WBC Sightings

25 to 31 October 2015

The Great Grey Shrike was again present at Barnby Marshes, 25 October. Lesser Redpolls were recorded at Carlton Marshes (15), 25 October and Beccles Marshes, 28 October; Grey Wagtails at Beccles Quay and Earsham, 28 October; Cetti’s Warblers at Carlton Marshes (two), 29 October and Herringfleet Marshes (three), 30 October and Stonechats at Herringfleet Marshes, 30 October and Carlton Marshes, 31 October. Two Kingfishers were noted at Beccles Quay, 28 October and four Bearded Tits at Herringfleet Marshes, 30 October. Sizeable flocks of Fieldfares included 230 at Carlton Marshes, 26 October and 100 at Beccles Marshes, 30 October.

Two Spoonbills remained at Carlton Marshes until 26 October, while Little Egrets were present at Haddiscoe Island, 25 October and Carlton Marshes (four), 26 October.

Short-eared Owls were hunting at Haddiscoe Island (two), 25 October and Carlton Marshes, 26 October, with Barn Owls reported from Carlton Marshes (four) and Beccles Marshes, 26 October and Marsh Harriers from Haddiscoe Island, 25 October, Carlton Marshes, 26 October and Herringfleet Marshes (three), 30 October.

Pink-footed Geese were noted at St Olaves (1500), 28 October and Herringfleet Marshes (1500), 30 October. Finally, a Green Sandpiper was seen at Earsham, 28 October.

Photo of Great Grey Shrike © DepositPhoto/mikelane45

Photo of Great Grey Shrike © DepositPhoto/mikelane45