Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for April 2020

Thursday 30 April 2020

Felmingham - Montagu’s Harrier flew N
Welney - Wood Sandpiper, Garganey, Great White Egret
Weybourne Camp - 3 Ring Ouzels
Haveringland - Ring Ouzel
Burgh Castle - 3 Spotted Redshanks
Salthouse - Short-eared Owl
Blakeney - Spoonbill flew W
Grimston - Hobby flew NW

Wednesday 29 April 2020

Heacham - 5 Ring Ouzels
Weybourne Camp - Ring Ouzel
Whitlingham CP - 2 Arctic Terns
Blakeney - Arctic Tern, Great White Egret, Osprey flew W
Welney - Garganey, Great White Egret, 22 Arctic Terns flew NE
Breydon Water - 45 Arctic Terns flew E
Cley - Osprey flew S
Hickling - 30 Whimbrel

Tuesday 28 April 2020

Weybourne Camp - 3 Ring Ouzels

Heacham - Ring Ouzel, Spoonbill
Welney - Garganey, Great White Egret
Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe - Short-eared Owl
Salthouse - Spoonbill
Blakeney - Great White Egret

Monday 27 April 2020

Cley - Little Stint
Potter Heigham - Wood Sandpiper
Weybourne Camp - 3 Ring Ouzels
Breydon Water - Spotted Redshank, Short-eared Owl
Belton Marshes - Spotted Redshank, Short-eared Owl
New Buckenham - Turtle Dove
Welney - Garganey, Great White Egret
Ludham - 3 Great White Egrets flew N
Blakeney - Short-eared Owl

Sunday 26 April 2020

Trimingham - Richard’s Pipit

Whitlingham CP - Black Tern
Sheringham - 2 Ring Ouzels, 2 Whinchats
Snettisham CP - Ring Ouzel
Bowthorpe Marsh - Ring Ouzel
Weybourne - Ring Ouzel, Lapland Bunting flew E
New Buckenham - 2 Turtle Doves, Nightingale
West Runton - Turtle Dove flew W
Great Moulton - Turtle Dove
Hempstead - Turtle Dove
Cley - 3 Spoonbills, 2 Great White Egrets

Saturday 25 April 2020

Potter Heigham - SAVI’S WARBLER

West Runton - Rough-legged Buzzard flew ESE
Wymondham - Redstart
Norwich - 2 Common Cranes over
Cley - Great White Egret, Spoonbill
Thorpe St Andrew - Little Gull
Dereham - Raven
Plus Ring Ouzels at Morston, Northrepps

Friday 24 April 2020

Wheatfen Broad - Spotted Crake
Cley - Wryneck, Great White Egret, Spoonbill, Long-tailed Duck flew W
Blakeney - Redstart, Spoonbill
Thornham - Osprey flew W
Heacham - Osprey flew N, Ring Ouzel
Hickling - Osprey flew N
Mundford - Ring Ouzel flew NE
Hemsby - 5 Common Cranes flew N
Norwich - 2 Common Cranes flew NW
Rockland/Brundall - 2 Common Cranes flew W
Felmingham - Short-eared Owl flew NE

Thursday 23 April 2020

Thetford - Serin flew W
Hockwold Washes - 4 Black Terns
Blakeney - Stone Curlew, Great White Egret
Sheringham - Black Redstart, 3 Ring Ouzels
Breydon Water - Spotted Redshank, Arctic Tern
Cley - Short-eared Owl, 2 Spoonbills flew W
King’s Lynn - Short-eared Owl, 2 Common Cranes flew SW
Great Ryburgh - 4 Common Cranes flew N
Hunstanton - 2 Common Cranes flew S
Cantley - 2 Common Cranes flew SE
Plus Ring Ouzels at  Wymondham, Felmingham, Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, Morston

Wednesday 22 April 2020

Weybourne/Sheringham - PALLID HARRIER flew E
King’s Lynn - Wood Warbler
Stiffkey - Spoonbill, Little Gull
Holme - Woodlark, 2 Spoonbills flew E
Plus Ring Ouzels at Diss (2), Hickling (2), Stalham, Poringland

Tuesday 21 April 2020

Welney - BLACK-WINGED STILT
Breydon Water - Curlew Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank
Brundall - Turtle Dove flew over
Methwold - Black Redstart
Holme - Great White Egret
West Winch - Swift flew over
Plus Ring Ouzels at High Kelling (4), Snettisham CP (3), Diss

Monday 20 April 2020

Breydon Water - Curlew Sandpiper

Norwich - Osprey at Colney GPs
Aylmerton - Redstart
Felbrigg - 18 Arctic Terns flew NE
Weybourne - 8 Arctic Terns flew E
Welney - Great White Egret
Brampton - Rough-legged Buzzard reported
Plus Ring Ouzels at Hickling (2), Wymondham

