Sunday 11th October 2015

A big day, with significant movement including 500 Wigeon, 500 Teal, a Pintail, 1 Woodcock, 1 Short-eared Owl, 400+ Goldcrests, 6 Bearded Tits, 35 Skylarks, 2 Cetti's Warblers, 3 Blackcaps, 300 Starlings, 12 Blackbirds, 12 Song Thrushes, 68 Redwings, 40 Robins, 2 Stonechats, a Grey Wagtail, 10 Rock Pipits, 25 Bramblings, 350+ Greenfinches, 15 Redpolls, 100+ Goldfinches, and 25 Siskins. On the sea 13 Eiders, 1000+ Common Scoters, a Red-breasted Merganser, a Red-throated Diver, 4 Great Crested Grebes, 10 Razorbills, 2 Bonxies and a Sandwich Tern were recorded.

Ringing included 52 Greenfinches and 126 Goldcrests together with a steady arrival of Robins (17 ringed) and a number of other common species including Blackcap and Cetti's Warbler.

At Walsey Hills 6 Ring Ouzels were in the area including the pines, the back of Snipe's Marsh and the willows. Over 100 Bramblings also arrived during the day.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Isabelline Shrike Beeston Common at 17:35 in hedge near the pond showing well + Yellow-browed Warbler
> Norfolk Isabelline Shrike Beeston Common at 17:05 in hedge near the pond showing well
> Norfolk No Further Sign of Red-flanked Bluetail Weybourne at Denmark House NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Red-flanked Bluetail Weybourne trapped & ringed at Denmark House, release at 09:20. NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Siberian Chiffchaff Titchwell RSPB showing well this evng PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Serin Winterton North Dunes in off the sea. NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Radde's Warbler Holkham Pines this evng but elusive, at the W/end, close to the dunes + 3 Ring Ouzel
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Brancaster at Garden Drove this a/noon PE31 8AW TF772438
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Hemsby + Whinchat, Ring Ouzel & 6 Snow Bunting NR29 4JG TG506172
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Scratby in sycamores on N/side 500m inland from the coast
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Titchwell RSPB but elusive + Spoonbill, Short-eared Owl, Little Stint, Firecrest & Curlew Sandpiper & 2 Hen Harrier. PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Stiffkey flew in off the sea and over Campsite Wood at 17:30 NR23 1QL TF975431
> Norfolk Pallas's Warbler Sheringham in bushes on N/side of railway, E/of the level crossing, late a/noon; park on Upper Sheringham Road then cross A149 & field to view NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk 2 Richard's Pipit Wells Woods at 15:15 circled over the open area SW/of The Dell NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Great Yarmouth Cemetery mid a/noon. NR30 1DW TG526082
> Norfolk Dusky Warbler East Hills at 14:00 + Yellow-browed Warbler & Firecrest TF924456
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit Warham Greens in rough field inland of whirligig NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Kelling Water Meadows on access track NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Warham Greens at the N/end of Garden Drove NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk Dusky Warbler East Hills at N/end. TF924456
> Norfolk 2 Yellow-browed Warbler Holkham Pines singles by Joe Jordan Hide & Meals House + Firecrest
> Norfolk Great White Egret Holme NOA TF717450
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit N/over Waxham Sands at 10:33 NR29 4EJ
> Norfolk Richard's Pipit West Runton in off the sea then/E.
> Norfolk Ringtail Harrier sp. N/over Waxham at 07:30. + Richard's Pipit flew/S., Yellow-browed Warbler & Firecrest NR12 0DZ TG440261
> Norfolk Lapland Bunting Salthouse briefly in flight at 08:50, appeared to land N/end of Beach Road. NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Wells Woods by the drinking pool NR23 1DR TF909453