Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for August 2011

Wednesday 31 August 2011

Cantley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 3 Curlew sands, Wood Sand, 3 Little Stints, 12 Greenshanks & 80 Ruff. Wells - Wryneck. Holme - 7 Spoonbills. Thornham - 3 Spoonbills & 18 Great Skuas past. Cley - 5 Spoonbills, 41 Curlew Sandpipers & 4 Little Stints. Breydon - 5 Curlew Sandpipers. Titchwell - 10 Spoonbills, 22 Curlew Sandpipers, 3 Little Stints and 16 Great & 5 Arctic Skuas past. Burnham Overy Staithe - 2 Curlew Sands & 3 Great Skuas.

Tuesday 30 August 2011

Acle straight - Osprey flew over early am. Cromer - Sooty Shearwater, 15 Great Skuas & 7 Arctic Skuas. Wells - Wryneck along beach road. Cley - 13 Spoonbills, c40 Curlew Sandpipers, Arctic tern, 19 Little Stints & Whinchat. Walsey Hills - Red Backed Shrike. Stiffkey fen - 6 Spoonbills. Breydon - 4 Curlew Sandpipers. Titchwell - 5 Spoonbills, 21 Curlew Sandpipers & 4 Little Stints. Burnham Norton - Hen Harrier. Thornham - 6 Spoonbills & 20 Curlew Sandpipers. Cantley - 3 Wood Sands, 3 Curlew Sands & Little Stint. Snettisham - 30 Curlew Sandpipers & 20 Spotted Redshanks.

Monday 29 August 2011

Cley - ***MEGA*** YELKOUAN SHEARWATER seen off beach car park at 7.44am + Roseate Tern & 3 Black Terns, also 14 Spoonbills, 36 Curlew Sandpipers, Wood Sand, 4 Little Stints on the reserve & 8 Crossbills over. Wells - Wryneck along beach road. Hemsby - 2 Roseate Terns past. Walsey Hills - Red Backed Shrike. Titchwell - 13 Curlew Sandpipers, 6 Little Stints, 2 Black Terns offshore & Long-tailed Duck. Kings Lynn - Black-necked Grebe.

Sunday 28 August 2011

Cromer - BONELLI'S WARBLER still in warren woods, between east side of town & lighthouse + Puffin past the pier. Wells - Wryneck along beach road. Walsey Hills - Red Backed Shrike. Holme - Red Backed Shrike, reported Wryneck & Pied Fly. Cley - Red Necked Phalarope, 8 Spoonbills, 37 Curlew Sandpipers, Wood Sand, 8 Little Stints & an evening seawatch produced Sooty Shearwater, 10 Arctic Skuas & 21 Manx Shearwaters. Strumpshaw - Osprey. Welney - Garganey. Breydon - 5 Curlew Sandpipers.

Saturday 27 August 2011

Cromer - BONELLI'S WARBLER and GREENISH WARBLER both still in warren woods, between east side of town & lighthouse. Walsey Hills - Red Backed Shrike. Holme - Red Backed Shrike & Wryneck. Cley - Red Necked Phalarope, 8 Spoonbills, 25 Curlew Sandpipers, 7 Little Stints & 2 Wood Sandpipers. Brancaster - 9 Spoonbills. Breydon - 5 Curlew Sandpipers. Scolt Head - 2 Black Terns, 2 Pied flys & Whinchat. Cantley - Curlew Sand, 3 Wood Sands & Little Stint.

Friday 26 August 2011

Cromer - BONELLI'S WARBLER and GREENISH WARBLER both in warren woods, between east side of town & lighthouse. Cley - Red Necked Phalarope, 16 Curlew Sandpipers, 4 Little Stints & 2 Wood Sandpipers. Sheringham - 28 Black Terns flew past a.m. Holme - Red backed Shrike, Pied Fly & Redstart. Titchwell - 2 Spoonbills, 10 Curlew Sandpipers, Wood Sandpiper & 5 Little Stints.

Thursday 25 August 2011

Cromer - GREENISH WARBLER late afternoon in warren wood. Cley - Red backed Shrike. Osprey over Sheringham & Warham Greens. Holme - Red backed Shrike. Winterton - Red backed Shrike in south dunes. Gramborough Hill - 2 Redstarts. Titchwell - 8 Curlew Sandpipers, Wood Sandpiper, 4 Little Stints, Long-tailed Duck, Redstart & Pied Fly. Breydon - 2 Curlew Sands & 279 Med Gulls in to roost. Blackborough - Caspian Gull & 10 Y-L Gulls.