Sunday 19 April 2020

Cley - Wryneck, Great White Egret

Blakeney - Black Redstart
Norwich - Black Redstart at Westlegate
Stiffkey - Raven flew E, 4 Spoonbills, 7 Little Gulls
King’s Lynn - 2 Spoonbills flew NE
Plus Ring Ouzels at Limpenhoe (2), Caister, West Caister

Saturday 18 April 2020

Morston - 2 Ring Ouzels

Kelling WM - Whinchat
Colney GPs - Hobby, Swift
Cley - Great White Egret, Spoonbill
Blakeney - Great White Egret

Friday 17 April 2020

Ludham - Cattle Egret

Hempton - Black Redstart
Whitlingham CP - 9 Little Gulls, 2+ Arctic Terns
Long Stratton - 4 Little Gulls flew NE
Thorpe Marsh - 2 Little Gulls
Holme - 2 Spoonbills flew W
Bayfield - Great White Egret
Welney - Great White Egret
Plus Ring Ouzels at Felmingham (2), Morston, Caister St Edmund, Limpenhoe

Thursday 16 April 2020

Breydon Water - 9 Little Gulls, Spotted Redshank
Welney - Great White Egret
Blakeney - Great White Egret
Felmingham - Hen Harrier
Plus Ring Ouzels at West Runton (9), Limpenhoe (3), Stalham (2), Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe (2), Roydon Common (2), Hickling, Weybourne

Wednesday 15 April 2020

Stiffkey - Rough-legged Buzzard
Heacham - Little Stint, 2 Ring Ouzels, 2 Grasshopper Warblers
Wiveton - 2 Ravens, Ring Ouzel
Cley - Spoonbill, 3 Great White Egrets
Winterton - 3 Common Cranes
Felbrigg - 3 Common Cranes flew over
Plus Ring Ouzels at Stalham (2), Panxworth, Buxton Heath, Roydon Common, Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, Weybourne, Limpenhoe, Sheringham

Tuesday 14 April 2020

Cantley - Garganey
Holme - Great White Egret, 3 Spoonbills
Cley - Great White Egret, Spoonbill
BlakeneyGreat White Egret
Wymondham - Great White Egret, Goshawk
Stiffkey Fen - 2 Common Cranes flew W

Monday 13 April 2020

Holt - Redstart

Heacham - 2 Velvet Scoters
Cley - Spoonbill
Plus Ring Ouzels at Wymondham (2), Holt Lowes (2), Thorpe Marsh, Sedgeford

Sunday 12 April 2020

Sparham - BLACK KITE flew Over
Wormegay - Cattle Egret
Holkham - 2 Shorelarks, 2 Sooonbills
Sheringham - Tree Pipit flew W, 4 Ring Ouzels
Snettisham CP - 3 Grasshopper Warblers, Ring Ouzel
Norwich - Black Redstart at Westlegate
Hardley Staithe - Short-eared Owl
Cley - Great White Egret, Spoonbill, Woodlark flew W
Welney - 2 Great White Egrets, 7 Common Cranes
Holme - 5 Common Cranes flew SE
Plus Ring Ouzels at Salthouse (2), Aylmerton, Heacham

Saturday 11 April 2020

Wormegay - Cattle Egret

Cley - Wryneck, Great White Egret
Norwich - Black Redstart at Westlegate
Hunstanton - Black Redstart
Felmingham - Quail
Roydon Common - Whinchat
Great Massingham - Hen Harrier
Plus Ring Ouzels at West Runton (5), Fakenham, Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, Swanton Novers, Sedgeford, Hingham

Friday 10 April 2020

Roydon Common - Redstart, Black Redstart, 5 Ring Ouzels, 2 Common Cranes
Stiffkey - Redstart
Great Yarmouth - Black Redstart
Reepham - Black Redstart
Cley - 2 Great White Egrets, Spoonbill
Welney - Great White Egret, Spotted Redshank, Little Gull
Plus Ring Ouzels at West Runton (8), Waxham (3+), Titchwell (2), Salthouse (2), Aylmerton (2)

Thursday 9 April 2020

Scarning - BLACK KITE flew N
Nar Valley Fisheries - Cattle Egret
Limpenhoe - Cattle Egret
Sheringham - Wryneck
Mundford - Osprey flew NE
Waxham - Firecrest
Hockwold - Water Pipit
Cley - Great White Egret, Spoonbill flew W
Welney - Great White Egret
Plus Ring Ouzels at West Runton (8), Aylmerton (5), Caister (2), Blakeney (2), Roydon Common, Heacham, East Wretham Heath

