CBC Bird News

Records submitted in the last 14 days, most recent first. Amber indicates local or uncommon, bold red indicates a description is needed for verification at county or national level, green indicates category D (reasonable doubt of natural occurrence) or category E (escapes or non-sustaining introductions).

Tuesday 22 August 2017

Cley/Salthouse map for Cley/Salthouse
There is no map for Cley/Salthouse


About Cley/Salthouse
This covers the coastal marshes between Cley and Salthouse and is made up of these two sites combined. It should only be used when sightings were made walking between the two and they cannot be separated.
, 15:30 to 16:00

20 Egyptian Goose, 2 Ruff (All from Babcock hide), 1 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper [Gary Bunting]

Cley (sea) map for Cley (sea)
This is a map showing Cley (sea)


About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 09:00 to 09:30

2 Arctic Skua [Peter & Sue Morrison]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 08:45 to 13:00

3 Egyptian Goose, 9 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Kestrel, 6 Avocet, 3 Golden Plover, 7 Ruff, 12 Curlew, 1 Greenshank (Seen close to the Babcock Hide.), 1 Green Sandpiper (Seen close to the Babcock Hide.), 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Meadow Pipit (Seen at the end of the East Bank, near Blakeney Eye.), 1 Reed Bunting [Chris Porter]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 08:40 to 11:50

1 Wigeon (Serpentine), 2 Spoonbill (Pope's Pool), 1 Sparrowhawk (Perched on gate by Main Drain), 1 Knot (Simmond's), 1 Spotted Redshank (Serpentine), 1 Greenshank (Simmond's), 3 Green Sandpiper (1 on Serpentine, 2 Pat's Pool), 1 Wood Sandpiper (Serpentine), 1 Mediterranean Gull (Simmond's ) [Peter & Sue Morrison]

Monday 21 August 2017

Salthouse map for Salthouse
This is a map showing Salthouse


About Salthouse
This covers Salthouse marshes east of Iron Rd, as well as village rest of the parish. It includes Sarbury Hill and the fields north of the A149 east of Walsey Hills but excludes the Heath.
, 16:10 to 16:15

1 Glossy Ibis (small pool north west of Duck Pond, showing well) [Trevor Williams]

Wiveton map for Wiveton
This is a map showing Wiveton


About Wiveton
The parish of Wiveton, west of the River Glaven north of Stonebridge (incl Wiveton Hall) then west of the Cley/Letheringsett road south to Glandford Ford.
, 12:00 to 16:00

1 Green Woodpecker (Heard and seen as it flew south over private garden), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Heard calling in private garden) [David Fell]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 10:00 to 16:00, warm, clouding over mid-afternoon

3 Marsh Harrier (juv, female and pale male), 2 Sparrowhawk (moving Wirth Buzzards), 30 Buzzard (in small groups in off the sea, high, drifting south - over 21/2 hour period over lunch), 1 Hobby (over north Scrape am then a juv over Pat's mid-afternoon), 4 Avocet (Pat's Pool pm), 1 Knot (winter plumage, Pat's Pool pm), 60 Dunlin (Pat's Pool), 50 Ruff (Pat's Pool), 1 Snipe (Pat's pool, am), 45 Whimbrel (one group of 12 late morning and a single, group of 32 lunch-time - all west), 2 Green Sandpiper (main scrapes), 4 Common Sandpiper (flew on to Simmond's Scrape, late morning), 1 Mediterranean Gull (adult winter, Pat's Pool am), 1 Sandwich Tern (adults, main scrapes ), 1 British Yellow Wagtail (on Simmond's Scrape, am), 13 White / Pied Wagtail (Simmonds Scrape am incl. one adult alba), 1 Cetti's Warbler (calling near Bishop's hide, am), 13 Bearded Tit (single flock behind Pat's Pool, early pm) [Trevor Williams]

Cley (sea) map for Cley (sea)
This is a map showing Cley (sea)


About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:00 to 10:00

2 Arctic Skua [Peter & Sue Morrison]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 08:00 to 10:35

1 Spotted Redshank (Arnold's), 1 Kingfisher, 12 Bearded Tit (west of East Bank) [Peter & Sue Morrison]

Sunday 20 August 2017

Kelling (sea) map for Kelling (sea)
This is a map showing Kelling (sea)


About Kelling (sea)
The sea off Kelling Quags and Hard. TG0944

6 Whimbrel (West) [Nigel Rogers]

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
This is a map showing Kelling WM


About Kelling WM
The parts of Kelling parish that lie north of the A149. This includes Meadow Lane, the Water Meadow and the Quags. TG0943

