CBC Wildlife 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).

Sun 21 April 2024

Blakeney GM
17:00 to 17:10
Sunny spells with moderate breeze

c.3 Spoonbill (From Wiveton Hall, two flew towards Cley at 1700hrs) ,

[Richard Taylor]

Sat 20 April 2024

Cley Marshes
11:05 to 11:15
Breezy and cool

1 Marsh Harrier (Flying over pats) ,

[John Mears]

Sat 20 April 2024

Cley Marshes
11:00 to 11:15
cool and breezy looking over Pats from Bishops Hide

7 Egyptian Goose (Two adults with five young) ,

[John Mears]

Fri 19 April 2024

Blakeney Hbr
14:00 to 14:10
Very breezy with strong winds from the NW but sunny

c.3 Spoonbill (At least 3 on marsh west of quay) ,

[Richard Taylor]

Fri 19 April 2024

Blakeney Hbr
14:00 to 14:10
Very breezy with strong winds from the NW but sunny

c.3 Spoonbill (At least 3 on marsh west of quay) ,

[Richard Taylor]

Fri 19 April 2024

Blakeney
11:00 to 11:01
Rain.

1 Crane (Drifting west, low over Kettlehill Planation.) ,

[Richard Burton]

Fri 19 April 2024

Cley Marshes
08:30 to 11:00
Rain, windy

1 Mandarin Duck (Showing very well at times.) ,

1 Glossy Ibis (Dropped in somewhere near north scrape.) ,

1 Long-billed Dowitcher (Still on Pat's, looking good(when visible).) ,

1 White Stork (Flew west over Cley and on to Blakeney.) ,

[John Fairey]

Fri 19 April 2024

Cley Marshes
07:10 to 09:15
windy

1 Mandarin Duck ,

1 Hen Harrier (hunting along Pats 0830) ,

1 Long-billed Dowitcher (adult with blackwits) ,

4 Whimbrel ,

2 Bar-tailed Godwit ,

2 Sandwich Tern ,

1 Pink-footed Goose ,

1 Wheatear ,

1 Glossy Ibis (briefly over reedbed dropped down just east of North Scrape 0800) ,

[Paul Laurie]

Fri 19 April 2024

Cley Marshes
06:55 to 08:30
10C, WNW f4, cloud. Visited Bishop's, Snipe's & E Bank to Lookout.

2 Egyptian Goose (pr + 5 goslings still on Pat's) ,

1 Mandarin Duck (drake, Pat's) ,

3 Little Egret ,

4 Cormorant (Pope's Pool) ,

1 Marsh Harrier (fem) ,

2 Coot ,

117 Avocet ,

5 Oystercatcher ,

3 Bar-tailed Godwit (Arnold's) ,

213 Black-tailed Godwit ,

2 Curlew (Arnold's) ,

2 Whimbrel (Pat's) ,

1 Long-billed Dowitcher (Pat's) ,

37 Redshank ,

4 Turnstone (Arnold's) ,

18 Dunlin ,

4 Little Ringed Plover ,

1 Ringed Plover (Arnold's) ,

1 Swallow ,

[David & Pat Wileman]

Thu 18 April 2024

Cley Marshes
06:45 to 09:05
7-9C, NW f3, sun. Visited Bishop's, Snipe's, E Bank & Arnold's.

4 Egyptian Goose (pr + 5 goslings still on Pat's) ,

1 Mandarin Duck (drake, Pat's) ,

4 Grey Heron ,

7 Little Egret ,

7 Cormorant ,

2 Marsh Harrier (m+ f) ,

3 Coot ,

8 Oystercatcher ,

114 Avocet ,

185 Black-tailed Godwit ,

1 Bar-tailed Godwit (Arnold's) ,

17 Curlew ,

1 Long-billed Dowitcher (Pat's) ,

1 Snipe (Pat's) ,

45 Redshank ,

3 Turnstone (Arnold's) ,

11 Dunlin ,

4 Little Ringed Plover (Pat's) ,

5 Ringed Plover (Arnold's) ,

1 Grey Plover (Arnold's) ,

1 Reed Warbler (heard E side of E Bank) ,

[David & Pat Wileman]