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Sunday 12 July 2020

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 08:50 to 10:40

2 Red-throated Diver (SP Scurrying through close inshore, West), 1 Marsh Harrier (First of this years Juv's over Pat’s.), 5 Bar-tailed Godwit (+, SP pushing West. Nice continuous trickle this last week.), 1 Great Skua (Lumbering West, a real treat. Promise of what’s to come.), 2 Little Gull (1st Sum, dull resident plus one smart full hooded, East along shoreline.) [Graham Fellows]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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 Ruff (on Pat's Pool) [Steve Gantlett]

Saturday 11 July 2020

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 08:10 to 10:45

1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (East over Billy’s Wash, out over East Bank. Returned back West mid-pm.), 10 Teal (+, West.), 1 Eider (1st Sum Drake, West.), 70 Common Scoter (+, Through West in loose ribbons.), 2 Red-throated Diver (SP West), 1 Manx Shearwater (Meandering West.), 1 Sanderling (SP through West.), 6 Dunlin (SP West.), 1 Ruff (West with Whimbrel and Barwit.), 6 Bar-tailed Godwit (West with Curlew crew.), 5 Whimbrel (+, Mixed in with Curlew or Barwit), 40 Curlew (+, Still coming), 5 Little Tern (Trundling back West.), 1 Razorbill (Foraging reasonably close inshore.) [Graham Fellows]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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

118 Avocet (on Pat's Pool), 7 Ruff (on Pat's Pool), 1 Little Gull (1st-summer on Simmonds' Scrape) [Steve Gantlett]

Friday 10 July 2020

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 12:00 to 12:55, Sunny and calm

1 Hobby (In chase of possible swallow) [Michael Roe]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 10:25 to 10:55

1 Great White Egret (Yellow billed, SE corner of Pat’s from NWT Carpark), 1 Spoonbill (Asleep as usual. Pat’s.), 1 Common Sandpiper (Pat’s.) [Graham Fellows]

Cley (sea) map for Cley (sea)
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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:00 to 10:15

20 Teal (Off West.), 1 Tufted Duck (Duck through with posse of Scoter, West.), 3 Eider (Sud-ad Drakes through East.), 100 Common Scoter (Small loose ribbons through, West.), 6 Knot (Bleached posse off East.), 5 Bar-tailed Godwit (Mainly flushed up Ad.), 9 Whimbrel (Through as singles and small groups.), 3 Mediterranean Gull (2 off Ad plus 2nd Sum through West.), 1 Little Gull (Regular worn 1st Sum along surf, West then East, then West again.), 5 Little Tern (Through surf West.) [Graham Fellows]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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 Greenshank (on Simmonds' Scrape), 3 Little Gull (on Simmonds' Scrape), 10 Sandwich Tern (on Arnold's Marsh, including a just-fledged juvenile from somewhere) [Steve Gantlett]

Thursday 09 July 2020

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:15 to 10:30

3 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Surprise. Trying to sneak through low in the troughs, West.), 4 Teal (Ducks, West.), 10 Shoveler (In-off and over Reserve.), 1 Tufted Duck (Drake through West with posse of Scoter.), 200 Common Scoter (+, Loose ribbons through West.), 10 Goldeneye (Posse of 5 followed shortly after by second bunch of 5, West.), 24 Oystercatcher (2 off posse of 10 plus locals, West), 12 Golden Plover (Through high, West.), 2 Knot (Bleached jobbies, West.), 16 Dunlin (Pose of 10 biggest, West.), 15 Bar-tailed Godwit (Flushed up birds through with parties of Curlew, West.), 3 Whimbrel (Through with Curlew, West.), 40 Curlew (+, Steady trickle again, West.), 2 Kittiwake (Ad plus 1st Sum through West.), Arctic Tern (David Griffiths) (61592 bytes) 1 Arctic Tern (Stooging around the surf foraging.) [Graham Fellows]

Wednesday 08 July 2020

Cley (sea) map for Cley (sea)
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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 15:00 to 16:30, overcast, wind from east, dry but rain from 16:15

Little Gull (David Griffiths) (62148 bytes) Little Gull (David Griffiths) (66613 bytes) Little Gull (David Griffiths) (61658 bytes) Little Gull (David Griffiths) (54635 bytes) 1 Little Gull (one exquisite 1st summer moulting into adult winter watched for over half an hour as it foraged along the shoreline.) [David Griffiths]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 13:00 to 14:00

1 Little Gull (east) [Brian Shaw]

Tuesday 07 July 2020

Cley (sea) map for Cley (sea)
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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 13:00 to 15:30, wind WNW 15 - 20 knots dry then lots of rain

