Thursday 30th April 2015
Highlights today included a Turtle Dove, 3 Cuckoos, 2 Grasshopper Warblers, at least one Whinchat, and 20+ Yellow Wagtails.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Probable Male Black-headed Wagtail Holme Dunes NNR on Grazing Marsh + Spoonbill on Broadwater then flew E/, 3 Ring Ouzel Heacham South Beach & Whinchat TF717450
> Norfolk 7 Dotterel NE/of Choseley Drying Barns in 1st N/of drying barns by telegraph poles at 15:00 PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane Buckenham Marshes RSPB near yellow railway bridge at 12:15 NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Spoonbill E/over Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 9 Common Crane Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Dotterel Blakeney Freshmarsh at 09:45 showing well. From Blakeney walk N/along sea wall for 3/4ml then E/for 500yds

> Norfolk Blue-headed Wagtail Winterton-on-Sea on playing field
> Norfolk Male Whinchat Holme Dunes NNR between c/pks at 16:20
> Norfolk 2 Male Ring Ouzel Burnham Overy Dunes in dunes at 15:05 + 2 Whinchat & 2 Tree Pipit
> Norfolk Female Ring Ouzel Old Hunstanton on golf course practice area at 10:00 + 3 Whinchat on fence from coastal path
> Norfolk Yellow-legged Gull Wells on quay at 08:45 NR23 1AR TF917437
> Norfolk Turtle Dove Holme Dunes NNR
> Norfolk 5 Ring Ouzel Burnham Overy Dunes S/of main fence
> Norfolk Turtle Dove Kelling Heath TG102419
> Norfolk Female Ring Ouzel Thornham on playing fields by civic hall PE36 6NZ TF737438

Wednesday 29th April 2015
A heavy downpour in the morning cleared in the middle of the day. A Blue-headed Wagtail was again seen with Yellow Wagtails on the NWT, and 4 Wheatears were with them. A Curlew Sandpiper was visible from the first NWT hide.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk at least 2 Common Crane Winterton North Dunes today NR29 4BQ
> Norfolk Dotterel Blakeney Freshmarsh showing well by the coastal footpath mid evng
> Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT NR25 7SA
> Norfolk 2 Dotterel in field NE/ of Choseley Drying Barns today PE31 8PQ
> Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB early evng PE31 8BB
> Norfolk 2 Dotterel S/of Titchwell in field at Choseley Drying Barns this a/noon PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Spotted Redshank Titchwell RSPB near Island Hide PE31 8BB
> Norfolk 3 Ring Ouzel Burnham Overy Dunes this a/noon
> Norfolk Curlew Sandpiper Holme Dunes NWT + Blue-headed Wagtail
> Norfolk Wood Sandpiper Buckenham Marshes RSPB late a/noon + 2 Garganey NR13 4HW
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel N/of Snettisham Coastal Park TF648335
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel Felbrigg Hall NT at N/end of the water meadows NR11 8PR
> Norfolk Female Ring Ouzel Thornham on playing fields near the Deli
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel early mrng flew twds Winterton South Dunes NR29 4BQ

Tuesday 28th April 2015
A quiet day with a female Whinchat along the east bank briefly, and a single summer plumage Black-tailed Godwit west over the grazing marsh.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great White Egret till 15:20 Buckenham Marshes RSPB then flew twds Rockland NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT E/of East Bank on The Serpentine 14:00 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Great White Egret Buckenham Marshes RSPB 13:30 NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Weybourne by Beach Road in field 07:15 then flew south + 2 Ring Ouzel E/of coastguard cottages
> Norfolk Great White Egret N/of Aylsham flew over Erpingham twds Ingworth 08:20
> Norfolk 3 Ring Ouzel Felbrigg Hall NT on S/edge of park NR11 8PR
> Norfolk 3 Ring Ouzel Felbrigg Hall NT on S/edge of park NR11 8PR
> Norfolk Female Ring Ouzel Warham Greens on Garden Drove this a/noon NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk Blue-headed Wagtail Holme NWT + Redstart TF715449
> Norfolk 4 Spotted Redshank Burgh Castle TG476049
> Norfolk Blue-headed Wagtail Winterton on sports field
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel Kelling just E/of weather station 09:10
> Norfolk Curlew Sandpiper Breydon Water NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel Winterton North Dunes + Short-eared Owl NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk 2 Garganey (drk+fem) Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh this mrng PE31 8BB TF759436

Monday 27th April 2015
At sea today 20 Sandwich Terns and 4 Common Terns were noted. 40 Swallows passed through and 6 Yellow Wagtails, 2 Chiffchaffs, 2 Blackcaps, a Lesser Whitethroat, a Grasshopper Warbler and a Wheatear were among the other species recorded.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 5 Dotterel 19:30 1.5ml SW/of Titchwell E/of Choseley Drying Barns just W/of Chalkpit Lane in field N/of track from barns PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk No Sign of Little Bunting Snettisham Coastal Park by 11:00
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard near Acle flew over A47 10:30
> Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT btw beach c/pk & North Scrape on Billy's Wash NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel Hickling Broad at Stubb Mill by approach road in field with Konik ponies 16:20 NR12 0BW TG437220
> Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Tottenhill GPs early evng
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel Waxham Sands holiday camp early mrng
> Norfolk Blue-headed Wagtail Kelling Water Meadows 09:45 NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel Weybourne Camp on N/side of conifers 08:00 NR25 7SR
> Norfolk Curlew Sandpiper Breydon Water NR31 9QB TG464048


Sunday 26th April 2015
A quieter day for migrants but nevertheless 3 Whimbrels, a Spotted Redshank, Greenshank, 2 Cuckoos, 12 Swallows, 1 House Martin, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcaps, 3 Lesser Whitethroats, 6 Whitethroats, 2+ Grasshopper Warblers, 6 Sedge Warblers, 3 Ring Ouzels and a Wheatear were recorded during the day. On the sea 22 Common Scoters, 2 Fulmars and 5 Sandwich Terns were seen at sea.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Saker over Gorleston 13:00 then flew NE
> Norfolk Little Bunting 19:55 Snettisham Coastal Park near Heacham Dam in sea buckthorn by lower path TF651344
> Norfolk 2 Dotterel 19:05 1.5ml SW/of Titchwell E/of Choseley Drying Barns just W/of Chalkpit Lane in field N/of track from barns PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Spoonbill Breydon Water at E/end 18:25 NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT flew E/over Beach Road 15:25 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane NW/over Felbrigg Hall NT 13:00 + 3 Ring Ouzel NR11 8PR
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane Colney GPs circled 13:10 then flew NW
> Norfolk 2 Honey Buzzard (dark morphs) N/over Titchwell RSPB 11:45 PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Breydon Water early mrng + Ringtail Hen Harrier & 2 escaped White Storks NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Blue-headed Wagtail Winterton-on-Sea on sports field
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel Winterton South Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Tottenhill GPs this a/noon
> Norfolk 6 Male Blue-headed Wagtail just E/of Kelling Water Meadows on hill with cattle 18:15 NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk Osprey Cley NWT by East Bank 17:20 but no sign 17:40 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Wood Sandpiper Kelling Water Meadows NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk 4 Blue-headed Wagtail Kelling Water Meadows 11:30 NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk Snow Bunting Salthouse E/of Beach Road mid a/noon NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Male Blue-headed Wagtail Horsey Gap just S/of approach road 14:20 NR29 4EJ TG463241
> Norfolk 2 Blue-headed Wagtail 13:25 Cley NWT near old North Hide NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 3 Ring Ouzel Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel Thornham on sports ground by Village Deli 09:15 PE36 6NZ TF737438
> Norfolk 3 Blue-headed Wagtail Cley NWT in Eye Field NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Osprey W/over Weybourne Camp 07:50

Saturday 25th April 2015
An adult White-tailed Eagle tracked along the coast was eventually seen out to sea and heading out to Skegness at 14.40pm. Other birds of note included 3 Fulmars, 2 Gannets, 12 Little Terns, a Black Tern, and 4 Arctic Terns at sea, and 12 Golden Plover, a Whimbrel, a Cuckoo, 10 Sand Martins, 12 Swallows, a Lesser Whitethroat, 6 Whitethroats, 3 Grasshopper Warblers, 5 Sedge Warblers, a Reed Warbler, 2 Wheatears, and 20 Yellow Wagtails.
At Walsey Hills 3 Lesser Whitethroats, 3 Willow Warblers, 2 Reed Warblers, a Sedge Warbler, a Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcaps and 2 Yellow Wagtails were recorded.

Friday 24th April 2015
A good movement of common migrants included 2 Whimbrel, 7 Sandwich Terns, 30 Sand Martins, 70 Swallows, a House Martin, 6 Chiffchaffs, 10 Willow Warblers, 10 Blackcaps, 2 Lesser Whitethroats, 10 Whitethroats, 2 Grasshoppers, 10 Sedge Warblers, 2 male Redstarts, 2 Wheatears, 3 Yellow Wagtails, and 2 Tree Pipits.

Thursday 23rd April 2015
A quiet day, with 2 Ring Ouzels on the NWT, a juvenile Peregrine over the grazing marsh, a single Swift over west, 2 House Martins over Thornham Coal Barn, 3 Chiffchaffs, a Willow Warbler, 4 Blackcaps, a Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Whitethroats, 3 Grasshopper Warblers, 5 Sedge Warblers, a Wheatear in the dunes, and 6 Yellow Wagtails with the cattle. 5 Green Hairstreaks were around the reserve and an Orange Tip was also seen.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk White-tailed Eagle SW/of Repps-with-Bastwick flew N/over Ashby-with-Oby 13:00
> Norfolk 5 Shorelark Blakeney Point just past seaward end of Yankee Ridge NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk Little Bunting 16:30 Snettisham Coastal Park at Heacham Dam in buckthorn TF648335
> Norfolk Spoonbill over Kelling Water Meadows + Blue-headed Wagtail, Spotted Redshank & Whinchat NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk Little Bunting Snettisham Coastal Park before sea defences in sea buckthorn just S/of site of old hide - for 6th day TF648335
> Norfolk Black Redstart Wymondham on W/side near Ketts Park
> Norfolk Snow Bunting Salthouse 200yds E/of c/pk 16:30 NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk 14 Ring Ouzel Roydon Common NNR PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk 2 Adult Little Gull Sparham Pools this a/noon NR9 5QY TG075178
> Norfolk 12 Ring Ouzel Felbrigg Hall NT in fields N/of lake 12:30 NR11 8PR
> Norfolk Adult Summer Black-necked Grebe Tottenhill GPs 11:45
> Norfolk 3 Ring Ouzel Thornham on sports ground by Village Deli 10:05 PE36 6NZ TF737438
> Norfolk 4 Ring Ouzel Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Black Tern S/past Happisburgh 07:15 NR12 0PR TG384309

Wednesday 22nd April 2015
Today's high lights included a Peregrine over the grazing Marsh and four Pink-feet with the Greylags on the Broadwater. At least five Ring Ouzels remained on the NWT reserve and at least three reeling Grasshopper Warblers could be heard. Single Cuckoo and Tree Pipit were also of note.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Spoonbill Salthouse W/ of Iron Road NR25 7XW
> Norfolk 2 Great White Egret Welney WWT PE14 9TN
> Norfolk Male Common Rosefinch Cromer singing opp church at 16:00 but no further sign late a/noon
> Norfolk Female Dotterel Choseley Drying Barns this mrng PE31 8PQ
> Norfolk Little Bunting 12:14 Snettisham Coastal Park in sea buckthorn c)50yds before Heacham Dam sign by footpath along seaward side but elusive + Osprey N/
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Berney Marshes RSPB + Short-eared Owl & escaped White Stork NR30 1SB TG460053
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Breydon Water at South Wall NR31 9QB
> Norfolk 2 Drake Garganey Buckenham Marshes RSPB this evng NR13 4HW
> Norfolk 6 Ring Ouzel Holme Dunes NWT
> Norfolk Whinchat Cley NWT at Eye Field early a/noon NR25 7SA
> Norfolk 5 Ring Ouzel Snettisham village by road near telephone box
> Norfolk 2 Arctic Tern Rockland Broad 11:40 from the hide NR14 7HP
> Norfolk Female Scaup Pentney GPs midday + 2 Arctic Tern & 2 AD Med Gull
> Norfolk 9 Ring Ouzel 11:30 btw Somerton Holmes & Winterton North Dunes (6 males) NR29 4BQ
> Norfolk 7 Ring Ouzel Somerton Holmes in North Dunes
> Norfolk 4 Male Ring Ouzel 10:35 Winterton North Dunes in off the sea NR29 4BQ
> Norfolk at least 7 Ring Ouzel (inc 4 males) 09:58 Thornham on sports ground by Village Deli PE36 6NZ
> Norfolk 3 Ring Ouzel Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel 07:50 at W/end of Weybourne Camp
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel Snettisham Coastal Park TF648335

Tuesday 21st April 2015
A bright sunny day, which brought a mixed selection of birds. A male Stonechat was along the east bank path, two Red Kites came over heading east, a Brambling was around the trapping area, a Tawny Owl was heard calling from the pines and three Ring Ouzels and at least two Grasshopper Warblers were on the NWT reserve. Two green hairstreaks were around the Lime tree by the Observatory.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Adult White-tailed Eagle S/over Hickling Broad NWT 06:40 NR12 0BW TG429221
> Norfolk Adult White-tailed Eagle Horsey over windpump 10:50 then flew south
> Norfolk 2 Great White Egret Welney WWT + 3 Garganey PE14 9TN TL548946

Monday 20th April 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 3 Ring Ouzel Hingham on Moneyhill Lane at Chestnut Farm in horse paddock 19:00
> Norfolk 2 Arctic Tern Rockland Broad this evng NR14 7HP TG328047
> Norfolk Black Redstart Walsey Hills NOA by A149 opp entrance 15:30 NR25 7SA TG062439
> Norfolk 10 Ring Ouzel Burnham Overy Dunes 09:30 + Whinchat
> Norfolk 2nd Summer Little Gull Filby Broad NR29 3HH TG461136
> Norfolk Drake Garganey Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape NR12 0BW TG429221
> Norfolk Arctic Tern Colney GPs on main pit
> Norfolk 3 Ring Ouzel Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk 3 Arctic Tern Rockland Broad 12:00 NR14 7HP TG328047
> Norfolk 9 Arctic Tern Horsey
> Norfolk 9 Ring Ouzel Roydon Common NNR on ridge PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk 7 Ring Ouzel Thornham on sports ground by Village Deli 09:55 PE36 6NZ
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel Felbrigg Hall NT N/of lake 06:45 NR11 8PR

Sunday 19th April 2015
A strong northerly blow held up migration today but 9 Ring Ouzels were still around the NWT reserve, 2 Sandwich Terns and 5 Gannets flew past offshore, and other sightings included 8 Swallows, 2 Chiffchaffs, a Blackcap, a Whitethroat, at least 1 Grasshopper Warbler, a male Stonechat, a Wheatear, and a Yellow Wagtail.
At Walsey Hills a male Black Redstart was seen around the ROC building and 23 Swallows, a House Martin, a Med Gull and 2 Willow Warblers were also of note.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Dotterel Kelling 17:45. Park by The Street / A149 junction, walk N/along Meadow Lane then W/on path S/of pool to top of hill & view field to south
> Norfolk No Sign of Adult Female Dotterel 18:10 Snettisham in ploughed field to R/ of track TF689319
> Norfolk Male Montagu's Harrier 14:30 W/over Kelling Water Meadows NR25 7ED
> Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh PE31 8BB
> Norfolk 2 Pomarine Skua late mrng N/past Great Yarmouth
> Norfolk Drake Garganey Buckenham Marshes RSPB NR13 4HW
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Horsey NR29 4EP
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel Hingham in hedge E/ of Chestnut Farm this evng
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel Felbrigg Hall NT N/ of the lake NR11 8PR
> Norfolk Adult Summer Black-necked Grebe Tottenhill GPs
> Norfolk Male Black Redstart Walsey Hills NOA NR25 7SA
> Norfolk 5 Ring Ouzel on farmland just E/of North Creake
> Norfolk 10+ Ring Ouzel Burnham Overy Dunes + Male Whinchat
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel Northrepps NR27 0AA
> Norfolk Female Ring Ouzel Castor Mill
> Norfolk Firecrest Lynford Arboretum late mrng singing near entrance to Lynford Hall Hotel
> Norfolk 7 Ring Ouzel Holme Dunes NWT
> Norfolk 19 Ring Ouzel Snettisham Coastal Park + Redstart TF648335
> Norfolk Black Redstart Wymondham in allotments near sewage works
> Norfolk 4 Ring Ouzel Weybourne Camp + Whinchat
> Norfolk Male Black Redstart Cley NWT 08:05 East Bank c/pk
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel Surlingham Church Marsh RSPB NR14 7DF

Saturday 18th April 2015
Another busy day with 59 Common Scoter, an adult Gannet and a Great Crested Grebe on the sea, 2 Spoonbills east, a Red Kite, 5 Black-tailed Godwits, 2 Sand Martins, 8 Swallows, 2 Cetti's Warblers, 2 Whitethroats, 3 Grasshopper Warblers, 9+ Ring Ouzels, a male Stonechat, 7+ Wheatears, and 10 Yellow Wagtails.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Adult White-tailed Eagle over Titchwell RSPB drifting twds Thornham 08:45 PE31 8BB TF759436

