Holme Bird Observatory Sunday 22nd September 2019

Migrants included a Yellow-browed Warbler trapped and ringed at 12.30, 8 Chiffchaffs, 1 Willow Warbler, 6 Blackcaps, 2 Lesser Whitethroats, 1 Whitethroat, 12 Song Thrushes, 1 Redwing, 20 Robins, 4+ Pied Flycatchers, 2+ Redstarts, 6 Whinchats, 5 Stonechats and 2 Grey Wagtails. Other birds of note included Hobby, Peregrine, Barn Owl, Great White Egret, Greenshank, Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 3 Cetti's Warblers and an adult Med Gull.



Hobby and Yellow-browed Warbler by Steve Newman

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Norfolk 2.Pied Flys Holme
Norfolk 2.Pied Flys Warham Greens at Garden Drove
MEGA Norfolk ALBATROSS sp (probably Black-browed Albatross) flew south past Winterton at c3.10pm
Norfolk Pied Fly Holme NWT by entrance road
Norfolk Curlew Sand Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape at 2.58pm +2.juv.Spotted Redshanks
Norfolk 2.Cattle Egrets on Friday Ludham Marshes NNR but no sign this morning
Norfolk Pied Fly Titchwell RSPB in willows by feeders
Norfolk Y-br.Wblr Holme NOA trapped +ringed at 12.30pm then in pines after release
Norfolk 2.Great White Egrets flew west past Weybourne at 9.46am
Norfolk Spoonbill Snettisham RSPB +2.Spotted Redshanks
Norfolk 4.Great White Egrets flew east past Overstrand at 11.25am
Norfolk Little Stint Breydon Water at west end
Norfolk Lapland Bunting Burnham Overy flew to dunes from west end at Gun Hill at 10.45am
Norfolk Cattle Egret Welney WWT still from Lyle Hide at 10.51am
Norfolk 10.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh at 10.45am +4.Great White Egrets flew east
Norfolk 4.Great White Egrets Holkham NNR on pool on west side of freshmarsh from Joe Jordan Hide at 10.28am
Norfolk 4.Great White Egrets Holkham NNR on pool on west side of freshmarsh from Joe Jordan Hide at 10.28am
Norfolk Osprey north of Swanton Morley flew over Billingford Lakes at 10.15am
Norfolk 29.Common Cranes Waxham till 9.50am in stubble field near Brograve Farm then flew to Brograve Levels +landed out of view
Norfolk 2.Whinchats Burnham Overy Dunes between boardwalk +Gun Hill at 9.46am
Norfolk Wryneck Snettisham Coastal Park in north section at 8.30am then flew north towards large tents at Heacham end +no sign since (+Whinchat)
Norfolk 29.Common Cranes Waxham in stubble field near Brograve Farm at 9.25am
Norfolk 6.Cattle Egrets Burnham Overy Marshes still in field west of path with cattle at 8.20am
Norfolk Great White Egret Burnham Overy in ditch by sea wall at 7.22am
Norfolk 2.Great White Egrets near Burnham Norton
Norfolk possible Isabelline Wheatear reported y'day Burnham Overy on fence post just east of final section of boardwalk at 10.30am
Norfolk Cattle Egret Burnham Overy Marshes still in field east of footpath with cattle then flew west at 7.04am
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills y'day Holme still