Last Month’s Sightings

Please can we ask members to submit their sightings. Standard recording forms are preferred and 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  please telephone David  on 01603 870908. Hard copies should be addressed to David Gibbons, 14 Pightle Way, Reepham,Norfolk NR10 4QW.

A Summary of Species seen for September 2018 

Pink-footed Goose 50 on 29th at Scarning, IB.

Wigeon 10 on 7th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr. 14 on 14th at Sparham Pools, SC.

Gadwall 57 on 7th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr. 22 on 9th at Haveringland Hall, JH. 42 on 27th at Sparham Pools, SC.

Teal 120 on 7th & 103 on 25th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr, RG, RN.

Pintail 2 on 25th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN.

Shoveler 12 on 7th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr. 8 on 27th at Sparham Pools, SC.

Tufted Duck 46 on 25th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN.

Goldeneye 1 on 25th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN.

Grey Partridge 11 on 20th at Scarning, IB. 7 on 28th at Brandiston, SB.

Great White Egret 1 on 3rd at Ringland, SC. 2 on 14th at Pensthorpe, IB.

Little Egret 1 on 3rd at Scarning, IB. 1 on 4th at Potters Fen, PA. 3 on 7th at Pensthorpe & 3 on 25th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr, RG, RN.

Grey Heron 4 on 10th at Sparham Pools, SC. 3 on 16th at HBW, DK. 6 on 25th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN.

Little Grebe 7 on 9th at Haveringland Hall, JH. 2 on 16th at HBW, DK. 3 on 25th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN. 6 on 27th at Sparham Pools, SC.

Great-crested Grebe 8 on 10th at Sparham Pools, SC.2 on 16th at HBW, DK.

Red Kite 2 on 17th at Honingham, SC. 1 on 29th at Brandiston, SB.

Marsh Harrier 4 on 7th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr. 2 on 9th at Guist, SC.

Hen Harrier 1 on 3rd at Great Ryburgh, SC.

Sparrowhawk 3 on 1st at Rushmeadows, IB. 2 on 7th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr. 1 on 12th at Potters Fen, PA. 2 on 16th at HBW, DK.

Buzzard 5 on 1st at Rushmeadows, IB. 3 on 1st at Potters Fen, PA. 3 on 7th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr. 8 on 15th at Scarning, IB. 3 on 16th at HBW, DK. 4 on 25th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN. 4 on 26th at Marsham Heath, SC.

Osprey 1 on 3rd at Elsing & 1 on 29th at Sparham Pools, SC. Kestrel 4 on 16th at HBW, DK. 2 on 10th at Cawston Heath, SC. 3 on 25th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN. 2 on 26th at Marsham Heath, SC.

Hobby 1 on 2nd at Scarning, IB. 2 on 17th at Honingham, SC.

Golden Plover 80 on 21st at Great Ryburgh, SC.

Lapwing 200 on 2nd at Bittering, SC. 112 on 7th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr.

Common Snipe 8 on 7th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr.

Common Sandpiper 1 on 7th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr.

Green Sandpiper 4 on 7th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr.

Black-headed Gull 120 on 10th at Sparham Pools, SC. 127 on 25th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN.

Barn Owl 1 on 9th at Guist, SC. 1 on 24th at Scarning, IB.

Little Owl 1 on 10th at Brandiston, SB.1 on 10th at Elsing Mill, SC. Tawny Owl 1 on 3rd at Reepham, DG. 4 on 30th at Hockering, SC.

Kingfisher 1 on 10th at Sparham Pools, SC.1 on 24th at Worthing, DK. 1 on 25th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN.

Green Woodpecker 1 on 3rd at Cawston Heath, SC. 3 on 16th at HBW, DK. 2 on 29th at Sparham Pools, SC.

Great Spotted Woodpecker 6 on 16th at HBW, DK. 1 on 29th at Sparham Pools, SC.

Goldcrest 5 on 7th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr. 3 on 16th at HBW, DK. Marsh Tit 1 on 14th at Potters Fen, PA. 2 on 16th at HBW, DK. 2 on 25th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN.

Swallow 21 on 1st at Cawston Heath, SC. 23 on 23rd at Brandiston, SB.

House Martin 100+ on 7th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr. 50 on 9th at Guist, SC. 40 on 16th at HBW, DK.

Cetti’s Warbler 1 on 25th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN. 1 on 27th at Sparham Pools, SC.

Chiffchaff 16 on 7th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr.14 on 10th at Sparham P’ls, SC. 2 on 16th at HBW, DK. 3 on 29th at Brandiston, SB.

Willow Warbler 1 on 7th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr. 1 on 10th at Cawston Heath, SC.

Blackcap 3 on 7th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr. 4 on 10th at Cawston Heath, SC. 1 on 16th at HBW, DK.

Garden Warbler 1 on 10th at Sparham Pools, SC.

Reed Warbler 1 on 14th at Sparham Pools, SC.

Nuthatch 1 on 10th at Cawston Heath, SC. 1 on 16th at HBW, DK. 4 on 25th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN.

Treecreeper 2 on 16th at HBW, DK. 1 on 29th at Sparham Pools, SC.

Mistle Thrush 6 on 7th at Pensthorpe, SC, SCr. 2 on 16th at HBW, DK. 6 on 20th at Queen’s Hill, SC.

Stonechat 5 on 1st at Cawston Heath, SC. 4 on 3rd at Marsham Heath, SC.

Northern Wheatear 1 on 15th at Marsham Heath, SC.

Grey Wagtail 1 on 7th at Bintree Mill, BP. 2 on 25th at Worthing, DK.

Siskin 1 on 27th at Brandiston, SB. 1 on 27th at Sparham Pools, SC.

Linnet 42 on 25th at Pensthorpe, RG, RN. 70 on 27th at Sparham Pools, SC.

Bullfinch 3 on 12th at Worthing, DK. 3 on 14th at Sparham Pools, SC.

Yellowhammer 15 on 17th at Scarning, IB.

Reed Bunting 2 on 29th at Sparham Pools, SC.

Many thanks to the following for their records:
DK – David Knight DG – David Gibbons IB – Ian Brittain SCr – Steve Connor
BP – Barry Pummell RG – Ray Gribble PA – Paul Adams JH – Joe Harkness
SC – Steve Chapman SB – Sacha Barbato RN – Richard Norris
HBW- Hoe Bird Walk

This month we received 538 sightings with 101 species!

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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