> Norfolk Immature Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 7 Shorelark Blakeney Point just W/of The Hood 13:15 NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk Dotterel 10:15 Kelling. Park by The Street / A149 junction, walk N/along Meadow Lane then W/on path S/of pool to top of hill & view field to south
> Norfolk 2 Spoonbill E/over Holme NWT + 9 Ring Ouzel TF715449
> Norfolk Wryneck mid mrng Winterton-on-Sea at N/end of North Market Road in sallow
> Norfolk 6 Ring Ouzel Holme NWT 19:30 TF715449
> Norfolk Little Gull Kelling Water Meadows NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk Firecrest Winterton on Low Road opp 1st horse paddock from E/end late mrng
> Norfolk 5 Ring Ouzel just S/of Choseley
> Norfolk 13 Ring Ouzel Burnham Overy Dunes
> Norfolk 8 Ring Ouzel Snettisham Coastal Park + Grasshopper Warbler & 2 Med Gull TF648335
> Norfolk 5 Ring Ouzel Felbrigg Hall NT N/of lake NR11 8PR
> Norfolk 32 Ring Ouzel Roydon Common NNR 09:30 PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk 4 Ring Ouzel Burnham Overy Dunes W/of W/end of Holkham Pines
> Norfolk 4 Ring Ouzel Heacham at S/end at scout hut PE31 7AX TF663376
> Norfolk 6 Ring Ouzel Snettisham Coastal Park TF648335

Friday 17th April 2015
Highlights today were a Cuckoo, 20 Chiffchaffs, 10 Willow Warblers, 6 Blackcaps, 2 Whitethroats, 2 Grasshopper Warblers, 8 Yellow Wagtails, and on the NWT reserve 12 Ring Ouzels were in the dunes and a Redstart was also seen.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Immature Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh + 2 Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB
> Norfolk Dotterel 16:10 N/of Kelling. Park near A149/The Street junction and walk N/ along Meadow Lane then W/ to top of hill to view. Keep to path
> Norfolk 5 Common Crane Strumpshaw Fen RSPB NR13 4HS
> Norfolk 4 Ring Ouzel Winterton South Dunes NR29 4BQ
> Norfolk 31 Ring Ouzel Roydon Common NWT early evng
> Norfolk 19 Ring Ouzel Roydon Common NWT this evng
> Norfolk 3 Garganey (2drks) Welney WWT 11:50 from Nelson-Lyle Hide PE14 9TN
> Norfolk 5 Ring Ouzel Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ
> Norfolk Whinchat Gramborough Hill NR25 7XW
> Norfolk 9+ male Ring Ouzel Holme Dunes NWT 16:30 from coast path
> Norfolk 12 Ring Ouzel Holme Dunes NNR
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel Felbrigg Hall NT NR11 8PR
> Norfolk 10 Ring Ouzel Holme Dunes NWT
> Norfolk Adult Summer Black-necked Grebe Tottenhill GPs late mrng
> Norfolk Drake Garganey Cley NWT on Wigeon Marsh + Grasshopper Warbler reeling N/of vis centre NR25 7SA
> Norfolk 10 Ring Ouzel 08:15 Snettisham Coastal Park in area around old hide TF648335
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel Snettisham Coastal Park by old hide TF648335
> Norfolk 17 Ring Ouzel Roydon Common NWT early mrng then flew to Grimston Warren

Thursday 16th April 2015
A passing weather front brought down many common migrants today with a Whimbrel passing through, a Green Sandpiper on north scrape, 15 Swallows, 20 Chiffchaffs, 8 Willow Warblers, 10 Blackcaps, a Whitethroat, 2+ Grasshopper Warblers, 2 Sedge Warblers, a Fieldfare, a Tree Sparrow, 10 Wheatears, a Grey Wagtail, 3 Tree Pipits, and 3 Redpoll sp flying over. 8 Ring Ouzels were still in the dunes, as was a male Redstart, 30 Yellow Wagtails were with the cattle on the grazing marsh, and 5 White Wagtails were also seen.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Wryneck Aylmerton
> Norfolk 7 Shorelark Blakeney Point + Female Black Redstart at Halfway House NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk Immature Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 13 Common Crane Winterton North Dunes + Black Redstart by cow barns NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Dotterel Happisburgh flew S/over lighthouse field NR12 0PR TG384309
> Norfolk 9 Ring Ouzel 1.5ml SW/of Titchwell at Choseley in 2nd field W/of Choseley Farm viewable from Choseley to Ringstead Road 09.45-10.45 PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk 9 Ring Ouzel Snettisham Coastal Park 18:30 TF648335
> Norfolk 8 Ring Ouzel Burnham Overy Dunes W/of W/end of Holkham Pines this a/noon
> Norfolk 10 Arctic Tern Ormesby Broad 15:00 NR29 3LS TG463152
> Norfolk 4 Ring Ouzel Weybourne Camp just E/of weather station 12:30
> Norfolk 8 Ring Ouzel Holme
> Norfolk 15 Ring Ouzel Snettisham Coastal Park mid mrng TF648335
> Norfolk 28 Ring Ouzel 10:45 Roydon Common NNR commuting to Grimston Quarry PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Firecrest Snettisham Coastal Park in pines by c/pk + 8 Ring Ouzel TF648335

Wednesday 15th April 2015
Lots more today with highlights including a Hobby over Redwell Marsh, 2 Sandwich Terns, a Cuckoo calling on the NWT, one House Martin, 10+ Swallows, 15 Chiffchaffs, 2 Willow Warblers, 12 Blackcaps, a Whitethroat, 2 Sedge Warblers, 2 Grasshopper Warblers, 6 Ring Ouzels (two on the East Bank and 4 in the dunes), a male Redstart near the paddocks, 15+ Wheatears, 30+ Yellow Wagtails, a Tree Pipit, 120+ Meadow Pipits and 2 Siskins over calling.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes SE/of railway bridge + Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk 7+ Dotterel 17:45 1.5ml SW/of Titchwell E/of Choseley Drying Barns in field W/of Chalkpit Road. Approach carefully to avoid flushing
> Norfolk 5 Dotterel 16:00 1.5ml SW/of Titchwell E/of Choseley Drying Barns. From barns walk E/ along footpath for c)200 yds to view to N/
> Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB + Red-crested Pochard PE31 8BB
> Norfolk Spoonbill Warham Greens on saltmarsh at N/ end of Garden Drove. Pls park carefully
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Breydon Water N/of North Wall + Female Ring Ouzel along South Wall by c/pk late mrng NR31 9QB
> Norfolk 4 Dotterel 1.5ml SW/of Titchwell E/of Choseley Drying Barns in field W/of Chalkpit Road until 10:00 when rptd flushed by Sparrowhawk and flew NW/
> Norfolk Stone Curlew Cley 12:30 am heard (only) btw Old Woman's Lane & Church Lane
> Norfolk Osprey over Northrepps early evng
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel in garden at Northrepps late a/noon NR27 0AA
> Norfolk 6+ Ring Ouzel Holme at S/end of pines late a/noon + Male Redstart
> Norfolk Blue-headed Wagtail Cley NWT on Eye Field NR25 7SA
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel 13:00 Snettisham Coastal Park TF648335
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Holme Dunes NWT
> Norfolk Adult Summer Black-necked Grebe Tottenhill GPs midday
> Norfolk 5 Ring Ouzel Weybourne along track to coastguard cottages early mrng
> Norfolk 2 Firecrest Weeting Heath NWT behind West Hide IP26 4NQ
> Norfolk 6 Ring Ouzel Holme Dunes NWT late mrng
> Norfolk 2 Male Ring Ouzel Felbrigg Hall NT on E/ side of water meadow NR11 8PR
> Norfolk 2 Garganey Breydon Water + 3 Little Gull NR31 9QB
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel Holme at Redwell Marsh NOA + Hobby & 11 Tree Pipit
> Norfolk Spotted Redshank at E/end of Breydon Water + 3 Whimbrel NR31 9QB
> Norfolk 11+ Ring Ouzel Roydon Common NWT at top of ridge adj to Sandy Lane

Tuesday 14th April 2015
Another good days migration with a Whimbrel, a Firecrest, 30 Sand Martins, 30 Swallows, 10 House Martins, 8 Chiffchaffs, 2 Willow Warblers, a Blackcap, a Whitethroat, 3 Ring Ouzels in the dunes, a male Redstart around the NWT car park, a male Wheatear in the dunes, a Yellow Wagtail, 50+ Meadow Pipits, and a Woodlark all recorded during the day.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Stone Curlew Cley btw Old Womans Lane & Church Lane 22:35 - heard only
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham over W/end of pines
> Norfolk 3 Common Crane Horsey at Nelson Head track 17:40
> Norfolk 6 Dotterel 18:50 1.5ml SW/of Titchwell E/of Choseley Drying Barns in field W/of Chalkpit Road. Approach carefully to avoid flushing PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk 8 Common Crane btw Winterton & Horsey + Ring Ouzel & Woodlark
> Norfolk White Stork Buckenham Marshes RSPB flew W/over River Yare 10:30 NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Male Dotterel S/of Burnham Market at top of Beacon Hill in field with telegraph pole 11:45 + 11 Ring Ouzel
> Norfolk 6 Dotterel 09:45 1.5ml SW/of Titchwell E/of Choseley Drying Barns in field by Chalkpit Road. Approach carefully to avoid flushing + Ring Ouzel PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Immature Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 3 Spoonbill Breydon Water 06:55 then flew west + 2 Ring Ouzel NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 16 Ring Ouzel Roydon Common NNR 19:30 PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel btw Wymondham & Kimberley in Tiffey Valley
> Norfolk 2 Arctic Tern 17:00 Colney GPs over main pit
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel Titchwell RSPB flew W/over grazing marsh + 9 Red-crested Pochard & 2 White Wagtail PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Adult Little Gull Filby Broad NR29 3HH TG461136
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel Norwich at University of East Anglia on Lusty Hills
> Norfolk 3 Ring Ouzel Holme
> Norfolk 6 Ring Ouzel Cley flew W/over Church Lane 10:25
> Norfolk 4 Ring Ouzel Heacham on Island Campsite at South Beach 09:15
> Norfolk Drake Garganey just E/of Stiffkey on water meadows S/of A149 this mrng
> Norfolk 3 Ring Ouzel Burnham Overy Dunes E/of boardwalk
> Norfolk Firecrest Holme NOA singing at E/end of pines N/of public footpath behind obs 09:45 TF717450
> Norfolk 3 Ring Ouzel Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk 5 Ring Ouzel Hunstanton on pitch+putt on E/side 07:25


Monday 13th April 2015
Again more signs of Spring with singing Whitethroat and Sedge Warbler noted and at least seven male Wheatears on the NWT reserve. Swallows and House Martins were trickling through as well during the morning, and a Ring Ouzel flew west along the east bank.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Dotterel S/of Thornham by Choseley Road
> Norfolk 6 Dotterel 19:40 1.5ml SW/of Titchwell E/of Choseley Drying Barns in field by Chalkpit Road + Lapland Bunting PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Probable Siberian Chiffchaff Kelling Heath 14:45 TG102419
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley
> Norfolk Immature Glaucous Gull W/over Titchwell RSPB freshmarsh 15:40 + Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes near W/end of Holkham Pines this a/noon + 2 Ring Ouzel
> Norfolk 12 Common Crane Horsey this mrng + 4 Ring Ouzel NR29 4EP
> Norfolk 11 Common Crane Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel Weybourne E/of coastguard cottages 17:30
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel Felbrigg Hall NT on E/side of water meadow late a/noon NR11 8PR
> Norfolk 4 Ring Ouzel Snettisham Coastal Park 14:00 TF648335
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel Winterton South Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk 3 Ring Ouzel Choseley Drying Barns 10:35 PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel Choseley Drying Barns by road 10:15 PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel Burnham Overy Dunes
> Norfolk 8 Ring Ouzel 4mls ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR on ridge 06:55 PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel just E/of Northrepps on road 06:00

Sunday 12th April 2015
A blustery day, some migrants were still in evidence with a superb male Wheatear sheltering on the east bank and at least 5 Swallows out over the marsh, while at least 7 Yellow Wagtails were in among the cattle.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Drake Green-winged Teal Titchwell RSPB late a/noon on freshmarsh from Island Hide but elusive PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 2nd Winter Glaucous Gull Cromer till 14:20 offshore just E/of pier then flew W/ NR27 9HE TG219423
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane Sheringham SW/over Sheringham at 11:40 NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane NW/over Happisburgh at 10:30 NR12 0PR TG384309
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane W/over Cromer at 11:15 NR27 9HE TG219423
> Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB till 10:25 then flew E/ PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB 09:35 at N/end of Thornham Marsh PE31 8BB TF759436


Saturday 11th April 2015
Highlights today were a Peregrine, 3 Black-tailed Godwits, 5 Snipe, a Sandwich Tern, 8 Swallows, 3 Cetti's Warblers, 6 Chiffchaffs, 4 Ring Ouzels near the village hides, 2 Wheatears, and12+ Yellow Wagtails.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Common Crane Horsey + 2 Ring Ouzel
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard 17:50 Halvergate Marshes SE/of railway bridge
> Norfolk White Stork (escape) 10:39 flew over Acle Bridge
> Norfolk Serin 06:45 N/over Gorleston-on-Sea
> Norfolk Female Ring Ouzel 17:30 near Great Cressingham
> Norfolk 3 Ring Ouzel 16:30 on N/side of Roydon Common NWT
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel Burnham Overy Dunes
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel West Runton 14:40 in paddock at clifftop c/pk + Male Whinchat
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel 14:15 Snettisham Coastal Park tho mobile TF648335
> Norfolk 5 Ring Ouzel Roydon Common NNR
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel 13:32 Felbrigg Hall NT in water meadow NR11 8PR
> Norfolk Black Redstart Gramborough Hill this a/noon
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel West Runton 10:20 in paddocks opp cliff top c/pk + No Sign of Male Whinchat
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel Winterton at Somerton Holmes
> Norfolk Hooded Crow S/of Gramborough Hill TG085441
> Norfolk 5 Ring Ouzel 08:50 Great Yarmouth at Bure Park
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel 09:05 Snettisham Coastal Park 100yds N/of concrete blocks
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel Felbrigg Hall NT 06:45 NR11 8PR

Friday 10th April 2015
An arrival of interesting migrants included a Woodcock, a singing Woodlark, and 11 Ring Ouzels.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 7 Shorelark Blakeney Point + Short-eared Owl NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane over Salthouse at 13:48 + Yellow Wagtail Cley NWT in Eye Field early mrng NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Weybourne this a/noon 2 fields E/of windmill viewable from A149 NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 1.5mls S/of Titchwell just S/of Choseley Drying Barns at 12:30 in hedge 400yds E/of Choseley Farm PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Adult Winter Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes till 08:15 then flew E/
> Norfolk Adult Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 2 Garganey (1 Female + 1 Drake) Welney WWT from Nelson-Lyle Hide PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Drake Garganey Welney WWT PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel Felbrigg Hall NT at 18:00 by pond N/end of water meadow NR11 8PR
> Norfolk Female Ruddy Shelduck Boughton Fen at 13:00 on flood off Eastmoor Road PE33 9QQ TF716012
> Norfolk Adult Little Gull Pentney GPs on main pit at midday
> Norfolk 4 Ring Ouzel Holme NOA on grazing marsh at 13:45 TF717450
> Norfolk 3 Ring Ouzel Horsey by castal track this mrng + Little Gull & Short-eared Owl NR29 4EP TG477228
> Norfolk Whimbrel Breydon Water at E/end NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Hooded Crow Happisburgh NR12 0PR TG384309
> Norfolk 3 Ring Ouzel Sidestrand this mrng NR27 0LT TG265395
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel Salthouse Heath in field N/of road between 1st crossroads & The Hangs
> Norfolk Adult Little Gull Colney GPs on main pit + Common Tern
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel (1 Male + 1 Female) between King's Lynn & Fakenham at Houghton Hall on grass meadow PE30 2QA TF631204
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel Holme Dunes NNR at 08:40
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel Felbrigg Hall NT at 08:35 by NE/corner of lake NR11 8PR
> Norfolk 6 Ring Ouzel Snettisham Coastal Park TF648335
> Norfolk Female Black Redstart Salthouse 07:40 at N/end of Beach Road + 2 Yellow Wagtail over NR25 7XW TG082443

Thursday 9th April 2015
Some passage migration began in earnest today with 10 Swallows, 2 Sand Martins, 2 House Martins, a Tree Pipit, 4 Redpoll sp, 10 Chiffchaffs, and 3 Blackcaps of note.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 1.5mls S/of Titchwell just S/of Choseley Drying Barns in hedge E/of bend at 18:57 PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard s/over Winterton Dunes 14:00 NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Possible Great White Egret over Billingford Pits at 12:30
> Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT behind visitor centre PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes
> Norfolk 2 Scaup (1 Female + 1 Drake) Barton Broad + 3 Little Gull NR12 8AZ TG357222
> Norfolk 4 Twite Happisburgh in tilled field this a/noon NR12 0PR TG384309
> Norfolk 2 Short-eared Owl Winterton Dunes NNR this a/noon NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Male Firecrest Beeston Common
> Norfolk Firecrest Salthouse opposite entrance to houses on Cross Street at 14:30 NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Whimbrel Cley NWT mid mrng on South Pool NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Black Redstart Great Yarmouth in churchyard NE/of minster NR30 1EB TG531078
> Norfolk 2 Short-eared Owl Caister-on-Sea behind Caister Heliport at 11:30 NR30 5HB TG527119
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Winterton North Dunes near ponds NR29 4BQ TG496198

