WBC Sightings

3 to 9 November 2019

A Hoopoe was seen at Burgh Castle, 3 November and two late Swallows at Carlton Marshes, 7 November. A Water Pipit, two Chiffchaffs and two Kingfishers were recorded at Carlton Marshes, 3 November and a Grey Wagtail at Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, 6 November. Bramblings were noted at Oulton, 7 November and Belton, 9 November; Bearded Tits at Oulton Marshes (four), 3 November, Carlton Marshes, 4 November and Haddiscoe Island, 8 November; Cetti’s Warblers at Carlton Marshes (two), 3 November and Lopham Fen, 6 November and Stonechats at Carlton Marshes (three) and Oulton Marshes (two), 3 November. A count of 80 Pied Wagtails was made at Lopham Fen, 6 November.

A Bittern was seen at Carlton Marshes, 3 and 8 November. Great White Egrets were recorded at Carlton Marshes, 6 November and Haddiscoe Island (two), 8 November and the Little Egret roost at Carlton Marshes peaked at 23 on 3 November.

A Peregrine was seen at Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, 6 November. Marsh Harriers were noted at Carlton Marshes (five), 3 November, Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe (two) and Lopham Fen, 6 November and Beccles Marshes, 9 November and Short-eared Owls at Haddiscoe Island (four) and Carlton Marshes, 3 November. Two Barn Owls were also reported from Carlton Marshes on 3 November.

Waders at Carlton Marshes included a Ruff, a Woodcock, 10 Black-tailed Godwits and three Dunlin, 9 November, with a Woodcock also seen at Beccles Marshes on the same day.


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