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Recent sightings

  • 26 February 2015

    February 26th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Bit of a wet day but a few hardy souls did catch up with some birds

    Slav grebe - 1 offshore

    Red crested pochard - 3 on Patsy's reedbed

    Water pipit - 1 on drained grazing meadow pool

    Avocet - 49 on fresh marsh

    Barn owl - 1 hunting along East Trail late afternoon

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 24 February 2015

    February 24th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Woodcock - 1 in scrub near Fen Hide

    Long tailed duck - 11 offshore including 4 displaying males

    Spotted redshank - 1 on saltmarsh

    Greenshank - 1 on tidal pool

    Avocet - 50+ on fresh marsh

    Water pipit - 2 on drained grazing meadow pool

    Twite - 2 briefly on fresh marsh late morning

    Stonechat - 1 in brambles near beach

    Bullfinch - 2 calling along Fen Trail

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 23 February 2015

    February 23rd 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Water pipit - 1 on drained grazing meadow pool

    Great Northern diver - 1 offshore

    Slav grebe - 1 offshore

    Long tailed duck - 3 offshore

    Twite - 14 on beach this morning

    Snow bunting - 4 on beach this morning

    Woodcock - 1 in scrub near Fen Hide

    Bittern - 1 in flight over reedbed

    Greenshank - 1 on tidal pool

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 21 February 2015

    February 21st 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Snow bunting - up to 20 on the beach although mobile. Feeding near the mouth of the tidal creek this afternoon

    Twite - 20 on beach this morning

    Long tailed duck - 9 offshore

    Slavonian grebe - 1 offshore

    Eider - 34 offshore

    Spotted redshank - 1 on saltmarsh

    Stonechat - female on saltmarsh

    Merlin and peregrine around the reserve today

    Water pipit - 1 on drained grazing meadow pool

    Kingfisher - 1 in flight over the reedbed

    Song thrush - 2 singing males around the visitor centre

    Woodcock  -1 in scrub viewed from the carpark

    Woodcock captured on one of our remote cameras feeding in the scrub near the visitor centre

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 20 February 2015

    February 20th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Bittern - 1 in flight over reedbed

    Flying bittern by Andy Thompson

    Barn owl - 1 hunting at dusk

    Barn owl hunting over East Trail this afternoon by Les Bunyan

    Long tailed duck - 11 offshore. Also good numbers of common scoter, red breasted mergansers and goldeneye

    Slavonian grebe - 1 offshore

    Greenshank - 1 on volunteer marsh

    Water pipit - 1 on drained grazing meadow pool

    Water rail - 1+ in ditches near visitor centre

    Water rail by Andy Thompson

    Kingfisher - 2 on Patsy's reedbed

    Snow bunting - 20 on beach

    Avocet - 66 on volunteer marsh

    Med gull - moulting adult on fresh marsh late afternoon

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 19 February 2015

    February 19th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Water pipit - 2 around the reserve

    Avocet - spring buildup in numbers has started with 30 on fresh marsh today

    Long tailed duck - 3 offshore

    Twite - 15 in dunes this morning

    Snow bunting - 16 on beach but very mobile

    Marsh harrier - 12 roosted in the reedbed with a female hen harrier on Tuesday evening

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 18 February 2015

    February 18th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Water pipit - 1 on drained grazing meadow pool

    Snow bunting - 20 on beach but mobile

    Avocet - 36 on fresh marsh

    Woodcock - 1 in scrub

    Bittern - 1 in flight several times over the reedbed

    Red crested pochard - 4 (2 drakes) in reedbed

    Merlin - 1 around reserve

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 16 February 2015

    February 16th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Red crested pochard - 3 on Patsy's reedbed this afternoon

    Spotted redshank - 1 on fresh marsh

    Hen harrier - female over saltmarsh

    Avocet - 14 on fresh marsh

    Snow bunting - 15 west along beach this morning

    Woodcock - 1 in visitor scrub all day

    Kingfisher - 2 from Island Hide

    Red kite - 1 west over Thornham village @ 10:50

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 13 February 2015

    February 13th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Bittern - 1 from Fen Hide this morning

    Hen harrier - female hunting over the saltmarsh this morning

    Greenshank - 1 on tidal pool

    Brambling - male singing by the visitor centre early morning only

    Twite - 4 on fresh marsh

    Peregrine - 1 hunting over the fresh marsh this morning

    Dunlin - 30 on fresh marsh

    Snow bunting - 1 on beach ruin this afternoon

    Water pipit - 1 still on drained grazing meadow pool

    Long tailed duck - 3 offshore with common scoter flock

    Posted by Paul Eele

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Your sightings

Grid reference: TF7543 (+2km)

Red-breasted Merganser (2)
1 Mar 2015
Avocet (70)
1 Mar 2015
Bar-tailed Godwit ()
1 Mar 2015
Spotted Redshank (1)
1 Mar 2015
Cetti's Warbler (3)
1 Mar 2015
Water Pipit (1)
1 Mar 2015
Tawny Owl (1)
28 Feb 2015
Pink-footed Goose (200)
28 Feb 2015
Black-tailed Godwit (24)
28 Feb 2015
Red-throated Diver (1)
28 Feb 2015

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Where is it?

  • Lat/lng: 52.96298,0.60418
  • Postcode: PE31 8BB
  • Grid reference: TF750438
  • Nearest town: Hunstanton, Norfolk
  • County: Norfolk
  • Country: England

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