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Recent sightings

  • 28 April 2015

    April 28th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Garganey - pair on the fresh marsh until early afternoon at least

    Garganey on fresh marsh by Andy Thompson

    Little ringed plover - 2 on fresh marsh

    Meditteranean gull - 2 (adult + 2nd summer) on fresh marsh this morning

    Spotted redshank - moulting adult on fresh marsh

    Grasshopper warbler - 1 singing by the viewing screen on east trail

    Red crested pochard - at least 4 birds around the reserve

    Common sandpiper - 1 on fresh marsh

    Peregrine - immature still present on the reserve

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 27 April 2015

    April 27th 2015 - Today's highlights

    Grasshopper warbler - 1 reeling by screen on East Trail

    Red crested pochard - 6 around the reserve

    Spotted redshank - 4 on saltmarsh this morning

    Little ringed plover - 3 on fresh marsh

    Hobby - 1st of the year over the reedbed this afternoon

    Dunlin - 19 on fresh marsh

    Red kite - 1 just to the south of the reserve this afternoon

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 24 April 2015

    April 24th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Redstart - male in hedge along East Trail. Scarce spring bird at Titchwell

    Pied flycatcher - 1 reported in bushes by Island Hide

    Little tern - 11 offshore

    Common sandpiper - 1 on fresh marsh

    Red crested pochard - 3 on Patsy's reedbed

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 22 April 2015

    April 22nd 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Grasshopper - 3-4 singing males around the reserve

    Little ringed plover - 2 pairs on fresh marsh

    Avocet - 58 on fresh marsh

    Med gull - 2 adults on fresh marsh

    Bittern - booming male in reedbed

    Spoonbill - immature west over reserve

    One of 3 cuckoos seen at Snettisham reserve this afternoon. Photo by Les Bunyan

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 21 April 2015

    April 21st 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Bittern - booming male in reedbed

    Eider - 7 offshore

    Red kite - 1 west

    Red kite by Les Bunyan

    Spotted redshank - 3 on fresh marsh

    Whinchat - male in reedbed early morning only

    Barn owl - 1 hunting over East Trail

    Med gull - 4 on fresh marsh

    Grasshopper warbler - 1 singing by viewing screen on East Trail + 1 singing in main reedbed

    Common sandpiper - 1 on Volunteer Marsh

    Little ringed plover - 4 on fresh marsh

    Whitethroat - 1st of the year singing by Island Hide

    Ruff, black tailed godwit and snipe all showing rather well from Parrinder Hide today. Photos by Les Bunyan

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 20 April 2015

    April 20th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Brambling - female on feeders

    Little ringed plover - 1 on fresh marsh

    Bittern - booming male in reedbed

    Grasshopper warbler - 1 reeling and showing in small willow bushes by viewing screen on East Trail this afternoon

    Garden warbler - 1st of the year near Fen Hide

    Singing garden warbler by Marc Read

    Red crested pochard - 7 on Patsy's reedbed

    Lesser whitethroat - 1st of the year singing in hedge along East Trail

    Treecreeper - 1 in picnic area

    Spotted redshank - 1 on fresh marsh

    Pink footed goose - 140 in/off sea and flew east this afternoon. Autumn is already here!!

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 18 April 2015

    April 18th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    White tailed eagle - adult low in from the west (Holme direction) then circled up high over Thornham and headed SW @ 08:45 but not seen again

    Reed warbler - 1st of the year singing by the main path this morning

    Greenshank - 1 on tidal pool

    Peregrine - 1 over saltmarsh

    Bittern - male booming in reedbed

    Mediteranean gull - 2 adults on fresh marsh

    Spoonbill - immature still present

    Red crested pochard - 4 around reserve

    Grasshopper warbler - 1 reeling in main reedbed from Fen Hide

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 17 April 2015

    April 17th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Grasshopper warbler - male reeling in reedbed this morning

    Bittern - 1 heard booming from end of East Trail

    Spoonbill - immature still present

    Red crested pochard - 4 on reedbed

    Spotted redshank - 2 on fresh marsh

    Little ringed plover - 3 on fresh marsh

    Mediterranean gull - 9 (6 ad + 3 2nd summer) on fresh marsh this afternoon. Probably a reserve record count

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 16 April 2015

    April 16th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Whitethroat - 1st of the year singing in the carpark this morning

    Red crested pochard - 4 in reedbed

    Little ringed plover - 2 on fresh marsh

    Spoonbill - immature on fresh marsh again today

    Med gull - 2 on fresh marsh

    Bittern - 1 booming near Fen Hide

    Cuckoo - 1 calling near visitor centre

    Posted by Paul Eele

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Your sightings

Grid reference: TF7543 (+2km)

Rough-legged Buzzard (1)
13 Apr 2015
Green-winged Teal ()
12 Apr 2015
Avocet ()
27 Apr 2015
Little Ringed Plover ()
27 Apr 2015
Spotted Redshank (4)
27 Apr 2015
Cuckoo ()
27 Apr 2015
Cetti's Warbler ()
27 Apr 2015
Whimbrel (1)
26 Apr 2015
Bar-tailed Godwit ()
26 Apr 2015
Common Sandpiper (1)
26 Apr 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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