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).

Saturday 19 September 2020

Cley (sea) map for Cley (sea)
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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 07:30 to 10:00

1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (East close inshore.), 35 Red-throated Diver (East and West Sum Plum), 1 Great Northern Diver (Sum Plum East with 3 RtDiver.), 3 Great Crested Grebe (Ad and Juv then second Ad East), 2 Little Gull (Spanking Juvs through East with Juv Kitti for comparison. Sweet.), 7 Kittiwake (Several Ad plus Juvs.), 5 Guillemot (Several in surf foraging) [Graham Fellows]

Kelling (sea) map for Kelling (sea)
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About Kelling (sea)
The sea off Kelling Quags and Hard. TG0944
, Evening visit

44 Sandwich Tern (small groups to east, 30min seawatch) [Steve Hale]

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
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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
, Evening visit

7 Mute Swan, 6 Egyptian Goose, 36 Wigeon, 18 Teal, 1 Shoveler, 1 Dunlin, 9 Black-headed Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Swallow, 8 Pied Wagtail, 1 Chiffchaff, 60 Starling, 4 Linnet [Steve Hale]

Friday 18 September 2020

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 07:20 to 09:30

2 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Through West.), 2 Pintail (West), 43 Red-throated Diver (Many moving through again today. Mainly East. Sum Plum.), 5 Great Northern Diver (2 early birds (AJ / PC) then posse of 3 Sum Plum, East close in around 07:30.), 4 Fulmar (Dawdling West), 1 Kestrel (Female in off from distance.), 1 Merlin (Earlier in off (AJ/ PC)), 1 Hobby (Skua look-a-like, in off from distance.), 3 Arctic Skua (Posse through earlier (AJ / PC) East.), 5 Great Skua (Distant West.), 1 Kittiwake (1st Win East.), 35 Sandwich Tern (Groups East.) [Graham Fellows]

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
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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
, Early morning visit, nice easterly breeze but few small birds/migrants

6 Mute Swan, 3 Egyptian Goose, 40 Wigeon, 4 Gadwall, 20 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 1 Little Grebe, 19 Black-headed Gull, 18 Herring Gull, 4 Meadow Pipit, 5 Pied Wagtail, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 5 Linnet [Steve Hale]

Thursday 17 September 2020

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About Blakeney
covers the village & inland areas of parish. TG0243
, 14:00 to 15:30, Sun/18c/ne15

1 Tawny Owl, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper (All sightings on South edge of Kettlehill Plantation ) [Richard Burton]

Wiveton map for Wiveton
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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

4 Buzzard (Together and very vocal) [David Fell]

Salthouse map for Salthouse
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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.
, 09:20 to 09:25

1 Mandarin Duck (Drake by Salthouse duckpond.) [Michael Harcup]

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About Blakeney Point
This includes all of shingle etc. west of Cley Beach car-park. The eastern limit is the end of the Point even though this is officially outside the TG04 square.
, 07:45 to 14:00, Sunny, wind from NE - light to breezy

Gannet (David Griffiths) (56763 bytes) 50 Gannet (at least including a juvenile fishing in the surf), 3 Marsh Harrier (hunting the harbour area), 1 Merlin (Female hunting over the Hood), 1 Hobby (East over the harbour), 1 Peregrine Falcon (hunting over Long Hills), 2 Great Skua (East), Redstart (David Griffiths) (147005 bytes) 1 Redstart (Plantation), Whinchat (David Griffiths) (69141 bytes) 1 Whinchat (at the Hood), Wheatear (David Griffiths) (63029 bytes) 12 Wheatear (most around the plantation and dunes), 2 Song Thrush, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, Goldcrest (David Griffiths) (118804 bytes) 3 Goldcrest (Plantation), 1 Firecrest (Female in with Goldcrests at the Plantation but soon off west), Spotted Flycatcher (David Griffiths) (61481 bytes) Spotted Flycatcher (David Griffiths) (64192 bytes) 3 Spotted Flycatcher (at the Plantation - very busy and approachable), Pied Flycatcher (David Griffiths) (77406 bytes) 2 Pied Flycatcher (Plantation), Brambling (David Griffiths) (77494 bytes) 1 Brambling (Singing in the Plantation), 1 Lapland Bunting (Flushed near Long Hills) [David Griffiths]

