Sunday, 20 February 2000

20th February 2000 Old Hunstanton, Titchwell, Wells, Holkham and Cockney Cley

Pink-footed Goose c.3,000
White-fronted Goose c.30
Dark-bellied Brent Goose c.500 (one bird with white head)
Black Brant 1 adult Titchwell. Good white flank patch, very black overall, near-complete wide neck ring only broken at rear.
Red-breasted Goose 1 first-winter Wells
Goldeneye c.10
White-tailed Eagle 1 imm. At Cockney Cley - in flight for c.30 minutes.
Hen Harrier 2 (1 male) Titchwell
Buzzard c.4 Cockney Cley
Red-tailed Hawk 1 Cockney Cley - tail bright orange from above. Neat black leading edge to first third of wing from body. Very pale underparts and underwings. Brown breast-band.
Water Rail 1 ex views at Titchwell
Black-winged Stilt 1 Titchwell
Avocet c.8 Titchwell
Golden Plover c.1,500 Titchwell
Sanderling 1 Titchwell
Ruff c.30 Titchwell
Spotted Redshank 1 Titchwell
Shorelark c.30 Holkham
Twite c.50 Holkham
Meadow Bunting 1 adult male (nominate) Old Hunstanton. Tame !