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).

Saturday 16 January 2021

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.
, 11:00 to 11:55

1 Woodcock (Flew out of hedge on Hangs) [Sean Dempster]

Friday 15 January 2021

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
, 15:00 to 15:10, Very still. Cold.

1 Kestrel (Female), 1 Water Rail (At location described earlier this week. ), 1 Snipe (Flying overhead), 2 Barn Owl (One entering box on marsh. Another carrying prey and mobbed by female kestrel) [Sean Dempster]

Outside the Square map for Outside the Square
There is no map for Outside the Square


About Outside the Square
Use this to record any sightings from your gardens outside of the Cley Square during the Covid-19 shut down. Please put you village name in the 'conditions' line.
, 10:00 to 10:05

1 Tundra Bean Goose (Borisbimble, lucky to sort out an Ad in with large congregation of Pinkies at Weybourne. First on the ground this Winter. Lockdown thrill.) [Graham Fellows]

Thursday 14 January 2021

Salthouse map for Salthouse
This is a map showing Salthouse


About Salthouse
This covers Salthouse marshes east of Iron Rd, as well as village rest of the parish. It includes Sarbury Hill and the fields north of the A149 east of Walsey Hills but excludes the Heath.
, 16:10 to 16:15, Cold, dry

1 Barn Owl (On marsh opposite Dun Cow) [Sean Dempster]

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
, 12:30 to 12:45

30 Curlew (At least this number in flooded field), 2 Redwing (In flooded field) [David Fell]

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 08:05

1 Barn Owl (Female seen at roost site) [David Fell]

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Salthouse Heath map for Salthouse Heath
This is a map showing Salthouse Heath


About Salthouse Heath
This covers the Heathland south of Salthouse village.
, 16:00 to 16:05, Cold, drizzly

1 Barn Owl [Sean Dempster]

Bayfield Hall map for Bayfield Hall
This is a map showing Bayfield Hall


About Bayfield Hall
Covers the area around Bayfield Lake and includes the park, lake and Natural Surroundings (Wildflower Centre). TG0440
, 10:45 to 11:15, Cloudy and cold

  (Richard Price) (94839 bytes)   (Richard Price) (51156 bytes) 46 White-fronted Goose, 428 Greylag Goose (about 428), 25 Gadwall (about 25) [Richard Price]

Tuesday 12 January 2021

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
, 14:45 to 15:30

1 Hen Harrier (Male, hunting over saltmarsh, w of New Cut ), 1 Peregrine Falcon (Over Harbour, then flew inland. ) [Richard Burton]

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
, 12:30 to 12:45

1 Little Egret (In flooded field), 1 Water Rail (Feeding on edge of flooded field. Field is on junction of A149 and Leatherpool Lane. S. Beal found 2 here a few days ago.), 13 Blackbird (At least this number in flooded field), 1 Mistle Thrush (In flooded field) [David Fell]

Bayfield Hall map for Bayfield Hall
This is a map showing Bayfield Hall


About Bayfield Hall
Covers the area around Bayfield Lake and includes the park, lake and Natural Surroundings (Wildflower Centre). TG0440
, 10:30 to 12:00, Fine , cold NW breeze

1 Pink-footed Goose, 42 White-fronted Goose (at least 42 , with 250 plus Greylags), 18 Gadwall (at least 18), 1 Shoveler, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Peregrine Falcon (One in the cacophonous throng when most of the geese went up disturbed by a tractor ), 2 Bullfinch [Richard Price]

Monday 11 January 2021

Bayfield Hall map for Bayfield Hall
This is a map showing Bayfield Hall


About Bayfield Hall
Covers the area around Bayfield Lake and includes the park, lake and Natural Surroundings (Wildflower Centre). TG0440
, 10:40 to 11:45

