UPDATED Daily Sightings

7th April 2014
  • Little Ringed Plover x 3 at Patch
  • Green Sandpiper x 2 at Patch
  • Lesser Spotted Woodpecker drumming at patch
  • Swallow over patch
  • 3 Redwing at Patch
Little Ringed Plovers

6th April 2014
  • Swallow x 2 at Earl Stonham over A1120

5th April 2014
  • Blackcap in Garden
  • Jack Snipe at Minsmere
  • Stone-curlew at Minsmere
  • Willow Warbler
  • Caspian Gull x 3 at Minsmere
  • Sand Martin x c.15 at Minsmere
  • More sightings on blog
Jack Snipe

1st April 2014
  • Blackcap singing at Stowupland High School (for 2 days)
  • Chiffchaff singing at Stowupland High School

9th March 2014
  • Chiffchaff at Cretingham Golf Club by Hole 12 green
  • 4 specie of Butterfly out on the wing

16th January 2014
  • Green Woodpecker calling from garden this morning but not seen

12th January 2014 - Lackford Area
  • Bittern at Lackford Lakes
  • 4 Red-crested Pochards at Lackford Lakes
  • 6 Goosanders at Lackford Lakes
  • 15+ Crossbill at West Stow CP
  • 3+ Yellow-legged Gulls at Lackford Lakes into roost
  • further sightings on blog post about today
Common Crossbill at West Stow



6th January 2014 - The Strand
  • BLACK-THROATED DIVER at Whearstead Strand
  • Dunlin, Knot, Redshank, Sanderling, Oystercatcher and Lapwings seen
  • Goldeneyes and Red-breasted Mergansers also seen
  • More sightings coming soon to blog.

4th January 2014 - Norfolk Broads
  • Ringtail Hen Harrier at Stubb Mill, Hickling Broad
  • Taiga Bean, White-fronted, Pink-footed, Barnacle, Greylag and Canada Goose all seen at Buckenham Marshes RSPB
  • 2 Peregrine at Buckenham Marshes RSPB
  • Whooper and Bewick's Swans at Ludham Airfield with Egyptian Geese
  • Woodcock in Hickling Village at Dusk
  • 12 Cranes at Ludham Abbey Ruins
  • 3 Cranes at Stubb Mill, Hickling Broad
  • More sightings on blog post about this day soon....

3rd January 2014 - DADS BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!

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2nd January 2014 - Alton Water
  • Barnacle Goose at The Wonder
  • Goosander at Lemon's Hill Bridge
  • full report on blog post about this day.

1st January 2014
  • 16 species seen in the garden - see my BUBO Listings Britain 2014 Year List for more details

28th December 2013 - Stour Estuary
  • Peregrine at Harwich
  • Several Goldeneye on the River
  • Several Red-breasted Merganser's on the River
  • 3 Common Scoters on the River
  • 2 Buzzards over the River
  • Several Waders
  • Shag on the River
  • Several Brent Goose on the River
  • Guillemot on the River

16th December 2013
  • Dad had 10 Golden Plover at Brettenham this morning
12th December 2013
  • Little Owl calling at Stonham Barns Golf Club this evening
10th December 2013

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7th December 2013
  • 2 Hawfinch at Lynford Arboretum by Visitor Hut mid a'noon
  • 10+ Crossbill at Lynford Arboretum by Visitor Hut mid a'noon
  • 5+ Bullfinch at Lynford Arboretum in Paddock midday

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30th June 2013
  • 2+ Kingfisher at Stowmarket Golf Club mid afternoon

17th June 2013
  • Green Woodpecker in garden on front tree!!!! First in years

14th June 2013
  • 3+ NIGHTJAR at Minsmere
  • Stone Curlew (heard) at Minsmere

7th June 2013
  • LITTLE RINGED PLOVER on patch
  • Nightingale on patch
  • Common Tern on patch
  • Bullfinch on patch
  • 6+ Grey Wagtail on patch
  • Reed Warbler on patch
LRP


31st May 2013 - Isle of Mull

  • Dipper at Beach
  • Adder at Beach
  • 2 Otter at Loch Scridain
  • Hen Harrier at Loch Scridain
Dipper


30th May 2013 - Isle of Mull

  • REDSTART at Ardura
  • GRASSHOPPER WARBLER at Grasspoint
  • Further sightings on blog post about this day
Redstart


29th May 2013 - Isle of Mull

  • CROSSBILL at Pennyghael
  • Tree Sparrow at Fidden
  • Further Sightings on blog post about this day.

