Well after a long period with the lockdown we eventually got back out to do some guided birded in Norfolk! I collected a group of dour today in Edgefield and we then headed up to the Coast, where a cool sea breeze was most welcome in the hot weather conditions! A walk along the East…

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1st June 2020 – Bintree Mill, Wensum Valley Highlights – Marsh Harrier, Barn owl, Cetti’s Warbler, Garden Warbler, 2 Grey Wagtail feeding young, Kingfisher, Green Woodpecker and a female Goosander an unseasonal record. 3rd June 2020 – Bintree Mill, Wensum Valley Highlights were a Spotted Flycatcher and an adult Mediterranean Gull feeding with Black-headed Gulls…

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16th May 2020 – Sparham PoolsA 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…

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An exclusive day mainly aimed at seeing Goshawks. We started in N Norfolk at my local site, it was an ideal morning, with some sunny spells and a good breeze. We were rewarded very quickly with a single male Goshawk skirting along the tree tops around 9.15am, then a lull with Buzzards dominating, at least…

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Another rough day of v windy weather! However at least the sun came out today! We headed East to our first location, Halvergate marshes, where a friend Pete was stood waiting our arrival. His eyes fixed firmly on where a Short-eared Owl had just landed, unfortunately now out of view. Eventually after searching for a…

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The birding at the moment is still a bit of a battle with the weather conditions. Winds of 25 mph average and gusts of 35-40mph making it pretty tricky at times. Nonetheless, with patience today we did reasonably well. First of all we walked the Little Ouse at Santon Downham, the river itself fairly well…

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Today myself and Gary Elton guided a U3A group of 12 people out in The Broads. We started the day by heading to the Acle area and were pleased to find a superb group of 18 Cranes present. Also Shelduck, 3+ Marsh Harrier, Lapwing and Kestrel whilst enjoying the Cranes. The next stop was near…

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