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 May 2019

Barnacle Goose 66 on 23rd & c100 on 30th at Pensthorpe, RG, LB, PA, DN.

Mandarin Duck 2 on 9th & 2 on 23rd at Pensthorpe, SCr, CH, RG, LB.

Gadwall 13 on 9th & 115 on 23rd at Pensthorpe, SCr, CH, RG, LB.

Pintail 3 on 9th at Pensthorpe, SCr, CH.

Tufted Duck 57 on 23rd & 66 on 30th at Pensthorpe, RG, LB, PA, DN.

Grey Partridge 2 on 5th at Scarning & 2 on 27th at Worthing, IB. 2 on 10th at Worthing, DK. 2 on 20th at Weston Longville, RG.

Little Egret 3 on 6th at Honingham, DL. 2 on 19th at HBW, DK. 4 on 30th at Pensthorpe, PA, DN.

Grey Heron 2 on 19th at HBW, DK. 2 on 23rd at Great Ryburgh, LB. 2 on 26th at Whitwell Common, LB.

Little Grebe 2 on 12th at Pensthorpe, WAW. 1 on 19th at HBW, DK.

Great Crested Grebe 3 on 7th & 3 on 23rd at Sparham Pools, DL, LB.

Red Kite 1 on 5th at A47, Dereham, IB. 1 on 13th at N.Tuddenham, CG. 3 on 19th at Honingham, DL. 2 on 23rd & 2 on 30th at Pensthorpe, RG, LB, PA, DN.

Marsh Harrier 1 pr. on 11th at Guist Common, RG. 2(f) on 30th at Pensthorpe, PA, DN.

Sparrowhawk 1 on 15th at Potters Fen, PA. 1 on 16th at Honingham, DL. 1 on 27th & 1 on 28th at Worthing, IB, DK.

Buzzard 5 on 9th at Pensthorpe, SCr, CH. 8 on 12th at Pensthorpe, WAW. 4 on 15th at Potters Fen, PA. 17 on 19th at HBW, DK.

Kestrel 2 on 5th at Dereham, IB. 1 pr. on 10th at Swanton Morley, BM, RG. 1 pr. on 21st at Bylaugh, & 1 pr. on 22nd at Taverham Mill, PA, ZS, RG.

Hobby 1 on 12th at Pensthorpe, WAW.

Peregrine Falcon 1 on 18th & 1 on 23rd at Pensthorpe, NBWF, RG, LB.

Oystercatcher 13 on 30th at Pensthorpe, PA, DN.

Avocet 10 on 9th, 7 on 23rd, 8 on 24th & 11 on 30th at Pensthorpe, SCr, CH, RG, LB, DL, PA, DN.

Little Ringed Plover 1 on 11th at Bintree Mill, RG. 2 on 23rd at Pensthorpe, RG, LB.

Lapwing 7 on 9th , 9 on 23rd & 8 on 30th at Pensthorpe, SCr, CH, RG, LB, PA, DN.

Knot 2 on 18th at Pensthorpe, NBWF.

Sanderling 1 on 18th at Pensthorpe, NBWF.

Common Snipe 3 on 11th at Bintree Mill, RG. 2 on 23rd at Gt. Ryburgh, LB.

Common Sandpiper 3 on 12th at Pensthorpe, WAW. 3 on 18th at Pensthorpe, NBWF.

Green Sandpiper 1 on 2nd at Pensthorpe, PA, AH. 1 on 3rd & 3 on 15th at Bintree Mill, BP, DN.

Greenshank 1 on 19th at Pensthorpe, NBWF.

Black-headed Gull 470 on 9th & 385 on 23rd at Pensthorpe, SCr, CH, RG, LB.

Mediterranean Gull 2 on 24th at Pensthorpe, DL.

Common Tern 4+ on 7th at Sparham Pools, DL. 4 on 9th & 8 on 30th at Pensthorpe, SCr, CH, PA, DN. 16 on 20th at Sparham, R&CG.

Stock Dove 15 on 9th, 11 on 24th & 9 on 30th at Pensthorpe, SCr, CH, DL, RG, lB.

Turtle Dove 1 to 3 birds at 2 sites in the valley, NE, LB, IB.

Cuckoo 1 on 6th at Potters Fen, PA. 2 on 19th at HBW, DK. 1 on 22nd at Worthing, RN, RG. 1 on 24th at Pensthorpe, DL. 1 on 27th at Alderford Common, NE. (A selection from a total of 15 sightings.)

Barn Owl 2 on 10th at Swanton Morley, BM, RG. 1 on 19th at HBW, DK.

Little Owl 1 pr. on 21st at both Elsing & Worthing, PA, ZS, R&CG. 2 on 21st at Swanton Morley, PA. 2 on 24th at Worthing, IB.

Tawny Owl 1 pr. on 21st at Bylaugh, PA, ZS, RG. 1 on 25th at Marsham Heath, IB.

Swift 12 on 8th at Potter’s Fen, PA. 5 on 13th at Worthing, DK. 9 on 9th & 8 on 30th at Pensthorpe, SCR, CH, PA, DN.