Tree Sparrow

28th May 2013 - Isle of Mull
  • ARCTIC SKUA* on Lunga
  • 7 GREAT SKUA on Lunga
  • 180+ PUFFIN on Lunga
  • 30+ FULMAR on Lunga
  • 3 TWITE on Lunga
  • 10+ MANX SHEARWATER on Lunga
  • further sightings on blog
Arctic Skua


27th May 2013 - Isle of Mull
  • 4 CORNCRAKE on Iona
  • further sightings on blog post about this day
Corncrake


26th May 2013 - Isle of Mull

  • WOOD WARBLER at Ardura
  • 3 SPOTTED FLYCATCHER at Ardura
  • further sightings on blog post about this day
Wood Warbler


25th May 2013 - Isle of Mull
  • 4 WHIMBREL at Lochdon
  • 5+ HOODED CROW at Lochdon
  • GOLDEN EAGLE at Glen More
  • WHITE-TAILED EAGLE at Grasspoint
  • 4+ GREAT NORTHERN DIVER at Loch Scridain
  • KITTIWAKE at Oban
  • 10+ RAZORBILL at Oban
  • 10+ BLACK GUILLEMOT at Oban
Great Northern Diver
24th May 2013
  • TREE PIPIT at Beanery Vrae - Scotland
  • RAVEN at Beanery Vrae - Scotland
11th May 2013
  • STONE-CURLEW at Minsmere
  • 2+ DARTFORD WARBLER at Westleton Heath
  • 2+ WOODLARK at Westleton Heath
  • WHINCHAT at Minsmere
  • Drk Garganey at Minsmere
  • more sightings on blog post about this day.
DARTFORD WARBLER


6th May 2013
  • RED-FOOTED FALCON at Lakenheath Fen
  • 2 Red Kites at Lakenheath Fen
  • ARCTIC TERN at Lackford Lakes
  • COMMON TERN at Lakenheath Fen
  • SEDGE WARBLERS at Lakenheath fen
  • CUCKOOS at Lakenheath Fen
  • SEVERAL HOBBIES at Lakenheath Fen
  • more sightings on blog post about this day



29th April 2013
  • BLACK-NECKED GREBE in summer plumage at undisclosed site, suffolk
  • Lesser Whitethroat still at bustop with Chiffchaff, Blackcap and 20+ Hirundines


25th April 2013
  • SWIFT over Chinese restaurant, Stowupland @ 7:10am
  • LESSER WHITETHROAT at Stowupland
  • COMMON WHITETHROAT at Stowupland by Chinese Restaurant
Common Whitethroat

21st April 2013
  • BLACKCAP at Bosmere
  • WILLOW WARBLER at Alderson
  • Chiffchaff at Bosmere
  • rest of sightings on blog post about the day
Chiffchaff


19th April 2013
  • 2+ WHITE WAGTAIL in wagtail roost at Tesco, Stowmarket
  • YELLOW WAGTAIL in wagtail roost at Tesco, Stowmarket
  • 80+ Pied Wagtail in roost at Tesco, Stowmarket
14th April 2013
  • HOUSE MARTIN near my Garden
13th April 2013
  • 3 SWALLOWS; 1 at Cretingham Golf Club, 2 in Forward Green
10th April 2013 Minsmere
  • WHEATEAR on Konik Field
  • GREEN SANDPIPER on East Scrape
  • 3 GARGANEY on Island Mere
  • 2 BITTERN; One near Konik Field, and one at Bittern Hide
  • WATER PIPIT on Island Mere
  • 2 SAND MARTIN over Reedbed by North Bushes
  • 2 BLACK REDSTARTS on Sand Banks by Visitor Center
  • Redhead Smew on East Scrape
  • for rest of days sightings, see blog post about this day