1 Dunlin, 15 Black-tailed Godwit (Icelandic including 12 juveniles), 4 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper,   (Nigel Rogers) (97534 bytes)   (Nigel Rogers) (52448 bytes)   (Nigel Rogers) (22335 bytes) 1 Caspian Gull (Juvenile briefly on pond then flew east), 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Lesser Whitethroat [Nigel Rogers]

Saturday 19 August 2017

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 16:10 to 16:45

1 Little Ringed Plover (On Simmons), 5 Ringed Plover (On Simmons), 69 Dunlin (On Simmons), 2 Snipe (On Simmons), 189 Black-tailed Godwit (On Pats Pool) [David Fell]

Kelling (sea) map for Kelling (sea)
This is a map showing Kelling (sea)


About Kelling (sea)
The sea off Kelling Quags and Hard. TG0944

14 Shelduck (West) [Nigel Rogers]

Friday 18 August 2017

Blakeney GM map for Blakeney GM
This is a map showing Blakeney GM


About Blakeney GM
Also known as Blakeney Freshmarsh or 'The Freshes' it covers the area of grazing marshes bounded by the Coastal Path. It also includes Friary Hills to the south. TG0344
, 08:45 to 10:00, Sun&cloud/17c/sw20

1 Green Sandpiper [Richard Burton]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544

20 Swift [Nigel Rogers]

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
This is a map showing Kelling WM


About Kelling WM
The parts of Kelling parish that lie north of the A149. This includes Meadow Lane, the Water Meadow and the Quags. TG0943

1 Sparrowhawk (Female), 2 Hobby, 22 Black-tailed Godwit (Icelandic including 20 juveniles), 1 Wheatear [Nigel Rogers]

Thursday 17 August 2017

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 19:00 to 20:25

2 Hobby (Over reserve (3 sighted earlier by others)), 3 Little Ringed Plover (On Simmons), 1 Greenshank (On Simmons), 1 Wood Sandpiper (On Simmons), 1 Caspian Gull (juv found by regular gull watchers on Siommons) [David Fell]

Wednesday 16 August 2017

Cley/Salthouse map for Cley/Salthouse
There is no map for Cley/Salthouse


About Cley/Salthouse
This covers the coastal marshes between Cley and Salthouse and is made up of these two sites combined. It should only be used when sightings were made walking between the two and they cannot be separated.
, 11:45 to 16:00

  (Nik Borrow) (109111 bytes) 1 Glossy Ibis (Still north of duckpond), 1 Hobby (Cley), 1 Green Sandpiper (north of duckpond), 1 Mediterranean Gull (juvenile Simmonds), 1 Little Gull (beach pools), 1 Yellow-legged Gull (Simmonds) [Nik Borrow]

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
This is a map showing Kelling WM


About Kelling WM
The parts of Kelling parish that lie north of the A149. This includes Meadow Lane, the Water Meadow and the Quags. TG0943
, 08:15 to 11:00

1 Red Kite, 1 Greenshank, 1 Whinchat [Brian Shaw]

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
This is a map showing Kelling WM


About Kelling WM
The parts of Kelling parish that lie north of the A149. This includes Meadow Lane, the Water Meadow and the Quags. TG0943

1 Green Sandpiper, 5 Yellow Wagtail [Nigel Rogers]

Salthouse map for Salthouse
This is a map showing Salthouse


About Salthouse
This covers Salthouse marshes east of Iron Rd, as well as village rest of the parish. It includes Sarbury Hill and the fields north of the A149 east of Walsey Hills but excludes the Heath.

1 Greenshank, 2 Yellow Wagtail [Nigel Rogers]

Tuesday 15 August 2017

Blakeney map for Blakeney
This is a map showing Blakeney


About Blakeney
covers the village & inland areas of parish. TG0243
, 21:00 to 21:15

1 Tawny Owl (Rufous type in garden.) [Richard Burton]

Blakeney GM map for Blakeney GM
This is a map showing Blakeney GM


About Blakeney GM
Also known as Blakeney Freshmarsh or 'The Freshes' it covers the area of grazing marshes bounded by the Coastal Path. It also includes Friary Hills to the south. TG0344
, 14:30 to 17:00

3 Whimbrel (At least 3 birds heard calling ), 1 Curlew (Heard calling) [David Fell]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544

1 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Ringed Plover, 80 Golden Plover (On Pat's Pool), 1 Curlew Sandpiper (Adult), 1 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper [Nigel Rogers]

Salthouse map for Salthouse
This is a map showing Salthouse


About Salthouse
This covers Salthouse marshes east of Iron Rd, as well as village rest of the parish. It includes Sarbury Hill and the fields north of the A149 east of Walsey Hills but excludes the Heath.