Green Woodpecker 3 on 19th at HBW, DK. 2 on 23rd at Sparham Pools, LB. 2 on 26th at Whitwell Common, LB.

Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 on 1st at Potters Fen, PA. 3 on 9th & 2 on 30th at Pensthorpe, SCr, CH, PA, DN. 2 on 19th at HBW, DK.

Goldcrest 2 on 5th at Alderford Common, LB. 1 on 19th at HBW, DK.

Marsh Tit 1 on 7th at Sparham Pools, DL. 1 on 9th at Pensthorpe, SCr, CH. 1 on 19th at HBW, DK.

Skylark 3 on 19th at HBW, DK. 1 on 20th at Alderford Common, LB.

Sand Martin 5 on 9th at Pensthorpe, SCr, CH.

Swallow 5 on 19th at HBW, DK. 6 pr. on 23rd at Swanton Morley, BM, RG, PA. 7 on 23rd at Pensthorpe, RG, LB. 8 on 21st at Themelthorpe, PA. House Martin 4 on 6th at Honingham, DL. 10+ on 20th at Alderford Com. LB. 6 on 21st at Elsing, PA. 4 on 31st at Worthing, DK.

Cetti’s Warbler 1 on 11th at Bintree Mill, RG. 3 on 23rd & 4 on 30th at Pensthorpe, RG, LB, PA, DN.

Chiffchaff 6 on 5th at Alderford Common & c8 on 26th at Whitwell Com. LB. 4 on 6th at Marriott’s Way, Lenwade, RG. 4 on 19th at HBW, DK. 6 on 9th & 5 on 23rd at Pensthorpe, SCr, CH, RG, LB. 12+ on 23rd at Sparham Pools, LB.

Willow Warbler 2 on 19th at HBW, DK. 4 on 20th at Sparham, R&CG. 15+ on 23rd at Sparham Pools, LB. 6 on 23rd & 6 on 30th at Pensthorpe, RG, LB, PA, DN.

Blackcap 9 on 9th & 16 on 23rd at Pensthorpe, SCr, CH, RG, LB. c10 on 20th at Alderford Common & 10+ on 26th at Whitwell Common, LB. 8 on 19th at HBW, DK.

Garden Warbler 3 on 5th at Alderford Com & 3 on 23rd at Sparham Pools, LB. 2 on 19th at HBW, DK. 4 on 30th at Pensthorp[e, PA, DN.

Lesser Whitethroat 1 on 16th at Daffy Green, IB. 1 on 19th at HBW, DK.

Whitethroat 3 on 19th at HBW, DK. 2 on 26th at Whitwell Common, LB.

Sedge Warbler 2 on 5th at Scarning, IB. 1 on 7th at Sparham Pools, DL. 2 on 30th at Pensthorpe, PA, DN.

Reed Warbler 7 on 9th & 13 on 23rd at Pensthorpe, SCr, CH, RG, LB. 1 on 7th at Sparham Pools, DL. 1 on 26th at Whitwell Common, LB.

Nuthatch 3 on 23rd & 3 on 30th at Pensthorpe, RG, LB, PA, DN. Treecreeper 1 on 23rd at Sparham Pools & 1 on 26th at Whitwell Com.LB. 4 on 30th at Pensthorpe, PA, DN.

Song Thrush 2 on 1st at Potters Fen, PA. 1 on 7th at Worthing, DK. 4 on 19th at HBW, DK. 3 on 20th at Alderford Copmmon, LB. 1 on 23rd at Reepham, DG.

Mistle Thrush 2 on 20th at Worthing, DK. 5 on 21st at Bylaugh, PA.

Spotted Flycatcher 2 birds at the same site in the valley, NE, LB, IB.

Stonechat 3 on 25th at Marsham Heath, IB.

Grey Wagtail 1 on 1st at Worthing, DK. 2 on 20th at Sparham, R&CG. 2 on 21st at Swanton Morley, PA. 1 on 23rd at Great Ryburgh, LB.

Brambling 1 on 5th & 1 on 13th at Lenwade, RG.
Linnet 2 on 9th at Pensthorpe, SCr, CH. 2 on 11th at Honingham, DL. 4 on 20th at Worthing, DK.

Bullfinch 2 on 19th at HBW, DK. 2 on 23rd at Sparham Pools, LB. 2 on 30th at pensthorpe, PA, DN.

Reed Bunting 1 on 7th at Sparham Pools, DL. 4 on 23rd at Pensthorpe, RG, LB. 1 on 26th at Whitwell Common, LB.

HBW = Hoe Bird Walk. SMHOT = Sculthorpe Moor Hawk & Owl Trust. WVBS = WVBS Event. Many thanks to the following for their records:

DK – David Knight, CH – Chris Hudson, LB – Liz Bridge PA – Paul Adams, RN – Richard Norris ZS – Zoe Smith SCr – Steve Connor, DL – David Laurie NE – Nick Edwards DN – David Norgate, DG – David Gibbons, IB – Ian Brittain. BM – Bernie Marsham R&CG – Ray & Chris Gribble.

 

 

This month we received 750 sightings with 106 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

 

 

 

 

 

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