Saturday 17th October 2015

The ongoing fall continued today with 141 birds ringed, 92 of which were further Goldcrests. The 2 Great Grey Shrikes continued to show at times near the entrance to NWT, and a Pallas' Warbler in the forestry was also of note. 2 more Short-eared Owls came in off the sea, and seawatching produced a Velvet Scoter, female Pintail, Red-throated Diver, 54 Gannets, 3 Great Crested Grebes, 3 Arctic Skuas, 19 Great Skuas and a Kittiwake. Other birds of note included 6 Blackcaps and 2 Rock Pipits. A Dark Sword-grass was in the moth trap.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Olive-backed Pipit Muckleburgh Hill on E/side at dusk showing well + Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk 1st Winter Male Red-flanked Bluetail Wells Woods W/of drinking pool at 17:27 NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk 1st Winter Isabelline Shrike Beeston Common at 17:12 between pond & lay-by showing well NR26 8RX TG165425
> Norfolk Red-flanked Bluetail Holkham Pines at 15:00 W/of crosstracks + 2 Pallas's Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler & Firecrest NR23 1RN TF888439
> Norfolk Blyth's Reed Warbler Wells Woods by pool beyond boating lake in brambles at 16:10 but elusive NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk Female King Eider W/past Cley NWT from beach c/p late mrng. NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Red-flanked Bluetail Wells Woods 250 yds W/of the drinking pool showing well at 15:30 NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk No Sign of Olive-backed Pipit Muckleburgh Hill early mrng.
> Norfolk Isabelline Shrike Holkham Freshmarsh at 13:50 from Washington Hide but distant
> Norfolk Hume's Yellow-browed Warbler Wells Woods W/of drinking pool at 13:05 NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk Hume's Yellow-browed Warbler Wells Woods late mrng W/of drinking pool NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk Red-flanked Bluetail Wells Woods 11:39 at the drinking pool + 5 Yellow-browed Warbler between Lady Ann's Drive & c/p NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk 1st Winter Isabelline Shrike Holkham Freshmarsh 11:15 80yds W/of Meals House showing well
> Norfolk 1st Winter Isabelline Shrike Beeston Common at 11:20 showing well N/of cairn. NR26 8RX TG165425
> Norfolk Red-flanked Bluetail Holkham Pines at 10:45 W/of crosstracks but elusive. NR23 1RN TF888439
> Norfolk Hume's Yellow-browed Warbler Wells Woods at 10:20 W/of drinking pool NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk Red-flanked Bluetail Holkham Pines 50yds W/of crosstracks mid mrng. NR23 1RN TF888439
> Norfolk Red-flanked Bluetail Wells Woods at 09:20 by drinking pool + Pallas's Warbler mid mrng with tit flock W/of drinking pool & Firecrest NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk 1st Winter Isabelline Shrike Beeston Common at 08:45. NR26 8RX TG165425
> Norfolk Hume's Yellow-browed Warbler Wells Woods W/of drinking pool & E/of the bench this mrng + Blyth's Reed Warbler N/of main track by pool beyond boating lake in silver birch & brambles NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk Isabelline Shrike Holkham Freshmarsh from Washington Hide this mrng.
> Norfolk Red-flanked Bluetail Wells Woods this mrng by Drinking Pool NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Little Snoring Airfield TF950328
> Norfolk Pallas's Warbler Wells Woods at 12:17 in The Dell NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk 2 Pallas's Warbler Wells Woods at 12:16 E/of Lady Ann's Drive on main track showing well NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Stiffkey Fen in hedge SW/cp late mrng NR23 1QW TF990438
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Waxham flew towards barn at 11:40. + Long-eared Owl & Firecrest NR12 0DZ TG440261
> Norfolk 3 Pallas's Warbler Holkham Pines mid mrng 1,500yds E/of N/end of Lady Ann's Drive by path + Tree Pipit NR23 1RN TF888439
> Norfolk Northern Treecreeper Wells Woods at drinking pool. NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk Probable Dusky Warbler Burnham Deepdale at 10:30 in grdn of North View from coast path. No further sign by 11:30 PE31 8FB TF803442
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Strumpshaw Fen RSPB from Tower Hide NR13 4HS TG341066
> Norfolk 4 Pomarine Skua past Cley NWT between 07:45 & 10:45 + 3 Sooty Shearwater NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Bacton at 10:25 in hedge W/of Mill Common Road
> Norfolk 2 Pallas's Warbler Wells Woods W/of drinking pool on main track mid mrng. NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk Probable Northern Treecreeper Wells Woods just S/of drinking pool. NR23 1DR TF909453