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).

 

Tue 30 November 2021

Cley Village
15:30 to 15:32
Wet and windy.

1 Blackcap (Female bathing in bird bath. Chalk Pits garden) ,

[John Threadgold]

Tue 30 November 2021

Salthouse
10:00 to 10:35

390 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (in field S of A149 opposite Pope's entrance.) ,

[David & Pat Wileman]

Tue 30 November 2021

Cley Marshes
07:15 to 09:55
9C, W f5 gusting 6, cloud with some dampness

2900 Pink-footed Goose (left roosts on scrapes between 07:21 and 07:32) ,

207 Dark-bellied Brent Goose ,

74 Pintail (N Scrape) ,

13 Little Grebe ,

1 Grey Heron ,

2 Little Egret ,

1 Cormorant ,

5 Marsh Harrier ,

1 Water Rail (heard from Bishop's hide) ,

4 Avocet ,

126 Black-tailed Godwit ,

1 Snipe (Brackish) ,

7 Curlew ,

3 Redshank ,

1 Ruff (ad male, Pat's) ,

99 Dunlin ,

2 Grey Plover (Arnold's) ,

37 Lapwing ,

c.40 Snow Bunting (flying around behind Arnold's) ,

[David & Pat Wileman]

Mon 29 November 2021

Cley (sea)
12:45 to 15:00
W 15mph moderate. HT 14:15’ish.

4 Goosander (Trio of pink hued Drakes West, single Drake shortly after) ,

1 Long-tailed Duck (Exquisite Win Duck West close inshore.) ,

1 Short-eared Owl (In-off from Windfarm towards East Bank.) ,

1 Brunnich's Guillemot (Possible, close inshore West. Several observers.😱😱) ,

[Graham Fellows]

Mon 29 November 2021

Salthouse
08:40 to 08:55

435 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (in field S of A149 opposite Popes entrance. Flock included 18 juvs.) ,

1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose (in Brent Flock) ,

1 Black Brant (ad in Brent Flock) ,

[David & Pat Wileman]

Mon 29 November 2021

Cley (sea)
08:30 to 11:00

1 Puffin (Puffin’ West at pace.) ,

1 Goldeneye (Drake leading a bunch of Wigeon, West.) ,

2 Little Gull (Sparkling Ad and 1st Win in the 1000’s of Gulls in the conveyor West.) ,

5 Mediterranean Gull (At least, in the 1000’s of Gulls foraging West along shoreline.) ,

[Graham Fellows]

Mon 29 November 2021

Cley (sea)
07:30 to 15:15
Cold westerly vectoring from WNW and NW

1 Little Gull (Cracking 1st winter in melee) ,

1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult winter looking stunning in bright sunshine) ,

1 Brunnich's Guillemot (Another superb shout from GF. Yes a very quick flypast but with an adult winter Common Guillemot for comparison what a shock - still taking the tablets!) ,

8 Eider (All west) ,

1 Long-tailed Duck (west) ,

4 Goosander (Males west) ,

2 Red-breasted Merganser (females west) ,

1 Black-throated Diver (West) ,

5 Great Crested Grebe (west) ,

1 Red-necked Grebe (west) ,

1 Short-eared Owl (In off sea east of East Bank) ,

[David Griffiths]

Mon 29 November 2021

Cley Marshes
06:35 to 08:35
4C, WNW f4-5, Cloud/sun with early drizzly shower. Including International Pinkfoot Count.

2928 Pink-footed Goose (left roost (116 Simmond's, 2812 Pat's, 0 North) between 06:59 and 07:12.) ,

3 Little Grebe (Brackish) ,

6 Marsh Harrier ,

1 Buzzard ,

1 Water Rail (heard from Bishop's) ,

4 Avocet (Pat's) ,

4 Redshank ,

27 Black-tailed Godwit ,

[David & Pat Wileman]

Mon 29 November 2021

Kelling (sea)
Lots of Gull activity here this morning, more than I normally see. Presumably, the aftermath of storm Arwen.

2 Dark-bellied Brent Goose ,

8 Cormorant ,

310 Black-headed Gull ,

11 Common Gull ,

90 Herring Gull ,

10 Lesser Black-backed Gull ,

6 Great Black-backed Gull ,

[Steve Hale]

Mon 29 November 2021

Kelling WM
morning visit

5 Mute Swan ,

44 Wigeon ,

12 Teal ,

4 Gadwall ,

12 Shoveler ,

16 Mallard ,

1 Curlew ,

190 Black-headed Gull ,

5 Common Gull ,

38 Herring Gull ,

1 Great Black-backed Gull ,

2 Bullfinch ,

6 Chaffinch ,

[Steve Hale]

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