Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for April 2019

Thursday 18 April 2019

Holkham - 2 Cattle Egrets, 27 Shorelarks

Blakeney Point - Wryneck, 4 Ring Ouzels
Stiffkey - Great Grey Shrike, Short-eared Owl
Horsey - Tundra Bean Goose
Winterton - Long-eared Owl
Barton Broad - Black Tern, Arctic Terns, Long-tailed Duck
Holme - 4 Pied Flycatchers, 6 Ring Ouzels, Black Redstart, Garganey, Short-eared Owl
Burnham Overy - 6+ Ring Ouzels, Tree Pipit
Beeston Bump6+ Ring Ouzels
Heacham4+ Ring Ouzels at S Beach
Waxham - 2 Ring Ouzels
Roydon - Ring Ouzel
West Runton - Ring Ouzel
Norwich - Osprey flew N over UEA, Black Redstart at Westlegate
Great Yarmouth CemeteryBlack Redstart
Potter Heigham - 2+ Garganey, Great White Egret
Aldeby - 2 Garganey
Whitlingham CP - 5 Arctic Terns, 6 Little Gulls
Rockland Broad - 12 Little Gulls
Ormesby Broad - Great White Egret
Welney WWT - Great White Egret
Titchwell - Great White Egret flew E
Gorleston - 5 Common Cranes over
Blakeney - Hawfinch
Claxton Marshes - 2 Short-eared Owls
Langley MarshesShort-eared Owl
Weybourne - Hooded Crow flew W

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Holkham - 2 Cattle Egrets, 23 Shorelarks, 2 Garganey, 2 Great White Egrets

Stiffkey - Great Grey Shrike
Rockland Broad - Osprey
Barton Broad - Black Tern, 23 Arctic Terns, Long-tailed Duck
Ormesby Broad - Smew, 2 Great White Egrets
Titchwell - Pied Flycatcher, Short-eared Owl, Little Gull
Burnham Overy - 5+ Ring Ouzels, Redstart
Holme - 4+ Ring Ouzels, Black Redstart, 2 Short-eared Owls
Coxford Heath - 3 Ring Ouzels
Hingham - 2 Ring Ouzels
HorseyRing Ouzel, 2 Arctic Terns, Hooded Crow
Blakeney-MorstonRing Ouzel
Potter Heigham - 2+ Garganey
Buckenham - 2+ Garganey
Welney WWT - Garganey
NorwichBlack Redstarts at Ber Street & Colney
NorthreppsBlack Redstart
Wells - Black Redstart
Cley - 2 Great White Egrets, Little Gull
Hickling Broad - 2 Great White Egrets, 2 Common Cranes
Blakeney - Hawfinch
Plus Arctic Terns at Filby Broad (4), Whitlingham CP (8), Hardley Flood

Tuesday 16 April 2019

Holkham - 2 Cattle Egrets, 15 Shorelarks, 3 Ring Ouzels flew E

Morston-Stiffkey - Great Grey Shrike
Horsey - Tundra Bean Goose, Great White Egret, Hooded Crow
Rockland Broad - Osprey
Holme - 3+ Ring Ouzels, Black Redstart
Snettisham CP - 3 Ring Ouzels
Bale - 3 Ring Ouzels
Burnham Overy Dunes - Ring Ouzel
Sidestrand - Ring Ouzel flew SE
Beeston Bump - Pied Flycatcher, Ring Ouzel
Potter Heigham - 2+ Garganey
Sparham Pools - Garganey
Blakeney - Hawfinch
Welney WWT - 1+ Great White Egrets
Claxton Marshes - 2 Short-eared Owls
Hickling Broad - escaped Lesser White-fronted Goose

Monday 15 April 2019

Winterton - Hoopoe, Long-eared Owl, Great Northern Diver

Ditchingham - Cattle Egret
Morston - Great Grey Shrike
Southrepps - Great Grey Shrike reported
Horsey - Tundra Bean Goose, Great White Egret
Cley - 5 Waxwings flew E, Ring Ouzel
Waxham - 2 Ring Ouzels
Holme - 4+ Ring Ouzels, Short-eared Owl
Ringstead - 2 Ring Ouzels
Sidestrand - Ring Ouzel, Hooded Crow
Beeston Bump - Ring Ouzel, Black Redstart
Framingham Earl - Ring Ouzel
Choseley - Ring Ouzel
Rockland Broad - 2 Osprey
Buckenham - 2 Garganey, Short-eared Owl
Aldeby - Garganey
Titchwell - Water Pipit, 4 Jack Snipe, Red-necked Grebe
Welney WWT - 5 Great White Egrets
Burnham NortonGreat White Egret
Claxton Marshes - 2 Short-eared Owls

