian Gull
Hickling - FERRUGINOUS DUCK, 2 Garganey
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
Aylmerton - Hen Harrier
Sheringham - Velvet Scoter flew E
Outwell - unconfirmed report of Lapland Bunting
Plus Ring Ouzels at Snettisham (5), Holme (3), Cawston (3), N Creake (2), Holkham

Wednesday 24 April 2024

Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, Green-winged Teal
Snettisham - IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF reported at Ken Hill, Redstart
Thornham - 2 Garganey
Welney - Garganey
West Runton - Hen Harrier flew E
Plus Ring Ouzels at Holme (7), N Creake

Tuesday 23 April 2024

Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, Osprey, Hen Harrier
Titchwell - Osprey
Thornham - 2 Garganey
Hickling - Garganey, 2 Arctic Terns
Whitlingham CP - 42 Arctic Terns
Dickleburgh Moor - 9 Arctic Terns
Sheringham - Caspian Gull
Plus Ring Ouzels at Holme (8), N Creake (5), Cawston Heath (3), West Runton, Arminghall

Monday 22 April 2024

Burnham Overy - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Stiffkey - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Denver Sluice - Wood Sandpiper
Blakeney - Osprey
Thornham - Garganey
Plus Ring Ouzels at Holme (4), Holkham (2), West Runton, Arminghall

Sunday 21 April 2024

Burnham Overy - RED-BREASTED GOOSE, 2 Ring Ouzels
Stiffkey - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Sedgeford - Waxwing flew over, 3 Ring Ouzels
Holme - 2+ Ring Ouzels, Cuckoo
Titchwell - Turtle Dove
Denver Sluice - 2 Wood Sandpipers
Welney - Garganey
Thornham - Garganey
Potter Heigham - Hen Harrier
Forncett St Peter - 15 Arctic Terns flew N
Plus Ring Ouzels at Snettisham (5), Cawston Heath (5), Holkham (2), Ringstead, Arminghall

Saturday 20 April 2024

Burnham Overy - RED-BREASTED GOOSE, 2 Ring Ouzels, Little Gull
Stiffkey - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Holme - Wryneck, 5 Ring Ouzels
Welney - Garganey
Hickling - 4 Garganey
Thornham - Garganey
Denver Sluice - Little Gull
Plus Ring Ouzels at Snettisham (6), Cawston Heath (3), Wymondham, Ringstead, Arminghall

Friday 19 April 2024

Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, Glossy Ibis
Cantley - 3 Waxwings
Hickling - 4 Garganey
Thornham - 2 Garganey
Blakeney - Common Crane, White Stork of uncertain origin flew W (also Snettisham & Kings Lynn)
Plus Ring Ouzels at Holme (4), N Creake (3), Arminghall, Cawston Heath

Thursday 18 April 2024

Burnham Overy - RED-BREASTED GOOSE, 3 Ring Ouzel, 2 White Storks of uncertain origin flew inland
Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, Glossy Ibis
Snettisham - Glossy Ibis
Weybourne - Glossy Ibis flew W, 3 Ring Ouzels
Welney - Garganey, Little Gull
Hickling - 4 Garganey
Sidestrand - Short-eared Owl flew SE
Plus Ring Ouzels at Burnham Overy Dunes (4), Morston, Arminghall

Wednesday 17 April 2024

Burnham Overy - RED-BREASTED GOOSE, 3 Ring Ouzel
Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Snettisham - Glossy Ibis
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
Welney - Scaup, Spotted Redshank
Hickling - Little Stint, 4 Garganey
Thornham - 2 Garganey
Bacton - Hooded Crow
Plus Ring Ouzels at Holme (3)

Tuesday 16 April 2024

Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, Hen Harrier; 2 Velvet Scoters flew W
Welney - 3 Garganey
Arminghall - Ring Ouzel

Monday 15 April 2024

Burnham Overy - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Welney - Little Gull
Whitlingham CP - Arctic Tern
Titchwell - Hen Harrier
Kelling WM - Hooded Crow
Plus Ring Ouzels at Holme (2), Heacham, Weybourne, Arminghall

Sunday 14 April 2024

Burnham Overy - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Horsey - Alpine Swift flew N
Snettisham - Glossy Ibis, 8 Ring Ouzels
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
Holme - Wryneck, Ring Ouzel
Thornham - 2 Garganey
Welney - 4 Garganey, Scaup, Little Gull
Hickling - 4 Garganey
Titchwell - 2 Turtle Doves
Ludham - 5 Short-eared Owls
Winterton - Short-eared Owl
Salthouse - Short-eared Owl
Plus Ring Ouzels at Waxham (2), Weybourne Camp (2), Cart Gap, Bawsey

Saturday 13 April 2024

Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
Holme - 2 Wrynecks, 2 Ring Ouzel, 2 Garganey
Thornham - 2 Garganey
Hickling - 4 Garganey
Bawsey - 2 Ruddy Shelducks
Plus Ring Ouzels at Snettisham (18), N Creake, Arminghall

Friday 12 April 2024

Burnham Overy - RED-BREASTED GOOSE, Ring Ouzel
Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
Snettisham - Whinchat
Thornham - 2 Garganey
Welney - 2 Garganey, 2+ Little Gulls, Spotted Redshank 
Hickling - 2 Garganey
Lynford - 2+ Hawfinches
Plus Ring Ouzels at Holme (2), N Creake, Strumpshaw

