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January 2019

  Peto's Marsh, Carlton Marshes
Andrew Easton


A CATTLE EGRET left roost at Carlton Marshes on the morning of the 17th and returned to roost in the evening. It departed southwards.

The RAZORBILL was still present along Lake Lothing on the 17th.


A RED KITE was seen over Carlton Colville and Carlton Marshes on the 11th.
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UPDATED
: 22:00 17th February


LITTLE GREBE
Tachybaptus ruficollis
Carlton Marshes
- 2nd (1), 3rd (1), 17th (1).



FULMAR
Fulmarus glacialis
Ness Point
- 9th (1 S).



SHAG
Phalacrocorax aristotelis
Lake Lothing - 2nd (1), 3rd (1), 8th (1), 9th (2).
Hamilton Dock
- 9th (1+).



LITTLE EGRET Egretta garzetta
Carlton Marshes - 2nd (7 left roost), 9th (1), 17th (7 roosted).
Herringfleet Marshes - 3rd (1).



CATTLE EGRET
Bubulcus ibis
One left roost at Carlton Marshes at 06:50 on the 17th and returned to roost at 17:19 that evening. It departed southwards, possibly to the Benacre area as the ones seen in January were doing.


WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE
Anser albifrons
Carlton Marshes - 2nd (2), 3rd (2).



BARNACLE GOOSE
Branta leucopsis
Carlton Marshes
- 17th (2).



SHELDUCK
Tadorna tadorna
Herringfleet Marshes
- 15th (3).
Carlton Marshes - 17th (2).



WIGEON Anas penelope
Oulton Marshes - 3rd (300+).
Carlton Marshes - 9th (130).



TEAL Anas crecca
Carlton Marshes - 2nd (90), 3rd (90), 17th (120+).
Herringfleet Marshes - 15th (160+).



SHOVELER Anas clypeata
Herringfleet Marshes - 15th (9).



TUFTED DUCK Aythya fuligula
Carlton Marshes - 3rd (1).
Leathes Ham - 2nd (5), 16th (3).



COMMON EIDER Somateria mollissima
Gorleston - 3rd (2).



COMMON SCOTER Melanitta nigra
Lake Lothing - 2nd (1).
Gorleston
- 3rd (c. 80).


Razorbill
Razorbill - Lake Lothing Andrew Easton

RED KITE Milvus milvus
Oulton Broad
- 6th (1).
Carlton Colville/Carlton Marshes
- 11th (1).



MARSH HARRIER
Circus aeruginosus
Carlton Marshes - 2nd (6 left roost), 17th (3 left roost).



PEREGRINE Falco peregrinus
Carlton Marshes - 3rd (1), 17th (1).
Breydon South Wall - 16th (2).



GREY PARTRIDGE Perdix perdix
Ellough - 2nd (2).



WATER RAIL Rallus aquaticus
Carlton Marshes - 1st (3+), 5th (2), 6th (2), 17th (1).

Kirkley Brook - 15th (1).
Oulton Marshes - 17th (1).



LAPWING Vanellus vanellus
Herringfleet Marshes - 15th (300+).
Carlton Marshes - 17th (120).
Oulton Marshes - 17th (85).



GOLDEN PLOVER Pluvialis apricaria
Carlton Marshes - 17th (2).



RINGED PLOVER Charadrius hiaticula
Lake Lothing - 1st (2).
Kessingland Beach - 9th (5).



SANDERLING
Calidris alba
Kessingland Beach
- 9th (2).



PURPLE SANDPIPER
Calidris maritima
Ness Point
- 9th (6).



RUFF
Philomachus pugnax
Herringfleet Marshes
- 15th (12).



SNIPE Gallinago gallinago

Herringfleet Marshes - 3rd (112), 15th (50+).
Oulton Marshes - 17th (169).



WOODCOCK Scolopax rusticola
Oulton Marshes - 17th (2).



GREEN SANDPIPER  Tringa ochropus
Ellough - 2nd (1).



CASPIAN GULL Larus cachinnans
Ellough - 2nd (adult).



KITTIWAKE Rissa tridactyla
Ness Point - 9th (1 S).


Lowestoft Harbour
An old photo view from the late 19th century of South Pier and Yacht Club area.


GUILLEMOT Uria aalge
Lake Lothing
- 1st (1), 2nd to 3rd (2).



RAZORBILL
Alca torda
Lake Lothing - 1st to 17th (1).


 
BARN OWL Tyto alba
Carlton Marshes - 2nd (2).
Oulton Marshes - 3rd (1).



SHORT-EARED OWL Asio flammeus
Oulton Marshes - 3rd (1).



WATER PIPIT Anthus spinoletta
Carlton Marshes - 2nd (1), 3rd (1), 17th (3).



STONECHAT Saxicola rubicola
Herringfleet Marshes - 3rd (2).



CETTI'S WARBLER Cettia cetti
Carlton Marshes
- 3rd (2), 17th (1).
Oulton Marshes - 17th (1).



BRAMBLING Fringilla montifringilla
St. Olaves - 2nd (1).
New Road, Bradwell - 12th (1).



SISKIN Carduelis spinus
St. Olaves - 2nd (2).




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