Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for July 2010

Saturday 31 July 2010

Cley - 17 Spoonbills, Salthouse - Hooded Crow, Trimingham - Sooty Shearwater, East Runton - Crane flew over late in day, Hopton - Arctic Tern flew past and Breydon - Hybrid Hooded x Carrion Crow.

Friday 30 July 2010

Cley - 15 Spoonbills, 2 Y-L Gulls & Curlew Sand, Sheringham - 6 Manx Shears, 2 Bonxies & 2 Arctic Skuas and Holme - 4 Arctic Skuas

Thursday 29 July 2010

10 Spoonbills, Curlew Sandpiper, 20 Whimbrel & 4 Arctic Skuas offshore at Cley and a Honey Buzzard over Yarmouth were the only bits of news today.

Wednesday 28 July 2010

Winterton - KING EIDER drifted south offshore late in day, Welney - Bluethroat, Cley - 11 Spoonbills, 3 Curlew Sandpipers & 2 Y-L Gulls, Swanton Nover - 3 Honey Buzzards and Gorelston - Quail briefly singing.

Tuesday 27 July 2010

Bird of the day a 1st summer drake KING EIDER seen off sheringham & West runton, the only other news from Cley - 11 Spoonbills, 2 Y-L Gulls & 2 Curlew Sandpipers.

Monday 26 July 2010

Cley - 3 Spoonbills, 2 Curlew Sandpipers & 2 Yellow Legged Gulls. Holme - 8 Arctic Skuas past

Sunday 25 July 2010

Pectoral Sandpipers still at Titchwell & Welney and Cley held 6 Spoonbills, 2 Curlew Sandpipers and a fairly unseasonal Hooded Crow.

Saturday 24 July 2010

Amazingly the Bluethroat is still at Welney after not being seen for several weeks, also there the Pec Sand, Wood Sand and Spoonbill. Titchwell - Pec Sand, Holme - 3 Spoonbills, Burnham mkt. - Quail singing, Breydon - 39 Med Gulls in roost and Cantley - 36 Green Sands & Y-L Gull.

Friday 23 July 2010

Highlight of the day was a WILSON'S PETREL seen from both Sheringham and Cley, if accepted it will constitute the first record for the county. Also there 8 Spoonbills & 2 Curlew Sandpipers. Elsewhere Pectoral Sandpipers at Welney & Titchwell.

Thursday 22 July 2010

Welney - Pectoral Sandpiper & Spoonbill, Titchwell - Pectoral Sandpiper, Wood Sand, flyover Spoonbill & 14 Cranes and at Cley - 10 Spoonbills & 2 Curlew Sands.

Wednesday 21 July 2010

Welney - the Pectoral Sandpiper is still present along with 2 Wood Sands and a Spoonbill. Cley - 10 Spoonbills, 3 Curlew Sands, 10 Green Sands & 5 Yellow Legged Gulls

Tuesday 20 July 2010

Pectoral Sandpiper still at Welney, Spoonbill at Titchwell and 2 Spoonbills & 2 Curlew sands at Cley.

Monday 19 July 2010

8 Spoonbills, Curlew Sandpiper, Caspian Gull & 5 Yellow Legged Gulls at Cley, Pectoral Sandpiper & Spoonbill still at Welney, 2 Wood Sandpipers at Cantley. Early on a White Rumped Sandpiper was reported from Breydon.

Sunday 18 July 2010

Honey Buzzard & Red Kite at Swanton Novers, 2 White Rumped Sandpipers reported from Breydon and Pectoral Sandpiper at Welney.

Saturday 17 July 2010

Pectoral Sandpiper at Snettisham, Buff Breasted Sandpiper at Titchwell, Pectoral Sandpiper at Welney, 50 Crossbills flew west over Blakeney, Honey Buzzard at Swanton Novers, and 10 Spoonbills, Curlew Sand, 3 Yellow Legged Gulls & a fly by Glaucous Gull at Cley.

