CBC Bird News

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).

Monday 16 July 2018

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
, 08:05 to 09:25, Hot, sunny, little wind

3 Spoonbill (Flew in to Billy's Wash/Simmonds from west), 3 Green Sandpiper (North Scrape) [Peter & Sue Morrison]

Sunday 15 July 2018

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
, 19:00 to 20:50

2 Garganey (Eclipse birds on Pat's Pool) [Richard Webb]

Saturday 14 July 2018

Cley Village map for Cley Village
This is a map showing Cley Village


About Cley Village
This covers the village and all of the parish south of the A149 (except Visitor Centre, Snipe's Marsh & N Foreland). It includes The Hangs and other fields and tracks south along the Holt Road as far as Cley Park and also the sewage works and the land east of the road to Glanford Ford . TG0443
, 20:30 to 20:35, Warm and clear

  (Michael Harcup) (138845 bytes)   (Michael Harcup) (83452 bytes) 1 Black Redstart (On roof top (possibly two birds)) [Michael Harcup]

Thursday 12 July 2018

Wiveton map for Wiveton
This is a map showing Wiveton


About Wiveton
The parish of Wiveton, west of the River Glaven north of Stonebridge (incl Wiveton Hall) then west of the Cley/Letheringsett road south to Glandford Ford.
, 16:00 to 16:05

1 Hobby (Over private garden - second time this week) [Martin Woodcock]

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

1 Common Tern (1st summer on Arnold's Marsh) [Nigel Rogers]

Tuesday 10 July 2018

Blakeney Hbr map for Blakeney Hbr
This is a map showing Blakeney Hbr


About Blakeney Hbr
The body of water south of Blakeney Point. The western limit is Far Point and the mouth of Stiffkey creek. It includes all saltmarsh N of Coastal path between Blakeney and Morston. TG0045
, 16:50 to 17:20, 8/8 Cloud 20mph wind north-west cool. High Water

4 Shelduck (Cley Channel with 20 youngsters between them), 3 Whimbrel (Cley Channel and on Grazing Marsh), 1 Greenshank (Cley Channel near New Cut), 4 Common Sandpiper (In Cley Channel near West Bank) [Tom Green]

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


About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 16:15 to 16:45

1 Manx Shearwater (East then west.) [Nigel Rogers]

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

1 Bar-tailed Godwit (West in afternoon), 4 Whimbrel (West in afternoon), 5 Curlew (West in afternoon), 1 Yellow-legged Gull (Adult ) [Nigel Rogers]

Monday 09 July 2018

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, Warm, cool breeze later

3 Egyptian Goose (Pat's Pool am), 3 Pochard (Don's Pool, late morning), 8 Gannet (East, over shingle ridge, mid-morning), 2 Spoonbill (Adult & juv, Pat's Pool am), 5 Marsh Harrier (four juvs & female over reserve), 2 Hobby (over main reserve, late afternoon), 170 Avocet (main scrapes, including adult & juv colour-ringed birds), 1 Ringed Plover (Arnold's Marsh late morning), 2 Golden Plover (Arnold's Marsh late morning), 4 Dunlin (all summer plumage, Pat's Pool late afternoon), 52 Ruff (main scrapes, mid-afternoon - all males), 71 Black-tailed Godwit (Pat's Pool late afternoon, incl. one geo-tagged Limosa), 2 Curlew (Arnold's Marsh late morning), 6 Green Sandpiper (Whitwell Scrape, mid-afternoon), 1 Mediterranean Gull (juvenile, Simmond's Scrape mid-afternoon), 3 Common Gull (Arnold's Marsh late morning), 54 Sandwich Tern (Arnold's Marsh late morning), 4 Common Tern (Arnold's Marsh late morning), 12 Bearded Tit (between Bishop's Hide & East Bank) [Trevor Williams]

Sunday 08 July 2018

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
, 19:15 to 19:45

2 Little Gull (Arnold's Marsh, also one on the 7th) [Richard Webb]

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
, 15:00 to 17:00, Scorchio

2 Spoonbill (Teaspoon + Ad again.), 1 Marsh Harrier (Juv Green Wing Tag), 1 Hobby (Ad through Pats causing havoc.), 3 Little Ringed Plover (3 off Ad on Simmonds), 1 Golden Plover (female 'apricaria' type, Simmonds), 8 Dunlin (Scattered across Simmonds and Pats.), 45 Ruff (+, Incl Reeve and a second reeve or small male ??, very black breasted.), 1 Snipe (Rear of Simmonds.), 125 Black-tailed Godwit (+, including Yellow Flag female 'Limosa' + second elegant, slightly gangly, giraffe of a bird. Probably fourth or fifth individual in recent weeks.), 3 Whimbrel (+, Single on Pats, 2 additional over Billys wash heading West.), 1 Greenshank (Simmonds and Pats.), 6 Green Sandpiper (at least 5 in Whitwell + additional rear of Pats.), 1 Common Sandpiper (Simmonds), 1 Yellow-legged Gull (4CY (near Ad) Simmonds) [Graham Fellows]

Kelling WM map for Kelling WM
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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
, 09:35 to 09:40, V warm and still.

