WBC Sightings

16 to 22 September 2018

The regular adult Cattle Egrets at Burgh Castle and Carlton Marshes were present throughout the week, while two Little Egrets were noted at Carlton Marshes, 22 September.

A late Whinchat was seen at Carlton Marshes, 16 September. Two Nuthatches were recorded at Ditchingham, 17 September and Grey Wagtails at Worlingham (two) and Beccles and a Kingfisher at Carlton Marshes, 22 September.

Two Short-eared Owls were hunting at Carlton Marshes, 22 September, while Barn Owls were reported from Carlton Marshes, 18 September and Mendham, 21 September. Hobbies were noted at Lopham Fen and Worlingham Marshes, 16 September and Marsh Harriers at Burgh Castle (two) and Carlton Marshes (two), 22 September.

Waders at Carlton Marshes included two Green Sandpipers and 20 Snipe, 18 September, three Ruff, 19 September and two Black-tailed Godwits and a Green Sandpiper, 22 September.

Finally, a juvenile Mediterranean Gull was seen at Burgh Castle Flats, 22 September.


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