Water Pipit




5th April 2013
  • c.20 Waxwings on Heath Road, Ipswich



3rd April 2013
  • CHIFFCHAFF at Bosmere by river by Alderson Lake
  • 26 Tufted Duck at Bosmere Lake
  • 11 Wigeon on Alderson Lake
  • 7 Teal at Bosmere Lake
  • Little Owl on Church Road, Stowupland
  • Lesser Redpoll at Bosmere Lake
  • 2 Great-C-Grebes on Bosmere Lake
  • 3 G-C-Grebes on Needham Lakes
  • 2 Great-c-Grebes on Alderson Lake
  • Other Sightings on blog post
Treecreeper



28th March 2013
  • No sign of Tree Sparrow today
  • Long-tailed Tit in garden this afternoon

27th March 2013
  • Tree Sparrow present in garden this morning and this evening.
  • 1 Roe Deer in regular place by A14 this morning, with 5 this afternoon
PICTURE TO BE ADDED


26th March 2013
  • 1+ TREE SPARROW in garden throughout the day
  • 2 RED KITE in Haughley approx 0.5 miles south of Bacton Scout Center


25th March 2013
  • TREE SPARROW in garden this morning and this evening. First for the garden and for the year



22nd March 2013
  • 1 Little Owl at Bacton Middle School on playing field at 10:45pm

21st March 2013
  • Pair of Little Owl at Bacton Middle School on playing field at 2:30pm - also calling to each other
  • 5 Roe Deer in regular spot on A14 this pm

11th March 2013
  • 20+ Skylark by the Chinese restaurant in stubble field early morning today

10th March 2013
  • 4 Long-tailed Tits on feeders today

3rd March 2013
  • Fem. Red-crested Pochard Titchwell on Patsy's Reedbed
  • Velvet Scoter offshore at Titchwell with Common Scoters.
  • Kingfisher on Thornham Grazing Marsh at Titchwell
  • 2 Ringed Plover at Titchwell on Beach
  • Juv Gannet on sea at Titchwell
  • 8 Long-tailed Ducks (5 Drakes!) on sea at Titchwell
  • 15+ Red-breasted Mergansers on sea at Titchwell
  • 30+ Eider on sea at Titchwell
  • 20+ Goldeneye on sea at Titchwell
  • 5+ Spotted Redshank at Titchwell
  • 3 Water Rails at Titchwell
  • more sightings on blog post when published
Red-crested Pochard at Titchwell



25th - 9th March 2013

  • Long-tailed Tit Numbers dying down, but still individuals present today
  • A Coal Tit was present on the 2nd March.
  • 2 Roe Deer in regular A14 place on 7th March
  • MOORHEN on front garden at 10:00am. First for the garden.

24th February 2013
  • 8+ Long-tailed Tits seen throughout the day in every hour on feeders

23rd February 2013
  • The Coal Tit returned to the garden briefly this morning
  • 2 Long-tailed Tits on field this afternoon
  • Common Gull on neighbours roof this morning and yesterday

21st February 2013
  • Spotted Redshank at Levington Creek on the Lagoon
  • 50+ Waxwing Felixstowe on Springland Avenue
  • Rock Pipit at Levington Creek
  • Mediterranean Gull at Levington Creek
  • Meadow Pipit at Levington Creek
  • 3 Little Egret at Levington Creek
  • Snipe at Levington Creek
  • 2 Long-tailed Tits in garden this morning
  • 8 Long-tailed Tits in garden this evening
  • Further Sightings and Pictures on Blog post about the day
Waxwings at Felixstowe


20th February 2013
  • 9 Mandarin Ducks (6 Drakes) at Christchurch Park
Mandarin Duck at Christchurch Park


19th February 2013
  • 2 Tawny Owl at Stowmarket Golf Club. One flying, one hooting
  • 3 Common Buzzard over Stowmarket Golf Club