Wednesday 8th April 2015
A few more migrants arrived with a further 4 Swallows and a Blackcap again singing on the reserve. A Ring Ouzel was reported near the Saltings car park. Orange Tip, Brimstone, Peacock and Comma were around the reserve, and in the moth traps an Early Tooth-striped was an unusual species, together with a Pale Pinion.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Marshes today + Hen Harrier & Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Warham Greens E/of whirligig mid a/noon
> Norfolk Spoonbill Burnham Overy on the saltmarsh PE31 8JJ
> Norfolk 4 Male Ring Ouzel on north slope of Beacon Hill NR27 9LX
> Norfolk Male Black Redstart Holt at the allotments early evng
> Norfolk Black Redstart on E/ side of Winterton-on-Sea
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel Winterton North Dunes + Short-eared Owl NR29 4BQ
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel Holme Dunes NWT 07:50 near Saltings c/pk
> Norfolk Spotted Redshank at E/end of Breydon Water NR31 9QB
> Norfolk Black Redstart Great Yarmouth in churchyard NE/ of minster
> Norfolk Female Ring Ouzel Snettisham Coastal Park TF648335

Tuesday 7th April 2015
Birds of note today included several Swallows, a singing Blackcap, a Merlin and ten Redpolls west. On the sea there were 10 Eider and 8 Red-breasted Mergansers. Brimstone and Peacock Butterflies were also seen.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 8 Shorelark Blakeney Point NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard W/over Scolt Head Island NNR 11:00 PE31 8DS TF821459
> Norfolk Adult Spoonbill Cley NWT on Cricket Marsh this evng NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Breydon Water N/of North Wall NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Grime's Graves viewable from track W/of Field Barn 12:40 TL816899
> Norfolk Firecrest Norwich on Vulcan Road at Nissan showroom flew into window 15:00 then released
> Norfolk Drake Garganey Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape late a/noon NR12 0BW TG429221
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel Winterton in paddocks early evng
> Norfolk Hooded Crow Happisburgh NR12 0PR TG384309
> Norfolk Firecrest Beeston Common in SW/corner
> Norfolk 2 Scaup Filby Broad NR29 3HH TG461136
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel Winterton South Dunes 11:00 then flew north NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Female Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Santon Downham 06:40

Monday 6th April 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Lapland Bunting Trimingham + Long-eared Owl NR11 8EG TG279388
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes W/of railway bridge 17:00
> Norfolk Great White Egret Burnham Norton on marsh E/of path to sea bank 14:10 PE31 8DS TF828441
> Norfolk Adult Spoonbill Wells 1ml E/of quay 12:15 NR23 1AR TF917437
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy dunes 13:50 PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk 2 Spoonbill Burnham Norton on marsh 12:30 PE31 8DS TF828441
> Norfolk Lapland Bunting Weybourne in 1st field E/of coastguard cottages
> Norfolk 2 Spoonbill NW/over Halvergate Marshes 07:45
> Norfolk 2 Spoonbill Upton Marshes then flew W/twds South Walsham Marshes
> Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT from Lyle Hide PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 4mls ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR by main track PE32 1AT TF680229

Sunday 5th April 2015
A female Goosander over the Broadwater was a surprise, and 65 Golden Plover flew through east. A Greenshank flew over calling and a single Sand Martin was seen. Med Gull and Cetti's Warbler were of note, as were 3 Redpoll sp passing overhead.
> Norfolk 2 Little Gull Barton Broad NR12 8AZ
> Norfolk 4 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum today IP26 5HW
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Holme Dunes NNR
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Hardley Flood at Hardley Staithe TM381997
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl in field off track to Kelling Water Meadows late a/noon NR25 7ED
> Norfolk Black Redstart Titchwell RSPB 14:35 on Island Hide PE31 8BB
> Norfolk Black Redstart Titchwell RSPB by Parrinder Hide PE31 8BB
> Norfolk Firecrest in SW/corner of Beeston Common
> Norfolk Female Scaup Cantley Beet Factory NR13 3JA

Saturday 4th April 2015
An improving day with warm sunshine in the afternoon, 34 Pink-feet were still present, a Short-eared Owl was near the NWT pay hut, 8 Chiffchaffs were around the recording area and a single Swallow and a Redpoll sp flew over west. A Brimstone butterfly was also seen and in the moth traps an Early Thorn, Clouded Drab, Common Quaker, Pine Beauty and 8 Hebrew Characters were caught.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT from Reebed Hide PE14 9TN
> Norfolk 8 Shorelark Blakeney Point + Black Redstart NR25 7DJ
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Roydon Common NWT NE/ of track from main c/pk late a/noon
> Norfolk 3 Common Crane 15:50 Titchwell RSPB flew W/ PE31 8BB
> Norfolk 2 Male Lapland Bunting Weybourne 14:00 in 2nd field E/of coastguard cottages + JUV Iceland Gull at 13:00
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Grime's Graves mid a/noon but distant. Park at gate 40 TL816899
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Weybourne in field just W/of pool by c/pk + 2 Garganey (pair)
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 12:39 just S/of Grime's Graves in new plantation
> Norfolk 2 Little Gull Barton Broad NR12 8AZ
> Norfolk 4 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum today IP26 5HW
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Holme Dunes NNR
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Hardley Flood at Hardley Staithe TM381997
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl in field off track to Kelling Water Meadows late a/noon NR25 7ED
> Norfolk Black Redstart Titchwell RSPB 14:35 on Island Hide PE31 8BB
> Norfolk Black Redstart Titchwell RSPB by Parrinder Hide PE31 8BB
> Norfolk Firecrest in SW/corner of Beeston Common
> Norfolk Female Scaup Cantley Beet Factory NR13 3JA

Friday 3rd April 2015
Another initially wet and grey day, though there was some glimmer of hope that spring is just round the corner, in the form of the first swallow of the year over the grazing Marsh in front of the Obs mid afternoon. A Barn Owl was also hunting over the grazing marsh and a Greenshank was on the beach.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk No Sign of Adult Ring-necked Duck NE/of Chedgrave at Hardley Staithe Pits this a/noon. + Female Scaup & Short-eared Owl .Walk N/along W/side of cut then W/along river bank for 200yds TG387017
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Weybourne flew SW/towards Lemon Hill at 16:16 NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk 2 Lapland Bunting Weybourne in field 200yds E/of coastguard cottages + 3 Snow Bunting NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 1/4ml S/of Grime's Graves along ride 24.Access W/along track opposite Field Barn TL816899
> Norfolk Male Serin Hemsby mid mrng NR29 4JG TG506172
> Norfolk 3 Common Crane Acle Bridge NR13 3AS
> Norfolk 2 Short-eared Owl Claxton Marshes
> Norfolk Female Black Redstart Stiffkey Fen on seawall NR23 1QW TF990438

Thursday 2nd April 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Adult Drake Ring-necked Duck NE/of Chedgrave at Hardley Staithe Pits at 17:10. Walk N/along W/side of cut then W/along river bank for 200yds to view TG387017
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Breydon Water at North Wall early a/noon + Short-eared Owl & Spotted Redshank NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 1/4ml S/of Grime's Graves at 16:30 along ride 24.Access W/along track opposite Field Barn TL816899
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Roydon Common NNR at 16:44 SE/of main c/pk off A148 towards centre of common PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Marshes TF849441
> Norfolk 3 Common Crane over UEA Broad drifting SE/at 09:30
> Norfolk Lapland Bunting Weybourne in field 200yds E/of coastguard cottages NR25 7SR TG111435

Wednesday 1st April 2015
Some signs of visible migration early morning with small numbers of finches, Pipits and Woodpigeons heading west low over the dunes. Around 150 Brent Geese are still on the grazing marsh, and a Chiffchaff was around the edge of the east bank.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Drake Ring-necked Duck Hardley Street on pits at Hardley Staithe late a/noon. Walk N/ on W/ side of cut and then W/ along river bank to view
> Norfolk Drake Ring-necked Duck Cantley Beet Factory on main pit until 15:45 but no sign since NR13 3JA
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike mid mrng c)400yds to S/ of Grime's Graves - access W/ along track opp Field Barn TL815900
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB + Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Breydon Water at North Wall
> Norfolk 2 Black Redstart (1male) 09:00 Felbrigg Hall NT btw main buildling & cafe NR11 8PR

Tuesday 31st March 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 4mls ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 1/4ml S/of Grime's Graves . Access W/along track opp Field Barn
> Norfolk No Sign of Ring-necked Duck Hardley Staithe

Monday 30th March 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT from Reedbed Hide PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 1/4ml S/of Grime's Graves. Access W/along track opp Field Barn
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes from Weavers Way near Manor Farm
> Norfolk No Sign of Ring-necked Duck N/of Chedgrave at Hardley Staithe by 12:00
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Breydon Water at North Wall NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 2 Lapland Bunting 11:30 Weybourne in field E/of coastguard cottages + 3 Snow Bunting & 2 Garganey on pool NR25 7SR TG111435


Sunday 29th March 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great White Egret 2mls S/of Cley flew WNW/over Bayfield Hall 11:45
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Drake Ring-necked Duck 15:40 N/of Chedgrave S/of River Yare 200yds W/of Hardley Staithe on fishing pits. Park at Hardley Staithe & walk N/along W/side of cut then W/along riverbank for 200yds
> Norfolk Drake Ring-necked Duck 14:10 N/of Chedgrave S/of River Yare 200yds W/of Hardley Staithe on fishing pits. Park at Hardley Staithe & walk N/along W/side of cut then W/along riverbank for 200yds
> Norfolk Lapland Bunting Weybourne in 1st field E/of coastguard cottages + 3 Snow Bunting NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Drake Ring-necked Duck 11:25 N/of Chedgrave S/of River Yare 200yds W/of Hardley Staithe on fishing pits. Park at Hardley Staithe & walk N/along W/side of cut then W/along riverbank for 200yds
> Norfolk No Sign of Ring-necked Duck N/of Chedgrave at Hardley Staithe by 08:00
> Norfolk 2 Garganey Holme NOA by entrance to Redwell Marsh on floods 18:00 TF717450
> Norfolk Water Pipit Buckenham Marshes RSPB NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk 2 Garganey Weybourne on beach pool 13:45 NR25 7SR TG111435

Saturday 28th March 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Adult Drake Ring-necked Duck Hardley Staithe fishing pits early evng. Walk N/ along W/ side of cut then W/ along river bank for c)200yds
> Norfolk 2 Great White Egret Welney WWT in front of Reedbed Hide PE14 9TN
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant on saltmarsh N/of Stiffkey Fen mid a/noon + 800 Dark-bellied Brent Goose
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Roydon Common NWT from c/pk this a/noon
> Norfolk 5 Shorelark Blakeney Point at Beach Way midday NR25 7DJ
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard 10:30 Burnham Overy Dunes
> Norfolk 2 Lapland Bunting 07:45 Weybourne in 1st field E/ of coastguard cottages NR25 7SR
> Norfolk 2 Garganey (drk+fem) Weybourne on beach pool NR25 7SR
> Norfolk Water Pipit Buckenham Marshes RSPB from the hide NR13 4HW
> Norfolk Water Pipit Cley NWT NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB W/ of main footpath 13:30 + Jack Snipe PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Male Black Redstart Stiffkey (for 2nd day)
> Norfolk 2 Little Gull Barton Broad NR12 8AZ
> Norfolk 2 Long-tailed Duck off Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB


Friday 27th March 2015
On the sea today 3 Eiders, 800 Common Scoters, and 13 Red-breasted Mergansers were seen. 2 Red Kites, a Peregrine, a Greenshank, 3 Chiffchaffs, a Fieldfare, and a Grey Wagtail were also noted.

Thursday 26th March 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2 Lapland Bunting Weybourne in 1st field E/ of coastguard cottages + 5 Snow Bunting NR25 7SR
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes 10:00-12:00 + Red Kite, Spoonbill & Ringtail Hen Harrier
> Norfolk 8 Shorelark Blakeney Point + Spoonbill over & Black Redstart NR25 7DJ
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 1/4ml Sof Grime's Graves .Access W/along track opposite Field Barn TL816899
> Norfolk 2 Garganey (1drk) Weybourne on beach pool
> Norfolk Black Redstart Happisburgh + 7 Twite NR12 0PR
> Norfolk White Wagtail Cley NWT on Pat's Pool this evng NR25 7SA
> Norfolk 2 Little Gull Barton Broad 12:45 from viewing platform NR12 8AZ
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB + Jack Snipe late a/noon PE31 8BB
> Norfolk 2 Black Redstart (1male) Felbrigg Hall NT this a/noon NR11 8PR
> Norfolk Spotted Redshank Downham market 12:40 at at Silt Fen Farm
> Norfolk Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk Jack Snipe Titchwell RSPB on drained pool W/of main path on Thornham Marsh PE31 8BB TF759436

Wednesday 25th March 2015
A beautiful sunny day, birds on the sea included three Eider, two Red-breasted Merganser and a Red-throated Diver, with the Scoter flock again distantly off shore. Birds of note in the recording area included three Egyptian Geese and at least three singing Cetti's Warblers.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Waveney Forest 11:00 distantly on gate post NE/ of the mound
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water on rough grazing btw 1st 'big bush' and wind pump on south wall NR31 9QB
> Norfolk 7 Shorelark Blakeney Point 13:00 just W/of The Hood NR25 7DJ
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes + Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk No Sign of Adult Ring-necked Duck N/of Chedgrave S/of River Yare 200yds W/of Hardley Staithe in dyke on west side by 12:45 + Female Scaup again
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 13:10 showng well in centre of Roydon Common NWT
> Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT showing well from Reedbed Hide PE14 9TN
> Norfolk Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum IP26 5HW
> Norfolk 3 Little Gull Barton Broad NR12 8AZ TG357222
> Norfolk Woodlark Wolferton Triangle from opp Wolferton c/pk go thru the gate to clearing
> Norfolk Water Pipit Cantley Beet Factory NR13 3JA TG389037

Tuesday 24th March 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great White Egret Burnham Norton by seawall 10:30 PE31 8DS TF828441
> Norfolk Drake Ring-necked Duck till dusk N/of Chedgrave S/of River Yare 200yds W/of Hardley Staithe on fishing pits + Female Scaup . Park at Hardley Staithe & walk N/along W/side of cut then W/along riverbank for 200yds
> Norfolk Spoonbill Welney WWT from Reedbed Hide this a/noon PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes
> Norfolk 2 Spoonbill Holkham Freshmarsh 15:50 from Joe Jordan Hide
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Roydon Common NWT
> Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT from Reedbed Hide PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Salthouse 11:00 behind the duckpond NR25 7XW
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull 07:45 Weybourne in fields by Station Road

Monday 23rd March 2015
The flock of c500 Common Scoter remained viewable distantly offshore with Greenshank on the beach early afternoon. A male Stonechat was along the approach road and the sunny morning saw displaying Marsh Harriers, Common Buzzards and Sparrowhawk over the reserve.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle Heigham Holmes viewable from Horsey Road 15:50 & poss landed
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle Horsey at Nelson Head Track 14:10 then flew twds Hickling
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle Horsey drifted S/over seal colony 11:20 NR29 4EP TG477228
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle over West Somerton 10:05
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle S/of Horsey in flooded field by Horsey Road 07:30 then flew twds Horsey Mere
> Norfolk 12 Common Crane near Horsey this a/noon
> Norfolk Spoonbill Holkham by Lady Ann's Drive
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Salthouse on duckpond this a/noon
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard 1ml N/of Martham viewable from West Somerton
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 4mls ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Great White Egret Stiffkey W/of Greenway on saltmarsh viewable from c/pk 09:10 NR23 1QL
> Norfolk Great White Egret 1/2ml W/of Morston Quay on saltmarsh 08:40 then flew west NR25 7DJ
> Norfolk 2 Richard's Pipit Breydon Water by south wall + 2 Rough-legged Buzzard & Spotted Redshank NR31 9QB TG464048

Sunday 22nd March 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle SE/of Hickling Broad SW/of Heigham Sound flew to Sound Plantation at dusk TG429204
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle till 16:20 Hickling Broad NWT E/of track to White Slea Lodge then flew twds Heigham Holmes NR12 0BW TG429221
> Norfolk No Sign of Reported Booted Eagle (pale morph) 3mls S/of Swaffham 1/2ml W/of A1065 N/of layby by road to Cockley Cley by mid a/noon
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle Horsey over Horsey Mill 14:20
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Hickling Broad NWT from Tower Hide 16:15 briefly then flew off NR12 0BW TG429221
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Breydon Water over north wall marshes late a/noon NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes early a/noon + 2 Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Weybourne in field E/of mill early a/noon
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham at W/end of pines viewable from A149
> Norfolk Great White Egret till 11:30 Burnham Norton then flew west PE31 8DS TF828441
> Norfolk 4 Lapland Bunting Weybourne in field E/of coastguard cottages + 6 Snow Bunting NR25 7SR
> Norfolk Great White Egret 4mls S/of King's Lynn just E/of Setchey on River Nar 11:15
> Norfolk Lapland Bunting Salthouse W/of beach road just N/of bridge 11:00 showing well NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike just S/of Grime's Graves in large clearing 08:30. Access W/along track opp Field Barn TL815900

