WBC Sightings

26 May to 1 June 2013

Two Cranes were again seen at Castle Marsh, North Cove, 31 May, and a Little Egret was present at Carlton Marshes, 26 May.

A Whinchat was a good find at Beccles Marshes, 26 May. A Spotted Flycatcher was present at Beccles Marshes all week, and Cuckoos were recorded at Castle Marsh (two), 26 May, Diss, 27 and 31 May, Carlton Marshes, 31 May, and Beccles Marshes, 1 June. A Cetti’s Warbler was noted at Beccles Marshes, 28 May.

Notable waders included four Avocet, 38 Black-tailed Godwit and ten Redshank at Burgh Castle Flats, 26 May, and a Redshank at Beccles Marshes, 28 May. A male Mandarin was present at Weybread GP, 27 May, and eight Barnacle Geese were seen at Beccles Marshes, 28 May.

Finally, Barn Owls were reported from Carlton Marshes, 26 May, and Castle Marsh, 1 June.