Tuesday, 12 April 2016
Ruff at Carlton Marshes
On Wednesday 23rd March at Carlton Marshes Redshank, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 smart male Ruff (which in full breeding plumage will have a white "tudor ruff") 2 Wigeon flew back to the scrape from the north- east calling "weed" as they flew in. No sign of the RNGrebe at Ormesby Little Broad and sadly no time to look on Filby. At Martham Broad the summer plumaged Slavonian Grebe was eventually seen far west side of the broad distantly. 30 March aFirecrest by watery dyke S of Corton old SW then along hedge W of old SW to 5.30pm at least. Also Corton Old SW Chiff-Chaff & a Sand Martin over Corton cliff by Radar Lodge, a female Black Redstart still Turbine Yard by Turbine base Ness Point. On 31 March, a White Stork (presumed Thrigby bird?) seen along Acle strait feeding in a large puddle 6.10pm yesterday 1/3 way along between YAR & Hindu temple (former Cadillac rdhs), south side of the road.