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Saturday, 30 April 2022

NORFOLK BIRD NEWS & MEGAS!

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Wood Sandpiper, Spoonbill in flooded field by Thornham Harbour
Ring Ouzel at Thornage
Ring Ouzels x 5 at Rockland Broad
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Hardly Staithe, Loddon
Ring Ouzel at Walsey Hills NOA
Ring Ouzel at High Sand Creek Campsite, Stiffkey
Dusky Warbler at Stiffkey Fen
Ring Ouzels  x 6 at Seething
Ring Ouzels x 6 at Roydon Common NNR
Wood Sandpipers x 3, Garganey x 3 at Hockwold Washes
Wood Sandpipers x 4, Spotted Redshank, Little Gulls x 2 at Cantley Beet Factory
Black-winged Stilt, Garganey x 3, Spoonbills x 2, Russian White-fronted Goose on Brendan's Marsh, Purple Heron at Hickling Broad NWT
Red-breasted Goose, Ring Ouzel at Blakeney Harbour
Ring Ouzels x 9 at Waxham
Corncrake, Gargeney, Spoonbills x 3, Garganey x 2, Cattle Egret at Welney WWT
Little Stint at Salthouse
Montagu's Harrier at Field Dalling/Saxlingham
Ring Ouzels x 4 at Gramborough Hill, Salthouse
Ring Ouzels x 3 at Burnham Overy Dunes
Wood Sandpiper at Pensthorpe Waterfowl Park
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Weybourne
Ring Ouzels x 3 at Incleborough Hill, West Runton
Ring Ouzel, Spoonbill at Titchwell RSPB
Wryneck in garden at Kelling
Wood Sandpiper, Spoonbill at Holme Dunes NWT
Glossy Ibis at Earlham Marsh
Hooded Crow at Felmingham
Ring Ouzels x 2 at golf course, Cromer
Hawfinch at Lynford Aboretum
 
MEGA NEWS
BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS
Bempton Cliffs RSPB, Yorkshire

Friday, 29 April 2022

NORFOLK BIRD NEWS & MEGAS!

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Black Tern flew past Weybourne
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Weybourne Camp
Ring Ouzel x 5 in horse paddocks, Ring Ouzels x 6 flew south, Cattle Egrets x 3 at Winterton
Dusky Warbler at Stiffkey Fen
Purple Heron, Ring Ouzel x 3 at Hickling Broad NWT
Corncrake, Glossy Ibis x 3, Cattle Egret, Garganey x 6 at Welney WWT
Glossy Ibis at Earlham Marsh
Wood Sandpipers x 3 at North Point Pools, Wells
Ring Ouzels x 3 at Bodham
Red-breasted Goose, Ring Ouzel at Blakeney Harbour
Ring Ouzels x 3 at Gramborough Hill, Salthouse
Ring Ouzels x 17 at Waxham
Ring Ouzels x 5 at Rockland Broad
Ring Ouzel at Hardly Staithe, Loddon
Ring Ouzels x 3 at Bodham
Glossy Ibis, Spotted Redshank at Potter Heigham Marshes
Spoonbill at Titchwell RSPB
Spotted Redshank at Cantley Beet Factory
Hoopoe at Sundowner Holiday Park, Hemsby
Ring Ouzels x 8 at Roydon Common NNR
Ring Ouzels  x 3 at Snettisham RSPB
Ring Ouzel at Bale
Ring Ouzel at Kelling Heath
Wood Sandpipers x 3 in flooded field by Thornham Harbour
 
MEGA NEWS
None

Gardeners Urged To Let Lawns Go Wild To Boost Nature!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-61264905

  • Stop mowing the lawn!
  • Less use or no use of petrol/electric mower, will save you some pennies!
  • If you employ someone to mow the lawn, this will be an even bigger saving!
  • You could throw down some wildflower seeds as an extra bonus
  • This will soon create a biodiversity hotspot!
  • Beneficial to bees and other insects
  • Possible increase of bird species to your garden
  • Once the grass and flowers start to grow, maybe mow a narrow path through if needed!
  • You can't lose, let it all go for May, June and beyond!!!

