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 December 2017 compiled by David Gibbons.

Pink-footed Goose 130 on 1st at Brandiston, SB. 300 on 1st at Costessey, AB.

Mandarin Duck 1 on 10th at Blickling Lake, SB.

Gadwall 35 on 5th & 34 on 18th at Pensthorpe, RG, RH, PA, BH.

Tufted Duck 64 on 5th at Pensthorpe, RG, RH.

Goldeneye 2 on 5th & 7 on 18th at Pensthorpe, RG, RH, PA, BH.

Goosander 2 on 10th at Blickling Lake, SB.

Grey Partridge 4 on 1st at Great Witchingham, AB. 5 on 12th at Honningham, PA.

Little Egret 3 on 5th & 4 on 18th at Pensthorpe, RG, RH, PA, BH.

Grey Heron 2 on 5th at Pensthorpe, RG, RH. 1 on 12th at HBW, DK.

Great Crested Grebe 1 on 10th at Great Witchingham Common, RG.

Red Kite 1 on 12th at Worthing, DK.

Sparrowhawk 1 on 5th at Potters Fen, PA. 1 on 10th at Dereham, BH. 1 on 22nd at Reepham, DG.

Buzzard 3 on 5th at Pensthorpe, RG, RH. 3 on 9th at Scarning, IB. 3 on 12th at HBW, DK. 2 on 31st at Little Witchingham Hall, DG.

Kestrel 2 on 11th at Neatherd Moor, BH. 2 on 14th at Potters Fen, PA. 2 on 18th at Pensthorpe, PA, BH. 4 on 23rd at Scarning, IB.

Merlin 1 on 14th at TF9914, PA.

Lapwing c80 on 5th at Pensthorpe, RG, RH. c105 on 22nd at Neatherd Moor, BH. 100 on 23rd at Gressenhall, IB.

Common Snipe 2 on 2nd at Neatherd Moor, BH. 3 on 9th at Scarning, IB.

Woodcock 1 on 9th at Scarning, IB. 1 on 18th at Pensthorpe, PA, BH.

Green Sandpiper 1 on 3rd at Neatherd Moor, BH. 1 on 9th at Scarning, IB.

Black-headed Gull c150 on 31st at Themelthorpe, DG. 103 on 31st at Neatherd Moor, BH.

Common Gull 65 on 30th at Neatherd Moor, BH. c50 on 31st at Themelthorpe, DG.

Stock Dove 120+ on 1st at Great Witchingham, AB.

Barn Owl 1 on 3rd at Brandiston, SB. 1 on 23rd at Gressenhall, IB.

Little Owl 1 on 3rd at Brandiston, SB.

Tawny Owl 1 on 1st & 2 on 23rd at Scarning, IB. 1 on 3rd at Brandiston, SB. 1 on 9th at Reepham, DG. 1 on 12th at Worthing, DK.

Kingfisher 1 on 4th at Potters Fen, PA. 2 on 5th at Pensthorpe, RG, RH.

Green Woodpecker 2 on 18th at Pensthorpe, PA, BH. 2 on 31st at Reepham, DG.

Great Spotted Woodpecker 3 on 12th at HBW, DK. 2 on 18th at Pensthorpe, PA, BH.

Goldcrest 2 on 12th at HBW, DK. 1 on 31st at Whitwell, DG.

Marsh Tit 2 on 1st at Potters Fen, PA. 2 on 5th & 4 on 18th at Pensthorpe, RG, RH, PA, BH.

Cetti’s Warbler 1 on 5th at Pensthorpe, RG, RH.

Blackcap 1 on 6th at Lenwade, RG. Nuthatch 2 on 5th at Pensthorpe, RG, RH. 1 on 12th at HBW, DK.

Fieldfare 42 on 1st at Scarning, IB. 51 on 2nd at Neatherd Moor, BH.

Redwing 7 on 12th at HBW, DK. 3 on 12th at Pensthorpe, PA, BH.

Song Thrush 1 on 12th at HBW, DK. 1 on 18th at Pensthorpe, PA, BH.

Mistle Thrush 3 on 12th at HBW, DK. 1 on 31st at Reepham, DG.

Grey Wagtail 1 on 1st at Lenwade, RG. 1 on 5th at Neatherd Moor, BH.1 on 20th at Potters Fen, PA. 1 on 31st at Marriotts Way,Reepham / Themelthorpe, DG.

Meadow Pipit 2 on 18th at Pensthorpe, PA, BH.

Brambling 2 on 18th at Brandiston, SB.

Siskin 8 on 18th at Pensthorpe, PA, BH.

Linnet 25 on 2nd at Neatherd Moor, BH. 25 on 12th at Worthing, DK.

Lesser Redpoll 2 on 18th at Pensthorpe, PA, BH.

Bullfinch 3 on 9th at Scarning, IB. 9 on 12th at HBW, DK. 5 on 31st at Reepham, DG.

HBW = Hoe Bird Walk.
Many thanks to the following for their records:_
DK – David Knight, RG – Ray Gribble,
DG – David Gibbons RG – Roger Hughes
BH – Bob Hunter PA – Paul Adams
IB – Ian Brittain SB – Sacha Barbato
AB – Andrew Brown

 

 

This month we received 335 records with 85 species.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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