8 Snipe (West) [Nigel Rogers]

Monday 14 August 2017

Blakeney map for Blakeney
This is a map showing Blakeney


About Blakeney
covers the village & inland areas of parish. TG0243
, 14:10 to 16:00, Sun&cloud/23c/sw25

1 Hobby, 1 Greenshank (Agar Creek), 1 Whinchat (Horse paddock, south of Blakeney to Morston Coast path), 2 Whitethroat [Richard Burton]

Wiveton map for Wiveton
This is a map showing Wiveton


About Wiveton
The parish of Wiveton, west of the River Glaven north of Stonebridge (incl Wiveton Hall) then west of the Cley/Letheringsett road south to Glandford Ford.
, 11:00 to 15:00

2 Sparrowhawk (Both females, a juvenile after food from an adult), 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel (Being harassed by Carrion Crow), 1 Green Woodpecker (A very vocal bird) [David Fell]

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
This is a map showing Kelling WM


About Kelling WM
The parts of Kelling parish that lie north of the A149. This includes Meadow Lane, the Water Meadow and the Quags. TG0943

1 Black-tailed Godwit (Juvenile Icelandic) [Nigel Rogers]

Salthouse map for Salthouse
This is a map showing Salthouse


About Salthouse
This covers Salthouse marshes east of Iron Rd, as well as village rest of the parish. It includes Sarbury Hill and the fields north of the A149 east of Walsey Hills but excludes the Heath.

25 Curlew (West) [Nigel Rogers]

Sunday 13 August 2017

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544

1 Spotted Redshank (Adult winter on Pat's Pool), 2 Greenshank, 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Wood Sandpiper (In pool at north end of east bank), 2 Yellow-legged Gull (Juveniles) [Nigel Rogers]

Kelling (sea) map for Kelling (sea)
This is a map showing Kelling (sea)


About Kelling (sea)
The sea off Kelling Quags and Hard. TG0944

30 Redshank (East) [Nigel Rogers]

Salthouse map for Salthouse
This is a map showing Salthouse


About Salthouse
This covers Salthouse marshes east of Iron Rd, as well as village rest of the parish. It includes Sarbury Hill and the fields north of the A149 east of Walsey Hills but excludes the Heath.

  (Nigel Rogers) (71317 bytes) 1 Glossy Ibis (Still in pool just north of duck pond) [Nigel Rogers]

Saturday 12 August 2017

Cley (sea) map for Cley (sea)
This is a map showing Cley (sea)


About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 14:30 to 14:40, sunny

1 Great Northern Diver (Juvenile very close to shore, identified by eye when swimming) [Ben Greig]

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
This is a map showing Kelling WM


About Kelling WM
The parts of Kelling parish that lie north of the A149. This includes Meadow Lane, the Water Meadow and the Quags. TG0943

1 Ruff (Juvenile) [Nigel Rogers]

Salthouse map for Salthouse
This is a map showing Salthouse


About Salthouse
This covers Salthouse marshes east of Iron Rd, as well as village rest of the parish. It includes Sarbury Hill and the fields north of the A149 east of Walsey Hills but excludes the Heath.

1 Glossy Ibis (Just north of duck pond in late afternoon, as found by others) [Nigel Rogers]

Friday 11 August 2017

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 11:30 to 11:45

1 Glossy Ibis (With lapwings near Daukes hide) [Martin Woodcock]

Kelling (sea) map for Kelling (sea)
This is a map showing Kelling (sea)


About Kelling (sea)
The sea off Kelling Quags and Hard. TG0944
, 10:00 to 10:30

5 Common Scoter (West), 20 Curlew (West), 1 Yellow-legged Gull (Juvenile west) [Nigel Rogers]

Thursday 10 August 2017

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 08:00 to 11:00

2 Spoonbill (Pat's Pool), 3 Greenshank (Simmond's Scrape), 1 Green Sandpiper (Pat's Pool), 1 Wood Sandpiper (Pat's Pool), 1 Common Sandpiper (Pat's Pool), 3 Yellow Wagtail (Simmond's Scrape) [Peter & Sue Morrison]

Wiveton map for Wiveton
This is a map showing Wiveton


About Wiveton
The parish of Wiveton, west of the River Glaven north of Stonebridge (incl Wiveton Hall) then west of the Cley/Letheringsett road south to Glandford Ford.
, 08:00 to 12:00

1 Sparrowhawk (Female harassing Buzzard), 5 Buzzard (4 together 8.15 am and a single bird in wing moult being harassed by female Sparrowhawk) [David Fell]

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