Archive for March 2019

22nd March-24th March 2019 Day One of three day tour.

Day One 22nd March – Brilliant Brecks! Today started steadily, we arrived at Santon Downham and there was immediately lots of birds! Siskin, Brambling, Redpolls, Grey Wagtail all appeared very quickly within minutes of arrival. We then headed down the river. The Lesser Spotted Woodpeckers had been showing up till 9am, but we arrived a…

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20th March 2019 A Great day patch birding at Sheringham

Sheringham BO, Norfolk, England, GB Mar 20, 2019 6:10 AM – 10:10 AM A great 4 hours of Viz-mig on my patch at Sheringham, the main highlights in bold below! White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)  1     Flew west along the ridge at 11am, lost to view 11.05 over Weybourne. An Immature bird seen at Cromer first…

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ISLAY TOUR REPORT Birding Tour of Islay 9th-16th March 2019

Participants:- Robin & Vivien Arbenz, Doug & Penny Boyd, Chris Brock, Derek Pittman and Marian Wootton. Tour Guide for Norfolk Birding – Chris Mills OVERVIEW OF THE TOUR This was a one week winter tour to Islay, off the west coast of Scotland in Argyll. We were a little less fortunate with the weather this…

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March 4th 2019 – Norfolk Exclusive guided birding day

A really nice exclusive day based around Stiffkey, Wells-next-the Sea & Holkham NNR area. Shorelarks, raptors, geese, egrets and Spoonbills! I collected Jane & Pauline from Cley and we headed towards Holkham. Stopping off initially at Stiffkey fen area, where a pair of Marsh harriers, plus 2 other individuals delighted as they flew by at…

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