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.

Record Submission Form

Compiled by David Gibbons

Grey Partridge 5 on 14th at N.Tuddenham, BP.

Bittern 1 on 14th at Old Costessey, AB.

Little Egret 1 on 4th at Potters Fen, PA. 2 on 8th at Scarning, IB. 1 on 14th at Worthing, DK. 1 on 15th at Scarning, PR.

Grey Heron 1 on 1st at Potters Fen, PA. 1 on 4th at Etling Green, PR. 2 on 27th at Worthing, DK.

Little Grebe 2 on 17th at Sparham Pools, PR.

Great Crested Grebe 2 on 17th at Sparham Pools, PR.

Red Kite 2 on 8th at Daffy Green, IB. 2 on 8th at Reepham, DG. 2 on 8th at E.Tuddenham & 3 on 25th at Honingham, DL.

Black Kite 1 on 9th at Dereham/Scarning, IB.

Marsh Harrier 1 on 12th at Scarning, IB. 2 on 27th at Guist, PR.

Sparrowhawk 2 on 4th at Haverlngland Hall, SC. 2 on 5th a Dereham & 2 on 11th at Scarning, IB.3 on 19th at HBW, DK.

Buzzard 10 on 2nd at Beetley, IB. 5 on 10th at Reepham, DG. 11 on 11th at Scarning, IB. 6 on 12th at Haveringland Hall, SC. 8 on 16th at Sparham Pools, IB. 5 on 19th at HBW, DK. 7 on 24th at Bintree, RD.

Kestrel 2 on 1st at Scarning, IB. 3 on 10th at Colton, DL. 2 on 19th HBW, DK.

Hobby 1 on 20th, 22nd & 30th at Haveringland Hall, SC.

Peregrine Falcon 2 on 15th at Old Costessey, AB. 2 on 26th at Norwich Cathedral, PR.

Water Rail 1 on 8th at Dereham/Scarning, IB.

Common Crane 2 on 23rd at Lyng Easthaugh, AJ.

Little Ringed Plover 2 on 2nd at Beetley, IB. 3 on 12th at Taverham, via RG.

Common Snipe 4 on 4th at Costessey Marshes, AB.

Woodcock 1 on 22nd nr.Rotten Row, DL.

Green Sandpiper 2 on 2nd at Rawhall Pit & 1 on 12th at Scarning, IB.

Black-headed Gull c100 on 8th at East Tuddenham, DL.

Common Tern 2 on 5th at Dereham, BH. 3 on 17th at Sparham Pools, IB. 2 on 24th at Lenwade, RG.

Stock Dove 4 on 20th at Springfield Cottage, BP. 6 on 22nd at Worthing, DK. 7 on 26th at Neatherd Moor, BH. 5 on 29th at Eades Mill, DG.

Cuckoo 1 on 14th at Bintree, RD. 1 on 16th at Haveringland Hall, SC. 2 on 17th at Sparham Pools, PR, IB. 1 on 22nd at Old Costessey, AB. 1 on 22nd at Worthing, DK. 1 on 26th at Lenwade, C&RG. 1 on 27th at Scarning, IB.

Barn Owl 2 on 6th at Swanton Morley, BM. 2 on 23rd at Reepham, AD.

Little Owl 3 on 1st at Scarning, IB. 2 on 23rd at Worthing, DK.

Tawny Owl 1 on 7th at Haveringland Hall, SC. 1 on 26th at Hockering, PR.

Swift 1 on 18th at Scarning, IB. 1 on 20th at Costessey/Ringland, JC. c5 on 29th at Reepham, DG.

Kingfisher 1 on 7th at Hockering, PR. 2 on 9th at Dereham/Scarning, IB.

Green Woodpecker 2 on 1st at Scarning, IB. 2 on 19th at HBW, DK.

Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 on 1st at Neatherd Moor, BH. 2 on 1st at Potters Fen, PA. 2 on 2nd at Beetley, IB. 5 on 7th at Haveringland Hall, SC.

Goldcrest 2 on 2nd at Potters Fen, PA. 2 on 5th at Hockering, PR. 2 on 16th at N.Tuddenham Common, BP.

Firecrest 1 on 4th at Eades Mill, Reepham, JH.

Marsh Tit 2 on 2nd at Potters Fen, PA. 2 on 4th at Old Costessey, AB. 1 on 14th at Hockering, PR. 4 on 25th at Haveringland Hall, SC.

Skylark 4 on 4th nr. Colton, DL. c8 on 8th at Reepham, BPa. c6 on 10th at Old Costessey, AB. 8 on 11th at Neatherd Moor, BH.

Sand Martin 1 on 6th at Swanton Morley, BM. 4 on 17th at Sparham Pls, PR. 6 on 17th at Haveringland Hall, SC.

Swallow 1 on 4th at Reepham, JH. 3 on 10th at Themelthorpe, via RG. 15 on 11th at Scarning, IB. 20 on 18th at Haveringland Hall, SC. 3 on 21st at Worthing, DK.

House Martin 13 on 11th at Scarning, IB. 3 on 16th at N.Tudddenham, BP. 2 on 19th at Reepham, DG. c10 on 20th at Haveringland Hall, SC. 4 on 22nd at Potters Fen, PA. 6 on 24th at Neatherd Moor, BH. 5 on 25th at Bintree, RD. 4 on 30th at Colten, DL.