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About Blakeney Point
This includes all of shingle etc. west of Cley Beach car-park. The eastern limit is the end of the Point even though this is officially outside the TG04 square.
, 07:45 to 14:00, Sunny, wind from NE - light to breezy

50 Gannet (at least including a juvenile fishing in the surf), 3 Marsh Harrier (hunting the harbour area), 1 Merlin (Female hunting over the Hood), 1 Hobby (East over the harbour), 1 Peregrine Falcon (hunting over Long Hills), 2 Great Skua (East), 1 Redstart (Plantation), 1 Whinchat (at the Hood), 12 Wheatear (most around the plantation and dunes), 2 Song Thrush, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Goldcrest (Plantation), 1 Firecrest (Female in with Goldcrests at the Plantation but soon off west), 3 Spotted Flycatcher (at the Plantation - very busy and approachable), 2 Pied Flycatcher (Plantation), 1 Brambling (Singing in the Plantation), 1 Lapland Bunting (Flushed near Long Hills) [David Griffiths]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 07:30 to 10:00

2 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Singles through West.), 40 Wigeon (+, Small numbers West.), 1 Shoveler (West with Teal.), 46 Red-throated Diver (At least. East and West, odd posse or two.), 1 Fulmar (Pale bird (AA) meandering East.), 1 Marsh Harrier (High East offshore.), 8 Arctic Skua (PP Ad’s with Juvs, East), 10 Great Skua (East and West), 70 Sandwich Tern (+, Through East. Several large posses.), 4 Common Tern (East with Sarnies.), 1 Black Tern (Juv through East low in the troughs, frustrating), 20 Guillemot/Razorbill (+, East.), 2 Guillemot (Foraging in surf.), 2 Razorbill (East) [Graham Fellows]

Kelling (sea) map for Kelling (sea)
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About Kelling (sea)
The sea off Kelling Quags and Hard. TG0944
, Early morning visit

31 Gannet (All to east, various ages. Would have counted more, had I stayed longer.) [Steve Hale]

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
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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
, Early morning visit

7 Mute Swan, 16 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 53 Wigeon, 6 Gadwall, 29 Teal, 13 Mallard, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Moorhen, 4 Snipe, 33 Black-headed Gull, 1 Swallow, 6 Meadow Pipit, 3 Pied Wagtail (sharp drop in recent counts), 1 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 65 Linnet (sharp rise) [Steve Hale]

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Cley (sea) map for Cley (sea)
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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 14:00 to 16:30, Qualtily in first hour post wind veer.

20 Wigeon (Bunches East and West.), 6 Red-throated Diver (Sum Plum East n West), 10 Manx Shearwater (Mixed West and East), 4 Arctic Skua (East and West on shift in wind diection to N >NE), 10 Great Skua (Mainly West, no rush.), 1 Little Gull (Low East through swell.), 6 Kittiwake (Several Ad with 1st Win East.) [Graham Fellows]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 07:30 to 10:00

10 Wigeon (Mixed in with Teal), 500 Teal (+, Constant stream West.), 1 Eider (Duck drifting East close inshore.), 40 Common Scoter (West), 8 Red-throated Diver (2, 3, 2, 1 East. 1 close inshore West. Sum Plum.), 1 Kestrel (Male West just offshore.), 4 Grey Plover (West.), 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (East), 2 Arctic Skua (PP Ad with dark Juv West just offshore.), 1 Great Skua (Lumbering East.), 2 Guillemot (Foraging in surf.), 3 Razorbill (Foraging just offshore) [Graham Fellows]

Tuesday 15 September 2020

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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

1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Through West. Contrast with WW singing earlier.), 6 Eider (Free flying, ditched in front of Beach Hotel. 3 of Drake - 1st Sum 2 sub-ad, 3 Duck.), 1 Red-necked Grebe (Through West.), 1 Manx Shearwater (East. (D&JB)), 1 Greenshank (Confiding again, Stickleback hunting, Snipe’s. Star performer.), 1 Mediterranean Gull (Ad East), 1 Yellow-legged Gull (Juv stoofing around beach and offshore, Beach Hotel.), 2 Black Tern (Juvs through West. Oomph!), 1 Kingfisher (Bursting blue high over rear of Walsey towards Snipe’s), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Chuntering on telephone pole Walsey.), 6 Blackcap (Mix of Male Female, Walsey), 5 Chiffchaff (Walsey), 1 Willow Warbler (Singing, Walsey. Summer not done yet.), 4 Jay (Noisily off over Walsey.) [Graham Fellows]

