013 Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia) The Gambia West Africa GM February 2011 cp crs 130dpi.jpg

Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia) (Library photograph)

Suffolk bird news July 2022

A Caspian Tern was at Botany Marshes, Snape for just over an hour late afternoon 10th.

 

A first summer Purple Heron was at RSPB Lakenheath Fen from 31st. A single Glossy Ibis was at SWT Carlton Marshes 2nd, RSPB Minsmere 4th and Botany Marshes, Snape 16th. A Pectoral Sandpiper was at SWT Hazelwood Marshes, fairly briefly, early morning, before flying off high north 22nd .

 

A Bee-eater flew west over Felixstowe 4th and a Golden Oriole was heard at Home Wood, East Bergholt 17th. A Honey Buzzard flew south over East Bergholt 17th.

 

A male Scarlet Darter was at Minsmere 28th.

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