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 21 July 2024

Cley Marshes
10:24 to 10:25
Fresh n'w'ly, broken cloud.

1 Great White Egret (On the Serpentine, off E Bank.) ,

[Gerard Sabran]

Fri 19 July 2024

Cley Marshes
06:35 to 09:35
19-25C, S f3, Sun. Visited Bishop's & Daukes Hides, E Bank & Arnold's

6 Egyptian Goose (ad + 4 juvs) ,

2 Spoonbill ,

4 Grey Heron ,

5 Great White Egret ,

11 Little Egret ,

1 Marsh Harrier (juv) ,

5 Oystercatcher ,

64 Avocet (plus 2 lge chicks) ,

112 Black-tailed Godwit ,

2 Black-tailed Godwit (European) (ad f Anouk (WL-GL(E)) + RR-OY(H).) ,

1 Curlew ,

2 Greenshank (1 Arnold's, 1 Pat's) ,

7 Redshank (plus 1 chick) ,

1 Green Sandpiper (Simmond's) ,

6 Ruff (ad m) ,

1 Curlew Sandpiper (ad. Pat's) ,

6 Dunlin ,

3 Little Ringed Plover (2 ad, 1 juv Pat's) ,

1 Ringed Plover (Arnold's) ,

129 Lapwing ,

1 Mediterranean Gull (ad, Arnold's) ,

1 Little Gull (2cy, Simmond's) ,

51 Sandwich Tern ,

5 Common Tern ,

[David & Pat Wileman]

Thu 18 July 2024

Cley Village
16:39 to 16:40
Very warm, sunny.

1 Common Darter (Male common darter. Hill Top garden.) ,

[Gerard Sabran]

Thu 18 July 2024

Cley Marshes
06:40 to 09:25
16-21C, S f3, sun. Visited Bishop's, Daukes, Snipe's, E Bank & Arnold's

1 Little Grebe (ad Snipe's 1 lge & 1 med chick Don's) ,

11 Spoonbill (5 ad, 6 imm) ,

3 Grey Heron ,

5 Great White Egret (Big Pool) ,

9 Little Egret ,

13 Cormorant (Pope's Pool) ,

2 Marsh Harrier ,

5 Oystercatcher ,

65 Avocet (plus 2 chicks) ,

90 Black-tailed Godwit ,

3 Curlew (Arnold's) ,

1 Greenshank (Arnold's) ,

33 Redshank (plus 1 med chick on Serpentine) ,

1 Green Sandpiper (Pat's) ,

4 Ruff (ad m) ,

5 Dunlin ,

2 Little Ringed Plover ,

84 Lapwing ,

1 Little Gull (2cy Arnold's) ,

2 Mediterranean Gull (2cy, Arnold's) ,

105 Sandwich Tern (Arnold's) ,

11 Common Tern (Arnold's) ,

1 Grasshopper Warbler (heard only from W of E Bank) ,

[David & Pat Wileman]

Wed 17 July 2024

Cley Marshes
06:35 to 09:30
13-18C, W f3-4, cloud then sun. Visited Bishop's, Daukes, Snipe's, E Bank & Arnold's.

2 Spoonbill (ad) ,

3 Grey Heron ,

2 Great White Egret ,

6 Little Egret ,

18 Cormorant ,

2 Little Grebe (plus 1 lge chick) ,

4 Oystercatcher ,

67 Avocet (plus 2 chicks) ,

163 Black-tailed Godwit ,

1 Black-tailed Godwit (European) (Pat's) ,

1 Bar-tailed Godwit (Arnold's) ,

4 Curlew ,

3 Greenshank (1 flew W, 2 Arnold's) ,

30 Redshank ,

2 Ruff (ad m, Pat's) ,

2 Knot (Arnold's) ,

1 Dunlin (Arnold's) ,

1 Whimbrel (Arnold's) ,

1 Little Ringed Plover (juv, Serpentine) ,

4 Ringed Plover (2ad, 2 juv Arnold's) ,

73 Lapwing ,

1 Little Gull (2 cy) ,

102 Sandwich Tern ,

10 Common Tern ,

[David & Pat Wileman]

Tue 16 July 2024

Cley Village
18:32 to 18:35
Evening sunlight after a dirge of a day.

