Bird Sightings 2021

1 July – 31 July

July is normally a quieter month but still able to throw up the occasional surprise. On the 9th a drake Scaup was discovered on Benacre broad, this increased to two … Read more

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1 June – 30 June

Reports of Purple Herons featured at the beginning and at the end of this months sightings, on the 5th a first summer was seen at Carlton marshes and an adult … Read more

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1 May – 31 May

Wildfowl records were sparse this month, two Garganey at Minsmere on the 15th and a Pink-footed Goose at Reydon on the 22nd were the pick. May is not usually a … Read more

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1 April – 30 April

April was a rather cool month dominated by winds from a northerly direction, migration was slowed to a bare trickle but increased towards the end of the month. Garganey began … Read more

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1 March – 31 March

Wild swans still figured in several reports this month, especially from the Minsmere area where a small number of both Whooper Swans and Bewick’s swans were reported, three Whooper Swans … Read more

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1 February – 28 February

February is generally a quiet month and this year, with the added restrictions of lockdown, was no exception. There were fewer reports of geese this month the only notable reports … Read more

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1 January – 31 January 2021

The first day of January is traditionally the day when many birders like to get out in the field and start their year lists, little did everybody know how short-lived … Read more

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