Norfolk Birding News

Birding news for September 2012

Sunday 30 September 2012

Holme - Yellow-browed Warbler.

Warham Greens - Yellow-browed Warbler along western track.

Titchwell - 9 Spoonbills, Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint, Pied Fly, Spotshank & Crossbill over.

Hickling - juv Little Stint & Hobby at Rush Hill scrape.

Welney - 5 Common Cranes.

Strumpshaw - Osprey.

Wells woods - 2 Yellow-browed Warblers around the dell area.

Blakeney point - Barred Warbler still in the lupins.

Winterton - 5 Lapland Buntings.

Breydon - 3 Curlew Sandpipers & Little Stint.

Waxham - Black Tern & Little Gull.

Cley - 6 Yellow-legged Gulls in evening roost.

Saturday 29 September 2012

Martham Broad - juv Long-tailed Skua flew over.

Holme - probable Whiskered Tern offshore ?

Titchwell - 8 Spoonbills, Little Stint & Pied Fly.

Hickling - juv Little Stint & Hobby at Rush Hill scrape.

Welney - 5 Common Cranes.

Salthouse - probable Richard's/Tawny Pipit by Gramborough hill.

Strumpshaw - Osprey.

Wells woods - 3+ Yellow-browed Warblers around the dell area.

Friday 28 September 2012

Happisburgh - BUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER.

Breydon - juv WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER, Little Stint & 3 Curlew Sands.

Welney - GLOSSY IBIS & 5 Cranes.

Sheringham - Richard's Pipit in off sea.

Wells woods - 2 Yellow-browed Warblers.

Thursday 27 September 2012

Burnham Overy dunes - BOOTED WARBLER & Barred Warbler still.

Salthouse - Sabine's Gull adult offshore in afternoon, earlier seen off East Runton, Cromer & Overstrand.

East Hills (Wells)2 Y-B Warbler & 2 Redstarts.

Holme - Richard's Pipit in off sea & Firecrest.

Walcott - 2 Balearic Shearwaters past.

Morston - Y-B Warbler & Redstart.

Wells woods - Y-B Warbler & 2 Redstarts.

Holkham - 2 Y-B Warblers.

Welney - 3 Cranes.

Warham greens - Y-B Warbler.

Cley - Black Guillemot, Sooty & Manx Shearwater, 35 Great & 5 Arctic Skuas, Arctic Tern & Puffin past in morning.

Titchwell - 10 Spoonbills.

Wednesday 26 September 2012

East Hills (Wells) - GREENISH WARBLER, 5 Pied flys, 15 Redstarts, Rouzel, Tree Pipit & Hen Harrier.

Holme - juv ROSE COLOURED STARLING c10.30am, then Titchwell c5.45pm. + Y-B Warbler.

Burnham Overy dunes - BOOTED WARBLER & Barred Warbler still.

Breydon - Ruddy Sheduck.

Sheringham - Richard's Pipipt & Balearic Shearwater past.

Salthouse - Sabine's Gull on sea.

Sidestrand - Y-B Warbler & Redstart.

Gorleston - Y-B Warbler & Redstart.

Yarmouth cemetery - up to 7 Y-B Warblers & 10 Redstarts.

Welney - 5 Cranes.

Warham greensY-B Warbler, Pied fly & Redstart.

Cley - Y-B Warbler at walsey hills & 100 Bearded Tits on the reserve !

Titchwell - Pectoral Sandpiper & 2 Little Stints.

Winterton - Y-B Warbler & 3 Redstarts.

Tuesday 25 September 2012

Holme - juv ROSE COLOURED STARLING, R-B Fly & Y-B Warbler.

West Runton - Richard's Pipit & Lap Bunt.
Burnham Overy dunes - BOOTED WARBLER, R-B Fly (by Holkham pines) & Barred Warbler still.
Wells-East Hills - GREENISH WARBLER still present.

Wells woods - Y-B Warbler.

Waxham - 2 Y-B Warblers, Sabine's Gull offshore & 5 Redstarts.
Warham greens - R-B Fly, Pied fly & Redstart.

Trimingham - 2 Pied Flys & 4 Redstarts.

Holkham - Y-B Warbler.

Cley - 6 Redstarts & 2 Tree pipits.