Wednesday 24 August 2011

Blakeney point - GREENISH WARBLER at half way house. Warham Greens - GREENISH WARBLER. Cley - Red backed Shrike. Holkham - 2 RAVENS reported on fresh marsh. Winterton - Red backed Shrike in south dunes. Gramborough Hill - Hooded Crow. Titchwell - 6 Curlew Sandpipers, Wood Sandpiper & 2 Little Stints. Stiffkey fen - Spoonbill. Rockland broad - Osprey.

Tuesday 23 August 2011

Blakeney point - 1-2 GREENISH WARBLERS, 2 Red-backed Shrikes & Wryneck. Happisburgh - GREENISH WARBLER late on. Gramborough Hill - 2 Wrynecks. Choseley - BUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER. Waxham - Icterine Warbler, Pied Fly & Turtle Dove. East Hills - Wryneck, 8 Pied Flycatchers, 4 Whinchat & Redstart. Salthouse - Hooded Crow.Cley - Black Redstart. Titchwell - Spoonbill, 6 Curlew Sandpipers & Little Stint. Cantley - 3 Wood Sandpipers.

Monday 22 August 2011

Titchwell - BUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER briefly c2.30pm, 4 Curlew Sandpipers, Little Stint & 8 Spoonbills flew over. Gramborough Hill - Hooded Crow.

Sunday 21 August 2011

Winterton - Wryneck. Walsey Hills - Pied Flycatcher. Welney - 3 Common Cranes. Holme - Arctic Skua.

Saturday 20 August 2011

Winterton south Dunes - Wryneck still 100yds south of Hermanus restaurant. Stiffkey fen - 10 Spoonbills & 13 Greenshanks. Cley - 9 Spoonbills, Little Stint & Curlew Sandpiper. Horsey gap - Honey Buzzard over. Welney - 3 Common Cranes.

Friday 19 August 2011

Titchwell - BUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER & 3 Curlew Sandpipers. Burnahm Overy Dunes - Wryneck. Winterton south Dunes - Wryneck. Brancaster - 6 Spoonbills. Blakeney friary hills - Redstart. Glandford - Osprey.

Thursday 18 August 2011

Blakeney point - GREENISH WARBLER & Wryneck east of half way house. Titchwell - BUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER, 3 Curlew Sandpipers, 2 Little Stints, Wood Sandpiper & 2 Spoonbills. Cley - 6 Spoonbills & Wood Sandpiper. Cantley - 3 Wood Sandpipers.

Wednesday 17 August 2011

Snettisham - WHITE RUMPED SANDPIPER. Titchwell - 4 SPoonbills flew over, Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Little Stints & Long-tailed Duck. Stiffkey fen - 8 Spoonbills & Wood Sandpiper. Welney - 3 Common Cranes. Cley - 6 Spoonbills & Wood Sandpiper.

Tuesday 16 August 2011

Snettisham - WHITE RUMPED SANDPIPER with c1000 Dunlin. Titchwell - Montagu's Harrier over, 4 Curlew Sandpipers, 2 Little Stints & Long-tailed Duck. Rockland Broad - Black Tern. Stiffkey fen - 8 Spoonbills & 2 Wood Sandpipers.

Monday 15 August 2011

Strumpshaw - BLACK KITE flew north over 7pm. Snettisham - WHITE RUMPED SANDPIPER. Titchwell - Spoonbill, 2 Curlew Sandpipers & Little Stint.

Sunday 14 August 2011

Snettisham - 2 WHITE RUMPED SANDPIPERS 7 Little Stint. 2 Honey Buzzards flew over Hindringham & then Binham. Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper & Little Stint. Dereham - 8 Common Cranes flew west over a.m. Stiffkey fen - 5 Spoonbills & Wood Sandpiper.

