Bird Sightings 2020

1 December – 31 December

As is to be expected in December winter wildfowl figured highly in observers reports, slightly more unusual were the numbers in which some species were reported. Tundra Bean Goose is … Read more

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1 November – 30 November

Suffolk sea watchers have experienced an excellent year for unusual sightings as a glance at previous reports will attest, this month it was the ‘one that got away’. On the … Read more

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21 September – 31 October 2020

What was arguably, for a small group of people at least, bird of the period if not the year, was the adult Black-browed Albatross that flew south on the afternoon … Read more

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23 August – 20 September 2020

Seabirds again dominated the reports from this period, Sooty Shearwaters and Manx Shearwaters were recorded on several dates with a peak of 10 south and 3 north off Corton for … Read more

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9 to 22 August 2020

Seabirds began to appear in birders¬†reports with a Balearic Shearwater north off Minsmere on the 14th, also at Minsmere two Arctic Skuas flew north with four Arctic Skuas and a … Read more

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19 to 25 January 2020

The two first-winter Great Northern Divers were present at No.1 Pit, Weybread on 19 January, with one remaining the following day. White-fronted Geese were seen at Somerleyton Marshes (two), 24 … Read more

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12 to 18 January 2020

The two long-staying first-winter Great Northern Divers at No.1 Pit, Weybread were present throughout the week. Notable wildfowl included 30 White-fronted Geese and 700 Pink-footed Geese at Haddiscoe Island, eight … Read more

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5 to 11 January 2020

Two first-winter Great Northern Divers were seen at No.1 Pit, Weybread from 7 to 11 January (and according to fishermen had been present since early December). Passerine highlights included 16 … Read more

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29 December 2019 to 4 January 2020

A Tundra Bean Goose was present at Oulton Marshes, 4 January. White-fronted Geese were seen at Oulton Marshes (38) and Carlton Marshes (20), 2 January and Herringfleet Marshes (ten), 4 … Read more

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