Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for August 2014

Wednesday 27 August 2014

Wells - Greenish Warbler at East Hills; Greenish Warbler in Wells Woods
Stiffkey - Greenish Warbler, 2 Pied Flycatchers
Weybourne Camp - Greenish Warbler
Northrepps - Greenish Warbler
Winterton - Corncrake flushed from dunes, Red-backed Shrike, Wryneck, 2 Pied Flycatchers, Redstart, Whinchat
Sidestrand - Icterine Warbler
Waxham - Wood Warbler, 2 Pied Flycatchers, Whinchat
Kelling WM - Red-backed Shrike, 2 Pied Flycatchers, 4 Whinchats
Burnham Overy Dunes - Barred Warbler, 2 Pied Flycatchers, 2 Whinchats
Eccles - Barred Warbler still
Blakeney Point - 3 Wrynecks, 4 Pied Flycatchers, Redstart
Hemsby - Wryneck

Tuesday 26 August 2014

Cley - Long-tailed Skua flew W; 4 Spoonbills
Blakeney Point - 4 Wryneck, 2 Pied Flycatchers, 2 Redstarts, Black Tern, 4 Spoonbills
Winterton - Wryneck, Red-backed Shrike still
Walsey Hills - Wryneck
Eccles - Barred Warbler still
Burnham Overy - 20 Spoonbills, 4 Pied Flycatchers, 2 Whinchats
Hemsby - Pied Flycatcher, Redstart
Holme - Pied Flycatcher, Garganey; 22 Arctic Skuas flew past
Stiffkey Fen - 9 Spoonbills, 2 Curlew Sandpipers

Monday 25 August 2014

Hickling- Great White Egret still, + 3 Wood Sandpipers, 2 Garganey
Winterton- Red-backed Shrike in north dunes
Cley- 11 Arctic Skuas, 2 Bonxies
Stiffkey- 10 Spoonbills

Sunday 24 August 2014

Hickling Broad - Great White Egret
Eccles - Barred Warbler
Titchwell - 17 Spoonbills, Spotted Redshank, Whinchat
Stiffkey Fen - 17 Spoonbills, 2 Curlew Sandpipers
Cley - 6 Spoonbills, Curlew Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank
Burnham Overy - 7 Spoonbills
Winterton - Red-backed Shrike still in North Dunes, Tree Pipit
Holme - Whinchat

Saturday 23 August 2014

Hickling Broad - Great White Egret, Curlew Sandpiper on Rush Hill Scrape

Stiffkey Fen - 14 Spoonbills, 2 Curlew Sandpipers
Thornham - 8 Spoonbills
Burnham Overy - Pied Flycatcher, 7 Spoonbills
Kelling - 2 Spoonbills
Holme - Garganey, Curlew Sandpiper
Winterton - Red-backed Shrike still in North Dunes
Horsey - 2 Whinchats

Friday 22 August 2014

Cley - Whinchat, Little Gull, Spoonbill
Horsey - 5 Whinchats
Titchwell - 4 Spoonbills
Winterton - Red-backed Shrike still in North Dunes

Thursday 21 August 2014

Hickling Broad - Great White Egret, 2 Spoonbills, Curlew Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper
Aylsham - Caspian Gull
Titchwell - 18 Spoonbills, 10 Spotted Redshanks
Stiffkey Fen - 13 Spoonbills, 2 Curlew Sandpipers
Burnham Overy Staithe - 8 Spoonbills flew over harbour
Winterton - Whinchat in North Dunes
Breydon Water - Spotted Redshank

Wednesday 20 August 2014

Hickling Broad - Great White Egret, 2 Spoonbills, Curlew Sandpiper on Rush Hill Scrape, 6 Common Cranes over

Cley - 2 Caspian Gulls, 5 Yellow-legged Gulls, 5 Spoonbills
Salthouse - Caspian Gull
Winterton - Red-backed Shrike in North Dunes
Titchwell - 18 Spoonbills
Stiffkey Fen - 8 Spoonbills, 2 Curlew Sandpipers
Cantley - Bittern at Beet Factory