5 White-fronted Goose (At least this number in with Greylags), 10 Little Grebe (Bayfield Hall lake) [David Fell]

Langham gdns map for Langham gdns
This is a map showing Langham gdns


About Langham gdns
Specifically for birds feeding in gardens in Langham - used by Langham residents.
, 10:15 to 10:15

  (Kath & Mick Claydon) (166727 bytes) 1 Sparrowhawk (Male enjoying brief spell of sunshine in Langham garden) [Kath & Mick Claydon]

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


About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 09:45 to 10:15

1 Iceland Gull (Half way between car park and East Bank flew west then settled on beach near car park.) [David Fell]

Sunday 10 January 2021

Outside the Square map for Outside the Square
There is no map for Outside the Square


About Outside the Square
Use this to record any sightings from your gardens outside of the Cley Square during the Covid-19 shut down. Please put you village name in the 'conditions' line.
, 16:20 to 16:45

200 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (About this number feeding in field off Candlestick Lane before flying north), 3 Woodcock (Flew from Holt CP into fields off Candlestick Lane.) [David Fell]

Bayfield Hall map for Bayfield Hall
This is a map showing Bayfield Hall


About Bayfield Hall
Covers the area around Bayfield Lake and includes the park, lake and Natural Surroundings (Wildflower Centre). TG0440
, 13:10 to 15:00, Sunny intervals , cold, light NW

500 Pink-footed Goose (Many hundreds over east calling , with half turning back to the coast), 6 White-fronted Goose (Down to just 6), 320 Greylag Goose (About 320 in two separate groups ), 1 Wigeon (One male browsing ( the first here this winter )), 1 Peregrine Falcon ( One adult , probably a male ( relatively small ) - I was alerted by half a dozen Moorhens scattering and then a Peregrine over low , repeatedly diving and zig-zagging over the lake ; it then went to sit on a branch of an Alder , watching all around and preening in the sunshine . ) [Richard Price]

Outside the Square map for Outside the Square
There is no map for Outside the Square


About Outside the Square
Use this to record any sightings from your gardens outside of the Cley Square during the Covid-19 shut down. Please put you village name in the 'conditions' line.
, 08:40 to 10:00, Sheringham sea front, frosty, overcast.

  (John Fairey) (86958 bytes)   (John Fairey) (98618 bytes) 1 Purple Sandpiper (On rocks along east prom., approx. 30m east of Funky mackerel),   (John Fairey) (126578 bytes)   (John Fairey) (104614 bytes) 30 Turnstone (Approx., hustling for food along the prom) [John Fairey]

Saturday 09 January 2021

Outside the Square map for Outside the Square
There is no map for Outside the Square


About Outside the Square
Use this to record any sightings from your gardens outside of the Cley Square during the Covid-19 shut down. Please put you village name in the 'conditions' line.
, 16:20 to 16:50

4 Woodcock (Flew from Holt CP over Norwich Road into fields to feed.) [David Fell]

Glaven Valley map for Glaven Valley
There is no map for Glaven Valley


About Glaven Valley
This covers the area along the Glaven Valley between the A149 and the southern boundary of the Square. It should only to be used when sightings cannot be assigned specifically to Wiveton, Glandford or Bayfield Hall.
, 12:15 to 13:55, fine, cold, sunny

65 Pink-footed Goose (flew over), 5 Mallard, 2 Pheasant, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Red Kite, 1 Sparrowhawk (near cley spy), 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 20 Herring Gull (+, bayfield walk), 6 Wood Pigeon, 1 Barn Owl (over water meadows), 4 Pied Wagtail (bayfield walk), 3 Wren, 1 Robin, 2 Stonechat, 2 Blackbird, 3 Goldcrest (near cley spy), 1 Great Tit, 11 Jackdaw, 2 Rook (bayfield walk), 1 Starling (bayfield walk) [Mark Johnson]

Bayfield Hall map for Bayfield Hall
This is a map showing Bayfield Hall


About Bayfield Hall
Covers the area around Bayfield Lake and includes the park, lake and Natural Surroundings (Wildflower Centre). TG0440
, 11:30 to 12:00, fine, cold, sunny

