16th May 2020 – Sparham Pools
A nice afternoon stroll – highlights a singing Common Cuckoo, a late drake Wigeon, Common Kingfisher, Eurasian Hobby, Eurasian Reed Warbler, Bank Swallow, Swift, 30+ Sand Martin Willow Warbler, a pair of Grey Wagtail with 2 fledged young.
17th May 2020 – Sheringham/Weybourne
An early morning session produced A late Pink-footed Goose went West, in wing moult!?
Common Shelduck 2 East & 2 West
Tufted Duck 4 West
Common Eider 2 West
Stock Dove 5
Common Swift 46 West
Little Tern 3
Sandwich Tern 12
Northern Fulmar 2
Northern Gannet 5
Great Cormorant 12
Eurasian Sparrowhawk 1
Common Buzzard 8
Eurasian Kestrel 1
Barn Swallow 65 West
HouseMartin 6 West
Greater Whitethroat 10
European Starling 1 West
European Stonechat 4
Yellow Wagtail 24 West. Including 1 v probable Grey-headed but flight view only. Tree Pipit 2 West Goldfinch 58 West
20th May 2020 Kelling
17 Dark-bellied Brent Geese East, 30 Barnacle Geese West, 1 Whimbrel in the fields, 1 Yellow Wagtail & 1 Tree Pipit West.
20th May 2020 Sheringham
70 Swallow West, 2 Red Kite East
22nd May 2020 – Kelling
2 Avocet, 1 Whimbrel, 50 Sand Martin, 40 Swallow West, 10 House Martin west, 100 Swift west, 6 Yellow Wagtails with cattle, 1 Cuckoo.
26th May 2020 – Sheringham/Weybourne
3 Avocet flew West an unusual record from the cliffs, 10 Shelduck East and 3 Wheatears in the fields.
A selection of moth pics trapped in the garden or seen locally:- Notocelia Cynosbaltella Yellow faced bell, Eyed Hawk-moth, Light Emerald, Alabonia geofrella, Crambus lathonellius Hook-streak Grass veneer, Privet Hawk-moth, Pale Oak Beauty, Cinnibar moth, Scorched Wing, Lime-speck Pug, Seraphim & Blood-vein.