Archive for January 2020

26th January Day Three of three – Norfolk Winter Birding tour

We were heading to the Brecks today , but started birding just close by the accommodation where there was several nice flocks feeding in two local fields. There was at least 30 Yellowhammer, 20 Reed Bunting, 20 Chaffinch and several Brambling, plus a nice flock of c150 Linnet. We then stopped off at North Elmham…

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24th January Day One of three – Norfolk Winter Birding tour

 We started in the Sedgeford area, and were lucky to find the Eastern Yellow Wagtail still present and showing close just alongside the verge of the lane. It was with 2 Pied Wagtails and a few Meadow Pipits, apparently the EYW not seen again that day after we saw it fly East! Also a Red Kite and skeins of…

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18th January – Exclusive days guiding

A great start to the day with lovely views of the Rough-legged Buzzard. Followed by a nice morning around the Holkham NNR. We had masses of wildfowl from Burnham overy, other highlights Marsh Harrier, Peregrine, Golden Plover, Grey Plover, 40+ Ringed Plover, 2 Great White Egret, Cattle Egret, 150 Russian White-fronted Geese, c50 Snow Bunting…

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13th – 17th Norfolk Birding Winter Tour- Day Two of Five

14th January 2020 We started the day just north of the accommodation, where 2 farmland fields with lovely organic cover crop of Sorghum was attracting a pile of birds. The field was literally leaping with birds, over an hour, we had 200 Linnet, 60+ Chaffinch, c25 Brambling, 30+ Yellowhammer, 30+ Reed Bunting, plus Song Thrush,…

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13th – 17th Norfolk Birding Winter Tour- Day One of Five

Day One of five – Norfolk Winter Birding tour Today started early with a arrival at Snettisham around 7.35am for the high tide. En-route we had 2 Barn owls, the second we had perched and were able to watch hunting. We then arrived at Snettisham just in time to watch thousand Pink-footed geese leaving their…

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3rd January 2020

Exclusive days guiding – Holkham NNR & Raptor roost We started the day at Holkham, there was masses of wildfowl from the car park plus Snipe, Ruff, Redshank, close Brents & Pink-footed Geese. We then walked out on to the beach at Holkham where we soon found the Snow Bunting flock of around 60 birds,…

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