Tuesday, 5 April 2016

NWT (Norfolk Wildlife Trust) Cley Marshes

We were up in Norfolk last weekend, and while we were there we visited the Norfolk Wildlife Trust reserve of Cley Marshes. This is a superb site, with stunning views and a mix of saltmarsh, saline lagoon, reed bed, fresh water, shingle beach and sea.


These are some of the birds we saw ...

* Avocet
* Blackbird
* Black-backed Gull
* Black-headed Gull
* Brent Goose
* Carrion Crow
* Chaffinch
* Coot
* Curlew
* Grey Heron
* Greylag goose
* Herring Gull
* Kestrel
* Lapwing
* Little Egret
* Magpie
* Mallard
* Marsh Harrier
* Meadow Pipit
* Moorhen
* Mute Swan
* Oystercatcher
* Pheasant
* Red Kite
* Redshank 
* Robin
* Ruff
* Shelduck
* Skylark
* Teal
* Wheatear
* Wigeon
* Wood Pigeon


Little Egret

The new National Trust hide near Arnold's Marsh

Teal

Lapwing

6 comments:

Simon Douglas Thompson said...

Great shots. I bet I would have missed everything apart from the blackbirds.

eileeninmd said...

Hello, looks like a pretty place to visit and bird. The Egret and lapwings are beautiful. Happy Tuesday, enjoy your day!

amanda peters said...

It looks a lovely place to be, great to see the Egret. Whish I lived closer to the sea.
Amanda xx

Ragged Robin said...

Wonderful photos and good to see pictures of Cley Marsh. We had a long weekend in Norfolk in March a few years ago and the weather was awful. All I saw of Cley Marsh was from the Visitor Centre!! Hope to return one day.

Crafty Green Poet said...

Lovely photos of the egret and the teal. Teals are such wonderful little ducks

Lowcarb team member said...

Oh Caroline wonderful photo's, I enjoyed looking at all of them

All the best Jan