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September 2019

Yellow-browed Warbler
- Lowestoft
Andrew Easton


After the first blank September for the species since 2006, at least eight YELLOW-BROWED WARBLERS were found on the afternoon of the 3rd; with several more being found over the following days.

A SHORE LARK was around the old coastguard car park at the end of Hamilton Road on the 7th to 14th.


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UPDATED
: 19:00 15th October



RED-THROATED DIVER Gavia stellata
Corton
- 2nd (c. 20).
Lowestoft North Beach - 7th (4).

 

LITTLE EGRET
Egretta garzetta
Carlton Marshes
- 3rd (1), 13th (6).



GREAT WHITE EGRET
Ardea alba
Carlton Marshes
- 8th (1), 12th (1).
Castle Marshes, North Cove
- 12th (2).
Lowestoft North Denes - 15th (1 S).



DARK-BELLIED BRENT GOOSE
Branta bernicla bernicla
Corton - 2nd (25 N).
Ness Point
- 5th (6 N, 5 S).
Lowestoft North Beach - 7th (4).



PINK-FOOTED GOOSE Anser brachyrhynchus
St. Olaves - 12th (150 NE).



WIGEON Anas penelope
Leathes Ham - 3rd (2).



MALLARD Anas platyrhynchos
Carlton Marshes - 9th (100).



TEAL Anas crecca
Hopton - 5th (35 on the sea).

Carlton Marshes - 9th (350), 13th (4-500).



EIDER Somateria mollissima
Lowestoft North Beach - 7th (5).



RED-BREASTED MERGANSER Mergus serrator
Corton - 2nd (1 N).



GOOSANDER Mergus merganser
Lowestoft North Beach - 7th (1).



GREY PLOVER Pluvialis squatarola
Hopton - 5th (1 S).



LAPWING
Vanellus vanellus
Carlton Marshes - 3rd (60), 9th (150), 13th (200+).



KNOT Calidris canutus
Corton - 2nd (3 N).



DUNLIN Calidris alpina
Corton - 2nd (12 N).
Carlton Marshes - 11th (1), 13th (1).




PURPLE SANDPIPER Calidris maritima
Ness Point - 2nd (1), 3rd (3).



SNIPE Gallinago gallinago
Carlton Marshes - 9th (50).



JACK SNIPE Lymnocryptes minima
Corton old sewage works - 5th (1).




BLACK-TAILED GODWIT Limosa limosa
Herringfleet Mill - 2nd (c. 100).
Carlton Marshes - 3rd (2), 13th (13).



BAR-TAILED GODWIT Limosa lapponicus
Ness Point - 12th (1 S).



GREEN SANDPIPER Tringa ochropus
Carlton Marshes - 11th (1).



TURNSTONE Arenaria interpres
Ness Point - 3rd (30).


Oulton Broad
An old postcard view from the late 19th or early 20th century looking eastward across Oulton Broad.


LITTLE GULL
Hydrocoloeus minutus
Links Road car park - 1st (1 adult), 7th (1).
Leathes Ham
- 3rd
(1 adult).
Ness Point - 13th (1).



SANDWICH TERN Sterna sandvichensis
Ness Point - 11th (15 S).



GUILLEMOT Uria aalge
Ness Point - 2nd (1 on the sea).



AUK sp. Alcidae
Corton - 2nd (15 N).




SHORT-EARED OWL Asio flammeus
Gunton Warren - 3rd (1 in off the sea).
Lowestoft North Denes - 7th (1).
Carlton/Oulton Marshes - 13th (1).



SHORE LARK
Eremophila alpestris
One was feeding in the old coastguard car park at the end of Hamilton Road on the 7th to 14th.

Shore Lark
Shore Lark - Lowestoft Andrew Easton

ROCK PIPIT
Anthus petrosus
Lowestoft North Beach - 4th (2).

Ness Point - 7th (1), 9th (2), 13th (2).



GREY WAGTAIL Motacilla cinerea
Whapload Ropad, Lowestoft - 5th (1), 7th (1).
Corton new sewage works - 7th (1).



HOUSE MARTIN Delichon urbica
Corton - 11th (2), 15th (4 S).
St. Olaves - 12th (2).



SWALLOW Hirundo rustica
Carlton Marshes - 14th (1 S).
Gunton - 14th (10 N).
Corton - 15th (12 S).