See a wonderful and beautiful example of a wildflower verge here: 

https://theconversation.com/roadside-wildflower-meadows-are-springing-up-across-the-uk-and-theyre-helping-wildlife-in-a-big-way-120014 

https://roadverges.plantlife.org.uk/get-involved/#pledge

Thursday, 28 April 2022

NORFOLK BIRD NEWS & MEGAS!

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Ring Ouzel in horse paddocks, Cattle Egrets x 3 at Winterton
Red-breasted Goose, Pale-bellied Brent Goose at Blakeney Harbour
Purple Heron, Ring Ouzel, Common Crane at Hickling Broad NWT
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Hardly Staithe, Loddon
Ring Ouzels x 21 at Waxham
Black Redstart at Weybourne
Ring Ouzels x 5 at Seething
Black-winged Stilt, Ring Ouzel, Garganey x 2 at Welney WWT
Ring Ouzels x 6 at Titchwell RSPB
Ring Ouzels x 3, Spoonbill at Snettisham RSPB
Black Redstart near beach car park, Cley
Dusky Warbler, Wood Sandpiper at Stiffkey Fen
Ring Ouzels x 2 south of flood at Stiffkey
Spotted Redshank at Potter Heigham Marshes
Little Stints x 2 at Buckenham Marshes RSPB
Wood Sandpipers x 3, Bar-tailed Godwit at Hockwold Washes
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Rockland St Mary
Hooded Crow at Clippesby
Curlew Sandpipers x 2 at Breydon Water
 
MEGA NEWS
BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS
Bempton Cliffs RSPB, Yorkshire

Wednesday, 27 April 2022

NORFOLK BIRD NEWS & MEGAS!

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Wood Sandpiper, Dunlin in flooded field, Spoonbills x 2 at Thornham Harbour
Ring Ouzels x 24 at Waxham
Red-breasted Goose, Dark-bellied Brent Geese x 200 at Blakeney Harbour
Ring Ouzel south of coast path, Spoonbill at Blakeney
Ring Ouzels x 5 at Seething
Ring Ouzels x 5 at Rockland St Mary
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Hardly Staithe, Loddon
Ring Ouzels x 10 at Burnham Overy Dunes
Ring Ouzels x 8 at North Dunes & 5 in horse paddocks at Winterton
Ring Ouzels x 7 at Roydon Common NNR
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Snettisham
Garganey at Welney WWT
Spoonbill at Cley NWT
Ring Ouzels x 6 at Felbrigg Hall NT
Ring Ouzels x 4 at Gramborough Hill, Salthouse
Ring Ouzels x 2 at south end of flood at Stiffkey
Dusky Warbler at Stiffkey Fen
Cattle Egrets x 3 by Horsey Mill
Wood Sandpipers x 2 at Hockwold Washes
Glossy Ibis at Earlham Marsh
Spoonbill at Brancaster
Little Gulls x 11 flew past Sheringham
 
MEGA NEWS
BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS
Bempton Cliffs RSPB, Yorkshire

Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Eight Years Ago Today!

http://pennyshotbirdingandlife.blogspot.com/2014/04/mega-alpine-accentor-at-holme-search.html

NORFOLK BIRD NEWS & MEGAS!

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Ring Ouzel at Lock Road, Honing
Curlew Sandpipers x 2, Spotted Redshanks x 4 at Breydon Water
Dotterel x 2, Ring Ouzels x 3 at Waxham
Little Stints x 2, Spotted Redshank at Buckenham Marshes RSPB
Cattle Egret flew over Heacham
Red-breasted Goose at Blakeney Harbour
Glossy Ibis at Potter Heigham Marshes
Wood Sandpiper in flooded field at Thornham Harbour
White Stork, Garganey at Hickling Broad NWT
Ring Ouzels x 5 at Seething
Ring Ouzel at Holme Dunes NWT    
Arctic Terns x 6 at Whitlingham Country Park
Glossy Ibis at Earlham Marsh
Garganey x 2, Arctic Tern at Welney WWT
Ring Ouzels x 3 at Burnham Overy Dunes
Ring Ouzel at Happisburgh
Ring Ouzels x 4, Spoonbill at Felbrigg Hall NT
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Burnham Norton
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Winterton
Ring Ouzels x 5 at Caister-on-Sea
Ring Ouzel at Cawston Heath
Ring Ouzel at Gramborough Hill, Salthouse
Ring Ouzels x 4 at Rockland Broad
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Buxton Heath NWT
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Weybourne Camp
Ring Ouzel, Spoonbill, Cattle Egret, Garganey at Titchwell RSPB
Ring Ouzel at Holkham Park
Garganey x 2 at Hockwold Washes
 