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
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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
, Early morning visit

7 Mute Swan, 1 Egyptian Goose, 41 Wigeon, 2 Gadwall, 15 Teal, 1 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 2 Snipe, 31 Black-headed Gull, 7 Meadow Pipit, 21 Pied Wagtail (among the cattle), 3 Stonechat, 1 Cetti's Warbler [Steve Hale]

Monday 14 September 2020

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
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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
, Early morning visit

6 Mute Swan, 1 Egyptian Goose, 2 Shelduck, 72 Wigeon, 4 Gadwall, 25 Teal, 33 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 68 Red-legged Partridge (presumably recently released), 2 Moorhen, 1 Snipe, 1 Greenshank (flyover), 5 Black-headed Gull, 11 Meadow Pipit, 6 Pied Wagtail, 8 Stonechat, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 5 Greenfinch [Steve Hale]

Sunday 13 September 2020

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:00 to 10:15

7 Shoveler (West, small bunches), 5 Red-throated Diver (Through East at pace.), 3 Fulmar (Local.), 12 Mediterranean Gull (Small movement West associated with Black H’d and Common Gulls. Ad, 2nd Win, range of 1st Win’s.), 12 Guillemot (Bunches West) [Graham Fellows]

Saturday 12 September 2020

Langham map for Langham
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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
, 11:40 to 11:45, Sunny & cloud

420 Pink-footed Goose (High over airfield to West.) [Tom Whiley]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:15 to 10:45

2 Red-throated Diver (Together. Yesterday’s scruff with a spanking Sum Plum foraging close inshore.), 3 Fulmar (Local effortless.), 1 Grey Heron (Juv plodding West close inshore.), 1 Peregrine Falcon (West close inshore drifting high along Point.), 2 Mediterranean Gull (1st Win feeding over Wreck fish boil. One well marked mask other virtually non.), 40 Guillemot/Razorbill (+, Trickle of Guillebills East), 1 Guillemot (Foraging just offshore.), 1 Razorbill (Juv foraging in fish boil off Wreck.) [Graham Fellows]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, around mid-day

12 Sandwich Tern (all west),   (Steve Hale) (113210 bytes) 1 Guillemot (just off coastguards) [Steve Hale]

Salthouse map for Salthouse
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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 Swallow (on overhead wires) [Steve Hale]

Friday 11 September 2020

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 14:00 to 16:00

3 Red-throated Diver (2 off West, moulting Sum Plum foraging in surf. Best time to appreciate SP RtD’s before they rapidly scruff up.), 1 Manx Shearwater (West, just offshore.), 17 Cormorant (Squadron West.), 1 Peregrine Falcon (Juv Female in off from way out needling the Dump Gulls as she came over the wreck on to Reserve. Later powering seaward side of Point enjoying herself. ) [Graham Fellows]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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 12:30

1 Dunlin (Pats), 2 Ruff (Pats), 1 Greenshank (Pats) [Mick Roe]

Cley/Salthouse map for Cley/Salthouse
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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.
, 10:45 to 11:30

1 Kestrel (Babcock), 25 Black-tailed Godwit (Circa at Babcock), 6 Swallow (Babcock) [Mick Roe]

Salthouse map for Salthouse
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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.
, 09:45 to 10:30, Dry,windy

1 Wheatear (Gramboro), 20 Linnet (Circa) [Mick Roe]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:15 to 11:15

2 Eider (Ducks drifting East on the rising tide), 4 Red-throated Diver ( 2 off East, 2 foraging just offshore, Ad Sum Plum and Juv.), 1 Grey Heron (Lumbering West), 1 Marsh Harrier (Muddling West), 2 Arctic Skua (East just offshore, PP Juv plus Ad DP. Smart.), 1 Mediterranean Gull (1st Win through West), 25 Guillemot/Razorbill (+, Small bunches East), 2 Guillemot (Foraging just offshore) [Graham Fellows]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Water Rail, 1 Knot, 4 Curlew Sandpiper, 15 Dunlin (circa), 1 Greenshank, 11 Sandwich Tern (on Arnold's Marsh), 1 Kingfisher, 7 Swallow (west) [Steve Gantlett]

