Saturday, 5 June 2010

North Norfolk Sites & Marsh Warbler Surprise

Titchwell, Burnham Market and Cley (Norfolk): Started at Titchwell: Curlew Sandpiper (1), Little Egret (3), Marsh Harrier (6), Bittern (1 heard), Red-crested Pochard (2 male), Bearded Tit (4), Ruddy Duck (1 male), Avocet, Cuckoo (heard), Cetti's Warbler (heard), Little Tern (4), Little Gull (3 immature), Egyptian Goose (1), Sedge Warbler, Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Reed Warbler, Fulmar (1), Swift and Swallow. We then travelled along the coast to Cley, via Burnham Market where we saw: Marsh Harrier (1), Buzzard (1) and Whitethroat (1). At Cley: Little Ringed Plover (1), Little Egret (2), Whitethroat (1), Marsh Harrier (6), Sand Martin (2), House Martin (1), Swift, Swallow, Little Tern (10), Sandwich Tern (5), Common Tern (1), Sedge Warbler and Reed Warbler. From Cley we heard news of a Marsh Warbler inland a few miles away which we visited on the route back to Tottenhill and enjoyed both hearing and watching the bird.
Water Vole
Water Vole
Reed Bunting
Ruddy Duck
Mute Swan
Marsh Harrier
Marsh Harrier
Little Tern

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