Saturday 21st March 2015
A Great White Egret flew through west and landed on the grazing marsh. Also of note were 2 adult Little Gulls, 2 Kittiwakes, 7 Gannets and 533 Common Scoters on the sea.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great White Egret Nar Valley Fisheries + Female Common Scoter ,permit only. Non permit holders view from Blackborough End access track
> Norfolk 3 Common Crane Burgh Castle TG476049
> Norfolk Great White Egret Titchwell NW/over In Focus Shop then W/over Thonham Marsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Salthouse Heath on Salthouse Duck Pond at 12:15
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burgh Castle TG476049
> Norfolk 2 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum at feeders IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk Little Gull off Titchwell RSPB this mrng + 2 Manx Shearwater PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Water Pipit Buckenham Marshes RSPB from hide NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Hen Harrier Burnham Overy 14:10 N/over road at mill PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Male Black Redstart Felbrigg Hall NT on main building at 13:45 NR11 8PR
> Norfolk 2 Garganey (1 Female + 1 Drake) Weybourne at 12:10 on beach pool NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Great Northern Diver Past Hemsby NR29 4JG TG506172


Friday 20th March 2015
After a reasonable view of the solar eclipse through a veil of cloud, highlights were 2 Slavonian Grebes and a Greenshank at Gore Point, a Merlin, a Barn Owl, a male Cetti's Warbler, and one Chiffchaff. A Red Kite and 5 Common Buzzards flew west over the marshes in the afternoon.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle Hickling Broad NWT N/past Stubb Mill at 16:25 NR12 0BW TG429221
> Norfolk White-tailed Eagle NW/of Breydon Water at 12:54 viewable from South Wall but distant NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes at 14:00 showing well
> Norfolk Great White Egret Wells W/over boating lake at 13:15 NR23 1AR TF917437
> Norfolk 1st Winter Caspian Gull Breydon Water at E/end + 45 Bewick's Swan NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 4 Lapland Bunting Weybourne in 1st tilled clifftop field E/of coastguards cottages + 2 Twite NR25 7SR TG111435

Thursday 19th March 2015
A vocal Water Rail could be heard along the Broadwater edge and several Marsh Harriers were noted out over the Marsh where several hundred Brent Geese and Wigeon could also be seen.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk White-tailed Eagle Bure Valley at Midday near Wroxham Broad/Salhouse Broad viewed from Ranworth Church then flew E/
> Norfolk No Sign of 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle Bure Valley near Wroxham Broad/Salhouse Broad but Ringtail Hen Harrier present
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes at 17:15 then flew E/
> Norfolk 5 Lapland Bunting Weybourne in 1st tilled clifftop field E/of coastguards cottages at 13:05 NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes + 2 Spoonbill over E/

Wednesday 18th March 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Unconfirmed Report of White-tailed Eagle SSE/of Loddon at Stockton near A146 / A143 roundabout 11:45
> Norfolk Iceland Gull over Kelling Water Meadows 16:30 NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike just SE/of Grime's Graves in large clearing early a/noon TL815900
> Norfolk 8 Shorelark Blakeney Point at Far Point 12:00 NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk 5 Lapland Bunting Weybourne in 1st clifftop field E/of coastguard cottages this a/noon + Iceland Gull & 3 Snow Bunting NR25 7SR TG111435

Tuesday 17th March 2015
There was no sign of yesterday's Stonechats but 25 Twite were in the tree opposite the coal barn at Thornham, an obliging Water Rail was out in the open opposite the Observatory mid morning and 3 Bullfinches were along the east bank.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull just S/of Weybourne following plough
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes SE/of railway bridge 14:15
> Norfolk 2nd Winter Iceland Gull Kelling by heath following tractor 09:50 TG102419
> Norfolk 5 Lapland Bunting Weybourne in clifftop field 400yds E/of coastguard cottages
> Norfolk 12 Snow Bunting Weybourne E/of coastguard cottages 10:30
> Norfolk Water Pipit Cantley Marshes RSPB TG378039
> Norfolk Firecrest Titchwell RSPB on Meadow Trail this a/noon PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Purple Sandpiper Sheringham by Crown pub 07:45 NR26 8BQ TG159435

Monday 16th March 2015
The number of Stonechats on the east bank grew to five today, a Cetti's Warbler was again singing along the edge of the Broadwater and a calling Lapland Bunting flew over west.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle Hickling drifted S/over church 11:05
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle till 09:10 over Cromer then flew inland & lost to view
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle 08:50 Sheringham at golf course flew E/over cliffs
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle till 08:35 btw Salthouse & Kelling then flew twds Weybourne
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle 07:50 Cley NWT at E/end of Arnold's Marsh viewable from Walsey Hills NOA NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle E/over Cley NWT 07:30 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Lapland Bunting W/over Holme NOA TF717450
> Norfolk Adult Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on Frying Pan 10:00 PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Weybourne
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water by south wall + Rough-legged Buzzard NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard 14:30 Halvergate Marshes E/of railway bridge
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane btw Horsey Mill & West Somerton
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham at W/end of pines 08:30

Sunday 15th March 2015
Highlights today were a singing Cetti's Warbler, 2 Chiffchaffs along the river Hun, 4 Stonechats on the east bank, 2 Siskins over calling and 20 Twite were still at Thornham Harbour.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle over Warham Greens towards Wells at 16:18 NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk White-tailed Eagle S/of Swaffham at 12:45 then flew E/ PE37 7AP TF820090
> Norfolk 2nd Winter White-tailed Eagle between Great Cressingham & Cockley Cley flew N/over road at 12:25
> Norfolk 9 Lapland Bunting Weybourne 15:30 in 2nd field field E/of coastguard cottaged 300yds before hay bales + JUV Iceland Gull NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk 8 Shorelark Blakeney Point E/of Lifeboat House by roped off area at 14:00 NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk 2nd Winter Iceland Gull Weybourne at E/end of 1st field E/of coastguard cottages NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on Frying Pan PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 8 Lapland Bunting Weybourne in field near Dead Man's Wood early a/noon NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Roydon Common NWT at 09:40 in trees near track to large pine
> Norfolk 4 Lapland Bunting Weybourne in 2nd field E/of coastguard cottages + 2 Snow Bunting NR25 7SR TG111435

Saturday 14th March 2015
Four Stonechats were around the east bank.
Norfolk News from Birdnert
> Norfolk 4 Lapland Bunting Weybourne mid a/noon in 2nd field field E/of coastguard cottaged 300yds before hay bales + JUV Iceland Gull, AD Med Gull & 20 Snow Bunting NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk 8 Shorelark Blakeney Point by fenced compound late mrng + Black Redstart at Halfway House & Male Hen Harrier just E/of Halfway House NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes
> Norfolk 3 Hen Harrier (1 Male + 2 Ringtail) Warham Greens in roost this evng NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk Firecrest Wells Woods W/of The Dell at 15:00 NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk Velvet Scoter off Burnham Overy Dunes + Male Wheatear
> Norfolk Adult Little Gull Happisburgh in field S/of lighthouse + 2 Snow Bunting on beach & 8 Twite NR12 0PR TG384309

Friday 13th March 2015
Sea watching today produced two Slavonian Grebes, single Manx Shearwater and Little Gull. A male Wheatear was behind the NWT horse paddocks, 15 Redpolls flew west over the reserve both early morning and at least four Chiffchaffs were also recorded.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2 Spoonbill E/over Salthouse at 16:40 NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike E/of King's Lynn at S/end of Roydon Common NNR at 10:45 PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes mid a/noon + Male Wheatear Gun Hill
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Breydon Water from South Wall opposite pumphouse early a/noon + Jack Snipe & White Wagtail NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes at 14:40 near railway bridge
> Norfolk 6 Lapland Bunting (2 Male + 4 Female) Weybourne mid a/noon in 2nd field field E/of coastguard cottaged 300yds before hay bales + 2 Iceland Gull (Juvenile + 2nd Winter), 9 Snow Bunting, 2 Wheatear NR25
> Norfolk 2 Slavonian Grebe off Holme NOA late mrng TF717450
> Norfolk Black Redstart Salthouse at Little Eye + 2 Male Wheatear Blakeney Point at 13:35 NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Male Black Redstart Aylemerton this a/noon on roof at E/end of The Street then flew to Paddocks near allotments viewable from minor road to Gresham
> Norfolk 22 Twite Salthouse by Iron Road this a/noon NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk 3 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum + Firecrest IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk 4 Waxwing Norwich at Berner's Street/Highmill Court mid mrng NR2 1AW TG228084

Thursday 12th March 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 4 Lapland Bunting Weybourne in 2nd field field E/of coastguard cottages near bales + 2 Iceland Gull (Juvenile + 2nd Winter) NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Marshes viewed from mound at Waveney Forest NR31 9HZ TM451979
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard over Burnham Overy Marshes at 14:50 TF849441
> Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT from Reedbed Hide PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk 3 Lapland Bunting Weybourne in 2nd field E/of coastguard cottages near bales early a/noon + Wheatear NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard E/over Titchwell RSPB at 11:36 + Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Weybourne at 08:50 on sea just W/of coastguard cottages NR25 7SR TG111435

Wednesday 11th March 2015
At least 22 Avocets were around the Broadwater, 5 Red-breasted Mergansers were on the sea, and a ringtail Hen Harrier was over the NWT /dunes area early morning.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane Haddiscoe Marshes NR31 9HZ TM451979
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane Strumpshaw Fen RSPB NR13 4HS TG341066
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Island viewed from mound in Waveney Forest + Hen Harrier & 3 Short-eared Owl TG457011
> Norfolk 2 Spoonbill Holkham Freshmarsh from Joe Jordan Hide at 13:00
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham Freshmarsh 100yds from A149 opp. Holkham church at 16:30
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes by railway bridge late a/noon
> Norfolk 2nd Winter Iceland Gull Weybourne on beach 300yds W/of c/prk late a/noon NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Lapland Bunting S/over Hunstanton btwn 06:25 & 08:25 PE36 5AH TF672409
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water nr single bush on South Wall NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 6 Lapland Bunting Weybourne in 2nd field E/of coastguard cottages before bales NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk 30 Snow Bunting Cley NWT + Water Pipit NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Adult Little Gull Happisburgh NR12 0PR TG384309
> Norfolk Hen Harrier Holme Dunes NWT
> Norfolk 2 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe S/past Hopton-on-Sea early a/noon NR31 9SE TM535997
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Snettisham Coastal Park over Ken Hill Marsh this mrng TF648335
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Titchwell RSPB over Thornham Marsh at 09:30 PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk 5 Garganey Titchwell RSPB (3 drks) this mrng PE31 8BB TF759436

Tuesday 10th March 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great White Egret Norwich flew E/over UEA early evng
> Norfolk 6 Common Crane Welney WWT from Friends Hide PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes by railway bridge 17:00
> Norfolk 4 Lapland Bunting Weybourne in 2nd field E/of coastguard cottages just before bales late a/noon + JUV Iceland Gull & 2 Snow Bunting
> Norfolk 2 Richard's Pipit Breydon Water by South Wall NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Breydon Water from South Wall 10:00 NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 3 Lapland Bunting Weybourne in 2nd field E/of coastguard cottages just before bales this a/noon
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 13:40 4mls ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR from western c/pk PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Iceland Gull Weybourne E/of windmill early a/noon then flew west
> Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Cley NWT 10:05 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy dunes this mrng PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water by south wall 300yds before bush on seawall 08:00 NR31 9QB TG464048

Monday 9th March 2015
A female Stonechat remained along the east bank, a pair of Sparrowhawks were displaying, and a Merlin and Skylark put on an impressive aerial display over the reserve though the outcome was unclear. A chiffchaff was singing near the NWT pay hut and a Cetti's warbler was singing along the River Hun at Redwell Marsh. A Dotted border was in the moth trap.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane Buckenham Marshes RSPB NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk 6 Common Crane over Welney WWT this mrng PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Lapland Bunting Weybourne in clifftop fields NR25 7SR
> Norfolk 2 Iceland Gull (2w+juv) Weybourne just E/of coastguard cottages 08:45
> Norfolk Purple Sandpiper Sheringham by museum
> Norfolk Little Gull Happisburgh in field E/of lighthouse 07:30 + 8 Snow Bunting NR12 0PR TG384309
> Norfolk Male Golden Pheasant Thompson Water on Pingo Trail

Sunday 8th March 2015
Avocet numbers increased to 15, a Chiffchaff was singing along the east bank and a pair of Stonechats were also there. A Pale Pinion was in the moth trap.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Island at W/end TG457011
> Norfolk 2 Lapland Bunting S/over Happisburgh + AD Little Gull NR12 0PR TG384309
> Norfolk 2nd Winter Iceland Gull Weybourne offshore 13:45 + JUV Iceland Gull 1/4ml E/of coastguards in ploughed field
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard S/over Belton 09:45
> Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Breydon Water at NE/end briefly then flew north NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy dunes this mrng PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk 3 Rough-legged Buzzard Breydon Water + 2 Common Crane flew north NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes 09:50
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water at South Wall 08:20 NR31 9QB

Saturday 7th March 2015
A seawatch produced 5 Red-breasted Mergansers, a Red-throated Diver, and a Fulmar, while 4 Stonechats were around the recording area and 3 Tree Sparrows were in the paddocks.

Friday 6th March 2015
Several hundred Brent Geese remained on the grazing Marsh, and a sky dancing male Marsh Harrier gave the day a spring like feel.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes near Gun Hill this a/noon
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water on South Wall between 3rd & 4th gates at 13:00 NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water on South Wall between 3rd & 4th gates at 13:00 NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water on South Wall between 3rd & 4th gates at 13:00 NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard between Breydon Water & West Caister NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Weybourne at 12:40 200yds W/of beach c/pk NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR late mrng PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Iceland Gull Weybourne in field E/of Weybourne Windmill late mrng NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane Havergate Marshes near reedbeds + Ringtail Hen Harrier & 15 Bewick's Swan
> Norfolk Adult Little Gull Happisburgh + 6 Snow Bunting & 10 Twite NR12 0PR TG384309
> Norfolk 11 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum this mrng IP26 5HW TL822943

Thursday 5th March 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes near railway bridge this evng + Ringtail Hen Harrier, Short-eared Owl & 2 Short-eared Owl over Acle Straight
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 1/3ml S/of Grime's Graves in new plantation mid a/noon TL815900
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Weybourne at 16:40 in clifftop field following plough NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Weybourne 12:45 250yds E/of windmill viewable from A149 midway between windmill & railway bridge NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane W/over Titchwell RSPB this a/noon PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 2 Richard's Pipit Breydon Water by South Wall + Rough-legged Buzzard, 2 Spotted Redshank & Hen Harrier NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Weybourne in field by Weybourne Windmill at 08:25 NR25 7SR TG111435

Wednesday 4th March 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes near railway bridge late a/noon
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham early a/noon at TF881440
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Weybourne rptd flew from field by mill at 09:45 NR25 7SR
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Berney Marshes RSPB early mrng + 3 Short-eared Owl NR30 1SB
> Norfolk at least 2 Velvet Scoter off Holkham
> Norfolk 2 Waxwing Wymondham Abbey NR18 0PH
> Norfolk 3 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum at the feeders IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk Shag Wells Harbour this mrng NR23 1AR

Tuesday 3rd March 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy dunes PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard 1.5mls NNE/of Wells at East Hills opp lifeboat station 15:15 TF924456
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Breydon Water N/of phone mast viewable from North Wall NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes by A47 11:15 & escaped White Stork in area
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull 10:45 E/of Weybourne just S/of railway bridge following plough
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Weybourne by windmill in roadside field 08:24

Monday 2nd March 2015
Birds on the sea today included the large Common Scoter flock distantly off shore, and a male Eider flying west much closer inshore. A Cetti's warbler was singing by the edge of the broadwater, and a chiffchaff was along the river Hun at Redwell Marsh.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Grime's Graves on M.O.D land viewable S/from approach road 14:30 TL815900
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull 16:10 E/of Weybourne just S/of railway bridge following plough
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 4mls ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR above old pits right of main path 11:30 PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Great White Egret Bowthorpe Marsh this mrng

Sunday 1st March 2015
A single Bean Goose was on the marsh with Pink-feet this morning. Also of note were 3 Red-throated Divers on the sea, A Peregrine over the grazing marsh, and a Barn Owl hunting.