Thursday 11 April 2024

Burnham Overy - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
Holme - 2 Garganey, 4 Ring Ouzel, Grasshopper Warbler, Ruddy Shelduck
Thornham - 2 Garganey
Welney - 2 Garganey
Hickling - 3 Garganey
Titchwell - Hen Harrier
Kelling WM - Hooded Crow
Lynford - 1+ Hawfinches
Sheringham - Caspian Gull
Bawsey - 2 Ruddy Shelduck
Plus Ring Ouzels at N Creake (3), Winterton (3), Burnham Overy Dunes (2), Kelling Heath, Bodham, Sidestrand

Wednesday 10 April 2024

Burnham Overy - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
Welney - 3 Garganey
Holme - 2 Garganey, 3 Ring Ouzel, Hen Harrier
Hickling - Garganey
Titchwell - Redstart
Sidestrand - Short-eared Owl
Lynford - 3+ Hawfinches
Plus Ring Ouzels at N Creake (7), Weybourne Camp (2), Ingoldisthorpe, Kelling WM, Beeston Bump, Hopton, Colney GPs, Salthouse

Tuesday 9 April 2024

Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, Spotted Redshank 
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
Horsey - Pied Flycatcher
Snettisham CP - Hobby
Holme - 2 Garganey, Ring Ouzel
Berney Marshes - 2 Garganey, Whimbrel
Titchwell - Spotted Redshank, Hen Harrier, Common Crane; Velvet Scoter on sea
Plus Ring Ouzels at Roydon Common (3), Winterton (2), Weybourne Camp, Grimston Warren, Sheringham

Monday 8 April 2024

Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, Spotted Redshanks, Common Crane flew W
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
Waxham - Pied Flycatcher, 6 Ring Ouzels
Hockwold - 2 Garganey
Welney - 1+ Garganey
Overstrand - Common Crane flew W
Lynford - 1+ Hawfinch
Plus Ring Ouzels at Heacham (6), Grimston Warren (5), Snettisham (5), Burnham Overy (4), Winterton (4), Castle Rising, Tilney St Lawrence, Sheringham, Roydon Common (2), N Creake, Sidestrand, Holme

Sunday 7 April 2024

Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
Salthouse - Ring Ouzel, 3 Common Cranes flew E
Welney - 6+ Garganey
Morston - Hen Harrier
Kelling - Hen Harrier
Lynford - 1+ Hawfinches
Plus Ring Ouzels at Winterton (4), Castle Rising (3), Dersingham (2), Waxham (2), Thornham, Grimston Warren

Saturday 6 April 2024

Kings Lynn - RED-BREASTED GOOSE, Hooded Crow, Hen Harrier
Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
Thetford - Ring Ouzel, Cuckoo, Whitethroat at Nunnery Lakes
West Runton - Blue-headed Wagtail
Blakeney - 10 Twite
Welney - 4 Garganey, Little Gull, Hen Harrier
Morston - Hen Harrier
Acle - Hen Harrier
Lynford - 2+ Hawfinches
Sheringham - Osprey flew W
Kelling - 4 Common Cranes flew W (also seen along coast to Holkham)
Plus Ring Ouzels at Snettisham CP (8), Winterton (4), Dersingham (3E), Cromer (2), Holme, Wymondham, Roydon Common

Friday 5 April 2024

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Cley - Night Heron
Welney - Green-winged Teal, 2 Garganey
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
Beeston Common - 7 Waxwings
Holme - 2 Ring Ouzels
Titchwell - Ring Ouzel
Lynford - 1+ Hawfinch
Wells - 2 Caspian Gulls, Spotted Redshank

Thursday 4 April 2024

Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, Night Heron
Welney - Green-winged Teal, Garganey
Holme - 2 Ring Ouzels
Hickling - Hen Harrier
Sculthorpe - Hen Harrier

Wednesday 3 April 2024

Blakeney - RED-BREASTED GOOSE
Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, Night Heron
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
Holme - 2 Ring Ouzels
Burnham Overy - Ring Ouzel, Hooded Crow flew E
Welney - Little Stint, Garganey, Little Gull, Spotted Redshank
Hickling - Garganey
Titchwell - Hen Harrier
Snettisham - Short-eared Owl
Lynford - 5+ Hawfinches

Tuesday 2 April 2024

Helhoughton - COUES’S ARCTIC REDPOLL, 10+ Mealy Redpolls all reported still
Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, Night Heron, Water Pipit, Hen Harrier
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis, Short-eared Owl
Salthouse - 3+ Twite
Welney - 2+ Garganey
Titchwell - 2 Short-eared Owls
Ludham - 2 Short-eared Owls
Hopton - Short-eared Owl
Holkham - Hen Harrier
Roydon Common - Hen Harrier
Lynford - 1+ Hawfinches
Whitlingham CP - Little Gull

Monday 1 April 2024

Cley - LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Stiffkey - Glossy Ibis
Ranworth Broad - 3 Waxwings flew S
Winterton - Ring Ouzel
Potter Heigham - Water Pipit
Sidestrand - Black Redstart
Hickling - Garganey
Welney - 2 Garganey, 4 Scaup, 6 Little Gulls
Lynford - 8+ Hawfinches
Titchwell - Hen Harrier
Salthouse - 3 Velvet Scoters on sea

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