Birdline East Anglia bird news for Suffolk for February 2008
by Robin Chittenden

Two Penduline Tits were at Minsmere RSPB 3rd and again 26th. The Lesser Yellowlegs was still wintering in Suffolk being seen at the Walberswick Shore pools and Southwold Town Marshes until 9th.

In Suffolk up to nine Tundra Bean Goose were at North Warren RSPB and one was at Wherstead Strand and a Taiga Bean Goose was at Reydon Marshes until 20th at least. A Black Brant was still in the area of Trimley Marshes SWT and two at Shotley Marshes.

A Long-tailed Duck was a rare find for Minsmere RSPB 4th

The Black-throated Diver was still at Lowestoft Hamilton Docks or Lake Lothing all month and one was again on River Orwell 8th.

A Rough-legged Buzzard was at at Icklingham 17th.

The Great White Egret in Suffolk was on and off at Thorpeness Mere and North Warren RSPB until 23rd. It spent a couple of days at Minsmere RSPB 16th-17th.

A Dipper was reported at Flatford Mill 17th. A Hooded Crow flew north over Minsmere RSPB 11th.

A Balearic Shearwater flew north past Landguard NR 3rd.

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