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).

Thu 20 January 2022

Cley Marshes
07:30 to 09:15
4-5C, NNW f5, cloud with heavy showers including some hail. Only visited central scrapes

4350 Pink-footed Goose (intially on Pat's and Simmond's which later moved on to Bull/Billy's & Eye field. May have been more on those areas earlier which we couldn't see.) ,

4 Marsh Harrier ,

1 Kestrel ,

20 Avocet ,

900 Lapwing ,

100 Black-tailed Godwit ,

[David & Pat Wileman]

Thu 20 January 2022

Kelling WM
Morning visit, icy cold northerly breeze and a few hail-showers

5 Mute Swan ,

13 Greylag Goose ,

2 Egyptian Goose ,

132 Wigeon ,

2 Teal ,

2 Gadwall ,

2 Shoveler ,

23 Mallard ,

1 Kestrel (eating a dead Red-legged Partridge, meadow lane track) ,

13 Red-legged Partridge ,

1 Snipe ,

16 Curlew ,

42 Black-headed Gull ,

2 Common Gull ,

1 Great Black-backed Gull ,

1 Robin ,

6 Blackbird ,

220 Woodpigeon ,

90 Rook ,

[Steve Hale]

Wed 19 January 2022

Cley Marshes
15:45 to 16:00
Cold NNE wind increasing in speed, bright sunshine

1 Hen Harrier (Ring Tail hunting over reserve before disappearing into reedbed east of North Scrape) ,

[David Griffiths]

Wed 19 January 2022

Salthouse
09:35 to 09:55
Duck Pond

1 Glossy Ibis (Feeding along the Northern edge og the Duck Pond. Flew off when we pulled in but returned for a while then lost.Presumed to besame bird as seen earlier on Pat's Pool.) ,

[David & Pat Wileman]

Wed 19 January 2022

Cley Marshes
07:25 to 09:35
4-6C, SW f5, cloud with a sunny spell

c.3000 Pink-footed Goose (Again remaining on reserve) ,

c.400 Greylag Goose (Off E Bank at dawn) ,

1 White-fronted Goose (with Greylags on Pope's Pool) ,

9 Pintail ,

5 Little Grebe (Main drain and Brackish) ,

1 Glossy Ibis (roosting with Blackwits on Pat's then left SW at 08:07.) ,

1 Little Egret ,

1 Red Kite ,

1 Buzzard ,

8 Marsh Harrier ,

1 Sparrowhawk ,

122 Curlew (Arnold's early morning) ,

17 Avocet ,

600 Lapwing ,

5 Redshank ,

181 Black-tailed Godwit ,

2 Ruff (ad males) ,

6 Dunlin ,

1 Iceland Gull (2cy bebind Arnold's) ,

5 Snow Bunting (behind Arnold's) ,

[David & Pat Wileman]

Tue 18 January 2022

Cley Marshes
16:20 to 16:50
Calm

c.17 Marsh Harrier (Came into roost, a full moon rising out of the sea behind them) ,

[David Gilroy]

Tue 18 January 2022

Bayfield Hall
10:30 to 12:15
Fine and still

20 Little Grebe (On the lake . I had counted 15 when the Mute Swans aggressively advancing through the thin ice put 20 up for a short distance . A very high count here ..) ,

[Richard Price]

Tue 18 January 2022

Cley (sea)
09:00 to 10:50
Sunny & cold

1 Iceland Gull (Up near the pillbox at 9am, so busy watching me he forgot the tide. The leg looking much better now.) ,

[John Fairey]

Tue 18 January 2022

Cley Marshes
07:30 to 10:30
0-6C, SSW f3, Sun. Full moon. 40% icing on Pat's & Serpentine.

c.3000 Pink-footed Goose (large flocks came in off fileds at dawn) ,

10 Pintail ,

3 Little Grebe ,

2 Little Egret ,

1 Cormorant ,

5 Marsh Harrier ,

1 Oystercatcher (Arnold's) ,

17 Avocet ,

47 Golden Plover ,

350 Lapwing ,

5 Bar-tailed Godwit (Arnold's) ,

161 Black-tailed Godwit ,

20 Redshank ,

7 Dunlin ,

1 Cetti's Warbler (heard, E Bank) ,

[David & Pat Wileman]

Mon 17 January 2022

Salthouse (sea)
morning visit

2 Common Scoter ,

[Steve Hale]