Norfolk Birdwatching 3 Day Winter Tour – January 27-29th 2023

Day One – Hempstead area, Swanton Novers, Holkham NNR and Warham Greens. We started the tour rather unusually by heading for farmland and woodland, as it suited the better weather conditions forecast for today. There was a really nice field close to Holt, with dedicated bird crop and here there was 2-300 birds. The majority…

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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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February 16th-18th Three day Winter Tour

February 16th – Day One Holkham NNR, Cley marshes & Stiffkey Greens We started off the day at Holkham NNR, a quick roadside stop gave us lovely views of 165 White-fronted Geese showing down to 40m from the minibus. Also several Egyptian Geese, Greylag Geese and 2 Pink-footed Geese in the same area. Also Buzzard, Marsh harrier…

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January 24th-28th Five day Winter Tour

Day One of Five Norfolk Group Winter tour The first day of a five day tour was spent at Holkham NNR with a huge number of wildfowl as well as waders, divers and sea ducks. Thousands of Pink-footed Geese filled the fields to the north as well as 100+ White-fronted Geese showing down to 40m…

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November 16-18th Three Day Norfolk Birding group tour

Day One – 16th November Hunstanton, Holkham & Titchwell This 3 day/ 3 night Norfolk tour was based from The Burleigh at Hunstanton. We started the day with a quick look at Hunstanton Cliffs, this proved productive, with highlights being 2 Whooper Swans moving South out over the sea, plus a superb ringtail Hen harrier…

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March 4th 2019 – Norfolk Exclusive guided birding day

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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February 18th & 19th 2019 A 2 day Exclusive Birding Tour in North Norfolk

Feb 18th 2019 Another great day visiting Holkham Shorelaeks, Snow Buntings, Spoonbills, Long-tailed Duck and Great White Egrets The day rounded off with yet another great raptor roost & a Barn Owl. I collected Peter and Sue from The White Horse, where we enjoyed breakfast together, chatted over their target birds and agreed the logistics fr the next two days. We arrived at Holkham and were…

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February 8th Norfolk Exclusive Day Tour 2019

A windy day in the Holkham & Wells area, but still bird-filled with Shorelarks, Snow Buntings, Black Brant & a raptor roost! I collected Araba and Lily from Hidolveston today, for an exclusive day out. We arrived at Holkham with grey skies and strong blustery SW wind, birding wasn’t going to be easy! However, the…

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February 5th Norfolk Exclusive Day Tour 2019

A lovely winter’s day birding filled with wildfowl and special birds! I picked up Steve & Debbie from the White Horse at Brancaster and we started with some nice easy birding just at the back of the pub, out on the saltmarsh. There was a lovely selection of birds, lots of Dark-bellied Brent Geese, Teal,…

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Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th January 2019

Norfolk 2 day Winter birdwatching tour Nice start to the day at Hunstanton with a drake Common Eider, a Peregrine, Shag, 100+ Dark-bellied Brents plus 25+ Fulmar. We then headed to Thornham, stopping off for a nice flock of c200 Linnets in the nearby fields. Down at the harbour we were soon watching 12 Twite coming into drink, there was also 5 Rock Pipits here and great views of 4…

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