Walsey Hills map for Walsey Hills
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About Walsey Hills
The area of scrub woodland around the NOA watchpoint and conifer plantation to the east of it. TG063440
, Morning, inc Snipe's Marsh

1 Water Rail, 1 Snipe,   (Steve Hale) (195081 bytes) 1 Greenshank, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, 4 Chiffchaff [Steve Hale]

Thursday 10 September 2020

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 14:30 to 16:15

3 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (In from way out East through West.), 2 Red-throated Diver (West, numbers moving today), 1 Fulmar (West), 1 Manx Shearwater (Stoofing around but lost, keeping low in the moderate swell. Frustrating.), 1 Shag (Juv tide hopping West along tideline.), 2 Whimbrel (Through West announcing themselves as usual before seen.), 1 Arctic Skua (DP skimming through troughs pushing West.), 1 Kittiwake (2CY 1st Sum through West.), 8 Guillemot/Razorbill (Razormot East and West), 2 Guillemot (West, regular over the past few days in the surf over the Wreck.) [Graham Fellows]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 11:20 to 11:30

2 Wheatear (North end Iron Road, resting on shingle) [Kath & Mick Claydon]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 09:25 to 09:30, Sunny & cloud

  (Tom Whiley) (176602 bytes) 14 Spoonbill (13 juvs, 1 ad, circled but went off SE.) [Tom Whiley]

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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
, 09:00 to 09:15, Sunny, becoming warm.

3 Coal Tit (Looked to be a pair seeing off an interloper.) [Andrew Cox]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:15 to 10:15

18 Pink-footed Goose (Two off bunches of 9, SW. Split into family parties as they worked their way in.), 2 Tufted Duck (Drake and Duck, West.), 2 Eider (Ducks drifting East with rising tide), 3 Red-throated Diver (Foraging just offshore. Another 2 West.), 20 Gannet (+, Milling around back and forth occasionally foraging and loafing on the sea. Several 1CY too.), 1 Marsh Harrier (1CY Juv in off West, from way out.), 5 Bar-tailed Godwit (West over Beach Hotel calling. A-wick, a-wick, a-wicking away. Brilliant!), 2 Great Skua (Plodding West, second bird good showing just offshore.), 1 Kittiwake (Spanking Juv West along shoreline.), 8 Guillemot/Razorbill (Guillebills East.) [Graham Fellows]

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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
, 08:00 to 08:00

1 Grey Wagtail (In garden briefly) [Michael Harcup]

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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 08:15, Sunny, cool.

2 Marsh Harrier (Juvs.), 1 Water Rail (Calling from East Bank.), 1 Little Stint (Sea pools.), 4 Snipe (In flight.), 2 Sandwich Tern (Adult & juv. From East Bank. West.), 2 Kingfisher (East Bank sluice area. Possibly a third.), 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing birds. One showing well.), 6 Bearded Tit (At least. Pinging about in the reeds adjacent to the East Bank.) [Andrew Cox]

Wednesday 09 September 2020

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 15:15 to 17:15, Sunny, warm.

2 Eider (Eclipsed male & female. Both drifting west, seperatley.), 1 Fulmar (East.), 1 Marsh Harrier (Juv.), 2 Water Rail (Showing well, Snipes.), 7 Curlew Sandpiper (Arnolds.), 3 Dunlin (Arnolds.), 1 Snipe (Serpentine.), 2 Green Sandpiper (Pats.), 3 Wheatear (Beach, pillbox area.) [Andrew Cox]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 14:00 to 15:15, Sunny, warm. Northerly breeze, dying down.

4 Gannet, 3 Sanderling (East.), 1 Arctic Skua (Pale phase juv. Others. further out), 2 Sandwich Tern [Andrew Cox]

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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
, 10:45 to 12:00, Cloudy, breezy. Warm.

17 Pink-footed Goose (Heading west.), 2 Kestrel, 2 Common Sandpiper [Andrew Cox]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 07:45 to 09:15, Sunny, becoming cloudier. Some light rain. Breezy.