18th February 2013
  • 30+ SNOW BUNTING at Salthouse communicating between Little Eye and Car Park
  • Purple Sandpiper at Cley on Eye Pool
  • Black-throated Diver off Salthouse
  • 5+ Red-throated Diver off Salthouse and Cley
  • Guillemot off Salthouse
  • 2 Spoonbill at Holkham from Tower Hide
  • Black Brant at Holkham at Lady Anne's Drive
  • 30+ White-fronted Geese at Holkham from Tower Hide
  • Barn Owl at Holkham
  • Redshank at Salthouse
  • 40+ Turnstone at Salthouse 
  • Reed Bunting at Cley
  • Further Sightings and Pictures on blog post
Snow Buntings at Salthouse


10th-17th February 2013
  • Long-tailed Tits in garden nearly everyday, with maximum flocks reaching 8, and minimum reaching 2.

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9th February 2013
  • 2 Common Gulls in the area this morning
  • 6 Long-tailed Tits on feeders again this morning
  • Sparrowhawk over Tesco in Stowmarket

4-8th February 2013
  • 2-5 Roe Deer seen all week by A14 in regular place
  • Also Long-tailed Tits every day in garden
Long-tailed Tits in garden


3rd February 2013
  • CASPIAN GULL at Great Livermere
  • 60+ Brambling at Great Livermere
  • Mealy Redpoll at Great Livermere
  • 15+ Lesser Redpoll at Great Livermere
  • 50+ Siskin at Great Livermere
  • 3 Barnacle Geese at Great Livermere
  • Egyptian Goose at Great Livermere
  • 2 Tufted Duck at Great Livermere
Caspian Gull at Great Livermere



2nd February 2013
  • 2 Hawfinch at Lynford Arboretum
  • Black-bellied Dipper at Thetford at Three Nuns Bridges
  • 100+ Siskin at Lynford Arboretum
  • Jay at Lynford Arboretum
  • 2 Nuthatch at Lynford Arboretum
  • 2 Marsh Tit at Lynford Arboretum
  • 20+ Lesser Redpoll at Lynford Arboretum
  • 10+ Redwing at Lynford Arboretum
  • 2 Buzzard at Lynford Arboretum
  • Further sightings on blog post
Hawfinch at Lynford Arboretum


28th January 2013
  • 20+ Golden Plover over bustop this morning
27th January 2013
  • Fieldfare in garden at 12:45pm
  • 2 Common Gull over garden at 10:30am


26th January 2013
  • 500+ Skylark in Stubble Fields in Stowupland. On Church Road, drive past Freeman Primary School and up to right hand turning for Creeting, then view in next field.
Some of the 500+ Skylark

BIG GARDEN BIRDWATCH SIGHTINGS:
  • 8 Long-tailed Tits
  • 1 Goldfinch
  • 21 House Sparrow
  • 3 Blue Tit
  • 1 Great Tit
  • 1 Fieldfare
  • 1 Dunnock
  • 3 Blackbird
  • 1 Robin
  • 2 Chaffinch
  • 2 Greenfinch
  • 2 Woodpigeon
  • 1 Wren
  • 1 Starling

25th January 2013
  • 100+ Skylark in Stubble Field by Little China take away this afternoon - Stowupland
  • 5+ Long-tailed Tit in garden this afternoon
  • 3 Roe Deer at regular place on A14
  • 2 Muntjac in Haughley in first fields after junction to haughley on A14

Long-tailed Tits in Garden

22nd January 2013
  • 4 Long-tailed Tits in garden this afternoon
Long-tailed Tits in garden


21st January 2013
  • Skylark by Little China Take Away early morning in Stowupland
  • 5 Wigeon at Needham Lake on main lake
  • Plenty of Common Gulls at Needham Lakes and Ipswich

20th January 2013
  • Common Gull on neighbours roof throughout the day with 15 Black-headed Gulls
  • Sparrowhawk briefly through close this afternoon
Common Gull on neighbours roof