Tuesday 19 August 2014

Hickling Broad - Great White Egret, 2 Spoonbills on Rush Hill Scrape

Titchwell - 13 Spoonbills, 6 Spotted Redshanks, Black Tern flew past
Breydon Water - 3 Spotted Redshanks

Monday 18 August 2014

Cley - Cory's Shearwater & Great Shearwater past, + Sooty Shearwater, 39 Arctic Skuas
Hickling Broad - Great White Egret still, 2 Spoonbills
Titchwell - Spotted Crake briefly, 12 Spoonbills, Velvet Scoter, Black Tern flew past
Horsey - 31 Common Cranes

Sunday 17 August 2014

Hickling Broad - Great White Egret, 2 Spoonbills

Titchwell - Spotted Crake reported, 12+ Spoonbills, 14+ Spotted Redshanks
Cley - 19 Spoonbills, Purple Sandpiper
Kelling WM - Spoonbill
Breydon Water - Spotted Redshank
West Runton - Shag

Saturday 16 August 2014

Cley - FRANKLIN'S GULL, 28 Spoonbills, Little Stint

Hickling Broad - Great White Egret, 2 Spoonbills, Wood Sandpiper
StiffkeyFen - 24 Spoonbills
Titchwell - 17 Spoonbills
Salthouse -12 Spoonbills
Breydon Water - 3 Whinchat, 
Winterton - Whinchat, 2 Spotted Redshanks

Friday 15 August 2014

Cley- FRANKLIN'S GULL again this evng, Sabine's Gull on sea in morning, + 15 Arctic Skuas, Bonxie
Happisburgh- Storm Petrel this morning, + 12 Arctic Skuas
Hickling- Great White Egret still, + 2 Spoonbills, Wood Sandpiper
Snettisham- Little Stint, 2 Spotted Redshanks 5 Turtle Doves
Horsey- 3 Arctic Skuas
Winterton- Sooty Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skuas
Salthouse- Whinchat
Titchwell- 13 Spoonbills, Spotted Redshank

Thursday 14 August 2014

Hickling Broad- Great White Egret, 2 Spoonbills, 3 Wood Sandpipers
Hockwold- Great White Egret
Titchwell- Spotted Crake still, + Wood Sandpiper
Horsey- 22 Common Cranes
Stiffkey- 16 Spoonbills

Wednesday 13 August 2014

Cley - FRANKLIN'S GULL again in evening, Caspian Gull, Spoonbill, Wood Sandpiper

Hickling Broad - Great White Egret, 4 Wood Sandpipers on Rush Hill Scrape
Titchwell - Spotted Crake, 18 Spoonbills, 5 Spotted Redshanks
Stiffkey Fen - 24 Spoonbills
Snettisham - Little Stint, 2 Spotted Redshanks, Tree Pipit flew over

Tuesday 12 August 2014

Hickling - Great White Egret, 5 Wood Sandpipers

Titchwell - Spotted Crake, 5 Spoonbills, 3 Spotted Redshanks
Hardley - 2 Common Cranes

Sunday 10 August 2014

Hickling - Great White Egret, 2 Wood Sandpipers on Rush Hill Scrape
Titchwell - Wood Sandpiper, 7 Spoonbills
Cley - 3 Garganey
Horsey - 5 Black Terns flew S
Strumpshaw - Garganey

Saturday 9 August 2014

Hickling - White-rumped Sandpiper, Great White Egret on Rush Hill Scrape, +3 Wood Sandpipers
Titchwell - Spotted Crake, 14 Spoonbills, 3 Wood Sandpipers, 2 Curlew Sandpipers
Cley - 2+ Caspian Gulls, 7 Spoonbills, Curlew Sandpiper
Stiffkey Fen - 17 Spoonbills
Gorleston - 2 Black Terns flew S
Sidestrand - Gyrfalcon white morph of unknown origin flew W early am

