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  • 15 September 2016

    September 15th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Pectoral sandpiper - 1 on fresh marsh late afternoon

    Curlew sandpiper - 2 on fresh marsh

    Little stint - 2 on fresh marsh

    Garganey - 1 on Patsy's reedbed

    Redstart - 1 on bushes by Island Hide

    Wheatear - 3 at Thornham Point

    I am away on leave for a couple of weeks so there will be no updates for a while I'm afraid

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 13 September 2016

    September 13th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Curlew sandpiper - 3 on fresh marsh

    Juvenile curlew sandpiper on the fresh marsh this morning. Note the downcurved beak. Photo by Les Bunyan

    Little stint - 5 on fresh marsh

    Spoonbill - 4 around reserve still although many of the birds from earlier in the summer have now dispersed further afield

    In-flight spoonbills by Les Bunyan. The black wing markings on both of these birds identify them as juveniles.

    Whinchat - 1 on grazing meadow

    Wheatear - 1 near beach

    Pintail - 1 on fresh marsh

    Grey wagtail - 1 west over visitor centre this morning

    Golden plover - 140 on fresh marsh

    Common sandpiper - 1 on fresh marsh

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 8 September 2016

    September 8th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Curlew sandpiper - 2 on fresh marsh

    Little stint - 5 on fresh marsh

    Dunlin - 50 on fresh marsh

    Spoonbill - 13 on fresh marsh

    Peregrine - 2 through reserve today

    Whinchat - 1 on grazing meadow in bramble bushes

    Wheatear - 2 near beach

    Arctic skua - 2 on beach

    Swift - 2 late birds west over the reserve

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 6 September 2016

    September 6th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Garganey - 1 on Patsy's reedbed

    Pintail - 1 on Patsy's reedbed

    Little stint - 7 on fresh marsh

    Lovely juvenile little stint showing very well on the fresh marsh this afternoon by Les Bunyan

    Curlew sandpiper - 2 on fresh marsh

    Spoonbill - 4 west this morning

    Knot - 100 roosting on fresh marsh

    Spotted redshank - 2 on fresh marsh

    Little gull - 1 offshore

    Spotted flycatcher - 1 in carpark this morning

    Wheatear - 2 on beach

    Common sandpiper - 2 on Volunteer Marsh

    Common snipe are now starting to arrive on the reserve for the winter. Although they can be often difficult to see, these two birds stood out well again the green vegetation on Patsy's reedbed this afternoon. Photo by Les Bunyan

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 5 September 2016

    September 5th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Spoonbill - 7 on fresh marsh but mobile

    Black tern - 1 west this morning

    Little stint - 6 on fresh marsh

    Curlew sandpiper - 4 on fresh marsh

    Greenshank - 7 on fresh marsh

    Red kite - 3 west this morning

    Spotted redshank - 2 on fresh marsh

    Wigeon - 7 on Patsy's reedbed

    Wheatear - 1 on beach

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 1 September 2016

    September 1st 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Little stint - 4 juveniles on fresh marsh

    2 juvenile little stints with a dunlin (top right) on the fresh marsh by Denise Emmerson

    Curlew sandpiper - 8 on fresh marsh

    Bar tailed godwit - 859 on fresh marsh roosting over high tide

    Black tailed godwit - 162 on fresh marsh

    Avocet - 140 on fresh marsh

    Dunlin - 25 on fresh marsh

    Ruff - 52 on fresh marsh

    Spotted redshank - 3 on fresh marsh

    Garganey - 1 still on Patsy's reedbed

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 30 August 2016

    August 30th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Garganey - eclipse drake still present on Patsy's reedbed

    Curlew sandpiper - 8 on fresh marsh

    Little stint - 2 on fresh marsh

    Spoonbill - 14 on fresh marsh

    Peregrine - 1 hunting over saltmarsh

    Hobby - 1 over reserve

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 29 August 2016

    August 29th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Curlew sandpiper - 8 on fresh marsh

    Little stint - 6 on fresh marsh

    Avocet - 210 on fresh marsh

    Spoonbill - 35 on reserve

    Spotted redshank - 2 on fresh marsh

    Garganey - eclipse drake on Patsy's reedbed

    Wheatear - 1 on grazing meadow this morning

    Buzzard - 14 feeding in ploughed field just south of the reserve

    Common sandpiper - 2 on fresh marsh

    Red kite - 3 over reserve today

    Black tailed godwit - 100 on fresh marsh

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 25 August 2016

    August 25th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Curlew sandpiper - 16 on fresh marsh

    Little stint - 1 on fresh marsh

    Garganey - eclipse drake on Patsy's reedbed this afternoon

    Spotted redshank - 4 on fresh marsh

    Ruff - 52 on fresh marsh

    Green sandpiper - 1 on Patsy's reedbed

    Dunlin - 21 on fresh marsh

    Common sandpiper - 2 on fresh marsh

    Black tailed godwit - 141 on fresh marsh this morning

    Fulmar - 1 west over the fresh marsh this morning!!

    This lovely little water shrew was photographed this week by Stuart Ball crossing the bridge by Island Hide

    Posted by Paul Eele

Your sightings

Grid reference: TF7543 (+2km)

Pectoral Sandpiper ()
27 Sep 2016
Hoopoe ()
27 Sep 2016
Sabine's Gull (1)
15 Sep 2016
Great White Egret (1)
13 Sep 2016
Scaup ()
27 Sep 2016
Spoonbill (2)
27 Sep 2016
Curlew Sandpiper (2)
27 Sep 2016
Little Stint ()
27 Sep 2016
Spotted Redshank ()
27 Sep 2016
Caspian Gull ()
27 Sep 2016

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

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