Norfolk Winter 3 Day Birding Tour

February 2nd – 4th This was a three day/3 night group tour and visited similar areas to the last 3 & 5 day January tours, however there were a few species recorded that were different to the previous trips, a full list of species recorded is below along with the locations we visited. We recorded…

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Norfolk Winter 5 Day Birding Tour

Day One 22nd January – Cley, Glaven Ford, Stiffkey Flood & Warham Greens A great start birding at Cley with lovely views eventually of the Red-breasted Goose, plus 5000 Pink-footed Geese added to the wonderful sounds and scene. Also Red-throated Diver on the sea, and a good spread of wildfowl, Pintail, Wigeon, Teal, Shoveler and…

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Norfolk Birding 3 Day Winter Tour

12-14th January 2024 Friday 12th January NW & North Norfolk Day One of Three We started the tour with a walk out along the shore at Brancaster, as we parked up there were 2 Spoonbills in view and a Marsh harrier skidded past, a nice start! As we walked along the shore we started to…

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October Norfolk Birding sightings

The following is an overview of the birds recorded whilst guiding and birding in Norfolk during October. Birds seen whilst birding without are marked with an asterisk*! Dates is either first date recorded, or the date with the largest count. The more unusual species and larger counts are in bold. Guiding on:- October 11th, 12-16th…

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Days guided birding around Cley – 26th September

A nice day around Cley guiding Clare and Peter two regulars, they finally got to see Long-billed Dowitcher. Lovely close views of Red-throated diver, Guillemots, Razorbills and Gannets just offshore making the most of good fishing conditions. On the shore there was a very smart 1st winter Caspian Gull. An adult pale phase Arctic skua…

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Norfolk Birding 3 day September tour

22nd September Day One – Holme Dunes, North Point Wells & Stiffkey Fen We kicked off the tour at Holme dunes NNR, as we headed up through the dunes, there was a light passage of Meadow Pipits and Swallows passing by. Also several Stonechats including a family party, plus Reed Bunting and a nice flock…

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Uists Scottish Birdwatching Tour – 3rd June – 10th June 2023

Uists Tour – 3rd June – 10th June 2023. Tour leader – Chris Mills Norfolk Birding Participants:- Seán Dempster, David du Croz, Peter & Deborah Ibbotson, Adrian Roach & Paul Woodham. White-tailed Eagle – seen almost daily during our tour! Accommodation The tour was based on 5 star self-catering accommodation and 4 star Bed &…

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Norfolk 3 Day Spring Birdwatching Tour April 5th-7th

A forgiving 8am meeting time on our first day was followed by a gentle drive with the group to NWT Cley Marshes on the coast. We were greeted by mild, bright and blustery spring conditions on the East Bank. The mournful verses of a Mistle Thrush singing nearby could be heard on the breeze. It…

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Norfolk Birdwatching 3 Day Winter Tour – January 27-29th 2023

Day One – Hempstead area, Swanton Novers, Holkham NNR and Warham Greens. We started the tour rather unusually by heading for farmland and woodland, as it suited the better weather conditions forecast for today. There was a really nice field close to Holt, with dedicated bird crop and here there was 2-300 birds. The majority…

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Norfolk 5 day Winter Birding Tour 16-20th January

Day One – 16th January – The Broads We kicked the tour off in tricky weather conditions, cold grey skies with intermittent showers, wintry by the days end. However, the birding was good and we didn’t let it dampen our spirits. We kicked off near Horning with a nice group of “wild” Swans, 20 Whoopers…

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