May 2019

  Norfolk Hawker Carlton Marshes
Andrew Easton

A WOODCHAT SHRIKE was ranging along Kessingland Cliffs on the 9th and 10th, and a male VAGRANT EMPEROR was found at Gunton Warren on the 9th.

A SPOTTED FLYCATCHER was at Lowestoft North Denes on the 8th.

A GREENISH WARBLER was present at Bonds Meadow, Oulton Broad up to 13:00 on the 7th.

Singing MARSH WARBLERS were at Oulton Marshes on the 5th and 6th.

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: 17:30 14th June

LITTLE EGRET Egretta garzetta
Oulton Marshes - 6th (4).
Herringfleet Marshes - 9th (2), 11th (4), 13th (4).
Castle Marshes, North Cove - 11th (3).

TEAL Anas crecca
Herringfleet Marshes - 11th (4), 13th (3).

TUFTED DUCK Aythya fuligula
Leathes Ham - 8th (6).

RED KITE Milvus milvus
Carlton Marshes - 3rd (1).

HOBBY Falco subbuteo
Oulton Marshes - 5th (1).
Castle Marshes, North Cove - 11th (4).

DUNLIN Calidris alpina
Herringfleet Marshes - 9th (1).

GREENSHANK Tringa nebularia
Herringfleet Marshes - 2nd (3), 9th (1), 11th (1).

Herringfleet Marshes
- 11th (9), 13th (2).

GREEN SANDPIPER Tringa ochropus
Herringfleet Marshes - 11th (9).

Burgh Staithe
An old postcard view from the late 19th century looking across the River Waveney to Burgh Staithe. Today the location of the Waveney River Centre.

SHORT-EARED OWL Asio flammeus
Carlton Marshes - 4th (1).

CUCKOO Cuculus canorus
Castle Marshes, North Cove - 11th (2 singing).

Oulton Marshes - 5th (3 singing).
Carlton Marshes - 6th (1 singing).
Herringfleet Marshes - 11th (1 singing).

REED WARBLER Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Sparrows Nest Park - 1st (1).
Lowestoft North Denes - 9th (1).

MARSH WARBLER Acrocephalus palustris
Oulton Marshes - 5th (1), 6th (1).

CHIFFCHAFF Phylloscopus collybita
Ness Point
- 8th (1).

GREENISH WARBLER Phylloscopus trochiloides
One singing at Bonds Meadow, Oulton Broad on the 7th up to 13:00..

SPOTTED FLYCATCHER Muscicapa striata
Lowestoft North Denes - 1st (1), 8th (1).
Sparrows Nest Park - 1st (1).
Oulton Marshes - 2nd (1).
North Cove - 2nd (1).

Woodchat Shrike
Woodchat Shrike - Kessingland Cliffs Andrew Easton

WOODCHAT SHRIKE Lanius senator
One was found along Kessingland Cliffs, north of the village, on the morning of the 9th and was throughout the day on the 10th as well

A male VAGRANT EMPEROR dragonfly was found at the northern end of Gunton Warren on the morning of the 9th.

                          predictions for Lowestoft