WBC Sightings

22 to 28 July 2018

Waders at Carlton Marshes included an adult Curlew Sandpiper, a Golden Plover, a Dunlin and a (Common) Redshank, 22 July, five Ruff and a Green Sandpiper, 23 July, 14 Snipe, 25 July and a Spotted Redshank, a Greenshank, a Little Ringed Plover and ten Black-tailed Godwits, 28 July. Four Green Sandpipers were present at Redgrave Fen, 27 July.

Grasshopper Warblers were recorded at Carlton Marshes and Lopham Fen, 22 July. A Spotted Flycatcher was seen at Mendham, 22 July, a Kingfisher at Lopham Fen, 26 July and a Grey Wagtail at Ditchingham Hall, 26 July.

Single Red Kites were noted at Beccles and Haddiscoe, 24 July.

Four Mediterranean Gulls were recorded at Burgh Castle, 25 July. Finally, Little Egrets were reported from Lopham Fen (two) and Carlton Marshes, 22 July and Redgrave Fen (ten), 27 July.

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