19th January 2013
  • BLACK-BELLIED DIPPER at Thetford on Little Ouse River. Park in Riverside Car Park, cross metal footbridge to wooden footbridge, the walk left down stream to view.
  • 1+ Firecrest at Lynford Arboretum
  • 5+ Nuthatch at Lynford Arboretum
  • 2 Nuthatch at Santon Downham
  • 20+ Coal Tit at Lynford Arboretum
  • 2 Marsh Tit at Lynford Arboretum
  • No Hawfinch at Lynford Arboretum
  • Little Grebe at Lynford Arboretum
  • 6+ Bullfinch at Santon Downham
  • 20+ Lesser Redpoll at Lynford Arboretum
  • 200+ Siskin at Lynford Arboretum
  • 15+ Redwing at Lynford Arboretum
  • 2 Stock Dove at Santon Downham
Black-bellied Dipper at Thetford


15th January 2013
  • Fieldfare in neighbours garden this morning

14th January 2013
  • 5 Red Deer in regular spot by A14
  • Kestrel in Haughley on new roundabout from A14

13th January 2013
  • 15+ Long-tailed Tit in garden this morning
  • Common Gull on neighbours roof again this morning
  • Coal Tit in garden this morning
Long-tailed Tits in Garden


11th January 2013
  • Barn Owl flew across road in Haughley on way back from school at 3:30pm 

7th January 2013
  • Scaup at Barton Broad from Boardwalk viewing platform
  • 7 Common Crane at Hickling Broad raptor roost at Stubb Mill
  • 3 Merlin at Stubb Mill
  • 2 Hen Harrier (male and female) at Stubb Mill
  • Whooper Swan flew over road at Repps
  • 20+ Grey Partridge at Stubb Mill
  • 10+ Lesser Redpoll in wood at Barton Broad
  • 2 Barn Owl in Ludham Village
  • Barn Owl at Stubb Mill
  • 10,000+ Pink-footed Goose at Stubb Mill with 2 White-fronted Goose
  • 8 Goldeneye at Barton Broad
  • 2 Stonechat at Stubb Mill
  • 25+ Marsh Harrier at Stubb Mill
Scaup at Barton Broad


5th January 2013
  • Long-tailed Duck on Stour Estuary with Goldeneye
  • 5 Eider in Holbrook Bay on Stour Estuary (first in 10 years)
  • 5+ Common Scoter on Stour Estuary
  • 50+ Goldeneye on Stour Estuary
  • 50+ Red-breasted Merganser on Stour Estuary
  • Shag on Stour Estuary
  • Peregrine Falcon on Stour Estuary at Harwich Dock
  • 20+ Avocet on Stour Estuary
  • 50+ Dunlin on Stour Estuary
  • 20+ Redshank on Stour Estuary
  • 5+ Turnstone on Stour Estuary
  • 40+ Grey Plover on Stour Estuary
  • 35+ Oystercatcher on Stour Estuary
  • More sightings on Blog Post when updated
Red-breasted Merganser on Stour Estuary


3rd January 2013
  • 60+ Taiga Bean Geese at Buckenham Marshes in field with 40+ White-fronted Geese
  • 3 Short-eared Owl Claxton Marshes
  • 2 Woodcock at Dusk at Strumpshaw Fen by Fen Hide
  • Barn Owl Claxton Marshes but distant
  • Barn Owl at Strumpshaw Fen at Dusk by Fen Hide
  • Cetti's Warbler in flight by Reception Hide at Strumpshaw Fen
  • 10+ Snipe at Fen Hide at Strumpshaw Fen
  • Jay in wood at Strumpshaw Fen
  • 60+ Pink-footed Geese at Strumpshaw Fen over wood
  • Meadow Pipit over meadows at Strumpshaw Fen
  • Ruff in field at Buckenham Marshes
  • 2 Egyptian Goose Strumpshaw Fen
  • Song Thrush at Brundall
  • 15+ Red-legged Partridge on entrance track at Strumpshaw Fen
  • 600+ Wigeon at Buckenham Marshes
  • Male Stonechat at Claxton Marshes
Taiga Bean Geese at Buckenham


2nd January 2013
  • Common Buzzard at Cretingham Golf Club over wood on 5th Hole
  • 4 Linnet at Entrance to Cretingham Golf Club
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker at Pettaugh
  • Little Egret at 5th Hole Green in fields at Cretingham Golf Club
  • Sparrowhawk in wood at 5th Hole at Cretingham Golf Club

