We started the day birding in challenging conditions with strong onshore winds & squally showers! We had a look at the sea and in between the worst showers there was some nice birds to see! Brent Goose (Dark-bellied)  3     westEurasian Teal  20     WestCommon Scoter  40     WestGreat Crested Grebe  1     westBar-tailed Godwit  1     westRuddy Turnstone  10Dunlin…

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We had not been travelling far when I noticed a Great White Egret in a field near Sculthorpe, an unusual location for this species, we pulled over and had a good look at it! This was followed by another fantastic visit to Snettisham RSPB for a Norfolk Birding High Tide spectacular. A stunning performance from…

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18th September & 20th September On both of these high tide visits we visited Snettisham early morning for the high tide and then went on to Titchwell afterwards. Both were amazing visits with the highest tides of the year resulting in c60,000 Red Knot being present. Both on the ground and in the air the…

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I spent the day walking up and back along Blakeney Point. There was a nice fall of migrants especially during mid and late afternoon. Highlights were Red-breasted Flycatcher, Wryneck and Nightjar & 3 Lapland Buntings with a nice scattering of other commoner migrants. Nightjar – 1 found out in Sueda beyond the Lifeboat station Red-breasted…

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I guided a family of three birdwatching in North Norfolk around the Kelling and Salthouse area today. They were particularly keen to combine a walk with a variety of habitats. The walk around Kelling took in hedgerow, fields, heathand and woodland offering a good mixture of birds. Birds recorded:-Common Greenshank  1Black-headed Gull  1Herring Gull  12Great…

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I spent the morning with three young children and their grandparents looking at birds, dragonflies, butterflies and moths around their mature gardens in Edgefield. Their beautiful big garden and pond provided lots to explore and look at. Dragonflies, frogs, newts and others! Overhead there were Swallows, House Martins and Buzzards. It was great to see…

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