Sunday 14 April 2019

Winterton - Hoopoe

Holkham - 2 Cattle Egrets, 2+ Great White Egrets
Morston - Great Grey Shrike, Black Redstart
Horsey - Tundra Bean Goose, 2 Great White Egrets
Waxham - 2 Ring Ouzels
Holme - 3+ Ring Ouzels
Ringstead - 2 Ring Ouzels
Mundesley - Ring Ouzel
Welney WWT - 3 Great White Egrets
Rockland Broad - 2 Osprey
Breydon Water - 2 Garganey, Black Redstart
Whitlingham CP - 2 Garganey
Potter Heigham - 6 Garganey, 2 Common Cranes, escaped Lesser White-fronted Goose
Thorpe Broad - 2 Garganey
Aldeby - 2 Garganey
Strumpshaw - Garganey, Osprey

Saturday 13 April 2019

Winterton - Hoopoe, Shorelark

Holkham - 2 Cattle Egrets, 2+ Great White Egrets
Morston - Great Grey Shrike, 2 Black Redstarts
Horsey - Tundra Bean Goose
Waxham - 2 Ring Ouzels
Holme - 2 Ring Ouzels, Short-eared Owl
Welney WWT - 2 Great White Egrets
Rockland Broad - 2 Osprey
Titchwell - Jack Snipe, Red-necked Grebe
Surlingham Church Marsh - 2 Garganey
Potter Heigham - 2 Garganey
Waxham - Shorelark flew S
Strumpshaw - Garganey, Osprey

Friday 12 April 2019

Winterton - Hoopoe

Morston - Great Grey Shrike
Horsey - Tundra Bean Goose
Waxham - 2 Ring Ouzels
Welney WWT - Great White Egret
Rockland Broad - Osprey
Holme - Ring Ouzel, 2 Water Pipits, Short-eared Owl,
Cley - 5 White-fronted Geese
Whitlingham CP - Arctic Tern
Sculthorpe Moor - Arctic Tern, Rough-legged Buzzard reported (very pale Common Buzzard resident in area)

Thursday 11 April 2019

Winterton - Hoopoe, White-tailed Eagle W of village

Weeting - Rough-legged Buzzard
Morston - Great Grey Shrike, Black Redstart
Ormesby Broad - Smew
Holkham - 5 Shorelarks
Horsey - Tundra Bean Goose, Great White Egret
Waxham - 2 Ring Ouzels
Welney WWT - 2Garganey, Great White Egret
Potter Heigham - 5 Garganey, Common Crane, escaped Lesser White-fronted Goose
Strumpshaw - Garganey
Barton Broad - Long-tailed Duck
Sculthorpe Moor - Jack Snipe
Hockwold Washes - 4 Water Pipits
Holme - Short-eared Owl
Titchwell - Short-eared Owl
Cley - 5 White-fronted Geese
Whitlingham CP - 3 Little Gulls

Wednesday 10 April 2019

Winterton - Hoopoe, Black Redstart

Morston - Great Grey Shrike
Waxham - 2 Ring Ouzels
Welney WWT - 4 Garganey, Great White Egret
Berney Marshes - 2 Garganey
Potter HeighamGarganey, escaped Lesser White-fronted Goose
Norwich - Black Redstart
Snettisham CP - Grasshopper Warbler

Tuesday 9 April 2019

Winterton - Hoopoe, Ring Ouzel

Holkham - 2 Cattle Egrets, 2 Garganey, Black Redstart, 5 Great White Egrets
Morston - Great Grey Shrike
Waxham - 2 Ring Ouzels
Welney WWT - 2 Garganey, Great White Egret
Strumpshaw - 2 Garganey
Potter HeighamGarganey, escaped Lesser White-fronted Goose
Heacham - Slavonian Grebe
Plus Little Gulls at Whitlingham CP (4), Wroxham Broad (3), Pensthorpe (3)

Monday 8 April 2019

Winterton - Hoopoe, Black Redstart

Holkham - 2 Cattle Egrets
Ormesby Broad - Smew
Cley - Long-eared Owl, Garganey
Waxham - 2 Ring Ouzels
Roydon Common - Ring Ouzel, Short-eared Owl
Mundesley - Ring Ouzel, Osprey flew SE
Barton Broad - 2 Garganey, Long-tailed Duck
Welney WWT - 2 Garganey
Strumpshaw - Garganey
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Short-eared Owl, Great Northern Diver
HolmeGreat Northern Diver
Gorleston - Hobby flew N
Claxton Marshes - 2 Short-eared Owls
Upton Marshes - Short-eared Owl
Horsey - Great White Egret flew N
Heacham - Great White Egret flew over