MEGA NEWS
BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS
Bempton Cliffs RSPB, Yorkshire

RBA Weekly Round-Up 19th to 25th April!

By Jon Dunn

Canon R5 Settings For Wildlife Photography!

I have been very, very busy with sorting out and setting up my Canon EOS E5 camera over the last couple of days (should have done this in the Winter months!). I have only used this new camera to take the Northern Lights with in Shetland in October, without actually setting it up properly for bird photography. I have been putting off doing this, as I presumed it would be more difficult to grasp, being as it is a very advanced camera.

I have been incredibly lazy over the last few months and have been using my newly acquired 2nd hand (last Autumn) Canon 7D Mark II with the Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6 IS II USM lens, which is hardly any different to my previous old Canon 7D Mark I.

After very kind advice and help from Mike E. and Jim L., I am now ready to go out in the field with my Canon EOS R5 and Canon RF 100-500mm f4.5-7.1L IS USM lens!!! At last! Here is a recommended video that I mostly followed, with some changes that I decided to make.

Extremely Old Photo of The Village Pond, Beach Road, Holme-next-Sea, Norfolk!

The Village Pond, Beach Road, Holme-next-Sea, Norfolk!
Circa 1940's maybe

I don't know where my father got this photo from, he didn't take it, but I have always found this picture fascinating! I absolutely love old black and white photos. For those of you not familiar as to where this is – the village pond is still there, but very much overgrown! The Hun Bridge is not far beyond the two ladies walking along the road in the distance.

Bee-eater By Penny!

Bee-eater 
Penny Clarke – 1990 
I painted this when I was aged 25, for my parents and it hung in the living room at Holme
 
I painted this from the painting of "The Birds of Israel" – I still have this book!
 

Stunning Paintings By Mick Goodman!

Garden Warbler, Blackcap & Whitethroat
Mick Goodman – 1957
 

Nobody has seen these paintings before, unless of course you had visited our family home at Holme over the years. The painting above, was actually one of my favourite artworks, that my parents owned. The detail is just incredible! Mick Goodman painted these exquisite paintings and as far as I know, he still lives with his wife in Kettering.

Black Redstart
Mick Goodman

RICHARD RICHARDSON PAINTING SEARCH!

 

http://pennyshotbirdingandlife.blogspot.com/2021/08/rar-richard-richardson-watercolour.html

I never said at the time (see above link), but the painting above (with Great Grey Shrike in centre) and in the link above, belonged to my late father Peter Clarke. Its a very long story, which can't be told publicly, but lets just say it went "missing". It was then sold by someone at Keys Auctioneers on 6th September 2013, to a completely innocent party, who had no idea of where it came from originally. The painting was one of a pair that Richard painted for my father – I now have the other in my possession, here it is:

If you own the painting of five birds (with the Great Grey Shrike in the centre) or know who does, could you kindly email me on [pennyclarke@talktalk.net]. I am extremely interested in purchasing it back, so this pair of artworks can be reunited! I don't expect to receive a reply, but would very much appreciate first refusal to purchase this, if you ever considered to sell, thank you very much.

I also have the Great Spotted Woodpecker painting that you can see in the top picture:
 

Monday, 25 April 2022

NORFOLK BIRD NEWS & MEGAS!

