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Mad March Birding in Norfolk

Our regular three day breaks over to Norfolk are proving very popular indeed, and when you look at the list of great birds we saw last weekend we think you will understand why.

Here are the highlight birds -

Fulmar, Little Egret, Great white Egret, Whooper Swan, Pink-footed Goose, Eurasian White fronted Goose, Barnacle Goose, Brent Goose, Egyptian Goose, American Wigeon, Mandarin, Eider, Long tailed Duck, Velvet Scoter, Smew, Marsh Harrier, Hen Harrier, Rough legged Buzzard, Peregrine, Red legged Partridge, Grey Partridge, Golden Pheasant, Avocet, Golden Plover, Grey Plover, Ruff, Woodcock, Black tailed Godwit, Bar tailed Godwit, Spotted Redshank, Mediterranean Gull, Barn Owl, Short eared Owl, Wood Lark, Shore Lark, Water Pipit, Stonechat, Cetti's Warbler, Great grey Shrike, Brambling, Arctic Redpoll, Common Redpoll, Lesser Redpoll, Crossbill, Snow Bunting, Yellowhammer, Corn Bunting.

All these and more in just three days! We are running lots of trips, and would love to put together a trip just for you! We have availability on the following dates -

8th - 10th June 2012
6th - 8th July 2012
3rd - 5th August 2012

Here are some images taken over the weekend, why not join us for wonderful birds and great fun on one of our guided birdwatching trips?

Mud Snettisham
The Wash mud at RSPB Snettisham home to thousands of waders

Knot Holkham
This particular Knot was very confiding

Father and son 2
Brain and Mat snap some flying Brent Geese

Brents fly
A flock of Dark bellied Brent Geese head for the fields to feed, spot the Barnacle?

Avocets and reeds
A flock of newly arrived Avocets rest on the lagoons at Cley NWT reserve

Avocets flight
More Avocets fly in

cameraman at work
Cameraman at work

Spotted Redshank Titchwell
Spotted Redshanks and Black tailed Godwits at RSPB Titchwell

Father and son
Brain and Mat use commando tactics to stalk a flock of Skylarks

Matt bins camera
Mat finds a new way to take the weight off his neck!

Robin Titchwell
This lovely Robin came to watch us

Yellowhammer Choosley
Farmland birds, such as this stunning Yellowhammer, still survive here

Mill evening
Norfolk landscapes are breathtaking

Evening reeds
Evening light out on the marsh

Dawn on bog
We out again early morning

Crossbill flock on bog
We enjoyed close up views of gangs of noisy Crossbills

golden pheasant Brian
Worth a trip to Norfolk alone for! Male Golden Pheasant, brilliant pic by Brian

Thornham sunset March
Sunset over Thornham Harbour

A wonderful trip, many thanks to Brian, Helen and Mat for their great company.


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