Sunday 18th September 2016

A good day for migrants following yesterdays storm, including 19 Pinkfeet east, 57 Brent Geese, 260+ Wigeon, 120+ Teal, 11 Pintail, on the sea 1000 Common Scoters, 6 Red-breasted Mergansers, 7 Gannets, 2 Great Crested Grebes, 1 Pom Skua, 2 Arctic Skuas, 3 Great Skuas, and 10 Sandwich Terns. A Hobby was of note and a Yellow-browed Warbler was again seen in the forestry on the NWT reserve, while around the Observatory 5 Willow Warblers, 10 Blackcaps including a Belgian-ringed bird, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 12 Reed Warblers, a Spotted and a Pied Flycatcher, 2 Redstarts, 2 Whinchats, 3 Stonechats, 1 Yellow and 3 Grey Wagtails, a Redpoll and 6 Siskins were all recorded.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Female/Immature Red-flanked Bluetail East Hills at 16:20 but elusive + Arctic Warbler TF925458
Norfolk Red-flanked Bluetail East Hills at 14:00 but no further sign by 15:30 + 6 Yellow-browed Warbler minimum, 4 Redstart, 6 Pied Flycatcher & Tree Pipit TF924456
Norfolk Red-flanked Bluetail East Hills at 13:10 but elusive + 4 Yellow-browed Warbler, Wryneck & Lapland Bunting TF924456
Norfolk Probable Juvenile Pacific Golden Plover Hunstanton on turf field S/of Marsh grazing stables between 11:10 & 11:20 then flew off PE36 5AH TF672409
Norfolk Red-flanked Bluetail East Hills at 10:40 + Wryneck & Yellow-browed Warbler TF924456 Norfolk Greenish Warbler Reported East Hills but elusive TF925458
Norfolk Juvenile Dotterel Sheringham showing well at 17:20 on golf course at W/end viewed from Sheringham Coast Watch building NR26 8BQ TG159435
Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Waxham at 18:40 in willows N/of pipe dump + 3 Whinchat, 2 Redstart & Tree Pipit NR12 0DZ TG440261
Norfolk 3 Yellow-browed Warbler Wells Woods NR23 1DR TF909453
Norfolk Lapland Bunting Blakeney Point heard only + 5 Redstart NR25 7DJ TG007464
Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Great Yarmouth Cemetery at 16:40 in SE/corner of S/section + Ring Ouzel NR30 1DW TG526082
Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Stiffkey Campsite Wood at 16:40 + 2 Redstart NR23 1QF TF964439 Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Burnham Overy Staithe at 15:45 N/of A149 in sallow right of track to dunes 50yds N/of 1st stile & just beyond red metal fence
Norfolk 15 Spoonbill Blakeney Harbour at low tide at 15:10 TG028441
Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Burnham Deepdale moved towards coast path with tit flock PE31 8FB TF803442
Norfolk Juvenile Dotterel Sheringham at 15:20 at W/end of golf course viewed from Sheringham Coast Watch building NR26 8BQ TG159435
Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Wells Woods at 14:45 300yds W/of drinking pool + Wood Warbler NR23 1DR TF909453
Norfolk Juvenile Dotterel Sheringham at 14:50 at W/end of golf course viewed from Sheringham Coast Watch building NR26 8BQ TG159435 Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Blakeney Point at Yankee Ridge mid a/noon but mobile & elusive NR25 7DJ TG007464
Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Holkham Pines from main track 200yds w/of Joe Jordan Hide at 14:39
Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Burnham Overy at 14:30 in sallow right of track to dunes, c30yds N/of stile by red metal fence PE31 8JJ TF853449
Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Wells Woods 300yds W/of drinking pool at 14:30 + Pied Flycatcher NR23 1DR TF909453
Norfolk Red-breasted Flycatcher Salthouse between here & Kelling Quags at 14:02 in bushes 300yds along Meadow Lane NR25 7XW TG082443
Norfolk Stone Curlew Blakeney Point 300yds E/of Halfway House NR25 7DJ TG007464 Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Wells Woods at 13:35 midway towards Lady Anne's Drive NR23 1DR TF909453
Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Stiffkey Campsite Wood at 13:30 NR23 1QF TF964439
Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Burnham Overy at 13:16 in sallow by track to dunes PE31 8JJ TF853449
Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Great Yarmouth Cemetery in NE/corner of S/section NR30 1DW TG526082
Norfolk 1st Winter Red-backed Shrike Horsey along Nelson Head Track at 09:00 + 3 Whinchat NR29 4EP TG477228 Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Warham Greens at Garden Drove 20yds N/of concrete pad NR23 1QD TF943437
Norfolk 1st Winter Red-breasted Flycatcher Trimingham NR11 8EG TG279388
Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Holme NWT half way between entrance gate & firs in little dell N/of entrance track TF715449
Norfolk 2 Yellow-browed Warbler Wells Woods at 12:50 + 3 Pied Flycatcher NR23 1DR TF909453 Norfolk Juvenile Dotterel Sheringham at W/end of golf course this a/noon NR26 8BQ TG159435 Norfolk Richard's Pipit Weybourne Camp at 08:00 circled then flew/W NR25 7SR TG111435 Norfolk Hoopoe 1/4ml W/of Brancaster Staithe along coast path E/of fort at 12:45 then flew/E towards harbour PE31 8BJ TF794442
Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Burnham Overy in sea buckthorn c200yds NE/of Gun Hill PE31 8JJ TF853449
Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Holme-next-the Sea in golf course c/pk + Pied Flycatcher TF717450
Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Wells Woods along main track to drinking pool on S/side at 09:53 + Red-breasted Flycatcher at 08:30 near kissing gate (heard only) NR23 1DR TF909453
Norfolk 2 Spoonbill flew W/over Cley NWT at 07:50 NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk 2 Juvenile Dotterel Sheringham at 08:15 at W/end of golf course NR26 8BQ TG159435 Norfolk 2 Lapland Bunting Cley next the Sea on shingle by fishing boats then flew/W towards Blakeney Point + 3 Sooty Shearwater flew/E past, Puffin, 6 Velvet Scoter flew/W & 8 Curlew Sandpiper NR25 7SA TG049441