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Glossy Ibis at Earlham Marsh
Wood Sandpiper in flooded field at Thornham Harbour
Ring Ouzel, Kittiwakes x 2 at Nunnery Lakes NR, Thetford
Dotterel x 3 SW of Thornham
Ring Ouzels x 5 at Seething
Arctic Terns x 7, Little Gull at Whitlingham Country Park
Ring Ouzel at Holkham Park
Dotterel x 2, Ring Ouzels x 17 at Waxham
Ring Ouzel at Felbrigg Hall NT
Ring Ouzels x 7 at Winterton Dunes
Ring Ouzel at Cawston Heath
Little Stints x 2, Bar-tailed Godwits x 5, Caspian Gull at Buckenham Marshes RSPB
Little Gull, Turnstone at Cantley Beet Factory
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Beeston Bump, Sheringham
Ring Ouzels x 4, Little Gull at Rockland Broad
Ring Ouzel, Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank at Holme Dunes NWT    
Arctic Terns x 8 at Swanton Morley Lakes
Spoonbills x 2 at Cley NWT
Hawfinch in garden at Blakeney
Red-breasted Goose at Blakeney Harbour
Ring Ouzel at Kelling Quags
Spotted Redshank at Titchwell RSPB
 
MEGA NEWS
AMERICAN ROBIN
Possible, at Nefyn Gold Club, Gwynedd

Sunday, 24 April 2022

NORFOLK BIRD NEWS & MEGAS!

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Glossy Ibis at Earlham Marsh
Ring Ouzels x 3 at Winterton
Ring Ouzel at Beeston Bump, Sheringham
Little Gull, Arctic Tern flew past Sheringham
Dotterel x 3 SW of Thornham
Ring Ouzels x 3 at golf Course, Hunstanton
Dusky Warbler, Great Northern Diver on sea at Stiffkey Fen
Ring Ouzels x 5 south end of flood at Stiffkey
Ring Ouzels x 5 at Seething
Temminck's Stint, Spotted Redshank, Spoonbill at Titchwell RSPB
Wood Sandpiper in flooded field at Thornham Harbour
Ring Ouzels x 3 SW of Thornham
Ring Ouzels x 8 at Roydon Common NNR
Ring Ouzels x 2 flew over Stubb Mill, Hickling Broad NWT
Ring Ouzels x 2 flew over Holme
Ring Ouzel at Holme Dunes NWT
Osprey flew over Ormesby St Margaret
Hoopoe though elusive & distant at Weeting Heath NWT
Arctic Terns x 3 at Whitlingham Country Park
Wood Sandpiper at Denver Sluice
Ring Ouzel at Kelling Heath
Little Gull, Arctic Terns x 4 at Filby Broad
Red-breasted Goose at Blakeney Harbour
Garganey x 2 at Hockwold Washes
Garganey x 5 at Strumpshaw Fen RSPB
Garganey x 2, Little Stints x 2, Bar-tailed Godwits x 5, Spotted Redshank at Buckenham Marshes RSPB
Spoonbill at Burnham Norton
Arctic Terns x 2 at Rockland Broad
Spotted Redshanks x 5, Little Gull at Cantley Beet Factory
Curlew Sandpiper, Little Gull at Breydon Water
 
MEGA NEWS
None

NORFOLK BIRD NEWS & MEGAS!

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SATURDAY 23rd APRIL
Turtle Doves x 2 at Winterton
Black-winged Stilts x 2 at Denver Sluice
Temminck's Stint, Spotted Redshanks x 7, Spoonbill at Titchwell RSPB
Ring Ouzel at Stoke Holy Cross
Dotterel x 3, Ring Ouzels x 2 SW of Thornham
Red-breasted Goose, Great Northern Diver at Blakeney Harbour
Ring Ouzels x 5 at Seething
Ring Ouzel, Garganey, Bar-tailed Godwits x 7, Spoonbills x 2 at Hickling Broad NWT
Dusky Warbler at Stiffkey Fen
Spoonbill at Cley NWT
Spoonbills at Warham Greens
Garganey at Langley Dyke, Loddon
Glossy Ibis, Spotted Redshank, Black-tailed Godwits x 15 at Potter Heigham Marshes
Spotted Redshank at Cantley Beet Factory
Wood Sandpiper at Narborough Fisheries
Glossy Ibis x 4, Garganey at Welney WWT
Bar-tailed Godwits x 5, Little Stints x 2, Spotted Redshank at Buckenham Marshes RSPB
Ring Ouzels x 3 at Roydon Common NNR
Spoonbill at North Point Pools, Wells
Glossy Ibis at Earlham Marsh
Hoopoe at Weeting Heath NWT
Garganey x 3 at Hockwold Washes
 
MEGA NEWS
BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS
Bempton Cliffs RSPB, Yorkshire
LESSER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE
Udale Bay RSPB, Highland and Caithness

Friday, 22 April 2022

NORFOLK BIRD NEWS & MEGAS!

