WBC Sightings

24 to 30 November 2019

Water Pipits were recorded at Herringfleet Marshes, 25 November and Carlton Marshes, 26 November; Grey Wagtails at Herringfleet Marshes (two), 25 November, Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, 27 November and Beccles, 29 November; Stonechats at Carlton Marshes (five), 24 November, Herringfleet Marshes (three), 25 November, Lopham Fen (two), 26 November and Haddiscoe Island (three), 30 November; Cetti’s Warblers at Carlton Marshes (three), 24 November and Lopham Fen, 30 November and Chiffchaffs at Somerleyton, 25 November and Carlton Marshes (three), 30 November. A Kingfisher was seen at Carlton Marshes and three Bearded Tits and a pre-roost gathering of 20,500 Starlings at Lopham Fen on 30 November.

A Great White Egret was present at Haddiscoe Island, 30 November, while Little Egrets were reported from Herringfleet Marshes (four), 25 November and Carlton Marshes (16) and Haddiscoe Island (six), 30 November.

Waders at Carlton Marshes included a Spotted Redshank and 40 Black-tailed Godwits, 24 November, 650 Lapwings, 26 November and a Dunlin, 21 Snipe and four Redshanks, 30 November, while 21 Snipe were also noted at Haddiscoe Island, 30 November.

A Red Kite was seen at Ellingham, 30 November. Peregrines were recorded at Carlton Marshes, 26 November and Haddiscoe Island, 30 November; Marsh Harriers at Worlingham Marshes (two), 24 November, Herringfleet Marshes, 25 November, Lopham Fen, 26 November and Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe (three), 27 November and Barn Owls at Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, 26 November and Carlton Marshes (two), 30 November.

Pink-footed Geese were noted at Somerleyton Marshes (30), 24 November and Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe (200), 27 November, while 200 Greylag Geese were present at Carlton Marshes, 29 November and a count of 155 Wigeon was also made at Carlton Marshes, 26 November.

 

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