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 30th 2014 - Today's highlights

    Spotted crake - 1 still present near Island Hide today but generally it has been very elusive. At times it was actually seen perching in the tops of the reeds! We don't know why but it could have been to escape the agrssive moorhens

    Wood sandpiper - 1 on fresh marsh

    Spoonbill - 9 roosting on fresh marsh this morning

  • July 29th 2014 - Today's highlights

    Long tailed skua - adult still present with 9 Arctic skua around the mouth of Thornham Harbour from Thornham Point until 09:30 at least

    Spotted crake - still present near Island Hide but very elusive. Seen between 15:15 - 15:30 and again briefly at 16:15

    Curlew sandpiper - 1 on fresh marsh

    Greenshank - 10 on fresh marsh

    Ruff - 49 on fresh marsh

    Spotted redshank - 5 on fresh marsh

    Wood sandpiper - 1 on fresh marsh

    Wood sandpiper showing well from Island Hide by Tony Gray


    Green sandpiper - 1 on fresh marsh

    Avocet - 240 on fresh marsh

    Med gull - adult roosting on fresh marsh

  • July 28th 2014 - Today's highlights

    WOW, what a day!!!

    Long tailed skua - the adult bird from Saturday turned up again this afternoon but mobile over the saltmarsh, beach and lagoons

    Spotted crake - 1 adult along reed edge viewed from the path to Island Hide and from the hide

    adult spotted crake on fresh marsh. Note the short straight beak and spotted plumage that separates it from water rail

    Spoonbill - 12 on fresh marsh

    Spotted redshank - 16 on fresh marsh

    Curlew sandpiper - adult on fresh marsh this morning

    Wood sandpiper - 2 still on fresh marsh

    Green sandpiper - 2 on fresh marsh

    Greenshank - 5 on fresh marsh

    Avocet - 272 on fresh marsh

    23 species of wader on the lagoons today