New Years Day
  • Red-breasted Goose at North Warren in field with Barnacles and 3 feral Red-breasted Geese opposite second car park viewed from path.
  • 4 Smew at Minsmere on scrape viewed from North Hide (2 Drake)
  • 200+ White-fronted Goose at North Warren opposite second car park
  • 4 Bewick's Swan flew over Bittern Hide at Minsmere at Dusk (4pm)
  • 1,000+ Barnacle Geese at North Warren opposite second car park
  • Stonechat at North Warren in main car park
  • 50+ Pintail at Minsmere and North Warren
  • Albino Pheasant in Coddenham with Common Pheasant
  • 3 Bullfinch Minsmere Between Island Mere and Bittern Hides (2 males)
  • Treecreeper at Minsmere in Tit flock at the fork path to North Hide or Sluice
  • 2 Otter at Bittern Hide at Dusk (4pm)
  • 62 Species seen today! More sightings on blog when updated!
3 Feral Red-breasted Geese

Wild bird being camera shy!


New Years Eve
  • 1+ Common Gull flying about the house today with 20+ Black-headed Gull

Sunday 30th December
  • 15+ Mediterranean Gull at Landguard
6+ Med Gulls on beach


Wednesday 26th December
  • 25+ Waxwing in Stowmarket at the Tomo Road roundabout on Gun Cotton Road in large Oak Trees down the path. Then seen down Cormorant Road but distant
Waxwings in Cedars Area

Sunday 23rd December
  • Great White Egret at Alton Water viewed from The Wonder
  • Velvet Scoter on the Strand viewed from lay by near Suffolk Food Hall
  • Long-tailed Duck at Freston on the strand viewed from Stoke Sailing Club
  • Goosander at Alton Water, flew over Lemons Hill bridge
  • 7+ Goldeneye on The Strand
  • Barn Owl hunting in a field in Tattingstone
  • 15+ Little Egret at Alton Water
  • 25+ Tufted Duck at Alton Water
  • Didn't visit Dam to see Great Northern Diver but apparently still present at Alton Water
  • 15+ Wigeon on the Strand
  • 2 Kingfisher flew over river viewed from Lemons Hill Bridge at Alton Water
  • 150+ Wader species on the Strand including Oystercatchers, Redshank, Curlew, Lapwings, and Turnstones
  • Goldcrest in Tit flock at Alton Water in the Wonder car park
  • Redpoll heard flying over Lemons Hill Bridge at Alton Water
Great White Egret at Alton Water near The Wonder


Saturday 22nd December

  • Common Gull again on neighbours roof midday
Common Gull again on neighbours roof

Friday 21st December (Dad Sightings)
  • 30+ Waxwing flew over Gun Cotton Road, Stowmarket

Tuesday 17th December (Dad Sightings)
  • 5+ Goosander at Lackford Lakes from Stegals Hide
  • 8+ Goldeneye at Lackford Lakes
  • Goldcrest at Lackford Lakes
  • Bullfinch near Visitor Center by Orchard Hide Wood at Lackford Lakes
  • 4+ Snipe in Bills Hide at Lackford Lakes
Goosanders at Lackford Lakes

Monday 16th December (Dad Sightings)
  • Velvet Scoter at Freston viewed from Stoke sailing Club
Velvet Scoter at Freston

Sunday 15th December
  • Common Gull again on neighbours roof today with Black-headed Gulls
  • Grey Heron over house early afternoon
Common Gull

Saturday 14th December
  • Common Gull on neighbours roof today with Black-headed Gulls - probably same bird from Febuary
Common Gull

Thursday 12th December
  • 20+ Golden Plover over bustop again this morning

Tuesday 10th December
  • Tawny Owl seen at 17:15 hours in Old Newton in tree
  • 20+ Golden Plover over bustop again
  • 50+ Fieldfare and Redwing over bustop this morning

Monday 9th December
  • No sign of Waxwings in Stowmarket Cedars Area - also no sign on Sunday