1 Mediterranean Gull (Amongst BH Gulls before flying off.) [Kerry Harris]

Saturday 07 July 2018

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 Little Ringed Plover (Adult and 3 juveniles on Simmond's scrape), 2 Ringed Plover (Simmnod's scrape), 17 Dunlin (!4 on Arnold's marsh, 3 Pat's Pool), 5 Green Sandpiper, 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult), 1 Yellow-legged Gull (Adult or near-adult), 3 Common Tern (Adult with two juveniles on Pat's Pool) [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

3 Dunlin, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Grey Wagtail [Nigel Rogers]

Friday 06 July 2018

Kelling Heath map for Kelling Heath
This is a map showing Kelling Heath


About Kelling Heath
Officially only part of the Heath is in the Cley Square, but for ease of recording all except the caravan site is included.
, 22:00 to 22:20

7 Nightjar (South of level crossing. Many thanks to Holt fire brigade who arrived within 10 mins of our call to put out a wildfire just north of road to East of car park. Hopefully not too many reptiles, ground nesters, etc Will have been affected) [John Bennett]

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
, 17:00 to 17:30

1 Roseate Tern (Arnold's Marsh per Nigel Rogers) [Cbc Admin]

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
, 15:00 to 17:05

15 Ruff (+, Scattered across Simmonds and Pats.), 24 Black-tailed Godwit (+, including Yellow Flag female 'Limosa'), 6 Green Sandpiper (4 in Whitwell + 2 additional on Pats pool.), 1 Little Gull (1st Summer dropped in 16.50 onto Simmonds Scrape.) [Graham Fellows]

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

1 Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa, with yellow flag still present), 2 Whimbrel (Arnold's Marsh), 6 Green Sandpiper,   (Nigel Rogers) (104377 bytes)   (Nigel Rogers) (54746 bytes)   (Nigel Rogers) (125106 bytes) 1 Roseate Tern (Seen briefly at 1645 when over Arnold's Marsh before flying out to sea, then seen again 1700-1730) [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

1 Mediterranean Gull (Juvenile) [Nigel Rogers]

Thursday 05 July 2018

Glandford map for Glandford
This is a map showing Glandford


About Glandford
This covers the village of Glandford and the rest of the parish of Letheringsett with Glandford that is within the TG04 Square. It includes the ford & mill, the area around Cley Spy, woodland just E of the ford, the E half of Dragaways and Bayfield Brecks. It excludes the Bayfield Hall. TG0441
, 19:15 to 19:30

1 Marsh Harrier (East over road), 1 Green Woodpecker (Heard yaffling) [David Fell]

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
, 15:00 to 17:00

2 Little Ringed Plover (Simmonds Scrape), 23 Ruff (+, All males except single Reeve), 25 Black-tailed Godwit (+, including Yellow Flag female 'Limosa' ), 3 Greenshank (Simmonds Scrape), 3 Green Sandpiper (Whitwell Scrape.) [Graham Fellows]

Wiveton map for Wiveton
This is a map showing Wiveton


About Wiveton
The parish of Wiveton, west of the River Glaven north of Stonebridge (incl Wiveton Hall) then west of the Cley/Letheringsett road south to Glandford Ford.
, 08:00 to 14:00

1 Red Kite (Over private garden), 2 Buzzard (Both coming to nest in private garden), 1 Hobby (North over private garden) [David Fell]

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

1 Red Kite (Over Keeper's marsh) [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

1 Ruff, 8 Black-tailed Godwit [Nigel Rogers]

Langham map for Langham
This is a map showing Langham


About Langham
This covers the parts of Langham parish that are within the Square. It includes the area east of Langham Lodge (convent) and Foxhill plantation on the Morston road but excludes the sewage works and Bluemount plantation on Binham road, and also the airfield

1 Red Kite (south over village) [Kath & Mick Claydon]

Wednesday 04 July 2018

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
, 15:00 to 17:00

2 Spoonbill (Teaspoon + Ad again.), 25 Ruff (+, incl 2 off Reeve), 3 Spotted Redshank (2 off SP, 'Spanking' birds hopping between Pat's and Simmonds .+ 3rd bird moulting out so slightly scruffy looking.), 1 Greenshank (Simmonds Scrape), 1 Green Sandpiper (Whitwell Scrape.) [Graham Fellows]

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

2 Knot (Arnold's Marsh), 1 Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa, yellow flag), 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (Arnold's Marsh) [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

2 Mediterranean Gull (Adult and 1st summer), 1 Yellow Wagtail [Nigel Rogers]

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