Burnham Overy staithe - Purple Sandpiper.
Titchwell - Pectoral Sandpiper, 6 Spoonbills, Little Stint, Redstart & RC Pochard.
Winterton - 2 Y-B War

Monday 24 September 2012

Burnham Overy dunes - BOOTED WARBLER, LITTLE BUNTING, R-B Fly, 1-2 Barred Warblers, Wood Warbler, 34 Redstarts, 4 Pied Flys, Rouzel & 3 Lap Bunts.
Wells-East Hills - GREENISH WARBLER, Barred Warbler, 40 Redstarts, 5 Pied Flys & Rouzel.
Holme - R-B Fly, 45 Redstarts & 5 Pied Flys.
Warham greens - R-B Fly, 2 Pied flys & 3 Redstarts.
Yellow-browed Warblers - East Hills (3+), Warham greens, Holkham (3), Walsey Hills, Titchwell, Yarmouth (2) & Brancaster (2).
Kelling - Barred Warbler.
Weybourne - Barred Warbler.
Snettisham CP - Wryneck.
Titchwell - Pectoral Sandpiper & Purple Sand.
Stiffkey - 4 Pied Flys, 12 Redstarts & Rouzel.
Brancaster - Hawfinch, Pied Fly & 3 Redstarts.

Sunday 23 September 2012

Burnham Overy - BOOTED WARBLER in sueda along sea wall + SEO & Snow Bunting.
Yellow-browed Warblers at :- Holme, Wells woods (2), Holkham, Warham greens, Titchwell & Blakeney point.
Waxham - Long-tailed Skua, Pom Skua & 2 Bonxies.
Gorleston - Leach's Petrel.
Holme - Red-breasted Flycatcher.
Warham greens - Red-breasted Flycatcher.
Blakeney point - Barred Warbler, Lap Bunt, Pied Fly, 2 Brambling, RN Grebe & Puffin.
Titchwell - Pectoral Sandpiper.
Cley - Mandarin.
West Runton - Snow Bunting.
Wells woods - 3+ Pied Fys & 3 Brambling.
Welney - 3 Cranes.

Saturday 22 September 2012

Yellow-browed Warblers at :- Holme, Hickling, Kelling, Wells woods (2+), Walsey hills, Holkham, Thornham, Cley reserve & West Runton.
Holme - LITTLE BUNTING briefly in Noa, Wryneck, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Barred Warbler, 2 Pied flys, Redstart & Leach's Petrel past.
Warham greens - Red-breasted Flycatcher & Red Kite.
Blakeney point - ORTOLAN BUNTING, Barred Warbler, Red-breasted Flycatcher, 2 Lap Bunts, 4 Pied Flys, 3 Redstart, Whinchat & Tree Pipit.
Snettisham - Sabine's Gull on beach.
Walcott - 3 Leach's Petrels past.
Cley - Long-tailed Skua, 2 Pomarine, 18 Great & 5 Arctic Skuas, 3 Sooty & 2 Manx Shearwaters and Puffin past. On the reserve Pectoral Sandpiper & 2 Little Stints.
Welney - GLOSSY IBIS, 2 Pectoral Sandpipers, 5 Cranes, 2 Spoonbills & 2 Curlew Sands.

Friday 21 September 2012

Holme - Red-breasted Flycatcher and Yellow-browed Warbler in the pines, Barred Warbler, Bonxies, Velvet Scoter & Arctic Tern.
Sheringham - 117 Great Skuas, 11 Arctic Skuas, 2 Little Gulls, 17 Manx Shearwaters & 3 Puffin past in afternoon.
Cley - probable Sabine's Gull, ad Pomarine, 27 Great & 3 Arctic Skuas and BT Diver past. On the reserve Pectoral Sandpiper, 5 Curlew Sand, 3 Little Stints & 2 Spoonbills.
Welney - 2 Pectoral Sandpipers, 3 SPoonbills & 8 Curlew Sands.
Titchwell - Pectoral Sandpiper, Garganey, Jack Snipe & 2 RN Grebe.
Poringland - 2 Great White Egrets reported flying over ?.

Thursday 20 September 2012

Cley - Long-tailed Skua, 2 Pom, Great & 3 Arctic Skuas and GN Diver past. On the reserve Pectoral Sandpiper, 3 Curlew Sand & Little Stint.
Welney - 3 Pectoral Sandpipers.
Holme NWT - Barred Warbler still in scrub near first car park.
Titchwell - Pectoral Sandpiper, Curlew Sand & RN Grebe on the sea.
Hickling - Pectoral Sandpiper Curlew Sand & Little Stint on rush hill scrape.
Breydon - 9 Curlew Sands.

