2 to 8 April 2017

A Raven flew north-west over Carlton Marshes early afternoon on 7 April. The first Grasshopper Warbler (4 April) and Yellow Wagtail (6 April) of the year were also recorded at Carlton Marshes during the week and other notable passerines at this SWT reserve included 19...

26 March to 1 April 2017

The year’s first Sedge Warbler (Haddiscoe Island, 31 March), Swallow (two at Beccles and two at Worlingham, 1 April) and Willow Warbler (three at Carlton Marshes, two at Oulton Marshes and one at Beccles Common, 1 April) were all recorded during the week. A flock of...

19 to 25 March 2017

A pair of Garganey was present at Carlton Marshes, 21 March, with the male staying to the end of the week. Also at Carlton Marshes, the Red-throated Diver from last week was seen on 19 March, but was sadly found dead the following day. A Crane was reported at...

12 to 18 March 2017

A Raven drifted north over Carlton Marshes mid-morning on 16 March. A Red-throated Diver was found at Carlton Marshes on 16 March with fishing net entangled round its legs. The following day it was captured and the netting removed and the diver was still present on 18...

5 to 11 March 2017

Six Crossbills were seen at Waveney Forest, Fritton and a female Ring-necked Parakeet by Oulton Community Centre, 11 March. Counts of Waxwings included 22 at Bungay, 6 March, seven at Worlingham, 8 March and 16 at Beccles, 11 March. There was a notable arrival of...