Norfolk Winter 5 Day Birding Tour

Day One 22nd January – Cley, Glaven Ford, Stiffkey Flood & Warham Greens A great start birding at Cley with lovely views eventually of the Red-breasted Goose, plus 5000 Pink-footed Geese added to the wonderful sounds and scene. Also Red-throated Diver on the sea, and a good spread of wildfowl, Pintail, Wigeon, Teal, Shoveler and…

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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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June 16-18th Norfolk Three day tour

This was a three day tour in Norfolk in mid-June for a U3A group. It proved very successful with some nice surprises and we also managed to see most of the tricky breeding species as well. Day One – started with a lovely surprise in the from of the breeding Bee-eaters near Trimingham, we had…

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November 8th & 9th Norfolk Exclusive 2 day Tour

Day One – Back to Snettisham again for another high tide! I picked up Sarah, Sue & Maggie in Hunstanton and then we headed straight to Snettisham for another High tide, none of them had ever seen it and their excitement was great to see! They weren’t to be dissappointed! Adding to the theatre of…

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October 9th & 10th – Norfolk High tide Spectaculars

A weekend mainly birding at Snettisham with an exclusive tour on Saturday, followed by a group tour of fourteen on Sunday. Both days concentrated on the High tide spectacular with close on 100,000 Red Knot, again providing an amazing spectacle. Other highlights over the weekend were 1500 Golden Plover, 3 Little Stints, 4 Spotted Redshank,…

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Exclusive Two Day Tour Snettisham High Tide 22nd September

We had not been travelling far when I noticed a Great White Egret in a field near Sculthorpe, an unusual location for this species, we pulled over and had a good look at it! This was followed by another fantastic visit to Snettisham RSPB for a Norfolk Birding High Tide spectacular. A stunning performance from…

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22nd August – Norfolk Exclusive High Tide Spectacular

Today I collected Wayne and Debbie from Fakenham at 7.30am and we headed to Snettisham for one of those special mornings, with a big tide and the autumn gatherings of thousands of shorebirds. As ever Snettisham and the birds didn’t disappoint and was topped off with wonderful light and clear skies. The pictures say more…

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30th October 2019 Day two of 3 day tour

We started today with another sensational high tide! The pictures paint a thousands words, We also had Peregrine, Merlin, Sparrowhawk, Buzzard and Marsh Harriers in and around the 50,000 Knot & other shorebirds. Also some nice groups of c800 Golden Plover and c30 Pintail, plus a great Pink-foot roost exit. On the way to Holme…

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28th October – Exclusive Guiding Day Two

A very early start today for the Snettisham High tide. We arrived at 6.15am and there were many, many birds, 20,000 Pink-footed Geese and 20,000 Red Knot a wondrous sight and sound, especially shortly after arriving they were flushed into the air by a Peregrine Falcon! The birds out on The Wash were spectacular, we…

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22nd March-24th March 2019 Day One of three day tour.

Day One 22nd March – Brilliant Brecks! Today started steadily, we arrived at Santon Downham and there was immediately lots of birds! Siskin, Brambling, Redpolls, Grey Wagtail all appeared very quickly within minutes of arrival. We then headed down the river. The Lesser Spotted Woodpeckers had been showing up till 9am, but we arrived a…

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