Wednesday 19 September 2012

Cley - 2 Long-tailed Skuas, Black Guillemot, Pom, 16 Great & 10 Arctic Skuas and 6 Manx shears past. On the reserve Pectoral Sandpiper, Curlew Sand, 2 Spoonbills, Purple Sand & 2 Lapland Buntings over.
Welney - 3 Pectoral Sandpipers & 3 Spoonbills.
Holme NWT - Leach's Petrel & 35 Bonxies past + Barred Warbler still in scrub near first car park.
Titchwell - BAIRD'S SANDPIPER ealry morning, Pectoral Sandpiper, Jack Snipe, 6 Spoonbills, Little Stint & 7 Bonxies offshore.
Hickling - Pectoral Sandpiper on rush hill scrape.
Breydon - 3 Spoonbills.

Tuesday 18 September 2012

Stiffkey - Pectoral Sandpiper flew west over mid morning.
Welney - 2 Pectoral Sandpipers & 3 Spoonbills.
Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 2 Spoonbills, Little Sint, 3 Curlew Sands, Garganey and Black-throated Diver offshore.
Holme NWT - Barred Warbler still in scrub near first car park.
Titchwell - Pectoral Sandpiper 11 Spoonbills, 2 Little Sints & 2 Curlew Sands.
Hickling - Curlew Sandpiper on rush hill scrape.
Salthouse - Pomarine Skua past.
Bawburgh - 5 Hobbies over pits.

Monday 17 September 2012

Welney - 2 Pectoral Sandpipers, 3 Spoonbills & Common Crane.
Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 9 Spoonbills, Little Sint, 2 Curlew Sands and Great Northern Diver & Manx Shearwater offshore.
Holme NWT - Barred Warbler still in scrub near first car park.
Titchwell - Pectoral Sandpiper 7 Spoonbills, 2 Little Sints & 2 Curlew Sands.
Hickling - Pectoral Sandpiper & 2 Curlew Sandpipers on rush hill scrape.

Sunday 16 September 2012

Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 8 Spoonbills, 2 Little Stints & 2 Curlew Sands.
Holme NWT - Barred Warbler still in scrub near first car park.
Titchwell - Pectoral Sandpiper, 19 Spoonbills and 2 Slavonian Grebes.
Welney - 5 Common Cranes.
Cantley - Curlew Sandpiper at the Beet factory briefly.

Saturday 15 September 2012

Salthouse - Pectoral Sandpiper briefly late morning then flew west.
Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper & 7 Curlew Sands.
Holme NWT - Barred Warbler still in scrub near first car park.
Titchwell - Pectoral Sandpiper and Whinchat.
Hickling - Pectoral Sandpiper, 2 Curlew Sand & Little Stint on rush hill scrape.
Heacham - 2 Cranes flew over.
Strumpshaw - Southern Migrant Hawker Dragonfly.
Winterton - Southern Emerald Damselfly.

Friday 14 September 2012

Sheringham - Sabine's Gull lingered offshore early morning.
Cley - probable Great Shearwater, 2 Long-tailed Skuas, Pom Skua, Black-throated Diver, 4 Bonxies & Manx Shearwater past .
Titchwell - Pectoral Sandpiper & Curlew Sandpipers.
East Runton - Sooty Shearwater past.
Hemsby - Sooty Shearwater past.

Thursday 13 September 2012

Kelling - Sabine's Gull + Black Tern off the beach late morning then seen off Salthouse and Cley where it lingered offshore until late afternoon.
Salthouse - Long-tailed Skua dark phase juv on beach early evening then flew west.
Sheringham - Leach's Petrel flew west early evening.
Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 2 Spoonbills over & Pom Skua offshore.
Holme NWT - Barred Warbler still in scrub near first car park + Spoonbill.
Titchwell - 7 Spoonbills, Curlew Sandpiper & RC Pochard.
Yarmouth - Sooty Shearwater flew north early morning.
Wickmere - Osprey over.
Hickling - Curlew Sand & Little Stint on rush hill scrape.
Winterton - 6 Whinchats.
Stiffkey fen - 3 Spoonbills.

Wednesday 12 September 2012

Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper.
Holme NWT - Barred Warbler still in scrub near first car park.
Titchwell - 4 Spoonbills, 2 Curlew Sandpipers, 4 Spotshanks & RC Pochard.
Breydon - 2 Curlew Sandpipers & Spotshanks.

Tuesday 11 September 2012

Titchwell - juv BAIRD'S SANDPIPER still present, Balearic Shearwater past, 2 Curlew Sandpipers & 6 Spoonbills.
Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, 10 Curlew Sands & Y-L Gull on reserve + Balearic Shearwater, Bonxie & 6 Arctic Skuas offshore.
Bowthorpe - Wryneck at west end of Wilberforce road c12 noon.
Kelling - Red-backed Shrike at caravan site.
Welney - 5 Cranes.

