Last Month’s Sightings

Please can we ask members to submit their sightings. Standard recording forms are preferred and can be downloaded from the link below or they can be obtained from any of our indoor meetings. 

Please send these to our recorder; David Gibbons: wvbs.recorder@gmail.com  If you experience a problem with this link please telephone David  on 01603 870908. Hard copies should be addressed to David Gibbons, 14 Pightle Way, Reepham,Norfolk NR10 4QW.

A Summary of your Sightings  for March 2018 compiled by David Gibbons.

 

Bewick’s Swan 8 on 7th at Costessey, AB.

Barnacle Goose 175+ on 13th & 246 on 26th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN, LB.

Wigeon 116 on 9th at Bittering GP’s, PJ.

Gadwall 30 on 26th at Pensthorpe, LB, RN.

Teal 80 on 9th at Bittering GP’s, PJ.40 on 26th at Pensthorpe, LB, RN.

Mallard 421 on 9th at Bittering GP’s, PJ.

Garganey 1 to 2 between 22nd & 26th at Bintree Mill, PR, PA, IB.

Tufted Duck 62 on 13th & 48 on 26th at Pensthorpe, LB, RG, RN.

Goldeneye 3 on 13th & 2 on 26th at Pensthorpe, LB, RG, RN.

Goosander 2 16th at Worthing, DK.

Grey Partridge 2 on 9th at Sparham Pools, CS.

Bittern 1 on 5th at Lyng Easthaugh, SC.

Great White Egret 1 on 8th at Sparham Pools, CS.

Little Egret 3 on 1st at Scarning, IB. 3 on 22nd at Beetley, IB. 3 on 25th at HBW, DK. 3 on 26th at Pensthorpe, LB, RN.

Grey Heron 11 on 22nd at Bintree Mill, IB. 2 on 25th at Great Ryburgh, PR. 2 on 25th at HBW, DK.

White Stork 1 on 25th at Bintree Mill, IB. (Escapee?)

Great-crested Grebe 2 on 13th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN. 2 on 16th at Worthing, DK. 2 on 25th at HBW, DK.

Red Kite 2 on 12th at Honingham, SC. 1 on 22nd at Bintree Mill, PR.

Goshawk 5 on 9th at Swanton Novers, SC.

Sparrowhawk 1 on 7th at Fakenham Common, PJ. 2 on 9th at Swanton Novers, SC. 1 on 11th at Potters Fen, PA. 1 on 27th at Neatherd Moor, BH.

Buzzard 10 on 9th at Swanton Novers, SC. 3 on 11th at Drayton, NE. 4 on 25th at Swanton Novers, PR.

Kestrel 2 on 9th at Swanton Novers, SC. 2 on 15th at Little Witchingham Hall, DG. 2 on 24th at Great Ryburgh, PR.

Peregrine Falcon 1 on 6th at Costessey, AB. 1 on 9th at Swanton Novers, SC. 1 on 22nd at Bintree Mill, PR.

Water Rail 2 on 2nd at Scarning, IB. 1 on 7th at Fakenham Common, RB.

Common Crane 3 on 9th at Swanton Novers, SC.

Oystercatcher 4 on 9th at Bittering, PJ. 28 on 13th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN.

Avocet 8 on 26th at Pensthorpe, LB, RN.

Little Ringed Plover 1 on 21st at Ringland, PR. 3 on 31st at Beetley, IB.

Lapwing 42 on 13th at Pensthorpe, RN, RG. 27 on 25th at Swanton Novers, PR.

Dunlin 2 on 1st at Scarning, IB. 1 on 16th at Ringland, PR.

Common Snipe 35 on 7th at Sparham Pools, CS. 5 on 25th at Ryburgh, PR.

Woodcock 1 on 2nd at Worthing, DK. 8 on 2nd at Scarning, IB.

Green Sandpiper 1 on 25th at Great Ryburgh, PR. 2 on 25th at Beetley, IB. 1 on 27th at Neatherd Moor, BH.