24 Common Scoter (20 west, 4 east), 1 Black-throated Diver (Adult summer plumaged west at 13:42. Spanking bird picked up about 400 metres out and completely, completely unexpected. Beautiful plumage even at 400 m.), 20 Gannet (at least, some fishing close in. 2nd years to adults), 3 Whimbrel (1 + 2 west), 10 Curlew, 1 Kittiwake (West), 8 Common Tern (max at any one time) [David Griffiths]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 13:00 to 15:30

1 Black-throated Diver (Stunning, exquisite Full SP, (DG pick up), beat through West. What a a totally unexpected dream bird.) [Graham Fellows]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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 10:00, Cloudy, strengthening wind

1 Great White Egret (Briefly on Don's pool, then flew onto pool behind Don's.), 4 Bearded Tit (Both sides of East bank. At least 2 juvs.) [John Fairey]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 09:00 to 10:30

4 Balearic Shearwater (West, low in the troughs.), 1 Spoonbill (Teaspoon West over West Bank to Freshes.), 2 Knot (Partial flushed up in with Dunlin.), 3 Dunlin (SP through West.), 3 Bar-tailed Godwit (Flushed up SP, Singles through with Curlew), 4 Whimbrel (2+1+1, West), 30 Curlew (+, Constant trickle for the last week or so, through West), 1 Greenshank (West, unusual to see.), 2 Mediterranean Gull (Manky 1st Sum plus spanking Ad through West), 1 Puffin (Through West) [Graham Fellows]

Salthouse map for Salthouse
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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.
, 08:30 to 08:45

2 Greenshank (On pools behind duck pond), 2 Mediterranean Gull (In field east of beach road. ) [Richard Petley]

Bayfield Hall map for Bayfield Hall
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About Bayfield Hall
Covers the area around Bayfield Lake and includes the park, lake and Natural Surroundings (Wildflower Centre). TG0440

  (Richard Price) (88953 bytes) 3 Barn Owl (Update on the Barn Owlets here in the nest box in my garden - from the five eggs , three young hatched . Now about five weeks old , all are doing well . Mike Toms kindly came over to ring them this evening .) [Richard Price]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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 Spoonbill (adult roosting on Simmonds' Scrape), 11 Knot (8 on Simmonds' Scrape and 3 on Arnold's), 8 Dunlin (on Arnold's Marsh), 4 Ruff (on Simmonds' Scrape), 2 Greenshank (on Pat's Pool), 2 Little Gull (one on Simmonds' Scrape and one on Arnold's), 11 Sandwich Tern (on Arnold's Marsh) [Steve Gantlett]

Monday 06 July 2020

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 10:00 to 10:30

13 Curlew (Flew east over reserve), 1 Red-necked Phalarope (Still present) [David Fell]

Salthouse map for Salthouse
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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.
, 08:30 to 08:50

2 Little Gull (Two, including adult summer, resting with gulls to east of Beach Road this morning. ) [Richard Petley]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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 Dunlin (on Pat's Pool), 4 Ruff (on Pat's Pool), 150 Black-tailed Godwit (circa, on Pat's Pool), 1 Green Sandpiper (on Pat's Pool), 2 Little Gull (on Simmonds' Scrape), 4 Common Tern (sitting on Simmonds' Scrape) [Steve Gantlett]

Sunday 05 July 2020

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 18:45 to 19:15

1 Red-necked Phalarope (Still present on Pat's Pool), 1 Little Gull (2cy on Pat's Pool) [Nik Borrow]

Saturday 04 July 2020

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 14:00 to 15:30

4 Lapwing (Ad plus two small chicks, Pat’s ), 7 Ruff (Various coloured scRuff’s, powederpuff and darknight.), 60 Black-tailed Godwit (At least, Pat’s ), 1 Spotted Redshank (SP Pat’s ), 1 Wood Sandpiper (Pat’s ), 5 Mediterranean Gull (3 off Ad’s plus 2nd and 1st Sum’s.), 1 Kittiwake (Ad West close inshore over surf.), 1 Little Tern (Through along shoreline West on a mission.) [Graham Fellows]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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

5 Ringed Plover (three adults and two juveniles on Swan Pool), 1 Dunlin (at Kelling Water Meadow), 5 Redshank (an adult with four medium sized chicks on Swan Pool) [Steve Gantlett]

Friday 03 July 2020

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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

8 Little Egret (seven of them juveniles, sheltering from the wind west of the West Bank), 2 Ruff (on Pat's Pool), 43 Black-tailed Godwit (on Pat's Pool), 2 Greenshank (west), 1 Little Gull (first-summer on Simmonds' Scrape) [Steve Gantlett]

Thursday 02 July 2020

Cley (sea) map for Cley (sea)
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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 12:20 to 15:15, overcast, wind 15k from west shifting to WNW and North

