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).

 

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]

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.