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Records submitted in the last 14 days, most recent first. Amber indicates local or uncommon, bold red indicates a description is needed for verification at county or national level, green indicates category D (reasonable doubt of natural occurrence) or category E (escapes or non-sustaining introductions).

Tuesday 17 October 2017

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
This is a map showing Kelling WM


About Kelling WM
The parts of Kelling parish that lie north of the A149. This includes Meadow Lane, the Water Meadow and the Quags. TG0943

3 Curlew Sandpiper,   (Nigel Rogers) (128214 bytes)   (Nigel Rogers) (96963 bytes)   (Nigel Rogers) (95584 bytes) 2 Jack Snipe,   (John Miller) (87278 bytes)   (John Miller) (95533 bytes) 2 Spotted Redshank [Nigel Rogers]

Monday 16 October 2017

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
This is a map showing Kelling WM


About Kelling WM
The parts of Kelling parish that lie north of the A149. This includes Meadow Lane, the Water Meadow and the Quags. TG0943
, 16:20 to 16:25

1 Dotterel (Flew east over WM, landed on Weybourne airfield.) [John Miller]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 09:30 to 16:00, Unseasonably warm, strengthening south easterly breeze

7 Pintail (incl one male, Pat's Pool mid-morning), 3 Gannet (close inshore, mid-morning), 3 Marsh Harrier (different birds across reserve), 6 Ringed Plover (three Simmond's Scrape, am three Arnold's pm), 30 Golden Plover (over4 central scrapes mid-morning), 1 Grey Plover (winter bird, Arnold's), 4 Knot (all winter plumage, Arnold's Marsh - mid-afternoon), 10 Little Stint (Simmond's Scrape), 1 Curlew Sandpiper (juvenile, Simmond's Scrape), 35 Dunlin (Simmond's Scrape), 1 Mediterranean Gull (adult winter, Pat's Pool mid-afternoon), 4 Rock Pipit (in off the sea at Coastguards, mid-afternoon), 5 Stonechat (incl. 2 male across reserve), 5 Cetti's Warbler (calling at various points across the reserve), 1 Locustella sp. (probably Gropper - seen three times briefly in flight before diving into low cover, board walk near 'cattle crossing' at 11.00. Silent.), 10 Bearded Tit (around central reed-beds) [Trevor Williams]

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
This is a map showing Kelling WM


About Kelling WM
The parts of Kelling parish that lie north of the A149. This includes Meadow Lane, the Water Meadow and the Quags. TG0943

3 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Spotted Redshank, 9 Bullfinch (In copse then flew south) [Nigel Rogers]

Salthouse (sea) map for Salthouse (sea)
This is a map showing Salthouse (sea)


About Salthouse (sea)
Sea off Salthouse

1 Sandwich Tern [Nigel Rogers]

Sunday 15 October 2017

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 13:00 to 16:30

15 Pintail (2 males 13 females Arnolds and Serpentine), 2 Red Kite (Over Walsey Hills), 3 Marsh Harrier (All cream crowns), 3 Buzzard (Over North Foreland wood), 28 Ringed Plover (7 Arnolds and a flock of 21 flew first east then back west along coast near Iron road), 31 Golden Plover (Arnolds), 1 Grey Plover (Arnolds), 27 Dunlin (Arnolds), 13 Ruff (5 Arnolds 8 Serpentine), 3 Snipe (Serpentine), 291 Black-tailed Godwit (166 on Serpentine,C100 in field next to centre and 25 Arnolds), 31 Redshank (Arnolds), 1000 Wood Pigeon (Probably more than this, a huge flock in field behind Walsey Hills), 4 Stonechat (2 females in reeds along Skirtes and a pair on fence Attenborough Walk), 100 Chaffinch (About this number flying west in small flocks with one flock of 5 in off sea), 1 Brambling (In off sea with Chaffinch) [David Fell]

Kelling map for Kelling
This is a map showing Kelling


About Kelling
This covers Kelling village and the parts of Kelling parish north of the A149. It includes the Kelling Estate but not High Kelling. It also excludes the Heath
, 10:00 to 10:05

1 Little Owl (flew into wood at side of kelling school) [Simon Proctor]

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
This is a map showing Kelling WM


About Kelling WM
The parts of Kelling parish that lie north of the A149. This includes Meadow Lane, the Water Meadow and the Quags. TG0943

1 Lesser Whitethroat [Nigel Rogers]

Saturday 14 October 2017

Kelling map for Kelling
This is a map showing Kelling


About Kelling
This covers Kelling village and the parts of Kelling parish north of the A149. It includes the Kelling Estate but not High Kelling. It also excludes the Heath
, 16:15 to 16:45

1 Peregrine Falcon (Three passes over village), 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (In village garden) [John Miller]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544

21 Pintail (Arnold's Marsh), 70 Ruff (Pope's Marsh), 1 Sandwich Tern [Nigel Rogers]

Thursday 12 October 2017

Morston map for Morston
This is a map showing Morston


About Morston
This covers the village and the rest of Morston parish north of the Coast Path. It includes the Quay but not the saltmarsh. TG0043
, 10:30 to 11:00, Bright with light sw wind low tide

  (John Dicks) (52974 bytes) 1 Greenshank (On large pool left of main channel) [John Dicks]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544

3 Lapland Bunting (In grass by Iron Road briefly in morning, then flew west) [Nigel Rogers]

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
This is a map showing Kelling WM