1 Teal (west), 1 Eider (moulting 2nd summer drifted east on tide), 350 Common Scoter (quite a movement - all west from a group of 3 upto long necklaces of about 75 birds. Mainly males.), 1 Fulmar (west), 3 Balearic Shearwater (Picked up straight out flying in front of a Coastguard Cutter, shearing east quite leisurely and then heading out NNE when near eastern edge of windfarm. ), 15 Gannet (mix of ages generally east inc 3-4 2nd year birds), 1 Dunlin (east), 5 Bar-tailed Godwit (singles west), 35 Curlew (all west - 1s, 2s, 3s and a group of 11), 1 Mediterranean Gull (1st summer east. ), 3 Little Gull (2 different near adults/moulting adults and a 1st summer in heavy moult. Feeding actively along the surf line.), 1 Common Tern (fishing close inshore), 3 Guillemot (east at speed), 1 Razorbill (adult in SP flying west not far off beach) [David Griffiths]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 09:00 to 10:30

7 Eider (Usually moulting group drifting West.), 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (Through West.), 4 Whimbrel (Through West mixed in with Curlew.), 20 Curlew (+, Through West. Movement out of Netherlands.), 1 Mediterranean Gull (Ad feeding offshore), 1 Little Gull (Ad West close inshore again.), 6 Common Tern (+, Ploughing West.), 2 Arctic Tern (Meandering through West.), 2 Little Tern (Through West.) [Graham Fellows]

Wiveton map for Wiveton
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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

2 Red Kite, 1 Marsh Harrier (Male), 1 Buzzard, 1 Stock Dove (Incubating eggs/chicks), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush (Still in song), 1 Blackcap (Still in song), 1 Chiffchaff (Still in song) [David Fell]

Wednesday 01 July 2020

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 14:15 to 15:45

9 Eider ( Raft of 7. Selection of 1st Sum Drakes, Ducks plus eclipse Drake. Plus 2 off 1st Sum (DG) Off East Bank), 1 Greenshank (Pat’s.), 1 Mediterranean Gull (Lone 1st Sum hanging around offshore.), 4 Little Tern (Trundling West close inshore.) [Graham Fellows]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 11:30 to 12:35

1 Little Ringed Plover (Juv Serpentine), 3 Dunlin (Sum pl Serpentine), 2 Common Sandpiper (Serpentine), 2 Sedge Warbler (East Bank), 1 Reed Warbler (East Bank), 8 Bearded Tit (About this number heard/seen along East bank, some juvs) [David Fell]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 09:00 to 11:15

2 Eider (1st Sum Drakes drifting East.), 10 Gannet (+, East offshore.), 10 Little Egret (Pat’s, at least 3 off Juvs.), 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (Through West offshore.), 2 Whimbrel (Singles through West with trickle of Curlew, offshore.), 20 Curlew (+, Trickle through West.), 1 Mediterranean Gull (Single 1st Sum West offshore.), 10 Common Tern (+, Trickle through West offshore), 1 Arctic Tern (West, along shoreline (TD pick-up)), 1 Guillemot (Through East at pace.) [Graham Fellows]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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 Little Ringed Plover (adult on Simmonds' Scrape), 1 Little Gull (1st-summer on Simmonds' Scrape) [Steve Gantlett]

Salthouse map for Salthouse
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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.

33 Curlew (on Highway Marshes) [Steve Gantlett]

Tuesday 30 June 2020

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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
, 09:00 to 10:45

2 Wigeon (Pr through West.), 3 Fulmar (At least West), 15 Gannet (+, Mainly Ad West. Another nice 1st Sum, Cory’s look-a-like ;~)).), 2 Dunlin (SP along shoreline West.), 2 Ruff (Cream puff and Black Night, Pat’s.), 60 Black-tailed Godwit (+, Frenetically feeding across Pat’s. Spanking SP jobbies.), 1 Green Sandpiper (Pat’s.), 6 Mediterranean Gull (+, Several Ad plus an array of 1st Sum.), 25 Common Tern (+, Shifts up and down the tideline.) [Graham Fellows]

Wiveton map for Wiveton
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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 16:00

1 Red Kite, 1 Marsh Harrier (Male in the air at the same time as the kite and buzzard), 1 Buzzard, 1 Barn Owl (Day time hunting), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush (Still singing), 1 Chiffchaff (Singing) [David Fell]

Cley Marshes map for Cley Marshes
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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 Knot (on Arnold's Marsh), 1 Dunlin (on Arnold's Marsh), 1 Ruff (on Pat's Pool), 73 Black-tailed Godwit (on Pat's Pool), 1 Mediterranean Gull (adult on Simmonds' Scrape), 1 Little Gull (on Simmonds' Scrape) [Steve Gantlett]

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