Monday 10 September 2012

Titchwell - BAIRD'S SANDPIPER, Osprey over, 11 Spoonbills, Curlew Sand & 3 Arctic Skuas offshore.
Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper.
Winterton - Red-backed Shrike.
Holme NWT - Dotterel on beach at midday.
Stiffkey fen - 8 Spoonbills.
Horsey - 41 Cranes going to roost.

Sunday 9 September 2012

Winterton - Ortolan Bunting in south dunes mid afternoon but no further sign, Red-backed Shrike in north dunes and 20 Whinchats.
Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, Garganey & 4 Curlew Sandpipers.
Holme NWT - Barred Warbler.

Saturday 8 September 2012

Titchwell - Sabine's Gull drifted slowly past offshore (also past Holme & Hunstanton), Roseate Tern reported offshore, RC Pocahrd, Whinchat and 23 Spoonbills.
Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, Caspian Gull, 3 Y-L Gulls, 4 Curlew Sandpipers, Bonxie & 22 Buzzards over.
Holme NWT - Barred Warbler, Whinchat & 5 Turtle Doves.
Breydon - Garganey, 2 Curlew sands & 469 Med Gulls.
Welney - 3 Cranes.
Horsey - 4 Cranes.
Winterton - Quail flushed.

Friday 7 September 2012

Cley - Pectoral Sandpiper, Spoonbill & 4 Curlew Sandpipers.
Stiffkey fen - 11 Spoonbills.
Titchwell - 19 Spoonbills, 10 Spotshanks & RC Pochard.
Holme NWT - 2 Pomarine & 2 Arctic Skuas offshore.

Thursday 6 September 2012

Cley - adult AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER breifly early evening + Pectoral Sandpiper.
Holme NWT - Barred Warbler.
Burnham Overy Dunes - Barred Warbler still at Gun hill + 3 Hobbies & 15 Pink-feet.
Stiffkey fen - 5 Spoonbills & Hobby over.
Titchwell - 22 Spoonbills, 12 Spotshanks, Garganey & Redstart.

Wednesday 5 September 2012

Holme - adult Sabine's Gull, 2 Pomarine, 20 Arctic & 3 Great Skuas and 5 Manx Shearwaters past.
Burnham Overy Dunes - Barred Warbler still at Gun hill.
Cley - 9 Sooty & 2 Manx Shearwaters and 3 Bonxies past, while on the reserve Caspian Gull, 9 Y-L Gulls, 4 Spoonbills, Little Stint, 5 Curlew Sandpipers & 2 Spotshanks.
Titchwell - 22 Spoonbills & RC Pocahard.

Tuesday 4 September 2012

Stiffkey fen - Spoonbill.
Cley - Caspian Gull, Y-L Gull, 5 Spoonbills, 2 Garganey, Little Stint & 4 Curlew Sandpipers.
Titchwell - 20 Spoonbills, Little Stint, RC Pocahard & 2 Whinchats.
Winterton - Southern Emerald & Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly.

Monday 3 September 2012

Burnham Overy Dunes - Barred Warbler at Gun hill.
Sheringham - Long-tailed Skua juv lingering offshore at 2pm.
Stiffkey fen - Pectoral Sandpiper morning only.
Blakeney - Osprey over the harbour.
Kelling heath - probable Honey Buzzard over with 20 Commons.
Cley - 2 Caspian Gulls, 9 Y-L Gulls, 4 Spoonbills & 2 Garganey.
Titchwell - 24 Spoonbills, 2 Little Stint, 6 Spotshanks, Garganey, Mandarin & 16 Greenshank.
Strumpshaw - Osprey.

Sunday 2 September 2012

Stiffkey fen - Pectoral Sandpiper and 4 Spoonbills.
Cley - 2 Spoonbills & Curlew Sand.
Titchwell - 21 Spoonbills, Little Stint & Garganey over.
Rockland broad - Osprey.
Breydon - Curlew Sandpiper.

Saturday 1 September 2012

Holme - Barred Warbler trapped at the NOA.
Stiffkey fen - Pectoral Sandpiper and Spoonbill.
Cley - 5 Spoonbills, Curlew Sand & Little Stint.
Titchwell - 20 Spoonbills, Little Stint & 2 Crossbills over.
Choseley - Osprey flew west.
Rockland broad - Osprey.
Winterton - Whinchat.

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