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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10th October 2019 – Day One Norfolk 5 day tour. We started the day at Cley with a seawatch. As expected in the SW wind, there was no skuas, or shearwaters, but a good variation of birds! Close inshore there were several Red-throated Divers including a smart bird with some retained summer plumage. Also several…

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Friday 20th September – A good two day tour culminating in 25 species of wader starting on the Friday at Snettisham, we stopped off en-route for a nice group of Grey Partridge, not a wader but great to see! At Snettisham there was again another great selection of shorebirds, with 30,000 Knot, 2000 Redshank, 3000…

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Today was a high tide visit to Snettisham, we collected the group via Fakenham and then Snettisham and arrived at The Wash around 8.30am with a good forty minutes to the high tide. On arrival birds were gathering and building nicely with around 40-45,000 Red Knot massing on the remaining mud, also a mass of…

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3rd July – Wells-next-the-sea & Titchwell – We started a 3 day tour today, with a group of 6 from a Buckinghamshire U3A group. Birding started in earnest at North Point, Wells-next-the-sea and we had just over 2 hours of excellent birding, at this recently established wetland. There was plenty of Reed and Sedge Warbler…

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22nd May Day One – Snettisham, Holme and Titchwell We started the day with a high tide at Snettisham where there was a spectacular number of Grey Plover, well over 1000 and mainly in full summer plumage! Also lots of Dunlin, Knot, Oystercatcher, Redshank , Sanderling, Bar-tailed Godwit, with smaller numbers of Ringed Plover and…

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Day One 22nd March – Brilliant Brecks! Today started steadily, we arrived at Santon Downham and there was immediately lots of birds! Siskin, Brambling, Redpolls, Grey Wagtail all appeared very quickly within minutes of arrival. We then headed down the river. The Lesser Spotted Woodpeckers had been showing up till 9am, but we arrived a…

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A really nice exclusive day based around Stiffkey, Wells-next-the Sea & Holkham NNR area. Shorelarks, raptors, geese, egrets and Spoonbills! I collected Jane & Pauline from Cley and we headed towards Holkham. Stopping off initially at Stiffkey fen area, where a pair of Marsh harriers, plus 2 other individuals delighted as they flew by at…

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