About Kelling WM
The parts of Kelling parish that lie north of the A149. This includes Meadow Lane, the Water Meadow and the Quags. TG0943

3 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Red-necked Phalarope (Juvenile),   (Nigel Rogers) (73480 bytes) 1 Short-eared Owl (On Quags in late afternoon) [Nigel Rogers]

Tuesday 10 October 2017

Blakeney GM map for Blakeney GM
This is a map showing Blakeney GM


About Blakeney GM
Also known as Blakeney Freshmarsh or 'The Freshes' it covers the area of grazing marshes bounded by the Coastal Path. It also includes Friary Hills to the south. TG0344
, 14:00 to 14:30

4 Robin, 6 Blackbird, 1 Redwing (hedge line south edge of freshes) [Michael Sweeney]

Monday 09 October 2017

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 09:30 to 15:30, Overcast but mild

3000 Pink-footed Goose (minimum, continuously arriving from the sea - three with grey neck-rings, black lettering: ULU,UNB & VDI), 35 Egyptian Goose (From Babcock hide, late morning), 2 Pintail (female, Simmond's mid-afternoon), 3 Little Grebe (Ad & 2 juv, Snipe's Marsh), 1 Little Egret (eating an elver, Simmond's Scrape, mid-morning), 3 Marsh Harrier (over the reserve, from the west), 10 Ringed Plover (Simmond's mid-morning), 350 Golden Plover (Eye field mid-morning), 1 Knot (winter plumage, Pat's Pool mid-afternoon), 18 Little Stint (Simmond's/Pat's Pool mid-morning), 1 Curlew Sandpiper (juvenile, Pat's Pool mid-afternoon), 83 Dunlin (Pat's mid-afternoon), 38 Ruff (Pats Pool, mid-afternoon), 4 Snipe (Pat's Pool mid-afternoon), 77 Black-tailed Godwit (flew from new lands towards Walsey Hills, late morning), 2 Greenshank (Pat's mid-morning), 1 Kingfisher (in front of Dukes hide ), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Skirts, mid-morning), 4 Cetti's Warbler (Old Woman's, Car Park, Central hides & Don's Pool), 7 Bearded Tit (from board walk, mid-morning), 3 Jay (west, high over VC, mid-morning) [Trevor Williams]

Sunday 08 October 2017

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 13:15 to 14:30

1200 Pink-footed Goose (Bull Marsh plus 11 on Watling Water), 62 Ruff (Watling Water), 250 Black-tailed Godwit (Watling Water), 1 Greenshank (Watling Water), 2 Stonechat (Iron Road) [Kath & Mick Claydon]

Kelling map for Kelling
This is a map showing Kelling


About Kelling
This covers Kelling village and the parts of Kelling parish north of the A149. It includes the Kelling Estate but not High Kelling. It also excludes the Heath
, 12:30 to 12:40

8 Brambling (Amongst large mixed sp flock around Pinfold Hill), 6 Yellowhammer (Amongst large mixed sp flock around Pinfold Hill) [Kath & Mick Claydon]

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
This is a map showing Kelling WM


About Kelling WM
The parts of Kelling parish that lie north of the A149. This includes Meadow Lane, the Water Meadow and the Quags. TG0943

6 Ringed Plover (West), 6 Golden Plover (West), 1 Red-necked Phalarope (Juvenile), 6 Brambling (Along meadow lane) [Nigel Rogers]

Saturday 07 October 2017

Kelling (sea) map for Kelling (sea)
This is a map showing Kelling (sea)


About Kelling (sea)
The sea off Kelling Quags and Hard. TG0944
, 09:00 to 10:00

30 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (West), 30 Wigeon (West), 50 Teal (West), 3 Ringed Plover (West), 4 Golden Plover (West), 6 Sanderling (West), 3 Dunlin (West), 4 Turnstone [Nigel Rogers]

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
This is a map showing Kelling WM


About Kelling WM
The parts of Kelling parish that lie north of the A149. This includes Meadow Lane, the Water Meadow and the Quags. TG0943

2000 Pink-footed Goose (Flew south east), 1 Dunlin, 4 Snipe,   (Nigel Rogers) (53255 bytes)   (Nigel Rogers) (35786 bytes) 1 Red-necked Phalarope (Juvenile), 8 Rock Pipit (West along shingle ridge) [Nigel Rogers]

Friday 06 October 2017

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
This is a map showing Kelling WM


About Kelling WM
The parts of Kelling parish that lie north of the A149. This includes Meadow Lane, the Water Meadow and the Quags. TG0943
, 14:00 to 17:45

2 Spotted Redshank (ad and imm flew out to sea 5.45),   (Nigel Rogers) (44543 bytes)   (John Miller) (91721 bytes)   (John Miller) (82233 bytes) 1 Red-necked Phalarope (flew out to sea 5.45) [John Miller]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
This is a map showing Cley Marshes


About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544

4000 Pink-footed Goose, 14 Little Stint, 40 Ruff (Pope's Marsh), 400 Black-tailed Godwit (Pope's Marsh),   (Nigel Rogers) (93953 bytes) 1 Grey Phalarope [Nigel Rogers]

Cley/Salthouse map for Cley/Salthouse
There is no map for Cley/Salthouse


About Cley/Salthouse
This covers the coastal marshes between Cley and Salthouse and is made up of these two sites combined. It should only be used when sightings were made walking between the two and they cannot be separated.

1 Bean Goose (west of Iron Rd), 50 Pink-footed Goose (west of Iron Rd) [John Miller]

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