Saturday 28th February 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Marshes from mound in Waveney Forest NR31 9HZ
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water showing well by South Wall opp Berney Arms
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull late a/noon at E/end of Breydon Water NR31 9QB
> Norfolk 3 Shorelark Burnham Overy flew twds Scolt Head Island 12:15 from beach by Gun Hill PE31 8JJ
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike at S/end of Roydon Common NWT early a/noon from gate at far end of main track from c/pk
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy 07:40 over Gun Hill from A149 PE31 8JJ
> Norfolk 5 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk 11 Eurasian White-fronted Goose Horsey NR29 4EP TG477228
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB from Fen Hide PE31 8BB
> Norfolk 2 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum under the feeders IP26 5HW
> Norfolk 3 Velvet Scoter off Burnham Overy + Great Northern Diver PE31 8JJ
> Norfolk 2 Long-tailed Duck 08:00 off Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB


Friday 27th February 2015
A breezy but fine day, highlights were 2 Eiders, 10 Red-breasted Mergansers, 3 Red-throated Divers, 2 Fulmars, and 2 Great Crested Grebes on the sea. Also of note were a Peregrine, a Water Rail, a single Black-tailed Godwit, a Spotted Redshank, 2 Barn Owls and 40 Twite still at Thornham Harbour.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Adult Spoonbill Holkham Freshmarsh from Joe Jordan Hide at 14:15 + Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk 12 Common Crane over Horsey at Midday NR29 4EP TG477228
> Norfolk 5 Common Crane Stubb Mill in roost this evng + 1+Merlin, 2 Barn Owl, 15 Marsh Harrier & Bittern NR12 0BW TG437220
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes
> Norfolk Great White Egret SSW/over Aylsham at 17:03 TG192269
> Norfolk Great White Egret Cley NWT till 15:55 then flew SSE/over Walsey Hills NOA NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes + Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk Great White Egret Cley NWT 15:35 on Billy's Wash at S/end NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Roydon Common NNR by main track 3/4ml from c/pk this a/noon PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Stiffkey on saltmarsh mid a/noon NR23 1QL TF975431
> Norfolk Spoonbill Holkham Freshmarsh at 12:50
> Norfolk 5 Common Crane E/over Thorpe St.Andrew at 11:14
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes at 08:10 W/of W/end of Holkham Pines viewable from layby on A149 + Red Kite, 2 Barn Owl & 4 Marsh Harrier
> Norfolk Velvet Scoter off Burnham Overy Dunes at 15:15 with 50 Common Scoters
> Norfolk Drake Scaup E/of Lyng at Sparham Pools NR9 5QY TG076178
> Norfolk 2 Bewick's Swan Breydon Water at North Wall + Short-eared Owl NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 3 Long-tailed Duck off Titchwell RSPB at 16:08 PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 6 Twite W/of Thornham Harbour by coastal path 300yds from bench at 13:05 PE36 6NL TF728440
> Norfolk 3 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum vlewable from wooden gate at 09:30 IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk Woodlark over Sidestrand NR27 0LT TG265395

Thursday 26th February 2015
Among the highlights today was the return of the first Avocets to Broadwater, with 5 recorded. Also of note were 2 Black-tailed Godwits on the grazing marsh, a Greenshank, a Barn Owl hunting to the south, 2 male Stonechats, and 2 Rock Pipits.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes at 08:05 from sea wall + 4 Red Kite & Peregrine
> Norfolk 2.2 Male Ringtail Hen Harrier Warham Greens in roost at 17:45 NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk 135 Eurasian White-fronted Goose Holkham Freshmarsh at 16:22
> Norfolk 2 Purple Sandpiper Sheringham on beach 50yds E/of Funky Mackerel Cafe at 14:05 NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk 120 White-fronted Goose Holkham Freshmarsh W/of Lady Ann's Drive near A149 at 10:25
> Norfolk 18 Snow Bunting Winterton North Dunes on beach NR29 4BQ TG496198

Wednesday 25th February 2015
At least 40 Twite were still on the saltmarsh at Thornham Harbour together with at least 3 Rock PIpits. On the grazing marshes 850 Golden Plover and 500+ Lapwings were counted.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Welney WWT 16:00 on Lady Fen PE14 9TN
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Marshes from mound in Waveney Forest + Hen Harrier & 8 Short-eared Owl NR31 9HZ
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy 15:20 over marsh nea sea defence PE31 8JJ
> Norfolk 3 Tundra Bean Goose Stiffkey mid a/noon NR23 1QL
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard 12:15 low over West Caister
> Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Snettisham Coastal Park with Pink-feet early a/noon + Brent Goose TF648335
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water along South Wall beyond the farm + Rough-legged Buzzard on N/side of res, Hen Harrier & 11 Twite NR31 9QB
> Norfolk 40 Snow Bunting Cley NWT E/ along shore late a/noon + 2 Great Northern Diver offshore NR25 7SA
> Norfolk 30 Twite Thornham around c/pk and sluice midday + Spotted Redshank PE36 6NZ
> Norfolk 99 Eurasian White-fronted Goose at W/end of Holkham Freshmarsh this a/noon
> Norfolk Hen Harrier North Wootton Marshes hunting over fields at Estuary Farm
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Breydon Water at North Wall this a/noon NR31 9QB
> Norfolk Snow Bunting Weybourne flew along the beach mid mrng NR25 7SR
> Norfolk Male Hen Harrier Titchwell RSPB mid mrng + Water Pipit, 2 Spotted Redshank, 3 Red-crested Pochard (2 drks), Merlin & Bittern PE31 8BB TF759436

Tuesday 24th February 2015
Highlights on the sea were single Long-tailed Duck, Great Northern Diver and two drake Eider. A smart male Stonechat was frequenting the bushes along the entrance track just west of The Firs.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy dunes this mrng PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham Pines at W/end 17:15
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard N/of Breydon Water flew west
> Norfolk 2 Richard's Pipit Breydon Water at South Wall near windpump 200yds before large bush NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Great Northern Diver off Holme
> Norfolk 11 Long-tailed Duck off Titchwell RSPB + Spotted Redshank, 2 Water Pipit & 2 Twite briefly PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 52 Twite Thornham Harbour by coal barn PE36 6NL TF728440
> Norfolk 7 Long-tailed Duck W/past Holme

Monday 23rd February 2015
A raptor day, with a female Peregrine, at least three Marsh Harriers, Common Buzzard and Sparrowhawk all noted over the reserve.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard 2.5mls E/of Acle N/of A47 16:45
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes this mrng
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy this mrng + Red Kite PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk 3 Common Crane Great Yarmouth flew NW/over Bure Park 10:00
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham Pines at W/end early mrng

Sunday 22nd February 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Sheringham 14:30 on beach 400yds W/ of lifeboat station NR26 8BQ
> Norfolk No Sign of Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes this a/noon
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy this mrng PE31 8JJ
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard 09:40 W/ at Kelling Hard
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard flew W/ at Holkham Pines this mrng
> Norfolk 2 Richard's Pipit Breydon Water at South Wall this mrng NR31 9QB
> Norfolk Great Northern Diver off Titchwell RSPB this mrng PE31 8BB

Saturday 21st February 2015
A Peregrine and a Merlin were among raptors hunting during the day, and 6 Eider flew east offshore. Also of note were 300 Golden Plover, 500 Lapwings, and 60+ Twite still around the harbour at Thornham.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Roydon Common NWT at 10:30
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Island viewed from mound in Waveney Forest + 7 Short-eared Owl TG457011
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes E/of railway bridge at 12:40
> Norfolk Near Adult Glaucous Gull Hunstanton flew N/past cliffs at 12:35 PE36 5AH TF672409
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water along South Wall NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Immature Iceland Gull E/past Sheringham + 4 Purple Sandpiper on rocks NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk 3 Whooper Swan Belton Marshes (2 ads.) NR31 9HU TG464034
> Norfolk Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk Hen Harrier Haddiscoe Island TG457011
> Norfolk 40 Twite Thornham Harbour at 13:30 PE36 6NL TF728440
> Norfolk Scaup Surlingham Church Marsh RSPB on river NR14 7DF
> Norfolk 8 Hen Harrier Warham Greens (3 males) in roost NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk Male Hen Harrier Warham Greens in roost NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk 4 Short-eared Owl Halvergate Marshes
> Norfolk Bewick's Swan Thurlton Marshes
> Norfolk 40 Snow Bunting Cley NWT flew along shingle ridge N/of East Bank at 13:25 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 15 Snow Bunting Titchwell RSPB along beach at noon + Slavonian Grebe offshore, Spotted Redshank on freshmarsh & Water Pipit PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 10 Bewick's Swan Breydon Water at 10:15 NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 9 Long-tailed Duck Titchwell RSPB offshore + 20 Twite PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 26 Bewick's Swan SSE of Wymondham flew over Silfield


Friday 20th February 2015
Early sea watching produced maximum counts of 14 Red-breasted Merganser, 9 Eider, 1 Red-throated Diver and c1000 Common Scoter. On the grazing marsh a mixed flock of Lapwing and Golden Plover were present, and a flock of 30 Snipe were unusual. c60 Twite were again present in nearby Thornham Harbour.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water at South Wall near pumping station + 4 Short-eared Owl NR31 9QB
> Norfolk Adult Caspian Gull Winterton Dunes NNR from beach c/pk NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes late a/noon
> Norfolk Great White Egret Earlham 400yds W/ of Tollgate Way this a/noon TG178079
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard over marsh at E/end of Scolt Head Island NNR 15:35 flew twds Burnham Overy Staithe + Red-necked Grebe offshore PE31 8DS
> Norfolk 9 Tundra Bean Goose Welney WWT mid a/noon PE14 9TN
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes + Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike mid mrng Roydon Common NWT in trees near footpath to Grimston Warren
> Norfolk 60 Twite Thornham Harbour PE36 6NL TF728440
> Norfolk 3 Hen Harrier (1male) Warham Greens late a/noon + Short-eared Owl NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk 2 Ringtail Hen Harrier on S/side of Roydon Common NWT late a/noon
> Norfolk Slavonian Grebe Titchwell RSPB offshore + 11 Long-tailed Duck & 20 Snow Bunting PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 1st Winter Drake Garganey Cley NWT on small pool near East Bank this a/noon NR25 7SA
> Norfolk 8 Long-tailed Duck Titchwell RSPB + Water Pipit PE31 8BB
> Norfolk 13 Twite Thornham Harbour PE36 6NL TF728440
> Norfolk Male Golden Pheasant Wolferton Triangle on N/side of triangle at 07:26 PE35 6EJ TF672278

Thursday 19th February 2015
A bright start which deteriorated into a windy wet day. Several hundred Pink-feet and Brent Geese were on the grazing Marsh, with at least two Marsh Harriers and a Common Buzzard seen and seven Pochard were on the broadwater. The Twite flock of around 50 birds were still present in Thornham Harbour.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Possible Drake Lesser Scaup W/of Norwich at Colney Gps at 17:00 on long pit viewable from Chapel Break Road but distant, view only from road
> Norfolk No Further Sign of Possible Drake Lesser Scaup W/of Norwich at Colney Gps on long pit by 14:09
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Reported Salthouse in field by B1140 towards Panxworth NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane Horsey + 9 White-fronted Goose with 120 Pink-footed Geese NR29 4EP TG477228
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes on post 800yds S/of railway bridge & 200yds E/of road
> Norfolk Great White Egret Bawburgh till 15:55 then flew towards Colney Lakes
> Norfolk 4 Tundra Bean Goose Cley NWT Flew S/just E/of visitor centre this a/noon NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Great White Egret Sparham GPs at 11:45 on the far side of the conservation area + 6 Goosander
> Norfolk Great White Egret Earlham at 09:10


Wednesday 18th February 2015
A sunny but breezy day, with 2 Barnacle Geese again on the grazing marsh with Pink-feet and Brents, a Peregrine hunting near Broadwater and 55 Twite and a Rock Pipit along the sea wall at Thornham.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes from road near railway bridge mid a/noon
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike (1male) Roydon Common NWT distantly from c/pk late a/noon + 8 Hen Harrier roosted
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard btw Taverham & Hellesdon over field by Reepham Rd (reptd present since December)
> Norfolk 4 Tundra Bean Goose Welney WWT from the main observatory PE14 9TN
> Norfolk 2nd Winter Iceland Gull btw Dead Man's Wood & Weybourne in field N/of coast road this a/noon
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water at South Wall + Rough-legged Buzzard, Hen Harrier, Short-eared Owl & Spotted Redshank NR31 9QB
> Norfolk Great White Egret Bowthorpe Marsh until 10:45 then flew twds Colney
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes on post mid mrng

Tuesday 17th February 2015
Beautiful weather produced some early spring bird activity including 1300+ Pink-feet, 200 Brents, 2 Barnacle Geese, 5 Marsh Harriers, 3 Common Buzzards, a Peregrine, a Water Rail, 250 Golden Plover, 200 Lapwings, a singing Cetti's Warbler, 2 Stonechats along the sea wall, and 50+ Twite in Thornham Harbour. A Greenshank was calling over Holme village in the afternoon.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes viewable from road near railway bridge + 56 Bewick's Swan
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Island viewable from mound in Waveney Forest + 15 Short-eared Owl TG457011
> Norfolk 2 Richard's Pipit Breydon Water at South Wall NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane Hickling Broad at Stubb Mill this evng NR12 0BW TG437220
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy viewable from A149 layby 10:45 PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 4mls ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR this mrng PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk 45 Snow Bunting Blakeney Point midway btw Cley beach c/pk & Halfway House 16:30
> Norfolk 4 Long-tailed Duck off Titchwell RSPB 16:00 PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Great Northern Diver Blakeney Point on sea N/of Halfway House NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk 17 Snow Bunting Titchwell RSPB on beach + Water Pipit at Thornham Pool PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 50 Twite Thornham Harbour PE36 6NL TF728440

Monday 16th February 2015
A Ruddy Shelduck was on the marsh with 4 Egyptian Geese.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes viewable from road near railway bridge + 2 Short-eared Owl & 100 Bewick's Swan
> Norfolk Iceland Gull Weybourne
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Island this a/noon + 5 Short-eared Owl TG457011
> Norfolk Great White Egret Pentney GPs this a/noon
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 4mls ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR by gate to Grimston Warren 12:00 PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard near Welney WWT at Lady Fen viewable from cafe 12:00 PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk 2 Richard's Pipit Breydon Water at South Wall in field near 3rd gate 11:20 NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Great White Egret 3mls W/of Norwich by River Yare at Bowthorpe Marsh late mrng
> Norfolk White Stork Halvergate Marshes
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes at Gun Hill 09:25 PE31 8JJ

> Norfolk 15 Snow Bunting Titchwell RSPB on beach PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Water Pipit Burnham Norton marsh PE31 8DS TF828441
> Norfolk 50 Twite Thornham Harbour 10:00 PE36 6NL TF728440
> Norfolk 5 Waxwing just ENE/of Fakenham by A148 S/of Alethorpe in apple tree on bend 10:10

Sunday 15th February 2015
3 Redpoll flew over calling, and a Rock Pipit and 60 Twite were at Thornham
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Welney WWT on fence E/of visitor centre at 12:30 PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Iceland Gull SheringhamPark 16:45 at Sheringham by delivery track NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes at 13:30 viewable from road by railway bridge showing well
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Island early a/noon viewed from mound in Waveney Forest + Ringtail Hen Harrier TG457011
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water 12:30 at South Wall then flew to fiels 30yds beyond windpump NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Great White Egret Nar Valley Fisheries at 14:30 + 2 Redhead Smew
> Norfolk Iceland Gull Upper Sheringham at 14:00 in fields S/of the track from Upper Sheringham to Sheringham Hall
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes at !4:50 viewable from layby on A149 + Red Kite
> Norfolk Iceland Gull W/of Sheringham 13:10
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Salthouse opp Dun Cow pub NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Great White Egret Bowthorpe Marsh
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes
> Norfolk Great White Egret Nar Valley Fisheries + 2 Smew
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Santon Downham at Santon Warren by railway underpass
> Norfolk 2 Richard's Pipit Breydon Water at South Wall 200yds before brick building flew over ditch 10:10 NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham W/of Lady Ann's Drive this mrng
> Norfolk Dark-breasted Barn Owl Welney WWT this mrng PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Breydon Water NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Female Scaup Pentney GPs this a/noon
> Norfolk Male Golden Pheasant Wolferton Triangle on S/side at 15:40 PE35 6EJ TF672278
> Norfolk 30 Twite Thornham Harbour at N/end of Staithe Lane near coal barn at 15:30 PE36 6NL TF728440
> Norfolk 1st Winter Drake Garganey Cley NWT from Dauke's Hide at 13:00 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 1st Winter Drake Garganey Cley NWT on Simmonds Scrape NR25 7SA TG049441