Sunday 9th December
  • 2+ Scaup on Stour Estuary
  • Mediterranean Gull Stour Estuary flew past boat
  • Great Northern Diver Stour Estuary
  • Guilemot on Stour Estuary
  • 2 Red-throated Diver Stour Estuary
  • Shag Stour Estuary
  • 2 Little Grebe Stour Estuary
  • 15+ Grey Plover on mudflats on Stour Estuary
  • 30+ Avocet Stour Estuary
  • 60+ Pintail Stour Estuary
  • 300+ Knot Stour Estuary on mudflats
  • 100+ other common waders on Stour Estuary mudflats
Scaup on Stour Estuary


Saturday 8th December
  • 18+ Waxwing Stowmarket in Cedar Estate on Gun Cotton Road
  • Coal Tit in garden this afternoon
  • Sparrowhawk in regular spot in garden briefly this morning
Waxwings in Stowmarket

Friday 7th December
  • 4 Waxwing (seen by Dad) in Stonham seen near cross roads
  • 20+ Roe Deer on the roundabout on Bury A14 in regular place

Thursday 6th December
  • 50+ Golden Plover over bustop this morning, a first for the garden
  • Coal Tit in garden this morning

Saturday 1st December
  • Richardson's Canada Goose at Salthouse at Gramborough Hill in fields with 1000 other geese
  • 2 Whooper Swans flew in off at Salthouse
  • 40+ Common Scoter of Cley and Salthouse
  • Red throated Diver off Cley
  • 2 Guilemot off Cley
  • 2 Marsh Harrier at Cley
  • Missed a Sacred Ibis over Cley, and also missed 4 Waxwing in visitor center car park at Cley
  • 5 Golden Plover on Simmonds Scrape at Cley
Geese containing a Richardson's Canada Goose

Thursday 30th November
  • 4 Possible White Storks fly over Bacton Middle School

Sunday 25th November
  • 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker around Stowmarket in town center and Lakeside fisheries
  • No sign of any waxwings in Stowmarket today

Saturday 24th November
  • WAXWING at Stowmarket Skate Park in tree by roadside this morning
  • 7+ Green Woodpecker at Stowmarket Golf Center midday

Friday 23rd November
  • 2 Grey Heron over house this morning on paper round
  • Grey Wagtail heard calling in a garden on paper round
  • 4+ Bullfinch heard in same garden on paper round

Thursday 22nd November
  • 3 Fieldfare over bustop this morning

Wednesday 21st November
  • 6 Roe Deer in fields left of Bury A14 at junction 49
  • Coal Tit in garden this morning
  • Sparrowhawk over garden this afternoon
Coal Tit in garden this morning


Tuesday 20th November
  • 3 Roe Deer in fields left of Bury A14 at junction 49 

Monday 19th November
  • 2 Redwing over house early morning

Sunday 18th November
  • No sign of Black-bellied Dipper at Thetford by The Old Bridge
  • Firecrest at Lynford Aboretum near Lynford Water Car Park
  • 3+ Nuthatch Lynford Aboretum
  • 7+ Bullfinch at Lynford Arboretum in Paddocks
  • C.10 Redpoll sp. Santon Downham in car park
  • 4+ Goldcrest Santon Downham car park in pines
  • Treecreeper Santon Downham car park in pines
  • Did not see any Waxwings at Lynford Arboretum after reports of 2 birds near bridge
  • 6+ Jay at Lynford Arboretum
  • Coal Tits in Santon Downham Car park
  • Possible Firecrest in Santon Downham Car Park (Heard Only) 
Nuthatch at Lynford Arboretum

Saturday 17th November
  • Common Buzzard being mobbed over Stowmarket Golf Center
  • 7+ Green Woodpecker at Stowmarket Golf Center
  • Fieldfares and Redwings over Stowmarket Golf Club
  • Kestrel Stowmarket
  • 3+ Coal Tit in Garden early morning

Friday 16th November
  • Sparrowhawk over house this afternoon

Thursday 15th November
  • 4+ Coal Tit in Garden this afternoon
  • 2 Fieldfare over bustop this morning with a possible 2 Bullfinch calling



