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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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