Friday 8 August 2014

Titchwell - Spotted Crake, 4 Spoonbills in Thornham channel
Hickling - White-rumped Sandpiper, 2 Common Cranes, 3 Wood Sandpipers
Cley - 2 Caspian Gulls, 12 Spoonbills
Snettisham - Great White Egret, then flew N
Holme - Wood Sandpiper

Thursday 7 August 2014

Hickling Broad - White-rumped Sandpiper still on Rush Hill Scrape, +4 Wood Sandpipers
Titchwell - Spotted Crake reported, 2 Pied Flycatchers, Wood Sandpiper
Cley - 3 Caspian Gulls, 24 Spoonbills, 4 Wood Sandpipers, Curlew Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank
Stiffkey Fen - 3 Spoonbills

Wednesday 6 August 2014

Cley- FRANKLIN'S GULL from North Hide at 8.52pm
Hickling- White-rumped Sandpiper still on Rush Hill Scrape, + 2 Garganey, 7 Wood Sandpipers
Titchwell- Spotted Crake from Island Hide

Tuesday 5 August 2014

Hickling Broad - White-rumped Sandpiper still on Rush Hill Scrape, +12 Wood Sandpipers
Rockland Broad - Purple Heron juvenile
Cley - Caspian Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, 24+ Spoonbills, Curlew Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank
Breydon Water - 3 Spotted Redshanks
Stiffkey Fen - 8 Spoonbills
Belton - Hen Harrier flew N

Monday 4 August 2014

Hickling Broad - White-rumped Sandpiper still on Rush Hill Scrape
Titchwell - Spotted Crake, 17 Spoonbills, Little Stint, Wood Sandpiper, 5 Spotted Redshanks
Cley - Great White Egret flew W, 2 Caspian Gulls, 3 Yellow-legged Gulls, Temminck's Stint, Curlew Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank
Stiffkey Fen - 24 Spoonbills
Breydon Water - Curlew Sandpiper, 7 Spotted Redshanks
Snettisham - 2 Curlew Sandpipers

Sunday 3 August 2014

Hickling Broad- White-rumped Sandpiper still on Rush Hill Scrape, Great White Egret on Swim Coots briefly
Sea Palling- Bee-eater briefly at Sea Breeze Campsite
Welney- Glossy Ibis still on Lady Fen
Titchwell- Spotted Crake still on freshmarsh, + Wood Sandpiper, 7 Spoonbills, 5 Spotted Redshanks, 2 Curlew Sandpipers, Garganey
Cley- Temminck's Stint, Curlew Sandpiper, 6 Wood Sandpipers
Stiffkey Fen- 15 Spoonbills
Breydon Water- 2 Curlew Sandpipers, 6 Spotted Redshanks
Choseley- Quail near drying barns

Saturday 2 August 2014

Hickling Broad- White-rumped Sandpiper still on Rush Hill Scrape, +Wood Sandpiper, 3+Little Gulls
Welney- Glossy Ibis on Lady Fen, + Wood Sandpiper
Cley- Caspian Gull (yellow-ringed) from Simmond's Scrape, Temminck's Stint, 16 Spoonbills, 2 Wood Sandpipers, Spotted Redshank, Garganey
Titchwell- Spotted Crake still on freshmarsh, 12 Spoonbills, 3+ Spotted Redshanks
Strumpshaw Fen- Spotted Crake from Tower Hide
Stiffkey Fen- 14 Spoonbills
Breydon Water- 2 Curlew Sandpipers
Sheringham- Little Gull

Friday 1 August 2014

Breydon Water - FRANKLIN'S GULL early am only, 420 Mediterranean Gulls, Curlew Sandpiper

Snettisham - White-rumped Sandpiper, 2 Curlew Sandpipers
Hickling Broad - White-rumped Sandpiper, Great White Egret, Wood Sandpiper
Wells - Great White Egret flew W
Cley - Purple Heron (mobile,also seen Salthouse & Blakeney), 2 Caspian Gulls, 17 Spoonbills, Wood Sandpiper
Titchwell - Spotted Crake, 16 Spoonbills, Wood Sandpiper
Stiffkey Fen - 14 Spoonbills