As we've said mud has been the thing to look at this week; and has not disappointed so far. South Marsh West seems to be top dog at the moment, with a smattering on Watton.
Greenshank 1 on 19th, 3 on the 20th, 1 on the 21st, 22nd, 3 on the 23rd, 1 on the 24th and 2 today:
Common Sandpiper 1 on the 17th, 3 on the 18th, 1 on the 22nd, 23rd, 3 on the 24th, 7 on the 25th:
Little ringed plover 1 on the 21st - today:
Lapwing 2 on the 23rd
Black tailed godwit 1 on the 23rd, 25th
Sanderling 20 over on the 23rd
Curlew 5 on the 25th
Black necked grebes again on the 23rd - today, scaup reported on D res today, juv garganey on South Marsh West on the 24th, a peak of 21 little gulls on the 24th. Osprey was last logged on the 17th when Darren Smith got these crackers - unfortunately the black inscription on the blue darvic ring is not quite legible as it flew over North Marsh:
Check out Martin's page for more waders and all the latest moth catches - after writing the year off in June it now seems like a vintage one.
So what to look for this week? More mud and what it brings - stints, spotted redshank, wood sandpiper, jack snipe and maybe even a curlew sand are all on the cards if we continue an easterly air flow.