Sunday 7 April 2019

Winterton - Hoopoe, Black Redstart, White Wagtail

Welney WWT - 2 Tundra Bean Geese
Ormesby Broad - Smew, Great White Egret
Cley - Ring Ouzel, Spoonbill
Waxham - Ring Ouzel
Holkham - Black Redstart
Titchwell - Water Pipit, Jack Snipe
Claxton MarshesShort-eared Owl
Cockley Cley - 2 Mealy Redpolls
Sculthorpe Moor - Rough-legged Buzzard reported (NB pale Common Buzzard resident in area)

Saturday 6 April 2019

Winterton - Hoopoe, Black Redstart, White Wagtail

Welney WWT - Cattle Egret, Great White Egret
Langham - Ring Ouzel
Breydon Water - Curlew Sandpiper
Strumpshaw Fen - Garganey, Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Bitterns
Weeting Heath - Rough-legged Buzzard
Norwich - 2 Black Redstarts
Titchwell - Black Redstart
Lynford Arboretum - 3 Hawfinches
Walsey Hills - Firecrest
Holme Marshes - Great White Egret, Short-eared Owl

Friday 5 April 2019

Sculthorpe Moor - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL still
Winterton - Hoopoe
Welney WWT - Cattle Egret, 12 Tundra Bean Geese, Great White Egret
Breydon Water - Curlew Sandpiper
Weeting Heath - Rough-legged Buzzard
Hunstanton - Purple Sandpiper
Walsey Hills - Firecrest
Cley - Velvet Scoter flew west
Holkham - 4 Spoonbills, Great White Egret

Thursday 4 April 2019

Sculthorpe - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL still
Winterton - Hoopoe, 2 Ring Ouzels between Horsey & Winterton, Black Redstart, 
Hickling Broad NWT - White Stork of unknown origin flew over Rush Hill Scrape, 3 Great White Egrets
Buckenham Marshes RSPB - Greenland White-fronted Goose
Thorpe St Andrew - Ring Ouzel
Welney WWT - Tundra Bean Goose, Garganey, Great White Egret
Titchwell - Common Crane
Potter Heigham Marshes - 2 Garganey, Great White Egret
Holkham - 7 Shorelarks
Morston Quay - Black Redstart
Heacham North Beach - Slavonian Grebe
Salthouse Heath - Rough-legged Buzzard
Weeting Heath - Rough-legged Buzzard
Walsey Hills - Firecrest
Strumpshaw Fen RSPB - Spotted Redshank

Wednesday 3 April 2019

Buckenham Marshes - Greenland White-fronted Goose

Welney WWT - Tundra Bean Goose, Hen Harrier, 3 Great White Egrets
Surlingham Marshes - 2 Garganey, Great White Egret
Potter Heigham Marshes - 4 Garganey
Stiffkey/Warham - Spoonbill
Clippesby - Spoonbill
Sidestrand - 2 Great White Egrets flew east
Titchwell RSPB - Great White Egret
Brancaster Staithe - Great White Egret
Weeting Heath - Rough-legged Buzzard
Walsey Hills NOA - Firecrest
Claxton Marshes - 2 Short-eared Owls
Holkham - Short-eared Owl
Holme - Short-eared Owl
Morston Quay - Black Redstart
Hunstanton - Purple Sandpiper

Tuesday 2 April 2019

Burnham Deepdale - 5 Common Cranes flew west
Hickling Broad NWT - Common Crane, Great White Egret
Welney - Tundra Bean Goose, Spoonbill, Garganey, Scaup
Cley - Black Redstart singing, Black-throated Diver, Great White Egret flew NW
Potter Heigham - 4 Garganey
Titchwell - Sedge Warbler, Water Pipit
Billingford - 50 House Martins
Weeting Heath - Rough-legged Buzzard
Surlingham Marshes - Great White Egret
Hunstanton - Purple Sandpiper

Monday 1 April 2019

Sculthorpe Moor NR - COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL still
Cley Marshes NWT - Black Guillemot on sea, 2 Common Cranes, 9 Russian White-fronted Geese, 2 Continental Black-tailed Godwits, Bittern
Burnham Overy Staithe - 2 Cattle Egrets, 2 Spoonbills
Wissington - Cattle Egret
Welney - Cattle Egret, Tundra Bean Goose, Garganey, Great White Egret, Scaup
Potter Heigham Marshes - 2 Common Cranes, 6 Garganey
Burnham Norton - 2 Common Cranes, Great White Egret
Aylsham - 2 Common Cranes
Titchwell - Common Crane, Water Pipit, Hen Harrier
Weeting Heath - Rough-legged Buzzard
Sheringham - Great Northern Diver
Holkham - 8 Shorelarks, 2 Spoonbills
Waxham - 2 Firecrests
Buckenham Marshes RSPB - Great White Egret, Short-eared Owl

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