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019 Eastern Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans) Lesvos Lesbos Greece GR April 2014 ccp2

Norfolk bird news April 2024


A male Eastern Subalpine Warbler was at NWT Holme Dunes 29th-30th. An Alpine Swift flew north over Horsey 14th. A Hoopoe was on Blakeney Point 30th and a Wood Warbler and Wryneck were reported there 28th.


Up to two Wrynecks were at NWT Holme Dunes 13th-14th and a single was there 20th & 26th and another was at Friary Hills, Blakeney 29th. A Golden Oriole flew west past West Runton 29th.


Single male Pied Flycatchers were at Waxham 8th, Horsey Mill 9th, Hickling 28th and NWT Holme Dunes 29th. The Coues’s Arctic Redpoll was at Helhoughton until 2nd.


The Long billed Dowitcher remained at NWT Cley Marshes throughout April and was also seen on Stiffkey Fen 20th-21st. A Black-crowned Night Heron was by NWT Cley Marshes at North Foreland Wood 2nd-5th.


The Red-breasted Goose was seen at Blakeney Harbour and Burnham Overy Staithe until 26th at least, and another Red-breasted Goose was seen again at a Lynn Point 6th. A Green-winged Teal was at Welney WWT 4th-5th and one was at NWT Cley Marshes 24th. A female Ferruginous Duck was at NWT Hickling Broad from 25th.


The Glossy Ibis remained on and off but mainly on at Stiffkey. Single Glossy Ibises were at RSPB Snettisham and Ken Hill Marshes from 14th and NWT Cley Marshes Glossy Ibis, having flown west past Weybourne 18th-19th.

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