Wednesday 14th November
  • Siskin heard in garden briefly this morning. first in 3 Years!
  • Green Woodpecker at Haughley this morning
  • 4+ Coal Tits in garden this afternoon
Coal Tit in Garden

Thursday 8th November
  • Common Buzzard on A14 on way to Cambridge this afternoon
  • 5 Roe Deer this morning on A14 towards Bury
  • Kestrel on wire pn A14 this morning


Wednesday 7th November
  • 5+ Fieldfare over bustop this morning
  • c20 Fieldfare over Haughley village this morning


Tuesday 6th November
  • 5 Grey Partridge in fields in Haughley near little bridge this morning


Monday 5th November
  • 40+ Fieldfare over Haughley village fields near little bridge this morning

Sunday 4th November

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Saturday 3rd November
  • Swallow flew past 9th Hole at Stowmarket Golf Center
  • 5 Roe Deer in a field by 3rd Tee at Stowmarket Golf Center
  • Still no sign of Coal Tit in garden

Friday 2nd November
  • Jay flew over A14 in Ipswich
  • No sign of the Coal Tit in the garden today

Thursday 1st November
  • Little Egret at Cretingham Golf Club viewed at 2:00 from 15th and 16th Holes
  • Great-spotted Woodpecker in neighbour's tree in front garden but no photo taken
  • 5 Fieldfare Cretingham Golf Club on 12th Hole at 1:00
  • 10+ Long-tailed Tits at Cretingham Golf Club in bushes on right hand side of 13th fairway
  • Coal Tit in garden this morning
Coal Tit in Garden


Wednesday 31st October
  • Juv. White-rumped Sandpiper at Cley on Pats Pool viewed from Teals Hide with Dunlin at 11:30
  • 400+ Golden Plover on Pats Pool at Cley roosting and flying at 11:30
  • 100+ Pink-footed Geese at Holkham Pines on fields next to Lady Annes Drive
  • 2+ Little Auk at Salthouse offshore viewed from Beach
  • 3 Hen Harrier (1 male) at Warham Greens on Saltmarsh with 2 Peregrine and 1 Common Crane
  • 12 Grey Partridge at Warham Greens in fields at the end of western most track
  • More sightings on Blog Post about the day
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White-rumped Sandpiper with Dunlin (Cley). Bird on the left



Tuesday 30th October
  • Tawny Owl (Heard Only) at Stowmarket Golf Club at 17:00 in Wood
  • Poss. Little Owl calling in trees at Stowmarket Golf Club at 16:00
  • 10+ Redpoll sp. flying around Stowmarket Golf Club in the afternoon
  • 20+ Mistle Thrush at Stowmarket Golf Club
  • 2 Redwing with Mistle Thrushes at Stowmarket Golf Club
  • Fieldfare (Heard Only) at Stowmarket Golf Club at 16:15
  • 40+ Siskin Stowmarket Golf Club in afternoon
  • Kingfisher (Heard Only) at Stowmarket Golf Club at practice green in wood at 11:30
  • 2 Coal Tits Stowmarket Golf Club at 11:15
  • Sparrowhawk flew up into wood at Stowmarket Golf Club practice green at 11:20
  • 2 Coal Tit in garden early morning
  • 2 Grey Heron flew over practice green at Stowmarket Golf Club at 11:00
Coal Tit in Garden

Monday 29th October
  • 4 Tufted Duck at Bosmere Lake at 13:00
  • 2 Great-crested Grebe at Bosmere Lake at 13:00
  • Goldcrest at Bosmere Lake in wood by 2nd usable pier with Long-tailed Tits
  • Grey Heron flew over wood towards farm at Bosmere Lake
  • 60+ Long-tailed Tits in wood at Bosmere Lake at 2nd usable pier
  • 3 Fieldfare flew over farm at Bosmere Lake
  • 4 Redwing flew over wood near farm at Bomsere Lake
  • 2 Siskin flew over Bosmere Wood
Tufted Ducks at Bosmere Lake

1 comment:

  1. You are really good at getting just the right picture or video because your photgraphy seems really good. How good is your camra? Most of these photo have good qualiy!!

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