WBC Sightings

30 July to 5 August 2017

Waders at Carlton Marshes included three Green Sandpipers, 30 July, seven Black-tailed Godwits, a Common Sandpiper and two Dunlin, 2 August and an adult Little Ringed Plover, 3 August. Elsewhere, four Green Sandpipers and two Common Sandpipers were present at Flixton GP, a Green Sandpiper and a Redshank at Earsham GP and a Curlew at Fritton Marshes, 4 August.

A Spotted Flycatcher was noted at Ditchingham, 31 July, a Cuckoo at Beccles Common, 2 August and a Grasshopper Warbler at Carlton Marshes, 5 August. Stonechats were recorded at Carlton Marshes (four), 31 July and Fritton Marshes (two), 4 August and Kingfishers at Redgrave Fen, 4 August and Carlton Marshes, 5 August.

Hobbies were seen at Lopham Fen, 31 July and Waveney Forest, Fritton, 4 August and Barn Owls at Carlton Marshes, 30 July and Lopham Fen, 31 July.

Finally, Little Egrets were present at Carlton Marshes (three), 30 July and Redgrave Fen, 4 August.

Photo of Green Sandpiper © Shutterstock/Bogdan Boev


Photo of Green Sandpiper © Shutterstock/Bogdan Boev