WBC Sightings

18 to 24 August

Waders at Carlton Marshes included a Wood Sandpiper, two Curlews and two Green Sandpipers, 18 August, and a juvenile Little Ringed Plover, two Ruff, ten Greenshanks and 30 Snipe, 22 August. Elsewhere, a Common Sandpiper and six Green Sandpipers were seen at Hemplands Farm, St James South Elmham, 19 August and two Green Sandpipers at Beccles Marshes, 21 August. A Garganey was present at Carlton Marshes, 22 August and two Little Egrets at the same site, 18 August.

A Red Kite flew north over Barnby Broad, 20 August, and a Hobby was seen at Worlingham, 24 August.

Juvenile Cuckoos were seen at Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe and Burgh Castle, 20 August, Carlton Marshes, 22 August and Castle Marshes, North Cove, 23 August, a Yellow Wagtail flew east over Sprat’s Water Lane, Carlton Colville, 22 August, and a Wheatear was noted at Ashby, 23 August.