WBC Sightings

15 to 21 December 2013

A Glossy Ibis was found at Oulton Marshes, 19 December and was present again on the 21st.

The two Rough-legged Buzzards remained at Haddiscoe Island all week and were supported by a Peregrine and five Marsh Harriers, 15 December, an immature male Merlin, 17 December and a male Hen Harrier, 19 December.

Haddiscoe Island also held a flock of 4,000 Pink-footed Geese, 17 December, while a count of 50 Egyptian Geese was made at Beccles Quay, 19 December. Little Egrets were recorded at Fritton Marshes, 15 December and Haddiscoe Island (five), 17 December.

Two Grey Wagtails were a surprise find in a member’s garden in the centre of Beccles on 17 December, a Chiffchaff was seen at Waveney Forest, Fritton, 19 December, and 28 Magpies were counted at Oulton Marshes, 21 December.