Redshank 1 on 2nd at Scarning, IB. 1 on 25th at Beetley, PR.

Black-headed Gull 175 on 13th & 432 on 26th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN, LB. 100 on 25th at HBW, DK.

Mediterranean Gull 1 on 24th at Gt. Ryburgh, PR. 1 on 26th at Scarning, IB. 2 on 26th at Pensthorpe, LB, RN.

Glaucous Gull 1 on 21st at Earlham Marshes, PR.

Barn Owl 1 on 3rd at Worthing, DK. 1 on 29th at Mill Street, BH.

Little Owl 1 on 22nd at Great Ryburgh, PR. 2 on 22nd at Great Ryburgh, IB. 1 on 25th at Worthing, DK.

Tawny Owl 1 on 25th at Reepham, DG.

Kingfisher 2 on 1st at Scarning, IB.

Green Woodpecker 3 on 25th at HBW, DK. 2 on 26th at Pensthorpe, LB, RN.

Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 on 7th at Fakenham Common, PJ. 5 on 25th at HBW, DK.

Goldcrest 2 on 1st at Scarning, IB. 2 on 21st at Potters Fen, PA. 3 on 25th at HBW, DK.

Skylark 2 on 25th at HBW, DK.

Chiffchaff 1 on 8th at Sparham Pools, CS. 1 on 26th at Taverham Mill, DH. 1 on 26th at Reepham station bridge, DG. 3 on 26th at Pensthorpe, LB, RN.

Nuthatch 2 on 4th at Drayton, NE. 6 on 26th at Pensthorpe, LB, RN. 2 on 25th at HBW, DK.

Treecreeper 1 on 26th at Taverham Mill, DH.1 on 26th at Pensthorpe, LB, RN.

Starling c300 on 18th at Neatherd Moor, BH.

Fieldfare 40 on 2nd at Scarning, IB. 22 on 4th at Neatherd Moor, BH.

Song Thrush 2 on 4th at Neatherd Moor, BH. 2 on 6th at Reepham, DG.
2 on 7th at Fakenham Common, PJ. 2 on 26th at Pensthorpe, LB, RN. 2 on 27th at Worthing, DK.

Redwing 42 on 27th at Neatherd Moor, BH.

Mistle Thrush 2 on 25th at HBW, DK. 2 on 26th at Pensthorpe, LB, RN.

Black Redstart 1 on 6th at Reepham station, RR.

Grey Wagtail 2 on 22nd at Bintree Mill, IB. 1 on 26th at Taverham Mill, DH.

Siskin 10 on 1st at at Scarning, IB. 4 on 7th at Fakenham Common, PJ. 6 on 13th at Pensthorpe, RN, RG.

Linnet 15 on 1st at Scarning, IB. 41 on 15th at Neatherd Moor, BH.

Common Redpoll 15 on 31st at Felthorpe, IB.

Mealy Redpoll 3 on 31s at Felthorpe, IB.

Bullfinch 7 on 1st at Scarning, IB.

Hawfinch 12 on 15th at Ringland, SC.

Reed Bunting 1 on 1st at Worthing, DK.

 

 

HBW = Hoe Bird Walk.

Many thanks to the following for their records:

NE – Nick Edward, AB – Andrew Brown, DK – David Knight, DG – David Gibbons, IB – Ian Brittain, RR – Roy Reed, LB – Liz Bridge, RG – Ray Gribble, CS – Charles Sayer, BH – Bob Hunter, SC – Steve Chapman, RN – Richard Norris, PJ – Paul Jeffery, RB – Richard Brookes, DH- David Hubbard, PR – Paul Riley, PA – Paul Adams

This month we received 428 sightings with 101 species

 

Please send those records to David Gibbons at wvbs.recorder@gmail.com or by hard copy to: – 14 PightleWay,Reepham,Norfolk NR10 4QW

Why not share your records on the WVBS e-group. If interested let me know ray.gribble@tesco.net and I’ll help you get connectedies!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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