WBC Sightings

27 October to 2 November 2019

A Yellow-browed Warbler and a Ring Ouzel were recorded at Burgh Castle, 31 October. Water Pipits were seen at Herringfleet Marshes (two), 31 October and Carlton Marshes, 1 November and Stonechats at Carlton Marshes (two), 27 October and Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe (two), 2 November. A Kingfisher was noted at Carlton Marshes, 27 October, a Grey Wagtail at Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, 30 October, two Chiffchaffs at Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, 2 November and two Cetti’s Warblers at Lopham Fen, 2 November. Notable counts included 300 Redwings at Beccles Common and 100 Fieldfares at Worlingham Marshes on 28 October.

Two Cranes were seen at Carlton Marshes, 27 and 31 October and were also recorded at Barsham Marshes, 28 October. Two Great White Egrets were noted at Carlton Marshes, 31 October, with Little Egrets reported from Oulton Marshes, 27 October and Carlton Marshes (19), 1 November.

A Spotted Redshank was recorded at Burgh Castle, 27 October and a Jack Snipe at Herringfleet Marshes, 31 October. Waders at Carlton Marshes included nine Black-tailed Godwits and a Dunlin, 27 October and a Green Sandpiper and 25 Snipe, 1 November.

A Peregrine was seen at Carlton Marshes, 27 October and five Buzzards at Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, 2 November. Marsh Harriers were reported from Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe (four), 31 October, Carlton Marshes (two), 2 November, Short-eared Owls from Lopham Fen and Carlton and Oulton Marshes, 27 October and Barn Owls from Carlton Marshes (two) and Oulton Marshes, 27 October.


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