Titchwell Marsh

Titchwell Marsh

Titchwell Marsh
Big skies, a fabulous sandy beach and bird-filled lagoons are just a few of the gems tucked away inside Titchwell's treasure trove of natural delights.

Titchwell Marsh

  • July 22nd 2014 - Today's highlights

    Wood sandpiper - 2 on fresh marsh

    Spoonbill - 12 on fresh marsh

    Garganey - 1 again on fresh marsh showing very well by main path

    Spotted redshank - 10 on fresh marsh

    Dunlin - 60 on fresh marsh this afternoon

    Arctic skua - an unusual record of 4 west over the reserve this afternoon

    Avocet - 300 on fresh marsh

    Black tailed godwit - 370 on fresh marsh

  • July 21st 2014 - Today's highlights

    Wood sandpiper - 1 on fresh marsh

    Garganey - 1 on fresh marsh showing well feeding close to the main path

    Spoonbill - 10 on fresh marsh

    Green sandpiper - 1 on fresh marsh

    Little ringed plover - 5 on fresh marsh

    Med gull - 2 2nd summer on fresh marsh

    Spotted redshank - 10 on fresh marsh

    Common sandpiper - 2 on fresh marsh today. Small numbers have been passing through the reserve with 16 on Saturday evening

    Black tailed godwit - 247 on fresh marsh

    Avocet - 230 on fresh marsh. 346 on the Saturday evening was the 5th highest count for the reserve

    Dunlin - 32 on fresh marsh including the 1st juveniles of the autumn 

  • July 17th 2014 - Today's highlights

    Spoonbill - 20 on fresh marsh

    Spotted redshank - 9 on fresh marsh

    Ruff - 5 on fresh marsh

    Greenshank - 3 on fresh marsh

    Dunlin - 33 on fresh marsh

    Golden plover - 12 summer plumage birds briefly on fresh marsh this morning

    Black tailed godwit - 120 feeding on fresh marsh

    Common sandpiper - 1 on fresh marsh

    White admiral butterfly - 1 still present in the carpark but seems to be very mobile.

    There are lots of migrant butterflies around at the moment with good numbers of painted ladies seen this week. Keep your eyes open for scarce (aka yellow legged) tortoiseshells along the coast at the moment. There have been several sightings in Norfolk and Suffolk this week.

    I am off until early next week so I hope you can wait for the next update ;-)