Wednesday 8 April 2020

Mulbarton - BLACK KITE
Blakeney - Hoopoe then flew SE
Blackborough - Cattle Egret
Limpenhoe - Cattle Egret
Holme - Grasshopper Warbler
Snettisham - Ring Ouzel, 5 Yellow Wagtails, Sedge Warbler
Cley - Curlew Sandpiper, Hooded Crow, Great White Egret
Waxham - Hooded Crow, Tree Pipit, Woodlark
Hopton - 2 Firecrests
Northrepps - Black Redstart
Blakeney - 2 Great White Egrets
Welney - Great White Egret, Little Gull
Plus Ring Ouzels at Grimston Warren (2), Roydon Common, Reepham, Weybourne Camp, Rockland St Peter

Tuesday 7 April 2020

Blackborough - Cattle Egret, Great White Egret

Horsey - Rough-legged Buzzard flew S
Thorpe Marsh - Grasshopper Warbler
Yelverton - Garden Warbler
Cley - Hooded Crow, Jack Snipe, Great White Egret, White Wagtail
Weybourne - Hooded Crow, Spoonbill, Yellow Wagtail
Stalham - Common Crane flew over
Welney - 5 Great White Egrets
Plus Ring Ouzels at Cawston Heath (9), Heacham (3), Roydon Common (3), Caister (3), West Runton (2), Wymondham, Upton Marshes

Monday 6 April 2020

Nar Valley Fisheries - Cattle Egret, Great White Egret

Salthouse - Pied Flycatcher, Ring Ouzel, Short-eared Owl, Spoonbill flew W
Upton Marshes - 2 Garganey, Great White Egret
Breydon Water - 3 Spoonbills, 2 Sedge Warblers, 2 Whimbrel, Hen Harrier, 2 Yellow Wagtails flew W
Cley - Ring Ouzel, Spoonbill, Jack Snipe, 2 Yellow Wagtails
Earlham - Bittern flew N
Horsford - Bittern flew N
Wiveton - Great White Egret
Great Ryburgh - presumed released captive White Stork flew SE
North Elmham - released captive White Stork
Plus Ring Ouzels at Sheringham (8), Billingford (5), Weybourne (2), Felmingham (2), Sedgeford (2), Caister

Sunday 5 April 2020

Wormegay - Cattle Egret

Holkham - 2 Shorelarks
West Runton - Black Redstart
Winterton - Woodlark
Salthouse - Whimbrel, Great White Egret
Cley - Ring Ouzel, Spoonbill
Wymondham - Whitethroat
Sparham - 4 Common Cranes flew SE
Hunstanton - 2 Common Cranes flew S
Welney - Great White Egret, escaped White Stork
Filby Broad - Little Gull, 4 Common Terns
Thetford - Caspian Gull at Nunnery Lakes
Plus Ring Ouzels at Northrepps (2), Fakenham, Limpenhoe

Saturday 4 April 2020

Hopton - 4 White Wagtails
Felmingham - White Wagtail
East Barsham - Raven
Heacham - Velvet Scoter
Kelling Heath - Osprey
Cley - 2 Great White Egrets, Osprey flew W, Spoonbill, 3 Swallows
Titchwell - Sedge Warbler, 2 Little Ringed Plovers
Winterton - 2 Bewick’s Swans flew over
Northrepps - 7 Common Cranes flew NW, then flew W over W Runton
Horsford - 4 Common Cranes flew SSE
Beeston Common - Common Crane flew N

Friday 3 April 2020

Norwich - White-tailed Eagle flew W over Thorpe St Andrew & Colney
Limpenhoe - Cattle Egret
Heacham - Black Redstart
Great Massingham - Black Redstart
East Barsham - Raven
Dersingham - Osprey flew S
Thetford - White-fronted Goose at Nunnery Lakes
Blakeney - Short-eared Owl
Welney - 2 Great White Egrets, 2 Common Cranes
Salthouse - Great White Egret
Weybourne - Swallow

Thursday 2 April 2020

Limpenhoe - Cattle Egret
Binham - Cattle Egret flew west
Heacham - Cattle Egret flew south
Great Yarmouth - Black Redstart at S Denes
Sheringham - Caspian Gull
East Barsham - Raven
Norwich - Osprey flew N
Welney - 2 Great White Egrets

Wednesday 1 April 2020

Limpenhoe - Cattle Egret
Potter Heigham - Sedge Warbler
Welney - 2 Great White Egrets
Cley - Great White Egret, Spoonbill, Hen Harrier
Winterton - Short-eared Owl
Heacham - 2 Velvet Scoters reported
Breydon Water - Lanner of uncertain origin

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