May 19th Norfolk Group Birdwatching Day Tour

A great birding day tour today visiting Cley, Kelling and Salthouse Heaths. The tour started at 2pm and continuing through till 10pm, with a Fish and chip supper in Holt. Guided by Paul Varney on behalf of Norfolk Birding. We saw 2 Short-eared Owl, 3 Barn Owl, heard Tawny Owl. Saw Spoonbill, Nightjars, Turtle Dove and Woodlark very well and also watched Marsh Harrier carrying a Woodpigeon. Also noted were a few mammals – Fox, Water Vole, Roe Dee, Muntjac, Rabbit & Brown Hare. 

Species recorded
1Graylag Goose
2Brent Goose
3Mute Swan
4Common Shelduck
5Northern Shoveler
8Red-legged Partridge
9Common Wood-Pigeon
10European Turtle-Dove
11Eurasian Collared-Dove
12Eurasian Nightjar
13Common Swift
14Pied Avocet
15Eurasian Oystercatcher
16Common Ringed Plover
17Northern Lapwing
18Common Redshank
20Black-headed Gull
21Common Gull
22Herring Gull
23Great Black-backed Gull
24Little Tern
25Sandwich Tern
26Great Cormorant
27Little Egret
28Gray Heron
29Eurasian Spoonbill
30Western Marsh Harrier
31Eurasian Sparrowhawk
32Red Kite
33Common Buzzard
34Barn Owl
35Tawny Owl
36Short-eared Owl
37Eurasian Kestrel
38Eurasian Hobby
39Eurasian Jay
40Eurasian Jackdaw
42Carrion Crow
43Wood Lark
44Bearded Reedling
45Sedge Warbler
46Common Reed Warbler
47Bank Swallow
48Barn Swallow
49Willow Warbler
50Common Chiffchaff
51Cetti’s Warbler
52Lesser Whitethroat
53Eurasian Wren
54European Starling
55Mistle Thrush
56Song Thrush
57European Robin
59House Sparrow
60White Wagtail
61Meadow Pipit
62Common Chaffinch
63Eurasian Linnet
64European Goldfinch
66Reed Bunting