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 18 March 2021

Blakeney
13:00 to 13:00
Rain/6c/nw15

1 Chiffchaff (1st spring obs. ) ,

[Richard Burton]

Thu 18 March 2021

Kelling WM
Morning visit

4 Shelduck ,

4 Gadwall ,

61 Wigeon ,

18 Teal ,

8 Shoveler ,

11 Mallard ,

2 Avocet ,

1 Stock Dove ,

1 Kestrel ,

1 Buzzard ,

1 Snipe ,

4 Curlew ,

4 Skylark ,

[Steve Hale]

Wed 17 March 2021

Cley (sea)
14:45 to 15:20
Cloud/nw25/8c

6 Common Scoter (Flying west ) ,

[Richard Burton]

Wed 17 March 2021

Cley Marshes
10:30 to 11:30
Cold westerly winds, overcast

1 Bittern (Flew from main reedbed and landed west of Main Hides) ,

[David Griffiths]

Wed 17 March 2021

Kelling WM
Morning visit

2 Gadwall ,

8 Shoveler ,

21 Teal ,

11 Wigeon ,

1 Oystercatcher ,

2 Snipe ,

2 Chiffchaff ,

2 Stonechat ,

1 Buzzard ,

2 Little Egret ,

5 Common Gull ,

1 Iceland Gull (usual bird along the Weybourne-Cley stretch) ,

[Steve Hale]

Tue 16 March 2021

Kelling WM
Light rain, 100% cloud

1 Shelduck ,

2 Gadwall ,

4 Shoveler ,

8 Teal ,

6 Mallard ,

1 Little Egret ,

1 Oystercatcher ,

1 Redshank ,

9 Snipe ,

1 Lapwing ,

1 Curlew ,

2 Turnstone ,

1 Sparrowhawk ,

1 Chiffchaff ,

230 Wood Pigeon ,

1 Stonechat ,

30 Starling ,

[Steve Hale]

Mon 15 March 2021

Cley Marshes
14:20 to 15:10

c.2 Avocet (Pope's Pool) ,

[Peter & Sue Morrison]

Mon 15 March 2021

Cley Village
13:25 to 13:30
Sunny

c.2 Red Kite (West from garden.One over garden at 10:25.) ,

[Michael Harcup]

Mon 15 March 2021

Cley Marshes
13:00 to 17:00
Cold Westerly wind, sunny at times, dry

c.6 Common Scoter (West) ,

c.50 Gannet (moving west, feeding en route, all distant) ,

c.30 Cormorant (all active, many sinensis types) ,

c.1 Bittern (Good pickup by GF when we were looking for the Hen Harrier from the VC carpark Astonishingly "out in the open" views near South Pool and being harassed by 2 Little Egrets ) ,

c.1 Hen Harrier (male east across reserve near main road) ,

c.30 Dunlin (east) ,

c.1 Guillemot (West) ,

c.1 Iceland Gull (1st winter east along the beach, settling north of Arnold's Marsh) ,

[David Griffiths]

Mon 15 March 2021

Cley Marshes
WeBS Counts

7 Canada Goose ,

1 Barnacle Goose ,

169 Greylag Goose ,

37 White-fronted Goose (Bull Marsh) ,

10 Mute Swan ,

2 Egyptian Goose ,

89 Shelduck ,

145 Shoveler ,

81 Gadwall ,

628 Wigeon ,

75 Mallard ,

6 Pintail ,

277 Teal ,

9 Pochard ,

1 Goldeneye (Arnold's) ,

6 Little Grebe ,

1 Bittern (booming and seen) ,

3 Grey Heron ,

2 Little Egret ,

5 Marsh Harrier ,

1 Water Rail ,

11 Moorhen ,

6 Coot ,

20 Oystercatcher ,

112 Avocet ,

95 Lapwing ,

30 Golden Plover ,

5 Grey Plover ,

19 Ringed Plover ,

169 Black-tailed Godwit ,

4 Turnstone ,

38 Ruff ,

283 Dunlin ,

2 Snipe ,

33 Redshank ,

131 Black-headed Gull ,

4 Common Gull ,

1 Great Black-backed Gull ,

7 Herring Gull ,

1 Barn Owl ,

1 Peregrine Falcon ,

6 Skylark ,

17 Meadow Pipit ,

1 Water Pipit ,

2 Linnet ,

4 Reed Bunting ,

21 Curlew ,

[Cbc Admin]