Cetti’s Warbler 1 on 4th at Costessey Marshes, AB. 1 on 16th & 1 on 17th at Sparham Pools, IB, PR.

Chiffchaff 3 on 3rd at Potters Fen, PA. 7 on 7th at Neatherd Moor, BH. 5 on 12th at Reepham, Marriott’s Way, DG. 14 on 16th at Haveringland Hall, SC. 13 on 19th at HBW, DK.

Willow Warbler 1 on 6th at Potters Fen, PA. 1 on 8th at Reepham, BPa. 1 on 8th at Dereham/Scarning, IB. 1 on 19th at HBW, DK. 2 on 27th at Neatherd Moor, BH.

Blackcap 4 on 3rd at Potters Fen, PA. 2 on 15th at Honingham, DL. 3 on 16th at N.Tuddenham, BP. 9 on 16th,10 on 25th at Haveringland Hall, SC. 8 on 19th at HBW, DK. 3 on 30th at Thorpe Marriott, LB. 6 on 30th at Neatherd Moor, BH.

Garden Warbler 1 on 8th & 1 on 22nd at Reepham, JH, AD. 1 on 11th at Potters Fen, PA. 1 on 17th at Sparham Pools, PR. 1 on 24th at Worthing, DK. 1 on 25th at Queen’s Hill, AB. 1 on 30th at Thorpe Marriott, LB.

Lesser Whitethroat 1 on 15th at Etling Green, PR. 1 on 16th at Sparham Pools, IB. 1 on 22nd & 1 on 23rd at Reepham, JH, AD. 3 on 30th at Neatherd Moor, BH.

Whitethroat 3 on 19th at HBW, DK. 6 on 25th at Haveringland Hall, SC. 3 on 30th at E.Tuddenham, DL. 3 on 30th at Thorpe Marriott, LB. 4 on 30th at Neatherd Moor, BH.

Grasshopper Warbler 1 on 27th at Scarning, IB.

Sedge Warbler 1 on 9th at Scarning, IB. 1 on 17th at Sparham Pools, PR. 1 on 22nd at Reepam, JH.

Nuthatch 2 on 1st at Lenwade, RG. 2 on 2nd at Beetley, IB. 3 on 16th at Haveringland Hall, SC.

Treecreeper 2 on 5th at Dereham, IB. 2 on 10th at Hockering, PR. 2 on 16th at N.Tuddenham, BP.

Wren 6 on 1st at Potters Fen, PA. 12 on 4th at Hockering, PR. 13 on 7th & 17 on 16th at Haveringland Hall, SC. 9 on 9th at Neatherd Moor, BH.

Ring Ouzel 1 on 8th & 1 on 29th at Eades Mill, Reepham, JH, DG. 1 on 30th at Haveringland Hall, SC.

Fieldfare 150+ on 1st at Scarning, IB. 200+ on 1st at Haveringland Hall, SC. 35 on 12th at Hockering, PR.

Song Thrush 4 on 1st at Potters Fen, PA. 2 on 5th at Worthing, DK.
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4 on 5th at Hockering, PR. 2 on 6th at Swanton Morley, BM. 7 on 7th at Haveringland Hall, SC. 5 on 9th at Neatherd Moor, BH. 2 on 30th at Reepham, DG.

Redwing c100 on 1st at Haveringland Hall, SC. 9 on 8th at Rotten Row, DL. 17 on 10th at Hockering, PR.

Mistle Thrush 2 on 1st at Scarning, IB. 5 on 1st at Haveringland Hall, SC. 5 on 19th at HBW, DK. 2 on 25th at Honingham, DL.

Black Redstart 1 on 11th at Reepham, JH.

Northern Wheatear 2 on 10th at Old Costessey, AB. 1 on 22nd at N.Tuddenham, BP.

Grey Wagtail 1 on 12th at Honingham, DL. 2 on 17th at Lyng, PR. 6 on 18th at Scarning, IB. 1 on 21st at Worthing, DK.

Siskin 2 on 29th at Thorpe Marriott, LB.

Linnet 10 on 5th at E.Tuddenham, DL. 12 on 10th at Old Costessey, AB. 14 on 30th at Thorpe Marriott, LB.

Bullfinch 2 on 2nd at Beetley, IB. 3 on 9th at Neatherd Moor, BH. 2 on 19th at HBW, DK. 2 on 20th at Potters Fen, PA. 2 on 25th at E.Tuddenham, DL.

Yellowhammer 6 on 1st at Scarning, IB. 15 on 3rd at N.Tuddenham, BP. 8 on 15th at Neatherd Moor, BH.

Reed Bunting 9 on 4th at Costessey Marshes, AB. 7 on 11th at Scarning, IB.

HBW = Hoe Bird Walk. Many thanks to the following for their records:

AJ – Alwyn Jackson, BPa – Brenda Palmer, DG – David Gibbons, AB – Andrew Brown, JH – Joe Harkness, BP – Barry Pummell, AD – Alan Dixon, JC – Judith Chancellor, DK – David Knight, LB – Liz Bridge, DL – David Laurie, RG – Ray Gribble, PR – Paul Riley, RD – Rosie Dickens, PA – Paul Adams, BH – Bob Hunter, IB – Ian Brittain, CG – Chris Gribble, BM – Bernie Marsham, SC – Steve Chapman.

 

This month we received 922 sightings with 103 species.

 

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


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