May 24-26th Norfolk group birding 3 day tour

Day One – Snettisham Coastal Park, Thornham Bank, Holme NNR, shore and dunes, Hunstanton Cliffs Day Two – Burnham Overy Staithe, Stiffkey Flood & Cley NWT Day Three – Great Cressingham, Santon Downham, Cockley Cley & Lynford Arboretum Highlights of day one were stunning close views of up to 4 Turtle Doves, a superb singing…

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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…

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Norfolk 5 day Spring Birdwatching Tour

April 22nd- 26th 2024 Over this 5 day tour we visited a whole range of areas and birdwatching locations. Day One – Thornham Bank, Holme NNR, shore and dunes, Hunstanton CliffsDay Two – Sheringham Sea, Cley NWT, Salthouse Marshes, Gramborough HillDay Three – Great Cressingham, Santon Downham, Cockley Cley, Lynford ArboretumDay Four – Swanton Novers…

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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 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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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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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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October 21st-23rd 3 day Ladies Tour

A 3 day Exclusive Ladies Group Tour Day One October 21st – Cley & Salthouse areas We started the tour on the East Bank at Cley, where the Long-billed Dowitcher was still present, showing very well, we had a great scope views! There’s some nice video of the Dowitcher here with a whole load of…

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October 14th-18th 2022 Norfolk Birding Autumn Birding Tour

A 5 day Group Tour – Guide for Norfolk Birding Chris Mills Participants for the 5 days – Richard & Lesley Powell, Adrian Bradley, Adrian Roach, Bob Turner & Peter Follett. Thanks to Adrian Bradley and Adrian Roach for providing images. Day One 14th October – Snettisham, Holme Dunes NNR & Choseley We started the…

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September 28th – Norfolk High Tide Group Day Tour

A wonderful high tide tour with fantastic light, gave us a round 40-50,000 Red Knot, 3-4000 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2000 Oystercatcher both seen in their masses, then flying overhead! Plus a plethora of commoner waders, including Redshank, Curlew, Dunlin, Sanderling, Grey Plover, Turnstone & Black-tailed Godwit. A Juv Peregrine added to the drama when it chased…

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