Saturday 14th February 2015
2 Woodcock were near the village hides at dusk, and a Spotted Redshank was at Thornham Harbour as were 64 Twite
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Island + Ringtail Hen Harrier & 3 Short-eared Owl TG457011
> Norfolk Great White Egret W/over Surlingham Church Marsh RSPB at 16:00 NR14 7DF
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Welney WWT 15:05 at Lady Fen on post with white X PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Marshes at 14:35 + Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk Great White Egret Earlham Marshes till13:05 on flood behind Bowthorpe Estate then flew towards Three Score
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR at 13:25 towards Grimston Warren PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Great White Egret S/of Ongar Hill W/of River Great Ouse at 12:30
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham Freshmarsh at 11:55 1 near Tower Hide & 1 at Holkham Meals
> Norfolk 3 Redhead Smew Nar Valley Fisheries on Priory Lake,permit only. View from Blackborough End access track
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Marshes late mrng W/of W/end of Holkham Pines viewable from layby on A149 or gate at W/end of pines
> Norfolk Hen Harrier Hickling Broad NWT in roost NR12 0BW TG429221
> Norfolk Bewick's Swan Ludham Airfield in fields by Ludham Hall at 07:45
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Titchwell RSPB in roost this evng PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 4 Hen Harrier (1 Male + 3 Ringtail) Warham Greens in roost NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk 120 Bewick's Swan Halvergate Marshes
> Norfolk 6 Eurasian White-fronted Goose Haddiscoe Marshes NR31 9HZ TM451979
> Norfolk 60 Twite Cley NWT at 10:30 off East Bank NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Male Golden Pheasant Wolferton Triangle PE35 6EJ TF672278
> Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Snettisham RSPB TF650328
> Norfolk Firecrest Holkham Pines just E/of Washington Hide with tit flock
> Norfolk 3 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum under trees 100yds from c/pk at midday IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk 2 Spotted Redshank Titchwell RSPB on Brackish Marsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 7 Long-tailed Duck off Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Black-throated Diver E/past Salthouse at 09:35 NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk 1st Winter Drake Garganey Cley NWT from Dauke's' Hide NR25 7SA TG049441

Friday 13th February 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great White Egret Earlham Marshes until late mrng then flew off
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard btw Tibenham & Winfarthing over fields at Goose Green this a/noon
> Norfolk Great White Egret Sparham GPs on the far pool late mrng
> Norfolk Pomarine Skua (dark morph) Sheringham past seafront early a/noon NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Roydon Common NWT from the c/pk late mrng
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes this mrng + 58 Bewick's Swan
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham 10:09 in same tree 1/3mile W/ of Lady Ann's Drive
> Norfolk Great White Egret Earlham Marshes mid mrng
> Norfolk 17 Twite Thornham Harbour in two flocks PE36 6NL TF728440
> Norfolk 3 Long-tailed Duck Titchwell RSPB offshore + Hen Harrier, Bittern, Snow Bunting, Water Pipit & 4 Twite PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 2 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum by feeding station IP26 5HW
> Norfolk 22 Eurasian White-fronted Goose Holkham Freshmarsh mid a/noon
> Norfolk Snow Bunting Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Snettisham RSPB from Shore Hide + Ringtail Hen Harrier TF650328
> Norfolk 1st Winter Drake Garganey Cley NWT from Daukes Hide NR25 7SA
> Norfolk 1st Winter Drake Garganey Cley NWT on Simmond's Scrape NR25 7SA
> Norfolk 12+ Twite Breydon Water by Breydon Bridge NR31 9QB

Thursday 12th February 2015
2,500 Pink-feet were counted and 4 Red-breasted Mergansers and a Red-throated Diver were on the sea. 25 Snow Buntings were on the beach.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes
> Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Cley NWT till 10:20 then flew E/towards Salthouse + 30 Snow Bunting on shingle NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes 1ml E/of railway bridge
> Norfolk Garganey Cley NWT on North Scrape NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 1st Winter Drake Garganey Cley NWT on Simmond's Scrape at 09:10 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 11 Long-tailed Duck (4 Male + 7 Female) off Titchwell RSPB at 12:50 + 2 Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Slavonian Grebe offshore 1/2 W/of Holkham Gap
> Norfolk Male Golden Pheasant Wolferton Triangle on S/side 100yds E/of crossroads showing well PE35 6EJ TF672278
> Norfolk 2 Drake Long-tailed Duck Holme Dunes NNR off Gore Point

Wednesday 11th February 2015
A Cetti's Warbler, a Rock Pipit and 60 Twite were along the sea wall at Thornham.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk No Sign of Richard's Pipit Breydon Water at South Wall this a/noon but 2 Short-eared Owl & Spotted Redshank NR31 9QB
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes late mrng
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes E/ of the railway bridge
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Roydon Common NWT by folly on Grimston Warren late mrng TF682218
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Burnham Overy Dunes + 2 Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum in the paddock + Firecrest near the bridge IP26 5HW
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on drained grazing meadow pool + 3 Spotted Redshank on freshmarsh & 3 Long-tailed Duck offshore PE31 8BB
> Norfolk 26 Twite Titchwell RSPB in bushes just N/ of west bank/meadow trail junction late a/noon PE31 8BB
> Norfolk 60 Twite Thornham Harbour mid a/noon PE36 6NL TF728440
> Norfolk 3 Drake Long-tailed Duck off Gore Point
> Norfolk 1st Winter Drake Garganey Cley NWT on Simmond's Scrape NR25 7SA

Tuesday 10th February 2015
A Peregrine, a Water Rail, 50 Golden Plover, a Barn Owl, just 2 remaining Fieldfares, over 100 Meadow Pipits and 45 Twite were noted.

Monday 9th February 2015
A glorious spring day, a calm sea gave lovely views of a drake Long-tailed Duck, together with 13 Eiders, a pair of Goldeneye and 8 Red-breasted Mergansers. A juvenile Peregrine was on the grazing marsh, and 2 Greenshank (one at Gore Point and one along Broadwater) were seen. A Cetti's Warbler and a Water Rail were heard from the edge of Broadwater, and a male Stonechat was in the scrub nearby. The Twite flock was again at Thornham Harbour, with at least 55 birds counted.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham Freshmarsh from Washington Hide 11:05
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Island viewable from mound in Waveney Forest TG457011
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Marshes 09:50 PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk 2 Long-tailed Duck off Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Long-tailed Duck off Titchwell RSPB 14:30 PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 6 Snow Bunting Holme on beach 12:00
> Norfolk 12 Twite Breydon Water by bridge 08:00 NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 1st Winter Drake Garganey Cley NWT on Pope's Marsh NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Snettisham RSPB from 2nd hide TF650328
> Norfolk Black Redstart Holkham by A149 W/of Lady Ann's Drive on cattle barn 09:15
> Norfolk 2 Purple Sandpiper Sheringham by Crown pub on stone breakwater

Sunday 8th February 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Island viewable from mound in Waveney Forest TG457011
> Norfolk 6 Shorelark Blakeney Point NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Brancaster Staithe PE31 8BJ TF794442
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Marshes PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Great White Egret Lenwade on private lake
> Norfolk 2 Taiga Bean Goose Cantley Marshes RSPB TG378039
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Breydon Water from North Wall this a/noon + 13 Twite NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Berney Marshes RSPB early mrng + 14 Tundra Bean Goose NR30 1SB TG460053
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 4mls ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR on ridge 10:15 PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk 1st Winter Caspian Gull Aldeby tip
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham Freshmarsh 10:10
> Norfolk 3 Tundra Bean Goose Cley NWT on Simmonds Scrape with Pinkfeet NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Black Redstart Holkham by A149 W/of Lady Ann's Drive on cattle barn 15:30
> Norfolk 55 Twite Thornham harbour 13:30 PE36 6NZ TF737438
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Female Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Cringleford at Yare Valley Drive NR4 7RS
> Norfolk Redhead Smew Burgh Castle from Glebe Marsh viewpoint TG476049
> Norfolk Drake Long-tailed Duck off Titchwell RSPB 09:25 PE31 8BB TF759436

Saturday 7th February 2015
A murky and chilly day, with a male Stonechat in the dunes, 2 Greenshank at Gore Point and 50+ Twite in Thornham Harbour of particular interest.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Black Brant Burnham Overy this mrng PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy late mrng + Short-eared Owl PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk 2 Tundra Bean Goose Holkham Freshmarsh midday
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Marshes + Hen Harrier NR31 9HZ
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes S/ of the railway bridge this mrng
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water near 4th gate on South Wall early a/noon + Spotted Redshank NR31 9QB
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull 11:30 in fields NW/ of Aldeby Landfill Site from Staithe Road
> Norfolk 2 Tundra Bean Goose Cley NWT on Pat's Pool + Garganey NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham Freshmarsh on post 1/4mile SW/of west end of pines midday + Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Cley NWT from Daukes Hide with Pink-feet NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Horsey among seals on beach at end of Nelson Head Track NR29 4EP
> Norfolk Pomarine Skua Gorleston-on-Sea 08:15 N/ then appeared to settle off Scroby Sands NR31 6PL
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Roydon Common NWT 09:35 seen in flight then lost to view
> Norfolk No Sign of Juvenile Iceland Gull Sheringham on the beach by 09:35 NR26 8BQ
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB this a/noon on the drained grazing meadow pool PE31 8BB
> Norfolk 3 Hen Harrier (1male) Stubb Mill roosted this evng + 27 Common Crane NR12 0BW TG437220
> Norfolk 6 Hen Harrier (3 males) Warham Greens roosted this evng NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk 2 Hen Harrier Stiffkey over the Marshes late a/noon
> Norfolk Spotted Redshank Titchwell RSPB mid a/noon PE31 8BB
> Norfolk Hen Harrier in fields N/of Choseley Drying Barns early a/noon PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk 1st Winter Drake Garganey Cley NWT on Simmond's Scrape early a/noon + 40 Snow Bunting flew along beach NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 50+ Twite Thornham Harbour PE36 6NL TF728440

Friday 6th February 2015
Another spring-like day after a cold start, highlights were 18 Fieldfares and 12 Redwings in the paddocks, 4 Rock Pipits and 50+ Twite at Thornham Harbour, and 25 Snow Buntings on the beach near the Golf Course.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Possible Northern Long-tailed Tit Sutton on garden feeder at midday (present 10 days)
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Marshes this a/noon + 2 Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk Little Auk Trimingham on beach NR11 8EG TG279388
> Norfolk Great White Egret Lyng at Sparham Pools at 14:00 on E/pit NR9 5QY TG076178
> Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Cley NWT at 13:55 on bank between Pat's Pool & Simmond's Scrape with Pink-footed Geese NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Glaucous Gull E/past Cley NWT at 13:55 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 1st Winter Caspian Gull Thetford at Nunnery Lakes IP24 2YW TL873822
> Norfolk 2 Taiga Bean Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB near metal gate by railway towards Cantley NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Cley NWT at 11:45 in Eye Field NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Cley NWT on Arnold's Marsh at 11:28 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 25 Snow Bunting Holme Dunes NNR on beach beyond golf course from end of Beach Road
> Norfolk 25 Snow Bunting Holme Dunes NNR on beach by golf course
> Norfolk 1st Winter Drake Garganey Cley NWT at 17:15 on Pat's Pool NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 2 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum at 15:55 in pines at rear of paddocks IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk Male Hen Harrier Titchwell RSPB over c/pk at 14:45 PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 1st Winter Drake Smew Cley NWT at 13;35 on Pat's Pool NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 1st Winter Drake Garganey Cley NWT on Pat's Pool at midday NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 3 Snow Bunting Cley NWT on shingle bank between North Hide & East Bank + 2 White-fronted Goose reported on Bull Marsh at 10:35 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 58 Twite Thornham Harbour at N/end of Staithe Lane near coal barn at 09:50 PE36 6NL TF728440
> Norfolk Garganey Cley NWT on Simmond's Scrape at 09:00 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier E/of Acle by A147 1/4ml E/of Stacey Arms Mill at 07:30 NR13 3AS

Thursday 5th February 2015
A male Hen Harrier flew over Redwell Marsh late afternoon, and 50 Twite were again at Thornham Harbour.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Possible Gyrfalcon (grey morph) Reported NW/over Halvergate Marshes this a/noon but distant
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes this a/noon + Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Salthouse at 15:07 on beach W/of Beach Road NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk 2nd Winter Iceland Gull Sheringham 0ff beach 350yds W/of lifeboat station at 14:53 NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk Little Auk past Cley NWT at 11:54 + Slavonian Grebe offshore NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Adult Iceland Gull Hopton-on-Sea S/late mrng + Bonxie past N/ NR31 9SE TM535997
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water by South Wall neat wind pump at 13:50 but elusive NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike E/of King's Lynn at S/end of Roydon Common NNR this a/noon in birch near lone pine PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes showing well by road near railway bridge
> Norfolk Little Auk Cley NWT till 10:43 on sea W/of beach c/pk then taken by Great Black-backed Gull NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Male Hen Harrier Stiffkey this a/noon NR23 1QL TF975431
> Norfolk Juvenile Shag Wells in harbour at 11:30 NR23 1AR TF917437
> Norfolk Male Golden Pheasant Wolferton Triangle at 09:55 near crossroads sign PE35 6EJ TF672278

Wednesday 4th February 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Adult Caspian Gull Nunnery Lakes this a/noon IP24 2YW TL873822
> Norfolk 2 Iceland Gull Cley NWT on the beach mid a/noon + Glaucous Gull NR25 7SA
> Norfolk Iceland Gull 12:20 E/ along beach at Weybourne Camp + JUV Glaucous Gull W/ past 12:28
> Norfolk 2nd Winter Iceland Gull Sheringham along promenade this a/noon NR26 8BQ
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Cley NWT 11:30 W/ along beach NR25 7SA
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull 09:40 SE/ past Overstrand NR27 0PF TG246410
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Haddiscoe Marshes NR31 9HZ TM451979
> Norfolk Male Hen Harrier Burnham Overy Staithe
> Norfolk 13 Twite Breydon Water near the bridge NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Waxwing Gorleston-on-Sea 10:35 briefly at E/ end of Crab Lane

Tuesday 3rd February 2015
Over 2000 Pink-feet were on the grazing marsh near the village hides in the afternoon. 250 Golden Plover, 100 Lapwings, 120 Curlews, a Cetti's Warbler and 60 Fieldfares were also of note.

Monday 2nd February 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great White Egret 12:40 Pentney GPs
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Marshes + Short-eared Owl PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk 2 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum from gate IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk 7 Twite Breydon Water just W/of bridge on N/side 10:30 NR31 9QB TG464048

Sunday 1st February 2015
A wet and wintry day at the Obs, with a few highlights including a Peregrine over the pines, 9 Goldneye past west offshore, 120 Fieldfares on the buckthorn and a single Bullfinch in the willows.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water South Wall by water pumping station 13:30 NR31 9QB TG496068
> Norfolk Little Auk E/past Cley NWT 16:30 + Great Northern Diver 15:00 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull 14:05 Cley NWT on sea E/of Arnold's Marsh NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Cley NWT off beach c/pk 12:05 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes near railway bridge + 21 Bewick's Swan
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull W/past Cley NWT 11:30 + Pomarine Skua 11:00 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Pomarine Skua W/past Cley NWT 09:40 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Pomarine Skua past Hunstanton cliffs 10:30
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes from A149 layby PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Juvenile Pomarine Skua S/past Hunstanton 08:55
> Norfolk Pomarine Skua W/past Cley NWT early mrng + 3 Bonxie NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 6 Waxwing North Walsham flew over Waitrose c/pk 13:30
> Norfolk 14 Twite Breydon Water by Asda mid mrng NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Bittern Titchwell RSPB flew twds Fen Hide 08:10 PE31 8BB TF759436

Saturday 31st January 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Beighton Marshes 11:15 N/of the railway
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes early evng
> Norfolk Pomarine Skua Cley NWT past Coastguards late a/noon NR25 7SA
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Marshes this mrng
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham Freshmarsh
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water by South Wall NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 3 Hen Harrier (2males) Stiffkey late a/noon NR23 1QL TF975431
> Norfolk 3 Hen Harrier (2males) Stiffkey late a/noon NR23 1QL TF975431
> Norfolk Male Hen Harrier Haddiscoe Marshes on Haddiscoe Island from Waveney Forest NR31 9HZ
> Norfolk Firecrest Beeston Common
> Norfolk Male Hen Harrier Holme Dunes NWT + Black-throated Diver
> Norfolk 45 Snow Bunting Cley NWT on shingle ridge N/of East Bank NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Jack Snipe Nunnery Lakes IP24 2YW TL873822
> Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Snettisham RSPB from Shore Hide late mrng TF650328
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on drained grazing meadow pool + 12 Snow Bunting flew W/ along beach PE31 8BB
> Norfolk Male Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum singing in paddock IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk No Sign of Redhead Smew Felbrigg Hall NT since 10:30 when flew S/ with 2 Goldeneye NR11 8PR
> Norfolk 14 Twite Breydon Water by the bridge NR31 9QB

Friday 30th January 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane Stubb Mill in roost this evng + 2 Ringtail Hen Harrier NR12 0BW TG437220
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Marshes this a/noon + Short-eared Owl & hybrid Black Brant x Dark-bellied Brent Goose
> Norfolk 23 Common Crane Waxham 13:55 at Brograve Farm NR12 0DZ TG440261
> Norfolk 2 Tundra Bean Goose 1/2ml S/of Horsey Mill this a/noon with Pink-footed Geese + 5 Common Crane over Brograve Farm
> Norfolk Great White Egret Lyng at Sparham Pools on E/pit late mrng NR9 5QY TG076178
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes in NW/corner of freshmarsh near boardwalk late mrng
> Norfolk 14 Tundra Bean Goose Breydon Water early mrng with Pink-footed Geese NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum in paddock at 09:30 IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk 3 Purple Sandpiper Sheringham at E/end of promenade opposite beach huts early a/noon NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk 50 Snow Bunting Salthouse W/of beach c/pk on shingle mid a/noon NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Snettisham RSPB from Rotaey Hide at 11:30 TF650328
> Norfolk Redhead Smew Felbrigg Hall NT on lake
> Norfolk Redhead Smew Rollesby Broad mid mrng