Friday 16 July 2010

Titchwell had Buff Breasted Sandpiper, 4 Wood Sands & Spoonbill, Pectoral Sandpiper at Welney and 11 Spoonbills at Cley.

Thursday 15 July 2010

RIVER WARBLER still early on at Thorpe Marshes, Titchwell had Buff Breasted Sandpiper, 2 Wood Sands & Spoonbill, Pectoral Sandpiper & Spoonbill at Welney and 11 Spoonbills at Cley.

Wednesday 14 July 2010

Buff Breasted Sandpiper at Titchwell + 2 Wood Sands, Pectoral Sandpiper at Welney, 9 Spoonbills at Cley, Honey Buzzard at Swanton Novers & Black Redstart at Happisburgh. Other interesting reports of Kentish Plover, Wryneck and White Stork all amounted to nothing.

Tuesday 13 July 2010

Buff Breasted Sandpiper still at Titchwell + a flyover Spoonbill & 2 Black Terns, the Pectoral Sandpiper moved to Welney, 9 Spoonbills at Cley + Little Stint and 27 Manx Shearwaters past Trimingham.

Monday 12 July 2010

Both Buff Breasted & Pectoral Sandpipers were still at Titchwell along with a Spoonbill, the only other news was a Black Tern past Hopton.

Sunday 11 July 2010

The RIVER WABLER showed well again at Thorpe Marshes, both Buff Breasted & Pectoral Sandpipers were still at Titchwell along with a Spoonbill and 30 Spotted Redshanks, 11 Spoonbills at Cley and one at Stiffkey fen.

Saturday 10 July 2010

The RIVER WARBLER showed well on Thorpe Marshes, both Buff Breasted & Pectoral Sandpipers were at Titchwell along with 2 Spoonbills, 11 Spoonbills at Cley and Honey Buzzard at Swanton Novers.

Friday 9 July 2010

RIVER WARBLER showed early morning but not in the evening at Thorpe Marshes, Buff Breasted Sandpiper still at Titchwell + Spoonbill, 16 Manx Shearwaters past Trimingham and up to 10 Spoonbills at Cley.

Thursday 8 July 2010

RIVER WARBLER showed well early morning Thorpe Marshes, Balearic Shearwater past Sheringham, Black Redstart Waxham, Buff Breasted Sandpiper at Titchwell and 10 Spoonbills at Cley.

Wednesday 7 July 2010

RIVER WARBLER still at Thopre-next-haddiscoe but on inaccessible land, also Spoonbills at Cley, Holme & Welney.

Tuesday 6 July 2010

RIVER WARBLER still at Thopre-next-haddiscoe but on inaccessible land, Buff Breasted Sandpiper still at Titchwell, 14 Manx Shearwaters past Trimingham, Honey Buzzard Swanton Novers and 2 Spoonbills at Cley

Monday 5 July 2010

RIVER WARBLER still singing at Thorpe-Next-Haddiscoe, Also Buff Breasted Sandpiper still at Titchwell though elusive, 5 Spoonbills & Montagu's Harrier at Cley, Honey Buzzard over Swanton Novers and the Bluethroat is still at Welney

Sunday 4 July 2010

mega news - RIVER WARBLER singing for its 3rd day south east of Norwich at Thorpe-Next-Haddiscoe. Also Buff Breasted Sandpiper still at Titchwell though elusive and 5 Spoonbills at Cley.

Saturday 3 July 2010

RED FOOTED FALCON near Burnham Thorpe late morning, Honey Buzzard at Swanton Novers again, 4 Cranes over Ringstead. At Titchwell the Buff Breasted Sandpiper was seen very early and again in the evening though very elusive, also a Spoonbill there.

Friday 2 July 2010

Buff Breasted Sandpiper at Titchwell was todays highlight, also Honey Buzzard showing well at Swanton Novers and 6 Spoonbills at Cley.

Thursday 1 July 2010

5 Spoonbills at Cley and the camberwell beauty still at Titchwell.

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