STONECHAT Saxicola rubicola

Carlton Marshes - 3rd (2), 14th (2).
Lowestoft North Denes - 6th (1), 12th (1).
Ness Point - 12th (1).




WHINCHAT Saxicola rubetra
Carlton Marshes - 11th (1)



COMMON REDSTART Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Gunton disused railtrack - 5th (1), 15th (1).
Lowestoft North Denes - 5th (1).
Corton old sewage works - 7th (1).



BLACK REDSTART Phoenicurus ochruros
Hamilton Road/SLP - 5th (1 singing), 7th (2), 8th (3), 10th (5), 12th (2), 13th (2-3).
Heritage Green, Kessingland - 7th (1), 12th (2).



WHEATEAR Oenanthe oenanthe
Carlton Marshes - 3rd (2), 10th (3), 11th (1).
Gunton Warren - 5th (1).
Pakefield Beach - 5th (1).



SONG THRUSH Turdus philomelus
Hopton disused railtrack - 5th (c.30), 6th (c. 100).
Gunton disused railtrack - 6th (34).

Corton new sewage works
- 7th (30).

 


RING OUZEL Turdus torquatus

Lowestoft North Denes
- 5th (1), 15th (1).
Gunton disused railtrack - 6th (1), 7th (1), 9th (2), 15th (1).
Corton new sewage works - 7th (1).
Red Oaks Primary School/Kirkley Fen - 13th (1).



REDWING Turdus iliacus
Gunton disused railtrack - 5th (c. 10), 6th (34).
Lowestoft Cemetery
- 5th (7 W).
Hopton disused railtrack - 6th (c. 100). 
Maltsters Score - 7th (2).
Corton new sewage works
- 7th (20).




FIELDFARE Turdus pilaris
Warren Road, Hopton - 5th (1).




DARTFORD WARBLER
Sylvia undata
Lowestoft North Denes
- 12th (1).



BLACKCAP
Sylvia atricapilla
Warren Road, Hopton - 5th (1).
Rant Score - 7th (1).
Kirkley Fen
- 12th (1).

 

LESSER WHITETHROAT Sylvia curruca

Rant Score
- 1st (1).

Lowestoft North Denes - 5th (1 eastern type).
Hamilton Road - 7th (1).



GARDEN WARBLER Sylvia borin
Sparrows Nest Park - 8th (1).



YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER Phylloscopus inornatus

After the first blank September in the Lowestoft area for the species since 2006 we only had to wait three days in to the new month before a decent arrival, with several more found over the following days

Corton disused railtrack - 3rd (1), 5th (2), 6th (1+), 7th (2).
Gunton Warren - 3rd (2).
Lowestoft North Denes - 3rd (4), 4th (2+), 5th (1+).
Denes Oval - 3rd (1).

Heathlands, Kessingland - 4th (1), 5th (1).
Rant Score/Martin's Score - 4th (1).
Birdseye, Whapload Road - 4th (1).

Gunton disused railtrack - 4th (1), 15th (1).
Birdseye, Whapload Road - 4th (1).
Arnold's Walk - 4th (1).
Sparrows Nest Park - 4th (1), 7th (1), 8th (1), 10th (1).
Mariners Score - 5th (1).

Warren Road, Hopton - 5th (1).
Radar Lodge (Hopton/Corton) - 5th (1).
Lowestoft Cemetery - 5th (1).
Gunton Wood - 7th (2), 8th (1), 9th (1), 13th (1).
Kensington Gardens - 13th (1).
Kessingland Sluice - 13th (1).
Lound Lakes - 15th (1).



FIRECREST Regulus ignicapilla
Corton - 5th (1).



PIED FLYCATCHER Ficedula hypoleuca

Flycatcher Alley (Denes Oval) - 4th (1).



STARLING Sturnus vulgaris
Carlton Marshes - 11th (c. 1400), 13th (c. 2000)



BRAMBLING Fringilla montifringilla
Lowestoft North Denes - 7th (1).
Gunton disused railtrack - 7th (2).
Corton old sewage works - 7th (1).
Gunton Wood - 9th (1).
Belle Vue Park - 12th (1).



SISKIN Carduelis spinus
Corton new sewage works - 7th (1).
Gunton Wood - 9th (1).


A RED-VEINED DARTER was on Lowestoft North Denes on the 5th.

A VAGRANT EMPEROR was on Lowestoft North Denes on the 8th.



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