Thursday 29th January 2015
Seawatching was again quiet, though a Bonxie distantly offshore was a nice find, other birds seen included 200 plus Common Scoter , two Red throated Divers, and a drake Goldeneye. On the grazing marsh there were 200+Golden Plover, with c150 Lapwing, plus 250 Brent Geese and c100 Pink-feet, and the Fieldfare flock now around 60 birds could be found feeding on the Buckthorn.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 1st Winter Caspian Gull Cley NWT late a/noon on Simmond's Scrape + 6 Tundra Bean Goose with Pink-footed Geese, Water Pipit & 21 Marsh Harrier NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 1st Winter Caspian Gull Thetford at Nunnery Lakes NR IP24 2YW TL873822
> Norfolk 12 Twite Breydon Water near bridge NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on drained grazing meadow pool + 2 Spotted Redshank on freshmarsh & 2 Bittern from Fen Hide PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 30 Snow Bunting Holme Dunes NNR on beach W/of Gore Point at 15:45
> Norfolk 40 Twite Thornham Harbour 11:15 near Coal Barn at end of Staithe Lane PE36 6NL TF728440
> Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Snettisham RSPB from Rotary Hide at 11:15 TF650328

Wednesday 28th January 2015
An at times rather blustery day, birds of note included a Greenshank near Gore point and a flock of forty or so Fieldfare frequenting the bushes by the car park. A Grey Plover on one the islands on the west end of the Broadwater was unusual.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes near railway bridge late a/noon
Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Snettisham RSPB from Rotary Hide early a/noon TF650328

Tuesday 27th January 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Warham Greens 16:00 + 7 Hen Harrier NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes viewable from A149 layby PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 4mls ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR 12:00 PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes near railway bridge showing well
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes viewable from A149 layby 14:20 PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk 28 Common Crane Waxham at Brograve Farm 12:30 NR12 0DZ TG440261
> Norfolk 5 Tundra Bean Goose S/of Docking at Honey Hills 10:30 with Pinkfeet + JUV Greenland White-fronted Goose


Monday 26th January 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes
> Norfolk Adult Tundra Bean Goose S/of Docking 15:20 at Honey Hills with 7500 Pink-footed Geese + JUV Greenland White-fronted Goose & 2 Barnacle Goose TF785409
> Norfolk 2nd Winter Caspian Gull Thetford at Nunnery Lakes on D Lake till 12:53 then flew S/ + 2 Yellow-legged Gull (2nd Winter + 3rd Winter) IP24 2YW TL873822
> Norfolk 17 Tundra Bean Goose Somerton Holmes
> Norfolk Great White Egret Lyng at Sparham Pools at 10:45 on east pool NR9 5QY TG076178
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike ENE/of King's Lynn near Roydon Common NNR in lone pine by path at 10:00 PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes W/of W/end of Holkham Pines viewable from layby on A149

Sunday 25th January 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard 16:50 flew off Haddiscoe Island to its roost site TG457011
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham Freshmarsh 16:00 from Washington Hide
> Norfolk Great White Egret Sparham GPs on pool at E/end late mrng
> Norfolk 2nd Winter Caspian Gull Nunnery Lakes on D Lake early a/noon then flew S/ IP24 2YW TL873822
> Norfolk 2nd Winter Iceland Gull Ludham Bridge on floods W/of track to St.Benet's Abbey mid a/noon
> Norfolk Drake Green-winged Teal Welney WWT from observatory PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Shorelark Winterton North Dunes W/of highest dune NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk 17 Tundra Bean Goose East Somerton at Somerton Holmes
> Norfolk 2 Taiga Bean Goose Cantley Marshes RSPB with Pink-feet this mrng TG378039
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes by railway bridge then flew E/ 10:45
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes from A149 layby late mrng
> Norfolk 3 Tundra Bean Goose E/of Weybourne in fields with Pink-feet NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk 4 Purple Sandpiper Sheringham on boulder groynes in front of Two Lifeboats NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk No Sign of Waxwing Hunstanton 10:00 on Southend Road PE36 5AH TF672409
> Norfolk 14 Twite Breydon Water by the bridge midday NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk c)60 Snow Bunting Cley NWT behind shingle bankE/of East Bank +c)50 Twite at East Bank/Arnold's Marsh NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 8 Twite Breydon Water on shore just N/of bridge NR31 9QB TG464048


Saturday 24th January 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 1st Winter Caspian Gull King's Lynn on waste cockles on back of tractor at Fisher Fleet PE30 2QA
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes 14:25 E/of the road just over the railway bridge
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 12:50 Roydon Common NWT
> Norfolk 13 Tundra Bean Goose Welney WWT from Nelson-Lyle Hide this a/noon PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Lapland Bunting Gore Point late mrng but mobile + 23 Snow Bunting
> Norfolk 1st Winter Caspian Gull (Polish ringed) Nunnery Lakes on D Lake until 11:15 then flew S/ IP24 2YW TL873822
> Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Weybourne in 3rd field E/of Weybourne Mill this mrng
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard 08:00 Burnham Overy Marshes + Red Kite

Friday 23rd January 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard S/over Boughton Fen this mrng PE33 9QQ TF716012
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Holme NOA over grazing marsh late a/noon + 65 Twite thornham Harbour TF717450
> Norfolk 2 Lapland Bunting over Holme Dunes NNR
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Marshes NR31 9HZ TM451979
> Norfolk 6 Tundra Bean Goose West Somerton with Pink-footed Geese
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes + 2 Eurasian White-fronted Goose
> Norfolk 2 Caspian Gull (1 Adult + 1 1st Winter +) Aldeby Landfill Site early a/noon + 1w Yellow-legged Gull
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard King'Lynn at Ongar Hill at 13:55 viewable from Lynn Point
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike ENE/of King's Lynn near Roydon Common NNR at 13:25 on S/side PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk 2nd Winter Caspian Gull King's Lynn at Fisher Fleet by outfall at 13:10 + 1w Yellow-legged Gull PE30 2QA TF631204
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Holme NOA E/over grazing marsh at 12:25 TF717450
> Norfolk 2 Tundra Bean Goose Weybourne in field east of Weybourne Mill with 1000 Pink-footed Geese + 2 Eurasian White-fronted Goose NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes at 11:00 just SE/of W/end of Holkham Pines from layby on A149
> Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB + Male Hen Harrier PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 4 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum under trees viewable from wooden gate IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Winterton-on-Sea by low road
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Wells Harbour 11:30 at W/end NR23 1AR TF917437
> Norfolk 4 Waxwing Hunstanton at 10:55 in coach c/pk opp Tesco in Southend Road PE36 5AR TF671404
> Norfolk Water Pipit Blakeney Freshmarsh opposite West Bank Sluice
> Norfolk Redhead Smew Rollesby Broad + Female Red-breasted Merganser
> Norfolk Firecrest Beeston Regis on Beeston Common along S/path
> Norfolk Waxwing over Titchwell RSPB at 09:25 PE31 8BB TF759436


Thursday 22nd January 2015
A cool and overcast day, highlights were a Woodcock flushed from the pines, a Greenshank near Gore Point, and 45 Twite, 3 Rock Pipits and a male Stonechat around Thornham Harbour.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 1st Winter Caspian Gull Thetford at Nunnery Lakes NR on D Lake 13:42 to 13:52 IP24 2YW TL873822
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes just SE/of W/end of Holkham Pines mid a/noon + 4 Eurasian White-fronted Goose
> Norfolk Great White Egret Lyng at Sparham Pools late mrng NR9 5QY TG076178
> Norfolk Lapland Bunting Brancaster on footpath by golf course at 07:15 then flew towards beach PE31 8AW TF772438
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR 10:35 at S/end by folly showing well PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk 50 Snow Bunting Titchwell RSPB W/along beach this mrng + Spotted Redshank on brackish marsh & Long-tailed Duck offshore PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Hen Harrier Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Bittern Ormesby Broad early a/noon NR29 3LS TG463152
> Norfolk Redhead Smew Rollesby Broad at 15:45
> Norfolk 2 Waxwing Hunstanton at 10:55 in coach c/pk opp Tesco in Southend Road then flew towards S/end of cliffs PE36 5AR TF671404
> Norfolk Waxwing Titchwell RSPB W/over c/pk at 13:45 + 2 Water Pipit & 54 Twite Thornham Harbour at end of Staithe near coal barn PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Shag Wells Harbour this a/noon NR23 1AR TF917437
> Norfolk Waxwing Burnham Deepdale E/over One Stop Nature shop at 12:40 & appeared to land near road to Burnham Market PE31 8FB TF803442
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Wells Harbour at W/end NR23 1AR TF917437
> Norfolk Hen Harrier Breydon Water + Spotted Redshank NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Redhead Smew Rollesby Broad late mrng
> Norfolk Black-throated Diver Cley NWT at 10:45 off N/end of East Bank NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 80 Snow Bunting Salthouse on beach W/of beach c/pk + 2 Snow Bunting Cley NWT on beach N/of North Scrape NR25 7XW TG082443

Wednesday 21st January 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes this a/noon + 3 Eurasian White-fronted Goose in field by road
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes by road S/of railway bridge mid a/noon
> Norfolk Adult Night Heron Lenwade off A1067 on river opp The Bridge Inn this a/noon NR9 5SE
> Norfolk Great White Egret at E/end of Sparham GPs
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Stubb Mill this evng NR12 0BW TG437220
> Norfolk 2 Waxwing all day Hunstanton in coach c/pk opp Tesco in Southend Road PE36 5AR
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on drained pool on marsh W/of footpath this a/noon PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 45 Twite Thornham early a/noon btw coal barn & c/pk but mobile
> Norfolk Water Pipit Buckenham Marshes RSPB along dyke 100 yds N/of hide NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Bonxie E/ off Salthouse Beach 11:09 + Black-throated Diver on the sea with at least 7 Red-throated Diver
> Norfolk Water Pipit Cley NWT at sluice by Beach Rd 09:03 then flew along Glaven Channel NR25 7SA TG049441

Tuesday 20th January 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 4 Common Crane Billockby E/of road N/of Marsh Farm 13:45
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy from A149 layby PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk 3 Tundra Bean Goose Binham
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 4mls ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR 10:55 PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk 2 Waxwing Hunstanton in coach c/pk opp Tesco
> Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on 1st marsh left of path 12:00 PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 70 Twite Thornham harbour by c/pk 15:00 PE36 6NZ TF737438
> Norfolk Shag Wells harbour below quay 13:00 NR23 1AR TF917437
> Norfolk Waxwing Cromer on Holt Road
> Norfolk 50 Twite Cley NWT at end of East Bank NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 60 Twite Thornham PE36 6NZ TF737438
> Norfolk 50 Snow Bunting Holme dunes + 2 Long-tailed Duck
> Norfolk 11 Twite Breydon Water near bridge 10:00 NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Waxwing Whitlingham CP flew NW/over Little Broad 09:30 + Bittern on Great Broad near screen
> Norfolk 40 Twite Thornham harbour PE36 6NZ TF737438

Monday 19th January 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Marshes 13:50 PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes
> Norfolk 2 Adult Tundra Bean Goose 1ml S/of Brancaster 12:10 then flew SW/with Pinkfeet TF771423
> Norfolk Adult Ring-billed Gull Gosport at Walpole Park
> Norfolk 3 Tundra Bean Goose N/of Docking at Lugden Hill Farm 12:40 with Pinkfeet TF767398
> Norfolk Adult Tundra Bean Goose 1ml NW/of Docking 11:35 with Pinkfeet TF761390
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Holkham by Lady Ann's Drive mid mrng
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 4mls ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR on W/ridge 11:20 PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water by South Wall in field 1/2ml W/of farm 11:35 NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 3 Waxwing Dersingham on Heath Road
> Norfolk Black Redstart Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk 2 Waxwing Cromer on Holt Road in privet hedge
> Norfolk 8 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum in paddocks 14:45 IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk 30 Snow Bunting 13:08 Holme at end of Beach Road over golf course in dunes
> Norfolk Purple Sandpiper Cley NWT on Sea Pool 12:45 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 20 Snow Bunting Holme in dunes by golf course
> Norfolk 60 Snow Bunting Salthouse just W/of Beach Road by breach 11:45 + 3 Twite NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Shag Wells harbour NR23 1AR TF917437


Sunday 18th January 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Welney WWT N/of vis'ctr in field viewable from road 14:50 PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy marshes PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water by South Wall in field 1/2ml W/of farm 11:00 NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 10 Tundra Bean Goose Welney WWT from main hide 11:30 PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes from railway bridge 11:25
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 4mls ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR PE32 1AT TF680229

Saturday 17th January 2015
On the sea today, 43 Common Scoters, 21 Red-breasted Mergansers, 3 Red-throated Divers, a Fulmar and 5 Great Crested Grebes were of note, and a chill wind kept many birds lying low. On the marsh 40 Golden Plover and 80 Lapwings were counted, and a Woodcock flew through the pines. At least 60 Fieldfares were around the reserves and car parks, and 2 Stonechats were at the west end of the dunes.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes N/of the railway bridge late a/noon + Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham Pines 15:15 from track beyond Joe Jordan Hide + 25 Eurasian White-fronted Goose & Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk 4 Tundra Bean Goose Brancaster mid a/noon with c)6000 Pink-feet at TF782416
> Norfolk 12 Tundra Bean Goose Welney WWT in front of main hide late mrng PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water in fields c)1/2mile W/of the farm NR31 9QB
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes showing well on post SE/of the railway bridge mid mrng
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes this mrng
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard 08:00 Breydon Water from North Wall NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 3 Short-eared Owl Haddiscoe Marshes NR31 9HZ TM451979
> Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB + 40 Snow Bunting on beach twds Thornham Point, 35 Twite, Spotted Redshank & 2 Velvet Scoter offshore PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 2 Water Pipit in area of Cantley Beet Factory NR13 3JA TG389037
> Norfolk 3 Hen Harrier (2 males) Warham Greens roosted NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk Slavonian Grebe Blakeney Harbour TG028441
> Norfolk 10+ Twite Titchwell RSPB on the Volunteer Marsh early a/noon PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 3 Bewick's Swan Halvergate Marshes
> Norfolk Velvet Scoter off Holkham Gap NR23 1RJ TF892458
> Norfolk at least 3 Short-eared Owl Breydon Water showing well at times NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Slavonian Grebe Titchwell RSPB offshore + 2 Snow Bunting flew along beach PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Upton Broad & Marshes NWT W/of Upton Dyke
> Norfolk 135+ Bewick's Swan Catfield in area + 25+ Whooper Swan

Friday 16th January 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 13 Common Crane Hickling Broad NWT at Stubb Mill in roost + 3 Common Crane at Horsey NR12 0BW TG437220
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes late a/noon + Male Hen Harrier & Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR at 11:00on ridge at W/side showing well PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes perched on gate near railway bridge this a/noon
> Norfolk Great White Egret Lyng at Sparham Pools at 12:20 NR9 5QY TG075178
> Norfolk 3 Common Crane S/of Horsey Mill in field
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Breydon Water + JUV Glaucous Gull W/over W/end at 09:30 & 9 Short-eared Owl NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 7 Taiga Bean Goose Cantley Marshes RSPB viewable from Burnt House Lane at 09:00 TG378039
> Norfolk 15 Tundra Bean Goose N/of Hemsby in field NR29 4JG TG506172
> Norfolk 2 Purple Sandpiper Sheringham on rocks below Two Life Boats pub NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk Hen Harrier Snettisham RSPB TF650328
> Norfolk 30 Twite Salthouse at Little Eye + Hen Harrier Titchwell RSPB NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk 40 Twite between Titchwell RSPB & Thornham Point
> Norfolk 3 Hen Harrier (2 Male + 1 Ringtail) Stiffkey over saltmarsh at 16:00 NR23 1QL TF975431
> Norfolk 6 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum at 15:20 in pines W/of paddock IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk Juvenile Great Northern Diver Strumpshaw Fen RSPB on River Yare near Tower Hide NR13 4HS TG341066
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier between Acle & Great Yarmouth over A47 Acle Straight at 12:30 + Ruddy Duck over
> Norfolk 250 Bewick's Swan Ludham Airfield at 10:00
> Norfolk 2 Snow Bunting Salthouse W/of beack c/pk + 15 Twite by Little Eye NR25 7XW TG082443

