WBC Sightings

14 to 20 August 2016

An Osprey flew over Herringfleet Marshes, 18 August and three Red Kites were seen over Ditchingham, 15 August. Hobbies were reported from Herringfleet, 15 August, Beccles Marshes (two), 16 August, Ditchingham, 17 August and Harleston, 20 August. Sightings of Buzzards included three at Herringfleet, 15 August and three at Carlton Marshes, 20 August and a Barn Owl was noted at Shipmeadow, 15 August.

Waders at Carlton Marshes included two Greenshanks and three Dunlin, 15 August, a Spotted Redshank and a Ringed Plover, 17 August, three Green Sandpipers, 18 August, two Ruffs and a Common Sandpiper, 19 August and six Black-tailed Godwits, 20 August. A Greenshank, 17 Avocets, eight Whimbrels, ten Curlews and 25 Redshanks were present at Burgh Castle Flats, 14 August. Little Egrets were noted at Burgh Castle (six), 14 August and Carlton Marshes (five), 18 August.

Spotted Flycatchers were seen at Carlton Marshes and Ditchingham, 14 August, six Bearded Tits at Herringfleet Marshes, 15 August and three Stonechats at Oulton Marshes, 18 August.


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