Suffolk Birding with BINS


White Stork - Andrew Moon.


Monday 16th July.

Covehithe - Arctic Tern on the broad.

Minsmere - Little Stint & 2 Garganey on East scrape & Black Tern seen on South scrape prior at 08:45hrs.

Sunday 15th July.

Lowestoft Area - Spoonbill North over the scrape at Carlton Marshes mid morning.

Minsmere - Honey Buzzard seen again from Whin Hill at 11:30hrs then drifted South. 2 SAVI'S WARBLER audible from Is.mere.

Snape - Honey Buzzard seen at 13:00hrs est of the malting's.

Long Melford - A fine adult Rose-coloured Starling was discovered amongst Starlings at 09:50hrs along Liston Lane at 09:50 and again at 16:10hrs though very elusive. (photo Darren Underwood).

Saturday 14th July.

Minsmere - The highlights around the reserve today included the long staying Savi's Warbler that can be heard from Island Mere. Honey Buzzard over the discovery centre at 11:30hrs. The scrape held Little Stint, 2 Spoonbill & 44 Little Gulls.

Friday 13th July.

No news to report today.

Thursday 12th July.

Minsmere - Honey Buzzard seen over the work centre then West at 13:40hrs + escaped Golden Eagle reported. 2 Adult Arctic Tern on South scrape + 43 Little Gulls.

Wednesday 11th July.

No news to report today.

Tuesday 10th July.

Minsmere - Roseate Tern on South scrape until late morning + Manx Shearwater & Arctic Skua offshore.

Monday 9th July.

Minsmere - Roseate Tern on South scrape late morning then flew out to sea.

Sunday 8th July.

Minsmere - SAVI'S WARBLER still from Island Mere at 06:30hrs. 2 adult Roseate Terns on South scrape this evening.

Theberton - The 2 ringed White Storks of unknown origin were still present in fields just North of the village early morning only.

Hollesley - 2 White Storks (presumed the above) South over the village at 10:00hrs.

Saturday 7th July.

Theberton - 2 ringed White Storks of unknown origin this evening in oaks at the junction of Theberton - Yoxford Rd.

Friday 6th July.

Trimley St Martin - An Alpine Swift was seen West over Blue Barn Farm at 18:05hrs.

Thursday 5th July.

Minsmere - 4 Bee-eater ere seen from Island Mere this morning before heading East. An adult Roseate Tern was present on the scrape for much of the afternoon.

Wednesday 4th July.

Minsmere - 7 adult Spoonbill on the reserve + Arctic Tern & 12 Little Gulls noted.

Tuesday 3rd July.

Minsmere - Black Tern on South scrape.

Monday 2nd July.

Lowestoft Area - 3 Wood Sands on the scrape at Carlton Marshes + LRP.

Minsmere - Black Tern + 9 Little Gull remain on South scrape.

Micklemere - Wood Sand noted from the hide

Sunday 1st July.

Minsmere - Black Tern + 10 Little Gulls on South scrape + 7 Spoonbill viewable from Whin Hill then on East scrape.