WBC Sightings

31 May to 6 June 2015

Turtle Doves were recorded at Beccles Marshes, 4 June and Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, 5 June and Cuckoos at Carlton Marshes (three) and Beccles Marshes, 1 June, Outney Common, Bungay, 3 June and Castle Marsh, North Cove (two) and Oulton Marshes (two), 6 June. A Yellow Wagtail was noted at Burgh Castle and a Grasshopper Warbler was heard at Oulton Marshes, 6 June, while Cetti’s Warblers were reported from Blundeston, 1 June and Castle Marsh (three) and Oulton Marshes (two), 6 June.

Red Kites were seen at Beccles and Oulton Marshes, 6 June and Hobbies at St Olaves, 4 June, Barsham Marshes, 5 June and North Cove (three), 6 June. A Short-eared Owl was recorded at Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, 5 June and Barn Owls were noted at Beccles Marshes, 31 May and Gillingham Marshes, 5 June.

Waders at Burgh Castle on 6 June included 119 Black-tailed Godwits, eight Curlews and four Redshanks.

Photo of Cuckoo © DepositPhoto/mikelane45 

Photo of Cuckoo © DepositPhoto/mikelane45