WBC Sightings

17 to 23 September 2017

Waders at Carlton Marshes included a juvenile Curlew Sandpiper, a Black-tailed Godwit and nine Dunlin, 17 September, seven Ringed Plovers, 21 September and four Ruffs, 22 September. Elsewhere, five Curlews were noted at Burgh Castle, 23 September.

Hobbies were present at Carlton Marshes, 19 September and St Olaves, 21 September and two Marsh Harriers at Carlton Marshes, 17 September. A Short-eared Owl was hunting at Carlton Marshes, 18 September, with a Barn Owl noted at the same site on 21 September.

A Grey Wagtail was seen at Worlingham and three late Reed Warblers and a Stonechat at Carlton Marshes, 17 September. Cetti’s Warblers were recorded at Carlton Marshes (seven), 17 September and Burgh Castle (two), 23 September and Kingfishers at Carlton Marshes, 17 September, Redgrave Fen, 23 September.

Finally, a Little Egret was present at Carlton Marshes, 17 September.


Curlew Sandpiper 1