CBC Wildlife News

Records submitted in the last 31 days, most recent first. Amber indicates scarce, 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 22 May 2022

Kelling (sea)
sightings around mid-morning

3 Sandwich Tern ,

2 Little Tern ,

1 Arctic Tern ,

[Steve Hale]

Sat 21 May 2022

Kelling WM
06:30 to 06:50
W12, sunny.

3 Golden Oriole (By mid morning. Birds in song.) ,

[Tom Whiley]

Sat 21 May 2022

Kelling WM
Morning visit, sunny and a SW breeze

5 Mute Swan (including 4ERO again) ,

1 Egyptian Goose ,

1 Shelduck ,

6 Gadwall ,

6 Mallard ,

2 Moorhen ,

2 Sand Martin ,

1 Skylark ,

1 Chiffchaff ,

1 Lesser Whitethroat ,

5 Whitethroat ,

2 Blackcap ,

2 Wren ,

1 Chaffinch ,

1 Goldfinch ,

1 Linnet ,

1 Common Blue ,

[Steve Hale]

Fri 20 May 2022

Cley Marshes
17:45 to 17:46
sunny

1 Wall Brown (From main footpath just west of east bank.) ,

[Michael Harcup]

Fri 20 May 2022

Salthouse/Kelling
09:45 to 10:30
Dull, just starting to rain.

1 Chiffchaff (In the main copse at Gramborough.) ,

1 Cuckoo (Flew into the copse and started calling, but seen off after about 10 mins. by the local pipits. Quite entertaining to watch.) ,

[John Fairey]

Fri 20 May 2022

Cley Marshes
06:30 to 09:10
13-16C, SSW f3. cloud. Visited Daukes, Snipe's, E Bank to Arnold's & Iron Rd.

1 Wigeon (drake) ,

1 Garganey (drake, Simmond's) ,

2 Tufted Duck (drakes, Catchwater drain W of Iron Rd) ,

2 Little Grebe (1 Don's Pool, 1 Pool just S of Main Drain W of E Bank ) ,

6 Coot (plus 6 chicks) ,

2 Spoonbill ,

5 Grey Heron ,

3 Little Egret ,

8 Cormorant ,

11 Oystercatcher ,

44 Avocet ,

1 Curlew ,

124 Black-tailed Godwit ,

26 Redshank ,

1 Wood Sandpiper (Swan Lake) ,

6 Dunlin ,

2 Little Ringed Plover (1 Simmond's, 1 Pat's) ,

1 Ringed Plover ,

2 Grey Plover (Arnold's) ,

1 Water Rail (heard, Daukes drain) ,

2 Little Tern (Arnold's) ,

[David & Pat Wileman]

Fri 20 May 2022

Kelling WM
Mid-morning visit

9 Mute Swan ,

12 Greylag Goose ,

1 Egyptian Goose ,

1 Shelduck ,

6 Gadwall ,

4 Mallard ,

1 Little Egret ,

1 Moorhen ,

1 Coot ,

2 Oystercatcher ,

1 Avocet ,

2 Sand Martin ,

3 Wren ,

1 Lesser Whitethroat ,

6 Whitethroat ,

4 Blackcap ,

6 Sedge Warbler ,

1 Grasshopper Warbler ,

2 Stock Dove ,

1 Goldfinch ,

[Steve Hale]

Thu 19 May 2022

Walsey Hills
14:30 to 15:45

3 Painted Lady ,

4 Wall Brown ,

1 Small Heath ,

2 Red Admiral ,

1 Four-spotted Chaser ,

7 Azure Damselfly (minimum count) ,

[Walter Sadler]

Thu 19 May 2022

Cley/Salthouse
12:00 to 12:45

3 Common Sandpiper (Watling Water) ,

1 Little Ringed Plover (Watling Water) ,

3 Sand Martin (Watling Water) ,

4 Wall Brown (Attenborough walk near Watling Water) ,

1 Small Heath (Attenborough Walk near Watling Water) ,

[Steve Chapman]

Thu 19 May 2022

Cley (sea)
10:30 to 11:00
Sea state 1-2 light westerly wind. Windfarm clearly visible. With DG and T D

c.50 Common Scoter (10 then 40 W) ,

c.1 Red-throated Diver (SP 2cy on sea) ,

1 Guillemot (E, distant) ,

109 Sandwich Tern (W) ,

1 Grey Seal (offshore) ,

[Steve Chapman]

This screen shows all sightings from the date shown here on the left until today in reverse date sequence.  There is a limited number that show at one time so the page numbers above let you page through them.  If you want to see any earlier sightings you can do this by changing the date on the left to the earliest date you want then click on SHOW MORE.  When the screen refreshes you will need to scroll to the bottom then navigate through the pages to find what you are looking for.