WBC Sightings

6 to 12 September 2015

Raptor highlights included an Osprey at Broome GP, 6 September and a ringtail Hen Harrier at Beccles Marshes, 11 September. Hobbies were seen at Worlingham Marshes (two) and Carlton Marshes, 6 September, Belton, 7 September and North Cove SWT reserve (two), 9 September. Sightings of Buzzards included five at Worlingham Marshes and three at Gillingham, 6 September, while Marsh Harriers were recorded at Beccles Marshes and Carlton Marshes, 7 September and Barn Owls at Carlton Marshes, 7 September and Worlingham Marshes (three), 8 September.

Seven Whinchats were present at Thorpe Marshes, Haddiscoe and two Spotted Flycatchers at Broome Common, 6 September and a Wheatear was seen at Carlton Marshes, 12 September. Kingfishers were reported from Beccles Marshes, 7 September and Worlingham Marshes, 8 September.

Waders included a Curlew at Thorpe Marshes, Haddiscoe, 6 September and five Ruff and a Black-tailed Godwit at Carlton Marshes, 12 September. Finally, Little Egrets were noted at Redgrave Fen, 9 September, Castle Marsh, North Cove, 10 September and Carlton Marshes (six), 12 September.

Photo of Osprey © RSPB

Photo of Osprey © RSPB