2 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine Falcon (SW over North Marsh.), 1 Water Rail (From East Bank. Calling,), 3 Snipe (In flight.), 1 Green Sandpiper (Snipes), 4 Sandwich Tern (One west; three Arnolds.), 1 Guillemot (Close inshore, near East Bank.), 1 Kingfisher (Seen well sitting on muddy bank near the sluice. West Bank.), 1 Wheatear (Male, from West Bank.) [Andrew Cox]

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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
, 05:45 to 06:00, Clear, some cloud. Cool.

2 Tawny Owl (Much calling & hooting. One seen in sillouette against the dawn.) [Andrew Cox]

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

1 Eider (Duck drifting East on rising tide.), 3 Red-throated Diver (Ad SumPlum East, again West again East. One bird involved maybe.), 10 Gannet (Mainly West. 1CY Juv East.), 5 Knot (West), 5 Sanderling (East), 2 Whimbrel (West, high.), 2 Pomarine Skua (West as wind veered NW>N early pm.), 3 Arctic Skua ( When wind veered NW>N wIndow, pm. Pale Phase Juv West just offshore. Others Juvs East.. ), 1 Mediterranean Gull (1st Win just offshore, West.), 5 Guillemot/Razorbill (East. Dot watching.), 2 Guillemot (Foraging close in surf. Often elusive before drifting East. Another flying West.), 3 Wheatear (Two around Pillbox and Beach Hotel. Third Eye Field.) [Graham Fellows]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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

17 Pink-footed Goose (dropped onto Cricket Marsh at 11.40), 1 Water Rail (adult on Snipe's Marsh), 12 Swallow (west), 2 Wheatear (by Eye Pool) [Steve Gantlett]

Tuesday 08 September 2020

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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
, 15:30 to 16:30, Sunny, warm.

6 Curlew Sandpiper (Arnolds.), 1 Snipe (Serpentine.), 13 Black-tailed Godwit (Arnolds.), 1 Whimbrel (Arnolds.), 1 Green Sandpiper (Snipes.), 4 Sandwich Tern (Came back to Arnolds. Three adults, one juv.) [Andrew Cox]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 13:30 to 15:30, Sun & clouds. Warm. End of East Bank. Quiet...

1 Eider (Eclipse male fishing very close in. Drifted off west.), 1 Fulmar (Shearwatering east.), 1 Gannet (Juv west.), 4 Sandwich Tern (West, off Arnolds.) [Andrew Cox]

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About Walsey Hills
The area of scrub woodland around the NOA watchpoint and conifer plantation to the east of it. TG063440
, 13:00 to 13:30, Sunny,mild

2 Water Rail (Snipes marsh) [Mick Roe]

Cley Village map for Cley Village
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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
, 12:00 to 12:30, Sun & clouds. Warm, breezy.

1 Red Kite (West. Seen off by buzzards.), 5 Buzzard (Circling.), 1 Hobby (Made off south, over allotments.) [Andrew Cox]

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About Blakeney Hbr
The body of water south of Blakeney Point. The western limit is Far Point and the mouth of Stiffkey creek. It includes all saltmarsh N of Coastal path between Blakeney and Morston. TG0045
, 09:15 to 09:30, Cloudy, breezy. Mild.

2 Marsh Harrier (Male & juv.), 300 Golden Plover (Approx.Settled on saltmarsh.), 50 Grey Plover (Approx. Flew off westwards as tide came in. Many in SP.) [Andrew Cox]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:30 to 10:30

2 Red-throated Diver (West, Sum Plum.), 2 Fulmar (West.), 1 Kestrel (2CY Male, Offshore West tacking but no hurry to come in off.), 1 Peregrine Falcon (1CY Large female West offshore on a mission.), 3 Snipe (West.), 4 Bar-tailed Godwit (West, plaIn attire.) [Graham Fellows]

Cley Village map for Cley Village
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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
, 06:30 to 06:45, Sunny, clear.

1 Sparrowhawk (Over cottage.), 1 Bullfinch (Male, over cottage.) [Andrew Cox]

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About Bayfield Hall
Covers the area around Bayfield Lake and includes the park, lake and Natural Surroundings (Wildflower Centre). TG0440

51 Pink-footed Goose (NE over 'Natural Surroundings' Bayfield) [Kath & Mick Claydon]

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

20 Greenfinch (at least 20 at CBC sunflower hearts feeder) [Steve Gantlett]

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

  (Steve Hale) (169367 bytes) 1 Water Rail (Snipe's Marsh, very showy this evening) [Steve Hale]

Monday 07 September 2020

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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
, 14:45 to 16:15, Cloudy, breezy, mild.

