HIGHLIGHTS: The Pallid Harrier remained around New Holkham (to 2nd). A White-tailed Eagle was at Ormesby Little Broad (21st-22nd), Horsey and Fritton Marshes (22nd) and Sculthorpe Moor (23rd). The Great Grey Shrike remained at Sparham (to 5th). A Kentish Plover was at Breydon Water (9th-10th), with an American Wigeon there (9th). Two Black-winged Stilts were at Welney (from 29th). A Green-winged Teal was at Burnham Norton (3rd-9th). An Iberian Chiffchaff and Hoopoe were at Cley (7th). A Hoopoe was at Mundesley (19th), and Sheringham and Salthouse (20th). A Savi’s Warbler sang at Hickling Broad (from 20th). Serins were at Weybourne (5th), Titchwell (9th) and Waxham (30th). A Coues’ Arctic Redpoll was at Holt (13th). Ten Shore Larks were at Happisburgh. A Little Bunting was at Lynford (8th). A Glossy Ibis was at Lakenheath Fen.
BREYDON WATER: There were three Black Terns (9th) and 51 (30th), when 11 Little Gulls and 24 Arctic Terns were noted. A Great White Egret was seen on four dates, with a Spoonbill seen occasionally (from 14th). There was an Arctic Skua (9th). A Common Scoter was seen (13th), with five (22nd). Three Short-eared Owls remained. There was a Cuckoo (23rd), White Wagtail (14th), three Ring Ouzels (21st), 15 Cetti’s Warblers and the last Rock Pipit (2nd). Maxima included 287 Shelducks, 103 Wigeon, 68 Gadwall, 540 Teal, 43 Pintails, 12 Pochards, 452 Shovelers, two Garganeys, 37 Little Egrets, 83 Oystercatchers, 240 Avocets, 134 Ringed Plovers, 54 Grey Plovers, 22 Knot, 20 Snipe, five Ruff, 517 Black-tailed Godwits, 121 Bar-tailed Godwits, 102 Whimbrels, 370 Curlews, six Spotted Redshanks, 10 Greenshanks, 14 Turnstones and a Jack Snipe. NOA HOLME BIRD OBSERVATORY: Maxima included two Long-tailed Ducks, three
Velvet Scoters, 600 Common Scoters, 14 Fulmars, 12 Gannets, seven Little Terns, 18 Black Terns, 11 Sandwich Terns, five Common Terns, 275 Arctic Terns, a Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Goosander, Eider, Kittiwake, Crane, Black Redstart, Tree Sparrow, Merlin, Firecrest, Brambling, Hen Harrier, Peregrine, Hobby, Redstart, Garden Warbler, Short-eared Owl, Crossbill, Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, Cuckoo, Grasshopper Warbler, White Wagtail, Turtle Dove, Whinchat, Swift, Wood Lark, two Stonechats, 20 Pinkfeet, 16 Buzzards, 10 Chiffchaffs, two Red Kites, 18 Siskins, three Barnacle Geese, 20 Ruff, three Cetti’s Warblers, nine Mediterranean Gulls, 10 Ring Ouzels, 80 Black-tailed Godwits, eight Redpolls, two Spoonbills, six House Martins, two Tree Pipits, seven Golden Plovers, three Reed Warblers, 29 Whimbrels, 21 Sand Martins, 40 Yellow Wagtails, a Grey Wagtail, 20 Swallows, 10 Willow Warblers, eight Whitethroats, 18 Sedge Warblers and seven Wheatears.
NOA REDWELL MARSH: There were 10 Snipe, nine Avocets, a Ruff, Green Sandpiper, two Common Sandpipers, 15 Black-tailed Godwits, a Cuckoo, Whimbrel, five Swallows and three Sand Martins.
CLEY AREA: Highlights included a Whimbrel, Garganey, Black Redstart, Great White Egret, seven Cranes, a Short-eared Owl, White Stork, Ruddy Shelduck, Russian White-fronted Goose, Osprey, Hen Harrier, Little Gull, Spoonbill, 150 Arctic Terns, 27 Black Terns and a Wryneck.