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AuthorTopic: MAMMALS 2017
David & Pat Wileman MAMMALS 2017posted at 01/01/2017 09:32:33

Unfortunately we are unable to allow mammals to be added on the bird news page but as several of you have been seeing  mammals which you would like to record we have opened up this thread where you can record any that you see. 

To enter a new sighting scroll to the bottom of this thread then click on 'REPLY' .  In the Topic please enter the species and also the date then in the message give details such as numbers seen, where it/they were seen and any other interesting information.  If you are passing on someone else's sighting please give their name.  Photos can be attached to the reply once submitted by clicking on the photo icon.

Any entries posted here will be passed to the County Recorder.

As an example I have added some reports I have seen from the last few days.

David & Pat Wileman Otters & Seal - 29 & 31 December 2016posted at 01/01/2017 09:42:04

29 December :Richard Price watched 2 Otters for over 20 minutes before leaving them to it , swimming backwards and forwards across and slowly moving W in the fleet running W from East Bank 100 yards in from the beach scattering Little Grebes , Teal and Moorhens as they went.
29 December: Pat & David Wileman saw a Seal in the Main Drain between N Screen and E Bank.
31 December: Rob Holmes saw a Common Seal swimming up the Main Cut to E Bank Sluice between 3 and 4pm.

David & Pat Wileman Common Seal 2 Janposted at 02/01/2017 20:50:04

Still in Main Drain W of E Bank early morning.

David & Pat Wileman Common Seal & Muntjacposted at 03/01/2017 22:07:55

Common Seal in Main Drain again this morning.
Muntjac by road on Salthouse Heath

David & Pat Wileman OTTERS - Monday 9 Januaryposted at 09/01/2017 14:16:03

3 Otters in Catchwater Drain at S end of E Bank at 09:00. Swam E under E Bank and continued E along drain.
Also 1 Stoat by the sluice there.

Peter & Sue Morrison Stoat 14/1/17posted at 14/01/2017 10:47:45

Crossing road across Salthouse Heath near junction with Kelling Road.  Prey, vole sized, in jaws.

Peter & Sue Morrison Red Deer 14/1/17posted at 14/01/2017 10:48:41

6 beside Kelling Road just north of Kelling Triangle.

Michael Harcup 16th January 2017posted at 17/01/2017 19:51:57

MOLE seen at Cley on A149 alongside the Skirts.It was moving over flood debris and eventually buried itself in it and was lost to view.

David & Pat Wileman OTTER 19th January 2017posted at 19/01/2017 18:52:10

1 Otter seen chasing Moorhen out of Catchwater Drain just east of E Bank c.08:15

Peter & Sue Morrison Dead animals Cley after recent tidal surgeposted at 20/01/2017 20:42:06

2 dead HARES found by the group of volunteers clearing the lower car park of reed debris by the Visitor Centre on Saturday 20th January 2017.

Kath & Mick Claydon Stoat + Roe Deer posted at 14/02/2017 20:00:19

14 February 2017
Stoat NE Langham.
2 Roe does West of Wiveton

Michael Harcup WATER VOLEposted at 28/02/2017 18:39:17

17:50 pm in the relief channel between R.Glaven and Catchwater Drain ( west side) at Cley Catchwater Outfall at start of the West Bank.

Kath & Mick Claydon MUNTJAC 1 Marchposted at 01/03/2017 17:06:50

Muntjac footprints along footpath from Beach Rd to Bishop's bridge. 

Kath & Mick Claydon MUNTJAC 1 Marchposted at 01/03/2017 17:07:37

Muntjac footprints along footpath from Beach Rd to Bishop's bridge. 

Peter & Sue Morrison HARES 1st Marchposted at 01/03/2017 19:10:05

One pair and 2 individuals on the Eye Field, Cley Reserve late morning.

David Fell Re: MUNTJAC 6 Aprilposted at 06/04/2017 19:32:05

One seen in private garden Wiveton

Kath & Mick Claydon 7 Aprilposted at 07/04/2017 13:53:57

Weasel by the triangle/Old Woman's Lane

Nigel Rogers Otters 2 April 2017posted at 08/04/2017 17:25:20

2 Otters in main drain on west side of East Bank in early afternoon

Kath & Mick Claydon 12 April 2017posted at 12/04/2017 16:34:21

WEASEL  Beach Road

Michael Harcup Re: 14 April 2017posted at 14/04/2017 16:29:21

Approx.12:10 swimming from north to south side of Main Drain and then active in reeds on south side - east of Cley East Bank Penstock North.

David Fell Re: Re: 26 April 2017posted at 26/04/2017 16:19:59

3 MUNTJAC seen on Salthouse Heath between 09.45 and 11.15

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