WBC Sightings

30 October to 5 November 2016

Waxwings remained along Rectory Road, Carlton Colville throughout the week, with two present, 30 October to 2 November, nine, 3 November, four, 4 November and five, 5 November. Two Bramblings were seen at St Olaves, 1 November and a Grey Wagtail at Outney Common, Bungay the following day. Stonechats were noted at Broome and Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, 30 October, Bearded Tits at Carlton Marshes (three) and Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, 30 October and Cetti’s Warblers at Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, 30 October and Carlton Marshes (two), 3 November. Kingfishers were reported from Beccles Quay, 30 October and Carlton Marshes, 1 November.

Raptors at Haddiscoe Island included two Marsh Harriers, three Buzzards, a Short-eared Owl and two Barn Owls, 30 October and a male Hen Harrier, 5 November. Two Marsh Harriers were noted at Carlton Marshes, 3 November, with a Short-eared Owl and a Barn Owl seen at the same site, 30 October.

A Green Sandpiper was seen at Outney Common, 2 November and a Woodcock at Carlton Marshes the following day. A flock of 14 Pink-footed Geese flew north at St Olaves, 1 November and three Little Egrets were seen at Carlton Marshes, 3 November.

Photo of Waxwing © Jon Evans


Photo of Waxwing © Jon Evans