Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Winterton sea watch

Sea watch from about 6.30 to 10am
4 Arctic Skua's south at 8am 6 common scoter north
sandwich little and common terns around some waders
passing small numbers.

 3 Arctic Skua's
 Winterton church
Holiday site

Friday, 24 July 2015

Winterton Dunes

Had a Nice walk in the Dunes
meeting some local birders Barry & Colin
and Tim the other day on his bike.
a good number of young Natterjack Toads
in one pool 3 Different birds of prey Kestrel
Marsh Harrier an Red Kite Green woodpecker
with young Yellowhammers 7 Grayling small heath
Meadow brown  a few Dragon-Damselfly's about
with Brown Hawker the biggest and Blue-tailed Damselfly
the smallest.

 Natterjack Toads
 Four spot
 Common Blue
 Common Darter

 Brown Hawker
 Small skipper
 Macropis europaea

Wednesday, 22 July 2015


Arrived at Snettisham RSPB at 8.15am
with the hope of seeing the Broad-billed Sandpiper
Turtle dove around calling as I got in the Hide
their was about 300 to check through a hour later
it was seen at Rotary hide so as I arrived they flow as the tide
moved out again. Then a Sparrow hawk court a Dunlin.

One of these is a Broad-billed Sandpiper

 Sparrow Hawk with a Dunlin
 Sedge warbler
 Gate Keeper
 record bullfinch
 Turtle Dove

Monday, 20 July 2015

Titchwell RSPB

Arrived at Snettisham RSPB after 12am
but to late for the Broad-billed Sandpiper
that had flow about three miles out on the mud
no chance at that distance large numbers of swallows on the wire here.
Moved on to Titchwell
for the afternoon with views of Bearded tit Little stint's
Spotted redshank Avocet Curlew sandpiper Dunlin Spoonbill med Gull.

Med Gull & Avocet
 Essex Skipper

 Bearded tit

 Little stint mixed with Dunlin

Sunday, 19 July 2015

Cley NWT

Got to Cley at 710am
& missed the wood Sandpiper by 10 mins
two Green sandpipers plus a Common Sandpiper
a Garganey 7 spoonbills 5 little gulls 5+ LRP's
very nice morning birding.

 Sedge Warbler
 Reed warbler
 Green sandpiper
 Marsh Harrier

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Strumpshaw fen

A Afternoon at RSPB Strumpshaw

With 3 juv marsh Harriers playing two adults with them
a kingfisher Hobby juv Mute Swan Bearded tit's flying from reed bed to reed bed
lots of dragonflies a mink was seen bye a group.

Ruddy Darter
 Southern Hawker
 juv Pheasant
 Grass snake
 Grey Heron
 Bearded tit from the back

 juv Marsh Harrier

Wednesday, 15 July 2015


I had a two hour walk in Winterton sand Dunes
where their was some Grayling and small heath
as I got to the pools that are for the natterjack toads
with a Grass snake sitting in the water with tad poles
swimming around the edge.


 Grass snake

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

North Norfolk day

At Holt this afternoon then Holkham
with snakes butterflies & Orchids

The Drinker
 White Admiral

 Slow worm
 Dark Green Fritillary
 Marsh Helleborine
 Pyramidal Orchid

 Creeping Lady's-tresses