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Forum: Norfolk Monday 28th April 2008, 09:25
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Posted By andyrew
Great day yesterday playing cricket at Stiffkey....

Great day yesterday playing cricket at Stiffkey. Had a great view of a Hobby skimming the trees but at around 5pm a Goshawk displayed overhead for a few minutes before being joined by a female and...
Forum: Norfolk Saturday 26th January 2008, 10:52
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Posted By andyrew
Re: Dark Breasted Barn Owl A group of us found...

Re: Dark Breasted Barn Owl

A group of us found one roosting right on the coastal path at Stiffkey in November. It was definitely a lot darker and mottled around to head. We all agreed that it was...
Forum: Norfolk Wednesday 5th December 2007, 14:04
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Posted By andyrew
Highs & Lows

What a brilliant year!

Did some fantastic birding in Valencia and Tunisia this year.

But at home highlights have to be Lesser Grey at Holkham and Little Bittern at Titchwell. Also watching the pair...
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 4th December 2007, 12:28
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Posted By andyrew
I live in Warham and there's been a male Hen...

I live in Warham and there's been a male Hen Harrier floating around the Iron Age Camp regularly. I walk my dog there each day and he's pretty reliable. Take the hilly road opposite the three...
Forum: Norfolk Monday 3rd December 2007, 00:30
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Posted By andyrew
Twites have been more or less guaranteed near the...

Twites have been more or less guaranteed near the camp at Stiffkey for the last few weeks, normally in good flocks.

the sparrowhawk at wells normally hunts from the gable on the 'pop in amusements'...
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 20th November 2007, 10:48
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Posted By andyrew
Back yesterday from a week's birding in Tunisia...

Back yesterday from a week's birding in Tunisia and just had a gorgeous male Marsh Harrier drift over my garden in Warham while i was feeding the chickens.

It's so good to be back!!
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 6th November 2007, 15:15
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Posted By andyrew
Oh....by the way, i'm off to Tunisia on Saturday,...

Oh....by the way, i'm off to Tunisia on Saturday, staying on the med coast. Anyone have any ideas of what'll be about and what i should be looking for?? Because i'll be going in blind and...
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 6th November 2007, 15:05
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Posted By andyrew
Had a really good day in the garden in Warham...

Had a really good day in the garden in Warham today. Spent four hours putting a fence up to keep the dog in. Whilst doing it managed to see plenty of jays, four Gt Spotted Woodpeckersand oneGreen...
Forum: Norfolk Friday 5th October 2007, 17:47
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Posted By andyrew
Damn the Weekend!!!

Boooo...hiss!!!

It's the weekend, which means work work work. No time for birding but i shall be out bright and early on Monday Morning when my weekend starts!!!
Forum: Norfolk Monday 1st October 2007, 15:51
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Posted By andyrew
just been on coastal path in stiffkey for the...

just been on coastal path in stiffkey for the dark breasted barn owl and the paths are all fine.

red-necked phalarope at cley has just been eaten by a sparrowhawk so that's buggered up my afternoon...
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 27th September 2007, 09:23
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Posted By andyrew
What a Morning!!!

What an excellent morning. Fed the chickens at eight then headed off to Cley. On the way out of Stiffkey, found the Snow Goose in a field of pinks by the bait diggers path. Got rather wet at Walsey...
Forum: Norfolk Wednesday 19th September 2007, 14:31
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Posted By andyrew
Had a few hours at Cley over lunchtime and it was...

Had a few hours at Cley over lunchtime and it was deserted!! Only a few mallard and shoveler on the water with several teal. No raptors in sight but i did briefly catch a fem bearded tit zip over. ...
Forum: Norfolk Monday 27th August 2007, 11:07
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Posted By andyrew
Just finished my break before the bank holiday...

Just finished my break before the bank holiday lunchtime onslaught at the Red Lion in Stiffkey, and sat opposite the pub by the river. Kingfisher whistled past and then had fantastic views of our...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 13th August 2007, 12:44
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Posted By andyrew
excellent report. thanks for the compliments on...

excellent report.

thanks for the compliments on the wherry in the red lion in stiffkey..........




I'm the Landlord!!
Forum: Norfolk Wednesday 8th August 2007, 11:10
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Posted By andyrew
there has been a pair of honeys drifting around...

there has been a pair of honeys drifting around Stiffkey all summer, presumed to be nesting behind the fen. Can regularly be seen drifting over the wood on the hill in the middle of the village...
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 2nd August 2007, 11:41
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Posted By andyrew
got a male Peregrine chasing and catching a house...

got a male Peregrine chasing and catching a house martin/swallow (it was too quick) outside the red lion in stiffkey yesterday afternoon. It was an awesome sight!
Forum: Norfolk Monday 18th June 2007, 14:09
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Posted By andyrew
Little Bittern

Male Little Bittern at Titchwell this afternoon, i'm on my way now!!!!

By the way, i took this in valencia last month...
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 14th June 2007, 13:31
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Posted By andyrew
According to my pager, this morning the shrike...

According to my pager, this morning the shrike has been "just north east of blakeney at friary hills. c200 yards east of main gate, in hedge"

She's been around that area and showing really well all...
Forum: Norfolk Wednesday 13th June 2007, 13:51
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Posted By andyrew
Nightingales

I was at Salthouse Heath last thursday around 2am after i'd finished work in the pub and got three nightjars and there were about six nightingales singing beautifully.

Got a Hobby this morning...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 3rd June 2007, 17:50
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Posted By andyrew
Stiffkey

Hola,

I'm the Landlord of the Red Lion in Stiffkey and this morning we had a Red Kite opposite the pub on the hill, he's been hunting most days for the last couple of weeks. Playing cricket on...
Forum: Sussex Tuesday 29th May 2007, 14:04
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Posted By andyrew
Huge!!

I live in Stiffkey in Norfolk, the closest house to the marsh. So my patch is from my back door either left (titchwell) or right (cley) although my favourite bit is heading south to a hill behind the...
Forum: Norfolk Monday 28th May 2007, 18:18
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Posted By andyrew
Egyptian Vulture

As the first person to see the 'White Buzzard' over my house in Warham on Sunday morning, i can assure ashley that it was an Egyptian Vulture. And it takes a lot more balls to say that!!
Forum: Norfolk Saturday 12th May 2007, 23:48
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Posted By andyrew
Talking Boozers!

Im the licensee of the Red Lion in Stiffkey and The Golden Fleece in Wells so Cheers!! So any birders must fill me in their day on entry!

Although I will say that most of the coastal pubs are great...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 12th May 2007, 16:07
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Posted By andyrew
Egyptian Vulture in Norfolk

I saw the Egyptian Vulture over Warham in Norfolk on 28th April, but heard a report that wildlife collection in England 'lost' on in April. Has anyone else heard this?
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