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Temminck's Stint, Cattle Egrets x 3, Spotted Redshanks x 10 at Titchwell RSPB
Red-breasted Goose at Blakeney Harbour
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Weybourne Camp
Ring Ouzel at Hemblington, Blofield Heath
Ring Ouzel at Overstrand
Little Gulls x 2 at Filby Broad
Glossy Ibis x 4, Spoonbills x 4 at Potter Heigham Marshes
Garganey, Cattle Egret at Welney WWT
Spoonbills x 2 at Brancaster Staithe
Ring Ouzels x 4 at Burnham Overy Dunes
Spoonbill, Garganey at Snettisham RSPB
Dotterel x 2 SW of Thornham
Garganey x 2, Little Stints x 2, Spotted Redshanks x 4, Bar-tailed Godwits x 3 at Buckenham Marshes RSPB  
Ring Ouzel, Spoonbill at Holme Dunes NWT
Ring Ouzels x 3 at Cawston Heath
Arctic Terns x 3 at Ranworth Broad NWT
Black-winged Stilts x 2 at Denver Sluice
 
MEGA NEWS
BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS
Bempton Cliffs RSPB, Yorkshire

Thursday, 21 April 2022

NORFOLK BIRD NEWS & MEGAS!

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Glossy Ibis at Earlham Marsh
Temminck's Stint, Pied Flycatcher, Great Northern Diver, Velvet Scoter, Spoonbills x 2 at Titchwell RSPB
Ring Ouzels x 4 at Roydon Common NNR
Red-breasted Goose at Blakeney Harbour
Dotterel SW of Thornham
Red-backed Shrike reported on coal barn then flew east, Spoonbill at Thornham Harbour
Common Cranes x 7, Hen Harrier, Ring Ouzel at Winterton
White Stork (unringed), Glossy Ibis x 4 at Welney WWT
Dusky Warbler at Stiffkey Fen
Ring Ouzels x 3 at Weybourne Camp
Ring Ouzel west of Choseley
Osprey flew over Ormesby Little Broad
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Kelling Water Meadows
Black Kite reported at Strumpshaw Fen RSPB
Spoonbills x 2 at Cley NWT
Spotted Redshank, Little Stints x 2 at Buckenham Marshes RSPB  
 
MEGA NEWS
CRAG MARTIN
Bryher, Isles of Scilly

Wednesday, 20 April 2022

NORFOLK BIRD NEWS & MEGAS!

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Purple Heron flew north over Edgefield
Glossy Ibis at Earlham Marsh
Temminck's Stint, Velvet Scoters x 2 at Titchwell RSPB
White Stork, Spotted Redshanks x 2 at Berney Marshes RSPB
Red-breasted Goose at Blakeney Harbour
Dusky Warbler at Stiffkey Fen
Glossy Ibis, Ring Ouzel at Kelling Water Meadows
Black-winged Stilts x 2 but no further sign in afternoon, White Stork, Glossy Ibis x 4, Cattle Egrets x 3, Garganey x 3, Spoonbills x 3 at Welney WWT
Ring Ouzel, Spoonbill at Holme Dunes NWT
Ring Ouzels x 3 at Winterton
Spoonbill at Ken Hill Marshes, Snettisham Coastal Park
Ring Ouzel at South Wall, Breydon Water
Ring Ouzel at Arminghall, Trowse Newton SE of Norwich
Black Redstart at Sheringham
Little Stint, Spotted Redshank at Buckenham Marshes RSPB
 
MEGA NEWS
CRAG MARTIN
Bryher, Isles of Scilly

A Crazy Day!