1 Hobby (Regular bird with the damaged right primaries, chasing hirundines over the village.) ,

[Gerard Sabran]

Tue 16 July 2024

Cley Marshes
06:55 to 08:50
15C, SW f4, lt rain. Visited Bishop's & Daiukes

2 Spoonbill (ad) ,

4 Grey Heron ,

2 Great White Egret ,

3 Little Egret ,

1 Cormorant ,

1 Marsh Harrier (ad f) ,

42 Avocet (plus 2 chicks) ,

1 Oystercatcher ,

1 Curlew ,

27 Black-tailed Godwit ,

13 Redshank ,

2 Green Sandpiper (Pat's) ,

1 Ruff (ad m) ,

3 Little Ringed Plover (incl 1 juv) ,

[David & Pat Wileman]

Mon 15 July 2024

Cley Marshes
11:10 to 11:10

5 Whimbrel (5 west past East Bank.) ,

[Kath & Mick Claydon]

Mon 15 July 2024

Cley Marshes
06:35 to 09:25
12-18C, SE f2, Sun. Visited Bishop's, Daukes, Snipe's, E Bank & Arnold's.

2 Little Grebe (1 ad Snipe's, 1 ad + 3 chicks Don's.) ,

2 Spoonbill (ad + juv, Pat's) ,

5 Grey Heron ,

6 Great White Egret (Brackish) ,

13 Little Egret ,

15 Cormorant (Pope's Pool) ,

1 Marsh Harrier ,

1 Coot (plus 2 med/lge young) ,

7 Oystercatcher ,

73 Avocet (plus 2 chicks) ,

61 Black-tailed Godwit ,

1 Greenshank (Arnold's) ,

4 Redshank (plus 5 chicks) ,

22 Curlew ,

7 Ruff (ad m) ,

4 Dunlin ,

3 Little Ringed Plover (2 Pat's, 1 Simmonds) ,

1 Ringed Plover (Arnold's) ,

1 Mediterranean Gull (2cy Arnold's) ,

1 Little Gull (2cy Arnold's) ,

25 Sandwich Tern (Arnold's) ,

1 Common Tern (Arnold's) ,

[David & Pat Wileman]

Fri 12 July 2024

Cley Marshes
06:35 to 09:15
13-16C, NNW4, cloud (felt cold). Visited Bishop's, Daukes, Snipe's, E Bank, Arnold's & Iron Rd.

16 Teal (Pat's) ,

2 Little Grebe (ads Snipes, 2 chicks Don's) ,

5 Grey Heron ,

9 Little Egret ,

15 Cormorant ,

1 Red Kite ,

1 Buzzard ,

2 Marsh Harrier ,

1 Kestrel (over Wigeon Marsh) ,

1 Coot (ad + 1 med chick) ,

3 Oystercatcher (Arnold's) ,

88 Avocet ( plus 2 chicks ) ,

175 Black-tailed Godwit ,

2 Black-tailed Godwit (European) ('Anouk' (WL-GL(E) plus unringed ad) ,

16 Curlew (2 Arnold's, 14 Iron Rd) ,

1 Greenshank (Arnold's) ,

9 Redshank ,

10 Ruff (9 ad m, 1 ad fem) ,

3 Dunlin (Arnold's) ,

5 Little Ringed Plover (plus 4 chicks, Pat's) ,

1 Ringed Plover (Arnold's) ,

1 Mediterranean Gull (ad Arnold's) ,

1 Little Gull (2cy Simmonds) ,

91 Sandwich Tern (Arnold's) ,

1 Common Tern (Arnold's) ,

4 Brown Hare (chasing around on Arnold's) ,

[David & Pat Wileman]

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