Monday 12th October 2015

Another busy day with seawatching producing 5 Eider, a Velvet Scoter, 4 Red-throated Divers, 27 Gannets, 10 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Slavonian Grebes, a Bonxie east, 2 Razorbills and 50 unidentified auks, and 2 Kittiwakes. On the reserve over 300 Goldcrests were still present with 125 Robins, 2 Chiffchaffs, a Whitethroat, and 2 Stonechats. Flying over were 13 Black-tailed Godwits, 12 Bearded Tits, 2500 Starlings, 16 Blackbirds, 18 Song Thrushes, 63 Redwings, 2 Tree Sparrows, a Grey Wagtail, 11 Meadow Pipits, 3 Rock Pipits, 14 Bramblings, 25 Chaffinches, 275 Greenfinches, 4 Redpolls, 29 Siskins, a Yellowhammer and 9 Reed Buntings. A Ring Ouzel was around the NWT and there was another report of a Great White Egret flying east.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Ehrenberg's Redstart Burnham Overy Staithe at midday S/of fence in scrub W/of Holkham Pines
> Norfolk 1st Winter Isabelline Shrike Beeston Common at 18:08
> Norfolk Red-flanked Bluetail Holkham Pines at 18:25 W/of cross tracks in willows S/of main track but elusive
> Norfolk Probable Pallid Harrier Thurton SE/over Birch Way NR14 6AG
> Norfolk 1st Winter Isabelline Shrike Beeston Common at 12:36 in hedge (probable Daurian Shrike)
> Norfolk Adult White-rumped Sandpiper Cley NWT at 10:24 on Sea Pool E/of Arnold's Marsh NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Dusky Warbler Holkham Pines at W/end by 14:20 + No Further Sign of Radde's Warbler W/of crosstracks & Yellow-browed Warbler
> Norfolk Radde's Warbler Holkham Pines 16:50 by path 25m E/of dunes at W/end but elusive.
> Norfolk No Further Sign of Radde's Warbler Great Yarmouth Cemetery by North Wall + Yellow-browed Warbler NR30 1DW TG526082
> Norfolk Pallas's Warbler Wells Woods at 15:53 by the drinking pool NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk 2 Richard's Pipit Wells at 15:25 + Short-eared Owl NR23 1AR TF917437
> Norfolk 2 Richard's Pipit Wells at 15:15 in field E/of Drove. NR23 1AR TF917437
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Gorleston-on-Sea this a/noon. NR31 6PL TG532036
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Burnham Overy over towards gun hill at 14:05. PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Pallas's Warbler Wells Woods 14:15 at drinking pool. NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Weybourne this mrng. NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Pallas's Warbler Reported Stiffkey at 11:45 W/of c/p briefly. NR23 1QL TF975431
> Norfolk 5 Spoonbill Great Yarmouth at 09:25 over Yarmouth Street NR30 1EB TG531078
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Caister-on-Sea this mrng but mobile + 3 Snow Bunting & Whinchat NR30 5HB TG527119
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Little Snoring at 11:46 on airfield.
> Norfolk Possible Radde's Warbler Snettisham Coastal Park at 11:20 + Yellow-browed Warbler & 2 Ring Ouzel TF648335
> Norfolk No Sign of Pallas's Warbler Sheringham by level crossing this mrng by 11:20 + Short-eared Owl NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Wells Woods late mrng + Firecrest NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Winterton-on-Sea near church on N/side of cricket pitch but mobile
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Little Snoring at 08:55 on the airfield.
> Norfolk Possible Pallas's Warbler Stiffkey heard in wood NR23 1QL TF975431