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  • 2 February 2016

    February 2nd 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Avocet - 35 on fresh marsh

    Avocets in flight over the fresh marsh by Les Bunyan

    Black tailed godwit - 110 on fresh marsh

    Greenshank - 1 on tidal pool

    Woodcock - 1 in scrub between visitor centre and carpark

    Brambling - 3 on feeders

    Merlin - 1 hunting over the saltmarsh

    Bullfinch - 2 along Fen Trail

    Dunlin - 115 on fresh marsh

    Siskin - 25 feeding around the visitor centre

    Male siskin by Les Bunyan

    Chiffchaff - 1 on Meadow Trail

    Marsh tit - 1 on feeders

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 1 February 2016

    February 1st 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Brambling - 3 on feeders

    Dunlin - 166 on fresh marsh

    Avocet - 36 on fresh marsh

    Greenshank - 1 on tidal pool

    Teal - 628 on fresh marsh

    Kingfisher - 1 from Fen Hide

    Marsh tit - 1 on feeders

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 26 January 2016

    January 26th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Red crested pochard - 12 returned to the reserve today on Patsy's reedbed

    Velvet scoter - 1 offshore

    Dunlin - 80 on fresh marsh

    Black tailed godwit - 250 on fresh marsh

    Avocet - 33 on fresh marsh

    Brambling - 1 on feeders

    Water pipit - 1 on grazing meadow

    Pintail - 45 on fresh marsh

    Slavonian grebe - 1 offshore

    Greenshank - 1 on tidal pool

    One of several siskin feeding in the alder trees around the visitor centre at the moment. Identified as a male by the bright yellow/green plumage and black forehead Photo by Tony Gray

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 25 January 2016

    January 25th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Water pipit - 2 on grazing meadow

    Avocet - 31 on fresh marsh

    Slavonian grebe - 1 offshore at Thornham Point

    Long tailed duck - 1 offshore

    Greenshank - 2 on tidal pool

    Twite - 3 reported on fresh marsh mid afternoon

    Meditteranean gull - 1 on beach

    Spotted redshank - 2 on volunteer marsh

    Barn owl - 1 hunting over East Trail

    Photo by Les Bunyan

    Marsh tit - 1 on feeders

    Brambling - female on feeders all day

    Stonechat - female on East Trail

    Black tailed godwit - 199 on fresh marsh

    Pintail - 12 on fresh marsh

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 19 January 2016

    January 19th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Hen harrier - male over the reedbed late afternoon. A female roosted on Sunday evening along with 18 marsh. The male was also seen but it flew east of Gypsy Lane and didn't roost on the reserve

    Greenshank - 2 on tidal pool

    Goosander - redhead on volunteer marsh

    Barn owl - 1 hunting along East Trail

    Brambling - male on feeders

    male brambling by Marc Read

    Avocet - 35 on fresh marsh

    Water pipit - 1 on grazing meadow

    Peregrine - 1 hunting over the saltmarsh

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 11 January 2016

    January 11th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Rough legged buzzard - 1 east over the visitor centre with 2 common buzzards @ 14:40

    Water pipit - 2 on grazing meadow

    Slavonian grebe - 1 offshore

    Spoonbill - 1 on Thornham saltmarsh

    Red crested pochard - 2 pairs on fresh marsh

    Avocet - 35 on fresh marsh

    Marsh tit - 1 on feeders

    Barn owl - 1 showing well hunting over the grazing meadow from the visitor centre all day

    Dunlin - 58 on saltmarsh

    Black tailed godwit 0 50 on fresh marsh

    White fronted goose - at least 1 bird still present at Snettisham with greylag geese from the hides this morning. Also several feral barnacle geese still present too

    Adult white fronted goose with greylag geese at Snettisham. Up to 3 birds have been present in recent weeks on the reserve. Pics by Les Bunyan

    Rather nice portrait of a brown hare at Snettisham by Les Bunyan

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 9 January 2016

    January 9th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Avocet - 29 on fresh marsh

    Water pipit - 1 on grazing meadow

    Common scoter - 200 offshore

    Great Northern diver - 1 offshore

    Spotted redshank - 1 on tidal pool

    Brambling - 1 on feeders

    Marsh tit - 1 on freeders

    Marsh harrier - 14 to roost

    Merlin - 1 hunting over saltmarsh

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 7 January 2016

    January 7th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Avocet - 29 on fresh marsh

    Red crested pochard - 2 pairs on fresh marsh but mobile

    Hen harrier - female to roost with 10 marsh harriers

    Bewick's swan - 6 west over the reserve this morning

    Water pipit - 1 on grazing meadow

    Dunlin - 20 on fresh marsh

    Barn owl - 1 hunting over the grazing meadow late afternoon

    Marsh tit - 1 on feeders

    Kingfisher - 1 fishing on Fen Hide pool

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 6 January 2016

    January 6th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Hen harrier - ringtail to roost with 12 marsh harrier

    Red crested pochard - 2 pairs on fresh marsh

    Chiffchaff - 2 in carpark

    Avocet - 28 on fresh marsh

    Water pipit - 2 on grazing meadow

    Spotted redshank - 2 on tidal pool

    Goosander - male briefly on fresh marsh this morning

    Marsh tit - 2 on feeders

    Peregrine - 1 hunting over reserve again

    Brambling - 2 on feeders

    Barn owl - 3 hunting around the reserve late afternoon

    Posted by Paul Eele

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Your sightings

Grid reference: TF7543 (+2km)

Rough-legged Buzzard (1)
7 Feb 2016
Marsh Harrier ()
7 Feb 2016
Water Rail ()
7 Feb 2016
Avocet ()
7 Feb 2016
Black-tailed Godwit ()
7 Feb 2016
Bar-tailed Godwit ()
7 Feb 2016
Twite ()
7 Feb 2016
Red-breasted Merganser ()
7 Feb 2016
Barn Owl (1)
7 Feb 2016
Pink-footed Goose (100)
7 Feb 2016

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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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