Saturday 13 August 2011

Snettisham - WHITE RUMPED SANDPIPER. Cley - Black Tern, 11 Spoonbills, 2 Little Stints, 3-4 Wood Sandpipers, Garganey, Little & Y-L Gulls. Titchwell - 14 Crossbills over, 14 Spotshanks, 2 Wood Sands, 2 Curlew Sands, Spoonbill & Long-tailed Duck. Rockland Broad - Osprey. Thornham - 2 Spoonbills. Blakeney point - 5 Pied Flycatchers & Redstart. Beeston bump - 2 Spoonbills over early evening. Brancaster - 9 Spoonbills flew east early evening. Cantley - 2 Wood Sandpipers.

Friday 12 August 2011

Blackborough end - juv BALTIC GULL, 2 Caspian Gulls & 15 Yellow-legged Gulls. Brancaster - 6 Spoonbills. Cantley - Wood Sandpiper. Holme - Spoonbill.

Thursday 11 August 2011

Cley - 16 Spoonbills, Wood Sandpiper, 2 Little Stints, 5 Spotshanks & 30 Ruff. Brancaster - 6 Spoonbills. Cromer - Little Gull. Cantley - 5 Wood Sadnpipers & 27 Ruff.

Wednesday 10 August 2011

Whittlingham lane CP - juv MARSH WARBLER trapped and ringed. Cley - 16 Spoonbills & Osprey flew over. Cromer - 2 Little Gulls. Titchwell - Spoonbill. Brancaster - 7 Spoonbills. Cantley - 2 Wood Sandpipers.

Tuesday 9 August 2011

Sheringham - Sooty Shearwater, 7 Manx Shearwaters, c15 Arctic Skuas, 3 Bonxies & Black Tern past. Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 13 Spoonbills, 2 Little Stints, Black Tern & Caspian Gull late on. Titchwell - 5 Spoonbills flew over. Brancaster - Spoonbill flew over. Holme - 4 Bonxies & 13 Arctic Skuas past.

Monday 8 August 2011

Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 16 Spoonbills, 2 Little Stints, Wood Sadnpiper & 7 Y-L Gulls in to roost. Stow Bardolph - Osprey over. Titchwell - Wood Sandpiper.

Sunday 7 August 2011

Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper & 2 Little Stints.

Saturday 6 August 2011

Gorleston - Dotterel flew south. Snettisham - WHITE RUMPED SANDPIPER & 2 Curlew Sandpipers. Titchwell - 2 Temminck's Stints, Spoonbill, Wood Sandpiper, Black Tern & 23 Spotted Redshank. Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 10 Spoonbills, Wood Sandpiper, Little Stint & Y-L Gull. Sheringham - Sooty Shearwater past. Holkham - Honey Buzzard over. Gorleston - 75 Mediterranean Gulls. Breydon - 820 Avocets. Hopton - Arctic Skua, Black Tern & 101 Med Gulls past.

Friday 5 August 2011

Breydon - BLACK KITE flew north. Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper & 6 Spoonbills. Snettisham - WHITE RUMPED SANDPIPER, Curlew Sand & 3 Scaup. Titchwell - Spoonbill & 9 Spotshanks.

Thursday 4 August 2011

Snettisham - WHITE RUMPED SANDPIPER. Titchwell - 2 Spoonbills, 2 Curlew Sandpipers & Wood Sandpiper. Ormesby Broad - Black-necked Grebe & 2 RC Pochards.

Wednesday 3 August 2011

Snettisham - WHITE RUMPED SANDPIPER. Trimingham - Red-necked Grebe & 3 Little Gulls offshore. Titchwell - Spoonbill & 2 Wood Sandpipers. Cley - 2 Temminck's & 1 Little Stint, Curlew Sand, Wood Sand & Little Gull. Salthouse - Roseate Tern flew past & 5 Little Gulls.

Tuesday 2 August 2011

Snettisham - WHITE RUMPED SANDPIPER & Curlew Sandpiper. Cley - 10 SPoonbills, Curlew Sandpiper & Yellow-legged Gull. Titchwell - 2 Spoonbills & Wood Sandpiper. BUrgh Castle - 144 Yellow Wagtails roosted. Cantley - Wood & 12 Green Sandpiper.

Monday 1 August 2011

Snettisham - WHITE RUMPED SANDPIPER. Titchwell - 4 Spoonbills, 14 Spotted Redshanks & 70 Ruff. Cley - 6 Yellow-legged Gulls & Arctic Tern.

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