2 Mute Swan, 1 Buzzard, 1 Moorhen, 30 Black-headed Gull (+), 7 Jackdaw [Mark Johnson]

Bayfield Hall map for Bayfield Hall
This is a map showing Bayfield Hall


About Bayfield Hall
Covers the area around Bayfield Lake and includes the park, lake and Natural Surroundings (Wildflower Centre). TG0440
, 11:15 to 12:00, cold, fine, sunny

60 Greylag Goose (+, by the lake), 4 Gadwall (lake), 5 Mallard (lake), 4 Little Grebe (in the lake), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (natural surroundings), 1 Robin (natural surroundings), 1 Song Thrush, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit (natural surroundings), 6 Blue Tit (natural surroundings), 2 Great Tit (natural surroundings), 1 Nuthatch (natural surroundings), 2 Carrion Crow, 4 Chaffinch (natural surroundings), 4 Goldfinch (natural surroundings) [Mark Johnson]

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
, 10:05 to 12:30, Sun & cloud/1c/nw15

2 Hen Harrier (Males sparring together, over saltmarch, north of Agar Creek @ 11.00.),   (Richard Burton) (49232 bytes) 2 Kingfisher (Fishing Quayside - New Cut channel), 2 Rock Pipit (New Cut ) [Richard Burton]

Friday 08 January 2021

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
, 14:30 to 14:55

5 Grey Partridge (In field between ford and Nat. Surroundings), 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Fieldfare [David Fell]

Thursday 07 January 2021

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.
, 15:00 to 15:35

1 Barn Owl (Flew out of roost at C3pm then returned at 3.32pm. Presumed to be the female to Casper) [David Fell]

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
, 13:00 to 14:30, Sun & cloud/3c/wnw15

3 Goldeneye (2m,1f New Cut ), 4 Red-breasted Merganser (3m,1f New Cut ) [Richard Burton]

Langham gdns map for Langham gdns
This is a map showing Langham gdns


About Langham gdns
Specifically for birds feeding in gardens in Langham - used by Langham residents.

  (Kath & Mick Claydon) (182410 bytes)   (Kath & Mick Claydon) (188160 bytes) 2 Blackcap (Pair feeding on apples on garden lawn) [Kath & Mick Claydon]

Wednesday 06 January 2021

Outside the Square map for Outside the Square
There is no map for Outside the Square


About Outside the Square
Use this to record any sightings from your gardens outside of the Cley Square during the Covid-19 shut down. Please put you village name in the 'conditions' line.
, 13:00 to 13:00, Dry

1 Black Redstart (On my garden fence again in Holt) [Mick Roe]

Bayfield Hall map for Bayfield Hall
This is a map showing Bayfield Hall


About Bayfield Hall
Covers the area around Bayfield Lake and includes the park, lake and Natural Surroundings (Wildflower Centre). TG0440
, 11:15 to 12:30

1 Pink-footed Goose, 59 White-fronted Goose ( Feeding in two groups , at one stage the group of 15 flew off and disappeared east but returned a few minutes later and re-alighted in the main geese flock. ), 428 Greylag Goose (about 428), 45 Gadwall (about 45), 12 Mallard, 6 Little Grebe (at least 6), 2 Cormorant, 1 Marsh Harrier (Circling by the lake , and then pushed off in circles high towards Morston), 5 Moorhen (at least 5 ( no Coot )) [Richard Price]

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


About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:30 to 10:00

1 Eider (A smart drake east close in), 5 Common Scoter (All east in oddments), 9 Red-throated Diver (A pair west with 7 individuals east.), 1 Fulmar (West very distant), 15 Golden Plover (In Eye Field hiding from the wind), 1 Woodcock (Seen by Eddie as it flew east well out at sea. Strange behaviour.), 1 Guillemot (On sea close in) [David Fell]

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