Today we headed to Cley. Although the winds were Southerly and not encouraging for a seawatch, I was sure an hours effort would see us add a few more birds to our total. It was fairly slow going but several Red-throated Divers were sitting offshore, a few Common Scoter passed by and several parties of…

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With a strong WNW wind we had a really enjoyable day seawatching the stand out birds were the Black Guillemot, and Osprey that flew in off the sea. Unfortunately these were both before David and Sue arrived, but they throughly enjoyed getting to grips with Arctic & Great Skuas, plus Common and Sandwich terns, a…

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I spent the day in NW Norfolk with Renee, who was out for the day to do some photography. We started at Holme and eventually tracked down the Snow Buntings, which were quite flighty and it took several attempts before they settled. Fortunately Renee had settled down, as I had suggested and the Snow buntings…

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Day One – 8th November A tricky day dodging showers and dealing with a gusty NE wind! However, we still had a great day! We started at Burnham Overy and were soon watching several nice skeins of Dark-bellied Brents, plus skeins of Pink-footed Geese. Out over the marsh we were soon also enjoying regular Marsh…

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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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I met up with John & Sue out in the Broads today. We headed off to Potter Heigham Marshes. It was a great morning with lots of activity. Almost immediately on arrival we were hearing and then scoping a Cuckoo! There was a showy Sedge warbler singing nearby and a quick scan of the nearby…

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