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Recent sightings

  • 23 March 2015

    March 23rd 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Long tailed duck - female still offshore

    Water pipit - 1 on fresh marsh

    Red crested pochard - 10 (6 males) around the reserve

    Chiffchaff - at least 3 males singing around the reserve

    Kingfisher - 1 in flight over the Fen Hide pool

    Marsh harrier - now 4 females nest building in the reedbed

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 21 March 2015

    March 21st 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Manx shearwater - 2 birds offshore this morning were probably pushed inshore by the strong northerly winds

    Little gull - 1 offshore

    Red crested pochard - 6 ( males) on the fresh marsh

    Red crested pochard pair on the fresh marsh by Andy Thompson

    Mediterranean gull - 3 adults on fresh marsh

    Woodcock - 1 near Fen Hide

    Chiffchaff - 3 on Meadow Trail

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 19 March 2015

    March 19th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Jack snipe - 1 from Fen Hide but elusive

    Red crested pochard - 8 in reedbed

    Spotted redshank - 1 on fresh marsh

    Brambling - 2 on feeders

    Bittern - male booming in reedbed audible from Fen Hide

    Barn owl - 1 on East Trail

    Avocet - 38 on fresh marsh including several birds nest scraping

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 17 March 2015

    March 17th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Firecrest - 1 again in scrub although mobile and elusive but seen well on the guided walk this afternoon

    Red crested pochard - pair on fresh marsh

    Spotted redshank - 1 on fresh marsh

    Water pipit - 1 on Fen Hide pool

    Woodcock - 1 in scrub near carpark

    Greenshank - 1 on fresh marsh

    Marsh harrier - 1st 'skydancing' male of the season this afternoon despite the rain!

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 16 March 2015

    March 16th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    I'm now back from my jaunt to Africa so daily sightings will return 

    Firecrest - 1 seen near Fen Hide and along the main path today

    Jack snipe - 1 flushed from the reedbed

    Red crested pochard - 11 on fresh marsh

    Woodcock - 1+ in visitor centre

    Bittern - 1 in flight over reedbed

    Chiffchaff - 2 singing males on the reserve today

    Peregrine - 1 perched on the concrete building on the saltmarsh for most of the day

    Posted by Paul Eele

  • 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

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Your sightings

Grid reference: TF7543 (+2km)

Rough-legged Buzzard (1)
12 Mar 2015
Avocet ()
28 Mar 2015
Jack Snipe (1)
28 Mar 2015
Cetti's Warbler ()
28 Mar 2015
Water Pipit (1)
28 Mar 2015
Long-tailed Duck (2)
28 Mar 2015
Water Rail ()
27 Mar 2015
Red-breasted Merganser ()
25 Mar 2015
Bar-tailed Godwit ()
25 Mar 2015
Spotted Redshank ()
25 Mar 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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