WBC Sightings

22 to 28 September 2019

An Osprey was present at Carlton Marshes, 23 September, late Hobbies were noted at Beccles Common and Herringfleet Hills, 27 September and Outney Common, Bungay (two), 28 September and seven Buzzards were seen at Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, 23 September.

An early Fieldfare was noted at Worlingham Marshes, 23 September, while late summer visitors included Wheatears at Somerleyton, 26 September and Carlton Marshes (two), 28 September and two Reed Warblers and a Sedge Warbler at Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, 23 September. Two Grey Wagtails and two Kingfishers were seen at Beccles, 26 September and a Nuthatch at Ashby Warren, 27 September. Stonechats were recorded at Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe (three), 23 September and Carlton Marshes, 28 September; Bearded Tits at Herringfleet Marshes (ten) and Burgh Castle (two), 27 September and Cettiā€™s Warblers at Herringfleet Marshes, 25 September and Carlton Marshes (two), 28 September. Notable counts of commoner passerines included 65 Linnets at Herringfleet Marshes, 25 September and 30 Pied Wagtails at Lopham Fen, 28 September.

Waders at Carlton Marshes included two Common Sandpipers and a Green Sandpiper, 22 September and two Greenshanks, 28 September, with a Greenshank and two Ruffs present at Herringfleet Marshes, 25 September.

A count of 280 Greylag Geese was made at Castle Marsh, North Cove, 27 September, while 400 Teal and 200 Greylag Geese were present at Carlton Marshes the following day. Finally, Little Egrets were reported from Carlton Marshes (five), 22 September, Herringfleet Marshes (two), 25 September and Outney Common, 28 September.


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