Thursday 15th January 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes at 16:15
> Norfolk Great White Egret Lyng S/of Sparham Pools at 10:30
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes at 14:53 viewable from railway bridge
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water 11:00 in field 1/2ml W/of farm NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane S/of Horsey Mill in field E/of road
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR 10:30 on rindge at W/side showing well PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Great Northern Diver off Titchwell RSPB + 2 Ringtail Hen Harrier in roost PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB from Parrinder Hide at 16:15 + Ringtail Hen Harrier & Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 30 Twite Thornham Harbour at N/end of Staithe Lane s/of sluice at 13;30 PE36 6NL TF728440
> Norfolk 30 Twite Thornham Harbour at N/end of Staithe Lane s/of sluice at 13;30 PE36 6NL TF728440
> Norfolk 30 Twite Thornham Harbour at N/end of Staithe Lane s/of sluice at 13;30 PE36 6NL TF728440
> Norfolk 30 Snow Bunting Cley NWT on shingle E/of beach c/pk NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 9 Snow Bunting Holme Dunes NNR
> Norfolk Great Northern Diver Rockland Broad till 11:15 then flew WNW/ NR14 7HP TG328047
> Norfolk Juvenile Great Northern Diver Strumpshaw Fen RSPB by pumping station at 11:40 NR13 4HS TG341066
> Norfolk Black Redstart Winterton Dunes NNR by Hermanus Restaurant mid mrng NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Bonxie past Winterton Dunes NNR c/pk early mrng NR29 4BQ TG496198

Wednesday 14th January 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes mid a/noon + 2 Eurasian White-fronted Goose & 2 Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk 7 Tundra Bean Goose Horsey mid a/noon in field E/of B1159 and S/of windpump NR29 4EP TG477228
> Norfolk 5 Tundra Bean Goose S/of Choseley Drying Barns in field with Pink-feet PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes midday on post SW/of railway bridge
> Norfolk 9 Tundra Bean Goose btw Winterton Valley Estate & Hemsby with Pink-feet mid mrng
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes showing well mid mrng
> Norfolk Great White Egret Sparham Pools this mrng NR9 5QY TG076178
> Norfolk 2 Ringtail Hen Harrier Stubb Mill in the roost late a/noon + 8 Common Crane NR12 0BW TG437220
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Breydon Water N/of the rugby pitch late a/noon
> Norfolk Great Northern Diver Rockland Broad from the hide mid a/noon NR14 7HP TG328047
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier from mound at Waveney Forest early a/noon
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Halvergate Marshes early a/noon
> Norfolk Spotted Redshank at E/end of Breydon Water + Ringtail Hen Harrier along North Wall NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Great Northern Diver Rockland Broad NR14 7HP TG328047

Tuesday 13th January 2015
Sea watching today produced counts of 14 Red-breasted Mergansers, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Fulmar, 3 Red-throated Divers and a Long-tailed Duck, with the scoter flock again seen distantly offshore. The Twite (c40) remained around Thornham Harbour, where an adult Med Gull and Greenshank were also noted. Two Greenshank were also present on Lavender Marsh.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 15 Tundra Bean Goose S/of Winterton NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk 9 Tundra Bean Goose N/of Docking at Ludgen Hill Farm 14:30 with 6,000 Pinkfeet TF767398
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes this a/noon
> Norfolk Great White Egret Lyng at back of Sparham Pools NR9 5QY TG076178
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water by South Wall 1/2ml W/of Humberstone Farm 11:55 NR31 9QB TG498068
> Norfolk 5 Tundra Bean Goose S/of Horsey Mill with Pinkfeet + 2 Common Crane
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes SW/of railway bridge showing well

> Norfolk Great Northern Diver Rockland Broad from hide 16:00 NR14 7HP TG328047
> Norfolk 40 Twite Thornham harbour + AD Med Gull, Greenshank & Long-tailed Duck off Holme NOA late mrng PE36 6NZ TF737438
> Norfolk 2 Purple Sandpiper Sheringham below Two Lifeboats pub
> Norfolk Firecrest Holkham Pines 100yds W/of Lady Ann's Drive
> Norfolk Long-tailed Duck Wells in harbour channel opp pitch+putt 10:30 NR23 1AR TF917437
> Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Snettisham RSPB at S/end 10:20 TF650328
> Norfolk 180 Bewick's Swan NE/of Ludham + 20 Whooper Swan

Monday 12th January 2015
The wind continues to blow at times in excess of 40 mph, with the only bird of real note during the day being a Peregrine over the grazing marsh.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy viewable from A149 14:00 PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Pomarine Skua past Winterton this a/noon + Bonxie NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Adult Caspian Gull Thetford at Nunnery Lakes on D.Lake 13:30 then flew south + AD Yellow-legged Gull IP24 2YW TL873822
> Norfolk 2 Taiga Bean Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB + 12 Eurasian White-fronted Goose, Water Pipit & Bittern in ditch by track NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk 5 Tundra Bean Goose Hemsby 08:20 + 9 Tundra Bean Goose S/of Winterton
> Norfolk 2 Tundra Bean Goose 1/2ml ENE/of Choseley Cottages 11:10 with 1,600 Pinkfeet TF763413
> Norfolk No Sign of Richard's Pipit Breydon Water by South Wall 1/2ml W/of farm NR31 9QB TG464048


Sunday 11th January 2015
Mild and windy weather continued, and numbers of Pink-feet have fallen sharply on the marshes, however over 200 Brent Geese were still in the area, a Peregrine flew over the pines towards the beach, 60 Snow Buntings were at Gore Point and the Twite were reported at Thornham but elusive.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard North Wootton Marshes + Great White Egret, 3 Hen Harrier & Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Marshes late a/noon flew to Waveney Forest + Ringtail Hen Harrier NR31 9HZ TM451979
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard 10:30 Burnham Overy Dunes from A149 layby this a/noon + Male Hen Harrier W/ mid a/noon & Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes 13:30 showing well SW/of railway bridge
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water 12:45 along South Wall c)0.5mile W/of farm in field by footpath TG498068
> Norfolk 8 Tundra Bean Goose 13:00 btw Winteron Valley estate & Hemsby near High Barn Farm with Pink-feet NR29 4JG TG506172
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Roydon Common NNR + Hen Harrier PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes SE/of railway bridge mid mrng
> Norfolk Pomarine Skua E/at Cley NWT past Coastguards this mrng NR25 7SA TG049441

Saturday 10th January 2015
Another very blustery day, with 800 Common Scoter and a Red-breasted Merganser the only birds of note.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes today
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes SW/of railway bridge mid a/noon
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit 15:45 Breydon Water at South Wall at 3rd gate from c/pk NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy on mound from A149 layby mid a/noon PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Great White Egret 13:20 Sparham GPs on pool with tern raft
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water at South Wall in field 200yds E/of bush by footpath 1mile W/of farm this a/noon NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 8 Tundra Bean Goose 09:00 Hemsby with Pink-feet NR29 4JG TG506172
> Norfolk 14 Tundra Bean Goose flew over Welney WWT this mrng PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Pomarine Skua Cley NWT 10:02 E/past beach c/pk NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 70+ Eurasian White-fronted Goose Holkham Freshmarsh
> Norfolk 60+ Twite Cley NWT on shingle ridge by North Scrape screens NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Wells in harbour late mrng NR23 1AR TF917437

Friday 9th January 2015
An increasingly breezy day, with the main birds of note being 30 Snow Buntings and 40 Twite west of Gore point.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR early evng + 2 Ringtail Hen Harrier & Short-eared Owl PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk 7 Shorelark Blakeney Point at 13:40 near The Hood + 40 Snow Bunting NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes this a/noon
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water at 12:30 by South Wall 1ml W/of farm in field just S/of footpath NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Salthouse 10:00 just E/of Iron Road with Dark-bellied Brent Geese NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes SW/of railway bridge at 10:40
> Norfolk 2 Tundra Bean Goose N/of Docking at 09:55 By B1153 in field just N/of turning for Lugden Hill Farm with Pink-footed Geese TF785409
> Norfolk 5 Tundra Bean Goose between Hemsby & Winterton Valley Estate at 09:00 in field by High Barn Farm with Pink-footed Geese NR29 4JG TG506172
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Blakeney Harbour at 15:20 TG028441
> Norfolk Water Pipit Great Yarmouth on flood W/of race course NR30 1EB TG531078
> Norfolk 6 Snow Bunting Cley NWT near pillbox + 2 Twite E/of pillbox NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB + Red-crested Pochard PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Great Northern Diver Blakeney Harbour TG028441
> Norfolk 30 Snow Bunting Holme Dunes NNR on beach at end of Beach Road, access via footpath thru golf course + 40 Twite

Thursday 8th January 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 3 Tundra Bean Goose Hemsby this a/noon NR29 4JG TG506172
> Norfolk 2 Tundra Bean Goose N/of Docking qt 13:10 in field at Lugden Hill Farm with 3260 Pink-footed Geese TF785409
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water by South Wall 1ml W/of farm in field just S/of footpath NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 3 Common Crane Horsey 11:10 in field 1/4ml S/of windpump showing well NR29 4EP TG477228
> Norfolk 5 Tundra Bean Goose between Hemsby & Winterton Valley Estate in field by High Barn Farm with Pink-footed Geese + 2 Eurasian White-fronted Goose NR29 4JG TG506172

Wednesday 7th January 2015
Two Red-breasted Mergansers, 20 Fieldfares and 55 Twite were seen today.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Breydon Water this a/noon along South Wall c)1 mile beyond the farm + Ringtail Hen Harrier NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 1st Winter Caspian Gull Cley NWT on Pat's Pool mid a/noon NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes from railway bridge midday
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham Freshmarsh - 1 W/of Lady Ann's Drive, 1 at W/ end + 4 Tundra Bean Goose
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Roydon Common NWT mid mrng N/of main path
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Reported Flitcham at Abbey Farm mid mrng TF755258
> Norfolk 6 Tundra Bean Goose Hemsby with Pink-feet mid mrng NR29 4JG TG506172
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit 09:40 Breydon Water along South Wall c)1 mile beyond the farm NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 55 Twite Holme Dunes NWT
> Norfolk 4 Twite Titchwell RSPB on the beach PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Redhead Smew Swanton Morely GPs on Trout Lake mid a/noon
> Norfolk 8 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum in pines W/of paddock IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk 17 Bewick's Swan Ludham Airfield
> Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Snettisham RSPB from Shore Hide late mrng TF650328

Tuesday 6th January 2015
At least 30 Twite were near the sea wall at Thornham

Monday 5th January 2015
At least 50 Twite were still around Thornham Harbour
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Salthouse NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Great White Egret this a/noon Lyng at Sparham Pools NR9 5QY TG076178
> Norfolk No Sign of Night Heron Lyng at Sparham Pools NR9 5QY TG076178
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham at W/end 11:30 but distant
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 4mls ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR on ridge late mrng PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk 10 Tundra Bean Goose S/of Repps on W/side of B1152 with Pinkfeet
> Norfolk 4 Tundra Bean Goose S/of Winterton N/of Hemsby E/of road with Pinkfeet
> Norfolk Black Redstart Winterton at Hermanus Restaurant NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Santon Downham 200yds upriver of bridge
> Norfolk 45 Snow Bunting Holme NWT at end of Beach Road 13:00 TF715449
> Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Snettisham RSPB at S/end 11:40 TF650328



Sunday 4th January 2015
A chilly but beautiful day, with plenty of activity. On the sea 200 Common Scoters, 2 Eiders, 4 Red-breasted Mergansers, a Red-throated Diver, a Fulmar, and 2 Great Crested Grebes on the sea. A Merlin and a Peregrine were noted, and a Kingfisher was at Thornham Harbour together with 55 Twite. At the village hides a Green Sandpiper was of interest, and on the beach 60 Snow Buntings were seen. Two Lapland Buntings also flew over.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Lapland Bunting over Thornham + 45 Twite
> Norfolk 17 Tundra Bean Goose btw Billockby & Repps on W/side of B1152 15:00
> Norfolk Adult Night Heron Lyng at Sparham Pools flew over lake near c/pk 14:45 + Great White Egret NR9 5QY TG075178
> Norfolk 30 Taiga Bean Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB 1/3ml E/of railway station 14:15 NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Lapland Bunting Holme
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burgh Castle early a/noon TG476049
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Halvergate Marshes S/of railway bridge 12:10
> Norfolk Drake Green-winged Teal Welney WWT from Lyle Hide 11:55 PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike 4mls ENE/of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR late mrng PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Breydon Water on North Wall Marshes + 2 Short-eared Owl NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Great White Egret Lyng at Sparham Pools 10:45 NR9 5QY TG076178
> Norfolk 6 Shorelark Blakeney Point 09:45 + 50 Snow Bunting NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk Adult Snow Goose (white morph) Cley NWT flew W/twds Blakeney Freshmarsh with 3,000 Pinkfeet 07:45 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 12 Snow Bunting Holme from coastpath near golf course 15:10
> Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Snettisham RSPB TF650328
> Norfolk Redhead Smew Swanton Morley GPs on Holkham Lake


Saturday 3rd January 2015
Persistent rain during the day did deter a lot of bird activity, but a Merlin was out on the saltmarsh at Thornham Harbour, a Water Rail was calling in the afternoon, 1000 Common Scoters were offshore, and 3 Black-tailed Godwits, 30+ Twite and 50+ Snow Buntings were also recorded.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Roydon Common NWT late a/noon TF683216
> Norfolk 32 Taiga Bean Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB until 15:49 when flew twds Cantley Marshes RSPB NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk 5 Tundra Bean Goose Brancaster at entrance to Field House Farm late a/noon
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard over Burnham Overy Marshes from A149 layby early a/noon
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Ten Mile Bank mid a/noon
> Norfolk 32 Taiga Bean Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB along railway NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Great White Egret Sparham Pools NR9 5QY TG076178
> Norfolk 8 Shorelark Blakeney Point at start of track + 10 Snow Bunting 1/4mile away on ridge NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Roydon Common NWT 10:30 from c/pk entrance TF683216
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB + Bittern PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 3 Short-eared Owl Burnham Overy this a/noon PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk 2 Short-eared Owl Burgh Castle late a/noon TG476049
> Norfolk Hen Harrier Titchwell RSPB near Island Hide late a/noon PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Snettisham RSPB on southern pit from shore hide TF650328
> Norfolk 50+ Snow Bunting Holme Dunes NWT on beach
> Norfolk 30+ Twite Thornham Harbour

Friday 2nd January 2015
55 Twite were still in Thornham Harbour, a Peregrine was hunting the grazing marsh and a single Black-tailed Godwit was of interest. The sea was extremely quiet but 2 Gannets were passing.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard near Breydon Water by Berney Arms pub at 15:00 then flew N/ NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Watlington on verge by St.Petre's Road near River Great Ouse till 15:00 then flew
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Little Barningham at Mannington Hall in trees W/of c/pk at 15:15
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Marshes at 15:30 + 4 Tundra Bean Goose with Pink-footed Geese viewed from layby on A149 at 15:40 TF849441
> Norfolk 2 Tundra Bean Goose Brancaster Staithe at 14:00 near entrance to Field House Farm PE31 8BJ TF794442
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Cley NWT mid a/noon from East Bank with Dark-bellied Brent Geese NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 2 Tundra Bean Goose Cantley Marshes RSPB + 52 Eurasian White-fronted Goose TG378039
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Cley NWT 10;45 off Beach Road viewable from A149 with Dark-bellied Brent Geese NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard between Acle & Great Yarmouth on manure heap SW/of railway bridge by Embrujo showing well
> Norfolk 4 Tundra Bean Goose Repps with Pink-footed Geese TG428166
> Norfolk 5 Hen Harrier (1 Male + 4 Ringtail) Warham Greens late a/noon NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk 32 Eurasian White-fronted Goose Burnham Overy Staithe at 14:30
> Norfolk Male Hen Harrier Stiffkey flew W/over saltmarsh past campsite c/pk at 14:50 NR23 1QL TF975431
> Norfolk 50 Twite 13:20 Thornham Harbour at N/end of Staithe Lane PE36 6NL TF728440
> Norfolk 2 Firecrest Holkham Pines behind Meols House at midday with tit flock
> Norfolk Snow Bunting Cley NWT 11:45 on beach behind North Scrape NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 3 Snow Bunting Caister-on-Sea 10:30 on beach at Second Avenue NR30 5HB TG527119
> Norfolk Male Golden Pheasant Wolferton Triangle at 08:55 on N/side 50yds before give way sign showing well PE35 6EJ TF672278
> Norfolk Female Long-tailed Duck Snettisham RSPB 08:20 on N/pit at S/end TF650328


Thursday 1st January 2015
A blustery start to the new year, with a male Hen Harrier at Gore Point and 30 Snow Buntings, 8 Twite and a Barn Owl the highlights.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Snettisham RSPB from Rotary Hide early a/noon + Black-necked Grebe TF650328
> Norfolk Great White Egret from W/end of Burnham Overy Dunes
> Norfolk Black Brant Cley NWT midday E/of Beach Road NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 7 Tundra Bean Goose Repps in sugarbeet field W/of B1152 with Pink-feet TG428166
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Breydon Water distantly from South Wall + Hen Harrier & 3 Spotted Redshank NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Snettisham RSPB this mrng + Black-necked Grebe TF650328
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Roydon Common NWT in scattered trees S/of lone pine this mrng
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Marshes early mrng + Great White Egret flew W/off sea wall
> Norfolk 40 Snow Bunting Gore Point + Male Hen Harrier
> Norfolk 2 Hen Harrier Warham Greens over the saltmarsh mid a/noon NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk 6 Snow Bunting W/of Salthouse at bottom of shingle ridge near white boat NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk 4 Snow Bunting Caister-on-Sea on the beach NR30 5HB TG527119
> Norfolk 55 Twite Thornham Harbour
> Norfolk Velvet Scoter off Winterton Dunes NNR NR29 4BQ TG496198

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