WBC Sightings

11 to 17 August 2019

An Osprey was seen at Burgh Castle, 17 August, and what was probably the same individual was observed over Carlton Marshes at midday. Hobbies were recorded at Beccles, 12 August, Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe (two), 13 August, South Lopham (two), 16 August and Herringfleet Marshes (two), 17 August, with ten Buzzards in the air together at Herringfleet Marshes on the same day. A Barn Owl was noted at Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, 13 August.

Waders at Herringfleet Marshes included a Wood Sandpiper and three Greenshanks, 15 August, a Spotted Redshank, two Green Sandpipers and a Dunlin, 16 August and five Black-tailed Godwits, 17 August; at Carlton Marshes included a Black-tailed Godwit, 15 August and five Green Sandpipers, 17 August; at Burgh Castle included a Greenshank and a Common Sandpiper, 15 August and at Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe included a Green Sandpiper, 13 August and a Greenshank, 15 August.

Two Spotted Flycatchers were seen at Beccles Common, 11 August, Yellow Wagtails were recorded at Burgh Castle (203 roosted) and Herringfleet Marshes, 15 August and a Kingfisher was noted at Herringfleet Marshes, 16 August.

A Mediterranean Gull was seen at Herringfleet Marshes, 15 August and a Little Egret was noted at Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, 13 August.


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