1 Marsh Harrier (Juv.), 1 Kestrel, 1 Ringed Plover (Beach.), 5 Sanderling (Pottering on the shoreline at the end of East Bank. All juvs. Typically tame.), 8 Sandwich Tern (Including an adult feding youngster very close along the beach. More further out. Six on Arnolds.), 2 House Martin (Around village.), 1 Yellow Wagtail (Over West Bank.) [Andrew Cox]

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About Blakeney Hbr
The body of water south of Blakeney Point. The western limit is Far Point and the mouth of Stiffkey creek. It includes all saltmarsh N of Coastal path between Blakeney and Morston. TG0045
, 13:00 to 17:00, Cloudy. SW breeze Low tide

12 Mute Swan (a-swimming. Part of the usual small herd near the Morston shore.), 25 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (SW of NT Lifeboat Station), 110 Shelduck (resting on mud SE of The Point), 7 Little Egret (In a party near Morston plus 8 others on marsh.), 2 Marsh Harrier (Near Morston plus 1 Kestrel and 1 Sparrow Hawk and 1 Buzzard), 500 Oystercatcher (Variously scattered across sand and mudflats at west end of Harbour. ), 120 Golden Plover (North of Blakeney Hotel on marsh.), 2 Grey Plover (Not so many as two weeks ago,), 2 Whimbrel (With 50 or so Curlew between Blakeney and Stiffkey), 1 Greenshank (Creek near Morston.), 1 Kingfisher (YESTERDAY near Blakeney Quay pm), 1 Linnet (45 in flock near Morston.) [Tom Green]

Salthouse map for Salthouse
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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 12:30

1 Common Sandpiper, 1 British Yellow Wagtail, 1 Wheatear (On cow fields / pools behind duck pond) [Richard Petley]

Walsey Hills map for Walsey Hills
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About Walsey Hills
The area of scrub woodland around the NOA watchpoint and conifer plantation to the east of it. TG063440
, 12:00 to 12:30, Overcast

1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 1 Greenshank (Snipes marsh), 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper [Mick Roe]

Bayfield Hall map for Bayfield Hall
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About Bayfield Hall
Covers the area around Bayfield Lake and includes the park, lake and Natural Surroundings (Wildflower Centre). TG0440
, 10:00 to 11:00, Light rain. Mild.

1 Green Woodpecker (Harrassed by sparrowhawk. Escaped unharmed.), 2 Nuthatch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:15 to 10:30

4 Pink-footed Goose (West high over Cley Village and out over Blakeney Church. (TD) Herald of exciting ‘goose chases’ to come.), 8 Red-throated Diver (6 SP West, 2 distant of East.), 4 Fulmar (Ambling through West.), 350 Gannet (Incl 2 Juv and a squadron of 41, West. Some through East too.), 40 Ringed Plover (East.), 12 Knot (Odds ‘n sods West.), 25 Dunlin (West in small posses), 26 Bar-tailed Godwit (Single flock, all plain, West.), 2 Whimbrel (Whimbrelling through West.), 5 Arctic Skua (All singles, Juv East, 2 Juvs West, 2 Ad Pale Phase, West. Exquisite, crisp Ad PP close in slowly beating West. Teased a couple of Dump Gulls on its way. What a thrill.), 1 Great Skua (Mission East along surfline, then back West to put the wind up a large congregation of Dump Gulls around KB’s Pot Boat before continuing off East again. Phwooooorrr!) [Graham Fellows]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 06:15 to 07:15, Sunrise through clouds.Clear for a time

20 Gannet (At least. Mix of ages. Both directions.), 3 Oystercatcher, 5 Ringed Plover, 6 Dunlin (At least.), 1 Arctic Skua (Dark phase west.), 1 Great Skua (Came from the west, circled & back west.), 20 Sandwich Tern (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

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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
, Early morning

5 Mute Swan, 17 Canada Goose (flyovers), 2 Egyptian Goose, 9 Wigeon, 6 Gadwall, 10 Teal, 13 Mallard, 2 Little Egret, 2 Snipe, 16 Curlew (flyovers), 3 Dunnock, 1 Stonechat, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff [Steve Hale]

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