WBC Sightings

21 to 27 August 2016

Two Whinchats were present at Carlton Marshes, 22 August and a Wheatear was seen at the same site the following day. A Yellow Wagtail was recorded at Burgh Castle, 24 August and Spotted Flycatchers were noted at Weybread (two), 26 August and Lopham Fen (four), 27 August. Kingfishers were reported from Carlton Marshes, 23 August and Weybread GP, 25 August.

Waders at Carlton Marshes included a Wood Sandpiper, 15 Black-tailed Godwits, three Greenshanks and two Common Sandpipers, 21 August, six Green Sandpipers and two Dunlin, 23 August and eight Ruffs, 32 Snipe and three Oystercatchers, 26 August. Elsewhere, two Common Sandpipers and a Green Sandpiper were present at Earsham GP, 21 August, a Common Sandpiper at Beccles Marshes, 23 August and two Greenshanks and a Ruff at Burgh Castle and four Green Sandpipers at Redgrave Fen, 24 August. Little Egrets were reported from Carlton Marshes (six), 21 August and Oulton Marshes, 27 August.

Hobbies were seen at Harleston, 21 August, Beccles Marshes, 23 August, Carlton Marshes, 26 August and Lopham Fen, 27 August and four Buzzards flew over Beccles, 23 August.

Photo of Whinchat © DepositPhoto/pilipenkoD


Photo of Whinchat © DepositPhoto/pilipenkoD