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).

Sunday 26 March 2017

Cley Village map for Cley Village
This is a map showing Cley Village


About Cley Village
This covers the village and all of the parish south of the A149 (except Visitor Centre, Snipe's Marsh & N Foreland). It includes The Hangs and other fields and tracks south along the Holt Road as far as Cley Park and also the sewage works and the land east of the road to Glanford Ford . TG0443
, 14:20 to 15:20

1 Great White Egret (Marsh N. of The Poplars) [Kath & Mick Claydon]

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
, 09:30 to 12:30

2 Canada Goose, 1 Little Egret (On the edge of Simmond's Scrape.), 2 Marsh Harrier (The pair were seen circling the reserve throughout the day.), 1 Kestrel (Hunting alongside the car park by Cley beach.), 49 Avocet (They were scattered across Simmond's Scrape and Pat's Pool.), 1 Golden Plover (At the end of Beach Road. It appeared to have an injured leg.), 4 Skylark, 1 Wheatear (Moving around the edge of the pool of water in Eye Field, at the end of Beach Road.) [Chris Porter]

Saturday 25 March 2017

Walsey Hills map for Walsey Hills
This is a map showing Walsey Hills


About Walsey Hills
The area of scrub woodland around the NOA watchpoint and conifer plantation to the east of it. TG063440
, 06:30 to 17:30

1 Garganey (Drake seen on Watling Water ), 4 Red Kite (Over Walsey and towards the Hangs), 3 Little Ringed Plover (2 flew north low over Snipe's Marsh and 1 on Watling Water), 4 Snipe (On the Serpentine), 6 Chiffchaff (At least 6 birds singing in and around Walsey Hills) [David Bratt]

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 Merlin, 2 Little Ringed Plover (On serpentine until flushed by Merlin), 80 Golden Plover [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

4 Avocet, 1 Woodlark (Flew towards Muckleburgh Hill) [Nigel Rogers]

Friday 24 March 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
, 09:30 to 12:30

14 Gadwall, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Marsh Harrier (A pair were continually flying above the reeds alongside Pat's Pool. At one point the male appeared to be carrying nesting material.), 3 Oystercatcher, 83 Avocet (They were counted together as they were seen scattered across Pat's Pool. Others were seen later but it was difficult to tell if they were indeed different individuals.), 40 Golden Plover (They were seen flying together above The Serpentine.), 36 Black-tailed Godwit (All counted together on Pat's Pool. The majority were in transition to breeding plumage.), 11 Curlew, 6 Redshank [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
, 07:35 to 08:35, Strong easterly wind

1 Garganey (drake on Swan Lake), 1 Kingfisher (flew along Main Drain at Iron Road) [Peter & Sue Morrison]

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Glandford map for Glandford
This is a map showing Glandford


About Glandford
This covers the village of Glandford and the rest of the parish of Letheringsett with Glandford that is within the TG04 Square. It includes the ford & mill, the area around Cley Spy, woodland just E of the ford, the E half of Dragaways and Bayfield Brecks. It excludes the Bayfield Hall. TG0441
, 13:00 to 13:05

  (John Miller) (26057 bytes) 7 Crane (flying south) [John Miller]

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 (A female over private garden), 3 Buzzard (3 together seen twice over private garden), 1 Chiffchaff (Singing in private garden), 1 Crossbill (One seen and heard as it flew south) [David Fell]

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Langham map for Langham
This is a map showing Langham


About Langham
This covers the parts of Langham parish that are within the Square. It includes the area east of Langham Lodge (convent) and Foxhill plantation on the Morston road but excludes the sewage works and Bluemount plantation on Binham road, and also the airfield
, 16:10 to 16:10

1 Peregrine Falcon (ad SW over playing field) [David & Pat Wileman]

Bayfield Hall map for Bayfield Hall
This is a map showing Bayfield Hall


About Bayfield Hall
Covers the Bayfield Estate and includes the park, lake and Natural Surroundings (Wildflower Centre). TG0440
, 07:50 to 07:50, Clear ; wind SW

1 Marsh Harrier (One W of Home Farm House flying steadily northwards towards Glandford. A pair of Buzzards are regularly display flying over the wood SE of the lake. Up to four Stock Doves daily on the lawn feeding , a male displaying to a female and one bird seen flying into the cart shed where there is a secondary Barn Owl box. ) [Richard Price]

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
, 06:45 to 09:20, 4-10°C, WSW5 gusting 7, Sun

25 Pink-footed Goose, 171 Avocet, 1 Little Ringed Plover (Pat's Pool), 15 Ringed Plover (Arnold's), 83 Black-tailed Godwit [David & Pat Wileman]

Sunday 19 March 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
, 15:00 to 15:30

1 Black Brant (In the Eye Field near the overflow car park with c.400 Dark-bellied Brent Geese) [David Bratt]

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
, 12:25 to 12:30

1 Chiffchaff (North Foreland Wood) [Kath & Mick Claydon]

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.
, 12:15 to 12:15

1 Spotted Redshank (Beach Road) [Kath & Mick Claydon]

Saturday 18 March 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.
, 12:00 to 12:05

2 Ruff (Beach Road), 1 Spotted Redshank (Beach Road) [Kath & Mick Claydon]

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
, 11:45 to 11:50

2 Stock Dove (Pope's Marsh), 1 Chiffchaff (North Foreland wood) [Kath & Mick Claydon]

Friday 17 March 2017

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.
, 12:30 to 13:00

1 Fieldfare (In with Redwing), 50 Redwing (A flock of about this number North) [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 10:05, Cold and windy

1 Chiffchaff (Seen singing on east edge of North Foreland wood.) [Michael Harcup]

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
, 06:45 to 09:55, cold, WSW5, cloud

67 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (65 Serpentine, 2 Eye Field),   (David & Pat Wileman) (87399 bytes) 1 Black Brant (Serpentine), 16 Pochard (10 male, 6 female on Snipe's marsh), 2 Tufted Duck (Pair on Snipe's), 174 Avocet, 33 Ruff [David & Pat Wileman]

Thursday 16 March 2017

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 17:00

1 Buzzard (Came in to roost in private garden), 32 Redwing (7 & 25 flew west), 1 Chiffchaff (Singing 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

  (Nigel Rogers) (75692 bytes)   (Nigel Rogers) (79045 bytes) 1 Black Brant (On Eye field with Dark-bellied Brent Geese) [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 Water Rail [Nigel Rogers]

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Walsey Hills map for Walsey Hills
This is a map showing Walsey Hills


About Walsey Hills
The area of scrub woodland around the NOA watchpoint and conifer plantation to the east of it. TG063440
, 10:00 to 19:55

1 Merlin (Flew over west late morning), 1 Mediterranean Gull (Summer plumaged adult flew north over to join roost on Arnold's Marsh) [David Bratt]

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 Mediterranean Gull [Nigel Rogers]

Kelling Heath map for Kelling Heath
This is a map showing Kelling Heath


About Kelling Heath
Officially only part of the Heath is in the Cley Square, but for ease of recording all except the caravan site is included.

60 Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff [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

160 Redwing (Flew SW) [Nigel Rogers]

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