TUESDAY 29th APRIL

A couple of days ago, I sold my Manfrotto Tripod and after packing it up last night, took it the post office to get weighed etc and then later on posted it to its new owner in Wales. So many jobs had to be done today, long 40 minute wait phone call to British Gas, after they posted my bill with the Gas readings only, should have had electric on too! What I don't understand is, my quarterly bill is horrific (far more than this time last year) the bill ended on 31st March, BEFORE the price hike on 1st April! Plus I turned my thermostat down by two numbers for the last few months. I contested it, because I don't believe it, I think they have charged me at the new rates, anyway that was that. I might need to go back to a 5 day week at this rate!

I had an unexpected phone call from a distressed work colleague, who is in hospital with some issues, which I took time to try and solve for her. Did some important emails, including helping a blog reader out, to sell his binoculars. Chased Panasonic who still have not refunded me £15.00 for the bread maker paddle that never arrived – this is about my tenth email and my temper exploded into very large capital letters "PLEASE REFUND ME NOW!!! etc", with more exclamation marks than I use on a blog post!

Later on I collected Lucy's laptop from Currys, delivered it along with all the paperwork and some typed up instructions etc from me to help her out. Phoned Vivien and Ray for catch up, they are having the narrowboat 'blacked' this week, so not currently in Ely – Vivien sent me a video of the boat being winched out of the water which looked scary!

An amazing and perfect little cottage came up for sale in Shetland today for £100,000!!!! That will have offers in for it already! A bit too far from Lerwick though, but fairly close to Jill and Rob Wilson! Here is the link. Will the Black-winged Stilts that were at Denver today, end up at Ken Hill Marsh, Holme or North Point Pools at Wells I wonder?! Still waiting for John F. to bag his third Great Spotted Cuckoo at Salthouse!

No time for birding over the last couple of days, but will have loads of time this coming weekend. The east winds continue, surely we are going to see something seriously good soon?! Fingers crossed! This evening I had an arranged phone call to a really lovely person, who needed a bit of female support and someone different to chat to, you know who you are – everything will be just fine for you all 🤗 Love conquers all! Ring me any time.

Tuesday, 19 April 2022

NORFOLK BIRD NEWS & MEGAS!

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Glossy Ibis at Earlham Marsh
Glossy Ibis, Spoonbill at Cley NWT
Temminck's Stint, Garganey, Great Northern Divers x 10, Short-eared Owl, Spoonbills x 2 at Titchwell RSPB
Red-breasted Goose, Pale-bellied Brent Goose at Blakeney Harbour
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Ken Hill Marsh, Snettisham Coastal Park
Spoonbill at Snettisham RSPB
Glossy Ibis at Kelling Water Meadows
Turtle Dove, Short-eared Owl at Horsey
Hen Harrier, Spoonbills x 3 at Stiffkey
Dusky Warbler at Stiffkey Fen
Little Gull at Filby Broad
Glossy Ibis x 3, Spoonbills x 2 at Welney WWT
Ring Ouzels x 2 at High Kelling
Ring Ouzel at Gramborough Hill, Salthouse
Ring Ouzel at 4, Cattle Egrets x 2 at Burnham Overy Dunes
Garganey, Cattle Egrets x 3 at Welney WWT
Ring Ouzels x 2 in paddock at Sedgeford
Ring Ouzel at 5 at Winterton
Black-winged Stilts x 2 at Silt Fen, Denver Sluice
Arctic Tern at Whitlingham Country Park
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Roydon Common NNR
Black Redstart at Sheringham
Ring Ouzel at Sidestrand
Ring Ouzels x 2 at Happisburgh
Garganey at Strumpshaw Fen RSPB
Spoonbills x 2 at Berney Marshes RSPB
Spoonbill at Holme Dunes NWT
 
MEGA NEWS
CRAG MARTIN
Bryher, Isles of Scilly
BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS
Bempton Cliffs RSPB, Yorkshire
BELTED KINGFISHER
SSE of Samlesbury, Lancashire and North Merseyside