Friday 2nd October 2015

Highlights today were a Yellow-browed Warbler calling north of the coastal path through the pines, a Hawfinch which landed briefly in pines at the very west end of the Obs reserve, and a Woodlark flying over the east bank heading towards Thornham. Also of note were 1000 Common Scoters offshore, 4 Red-throated Divers, 11 Great Crested Grebes, and 2 Bonxies, a Spotted Redshank, a Greenshank, a Kingfisher, 6 Bearded Tits, 7 Swallows, 2+ Cetti's Warblers, 2 Blackcaps, 2 Stonechats, 2 Grey Wagtails, 3 Rock Pipits, 12 Redpolls, and 20 Siskins.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Marsh Sandpiper Cley NWT W/of beach c/pk on saltmrsh late a/noon NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Probable Blyth's Pipit Stiffkey on saltmarsh 1/2ml N/of camPsite c/pk this evng. from A149 take Green Way, park at end & walk N/ NR23 1QL TF975431
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Beeston Common this a/noon
> Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh just W/of Decoy Pond + Rough-legged Buzzard S/of Joe Jordan Hide at 16:30
> Norfolk 5 Yellow-browed Warbler Holkham Pines between crosstracks & W/end + 3 Firecrest, Pied Flycatcher & Redstart
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Walsey Hills NOA 15:30 in Sallows at S/end NR25 7SA TG062439
> Norfolk 2 Yellow-browed Warbler Holkham Pines 1 by crosstracks & 1 W/of crosstracks
> Norfolk 5 Spoonbill Brancaster on marsh at 13:00 PE31 8AW TF772438
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Thornham at junction of Church Street & The Green PE36 6NZ TF737438
> Norfolk 7 Spotted Redshank Breydon Water NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Sheringham W/over allotments at 08:30 NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Winterton North Dunes + Redstart NR29 4BQ TG496198