Holme Bird Observatory Friday 19th April 2019

Another busy day, with one of yesterdays Pied Flycatchers remaining, which was subsequently ringed. Two Black Redstarts and at least one Common Redstart were on and around the East Bank by the obs all day. At least seven Ring Ouzels were noted over the recording area along with eight Wheatears, 33 Black-tailed Godwits, 3 Whimbrel, Short-eared Owl, four Grasshopper Warblers, Cuckoo and single additional Black and Common Redstarts. Six Eider were on the sea and the moth trap produced a rather smart Streamer moth.
Today's Pied Flycatcher

Streamer  Moth
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Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB flew east over main path near Volunteer Marsh at 4pm
Norfolk 2.Garganey (1.drk) Aldeby still on pool viewed from river bank at Castle Marshes
Norfolk Quail reported Binham
Norfolk Black Redstart Sheringam still mid a'noon at Beeston Bump +Redstart
Norfolk Serin flew south over Sutton at 2.45pm
Norfolk Spoonbill flew west over Titchwell RSPB
Norfolk Ring Ouzel Choseley still
Norfolk Ring Ouzel Roydon Common NNR still this morning
Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT still
Norfolk Short-eared Owl Breydon Water at North Wall mid a'noon
Norfolk 2.Ring Ouzels Holme Dunes still mid a'noon in field east of NOA car park
Norfolk BLACK-WINGED STILT still 1.18pm 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes from gate near tin hut on farm track . Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk 2.Cattle Egrets still Holkham Freshmarsh from Joe Jordan Hide at c11am +2.Great White Egrets still
Norfolk 7.Ring Ouzels (3.males) Burnham Overy Dunes. 2.Black Redstarts (1.ad.male) at east end at 11.30am
Norfolk Black Redstart fem/1w.male Burnham Overy Dunes
Norfolk Ring Ouzel Beeston Bump still around dell this morning
Norfolk Ring Ouzel Winterton North Dunes by highest dune
Norfolk Iceland Gull Winterton North Dunes then flew north
Norfolk 2.Common Cranes flew high over Buckenham Marshes RSPB towards Cantley beet factory at 11.55am
Norfolk 2.Hen Harriers (both ringtails) Breydon Water still at North Wall Marshes late morning
Norfolk Slav Grebe Filby Broad from boardwalk tho distant
Norfolk Black Redstart Beeston Bump in sheep field
Norfolk Ring Ouzel Weybourne Camp +Hen Harrier Hooded Crow
Norfolk BLACK-WINGED STILT still 10.46am 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes from near tin hut on farm track +showing well . Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk 1+Cattle Egret still Holkham Freshmarsh from Joe Jordan Hide +1+Great White Egret still. 5.Ring Ouzels in dunes
Norfolk no further sign of Black-winged Stilt 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes opposite old tin hut on Middle Wall by 9.50am. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk Ring Ouzel male near Belton at Caldecott Hall on golf course briefly 9.44am
Norfolk Great White Egret Buckenham Marshes RSPB
Norfolk Pied Fly Snettisham Coastal Park +Ring Ouzel still
Norfolk Common Crane Heigham Holmes viewed from river bank at Potter Heigham Marshes at 9.16am
Norfolk 2.Ring Ouzels Waxham still 1/2ml south of Shangri-La chalet in grass field with caravan viewable from coast path +Firecest in bushes
Norfolk 6.Ring Ouzels y'day Salthouse Heath in horse paddocks just east of Cross Street in evng
Norfolk 7.Garganey (5.drks) 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still at Potter Heigham Marshes +Great White Egret still. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk Pied Fly fem Holme NOA by observatory +2.Black Redstart on grass slope
Norfolk Ring Ouzel fem Sculthorpe Moor NR in sheep paddock by visitor centre at 8.07am
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard near Belton Marshes at 7.54am
Norfolk Short-eared Owl Breydon Water at South Wall
Norfolk 2.Ring Ouzels Holme at Firs Road
Norfolk BLACK-WINGED STILT 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes opposite old tin hut on Middle Wall at 6.30am. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195