Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Norfolk 3-5th October. PP, PT + MH.

                                   Titchwell reserve
                                    Ruff
                                    Snipe
                                  Black tailed godwit
                                   Little egret
                                  Pintail
                                  Marsh harrier
                                  Barn owl
                                   Bearded tits
                                    Avocets
                                  Pink footed geese
                                  Steppe grey shrike.
                                  We saw 115 species overall with the best day total
                                  being 100 species on the 5th. Highlights were Little
                                  stint, Red crested pochard, Yellow browed warbler,
                                  Yellow wagtail, Barn owl, Bearded tit, calling Long
                                  eared owl, Merlin, Grey partridge and 2 Stoat.
                                           Pink footed geese were in good numbers, with
                                  a count of 29,000 going to roost from Holkham and
                                  Burnham overy on 4th. Star bird was a Steppe grey
                                  shrike, first seen by PT, which was a first for the
                                  county.

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