July 2021 – Norfolk Guided Birding & wildlife tour reports

As well as the 4 day wildlife tour we also ran several exclusive Norfolk guided birdwatching days through July. From early July returning adult waders and shorebirds started to appear. A list of bird species recorded are below and and include species recorded during guiding and personal birding sessions. The better birds are in bold!…

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17th March 2020 – A day looking for Goshawks

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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21st February Day One of three – Norfolk Winter Birding tour

The birding at the moment is still a bit of a battle with the weather conditions. Winds of 25 mph average and gusts of 35-40mph making it pretty tricky at times. Nonetheless, with patience today we did reasonably well. First of all we walked the Little Ouse at Santon Downham, the river itself fairly well…

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16th November – Guided photography day

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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31st October 2019 Day three of 3 day tour

Another lovely day with a frost and clear, sunny blue skies! We took the walk out at Burnham Overy Staithe and out into the dunes. There was a big tide on arrival and we enjoyed vast skeins of Pink-footed Geese heading from their roost to feeding areas. Also nice flights of Dark-bellied Brents overhead. As…

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29th October 2019 – Day One of 3 Day tour

With a steady NE wind we started the day at Cley with a seawatch. There was plenty to keep us occupied, with a steady procession of Dark-bellied Brents arriving from the East, plus several groups of Eider, numerous groups of Common Scoter, plus Shelduck, several Red-throated Divers including close inshore on the sea, numerous Guillemots…

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27th October 2019 – Exclusive days Guiding Day One

We started the day at North Point, Wells. There was a goo selection of Teal and Wigeon, plus a group of 60 Curlew. Sev small skeins of Pink-feet passed overhead, and a nice covey of Grey Partridge dropped in front of us. Nearby Reed Bunting, Stonechat, Linnet, Yellowhammer & Goldfinch were all along the hedgerow.…

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17th October 2019 Exclusive day Tour

Today was an exclusive day tour and I collected Dennis, Dale and Margaret from Weybourne. We headed straight over to Walsey Hills where after a bit of searching I managed to locate one of the Jack Snipe, that had been present for several days. We then headed down the main path and were fortunate to…

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