SORC – Record Status – 2017

DATE

SPECIES

LOCATION

OBSERVERS

STATUS

NOTES

JANUARY

06/01/17 – 12/01/17

Pallas’s Warbler

Kessingland SW

B Wallace + N Carter

A

Trapped and ringed

08/01/17 – 15/02/17

Black-throated Diver

Orwell

L G Woods

A

Photographed

08/01/17 – 20/01/17

Little Bunting

Knettishall Heath

N Moran

A

FEBRUARY

05/02/17 – 17/02/17

Rough-legged Buzzard

Waveney Forest

Multi Obs

A

2/8/17

Black-throated Diver

LBO

W J Brame

A

MARCH

3/16/17

Raven

Carlton Marshes

A Easton

A

Photographed

3/23/17

White Stork

Badingham

A

Deemed by SORC to be an ESCAPE

29/03/17 – 30/03/17

White Stork

Wickham Market

A

As above

APRIL

05/04/17 – 08/04/17

White Stork

Gt Cornard

S Read

A

As above

06/04/17 – 23/05/17

Glossy Ibis

Lakenheath RSPB

A

Photographed

4/6/17

Black Kite

Minsmere

J Davies

A

Photographed

4/9/17

Kentish Plover

Breydon

R Wilton et al

A

Male – flew into Suffolk airspace

14/04/17 – 30/04/17

Cattle Egret

Iken

M Morley

A

2nd bird

4/15/17

Red-rumped Swallow

Boyton RSPB

N Crouch

A

16/04/17 – 17/04/17

Red-rumped Swallow

Trimley SWT

P J Holmes

A

4/20/17

Black-winged Stilt

Carlton Marshes

A

Photographed

4/20/17

White-tailed Eagle

Kirton

M Breaks

A

Photographed

4/20/17

White-tailed Eagle

Westleton

R Drew

A

Same

4/24/17

Ortolan Bunting

Corton

A Easton

A

Photographed

4/26/17

White-tailed Eagle

Stutton

C Baines + E Keeble

A

Same

27/04/17 – 07/05/17

Glossy Ibis

Micklemere

B Woodhouse

A

Photographed

4/28/17

Ring-billed Gull

Minsmere

D Fairhurst

A

2nd c/yr

4/30/17

Black-winged Stilt

Boyton RSPB

P R Kennerley

A

3 birds

4/30/17

Black-winged Stilt

Hollesley RSPB

P R Kennerley

A

2 birds – same

4/30/17

Black-winged Stilt

Orfordness

M Marsh

A

3 birds – same

MAY

5/1/17

Hoopoe

Minsmere

P Safford

A

5/5/17

White-tailed Eagle

Kingsfleet

W J Brame

A

Same

5/8/17

White-tailed Eagle

Botany marshes

R Drew + A Moon

A

Same

5/9/17

Glossy Ibis

Trimley SWT

P J Holmes

A

5/11/17

White-tailed Eagle

Botany marshes

A Howe

A

12/05/17 – 13/05/17

White Stork

Elveden

Multi Obs

A

Same – ESCAPE

5/13/17

Black-winged Stilt

Lakenheath RSPB

A

14/05/17 – 15/05/17

Dotterel

Tinkers Marshes

C Fulcher + N J Vipond

A

6 birds

15/05/17 – 21/05/17

Cattle Egret

Boyton RSPB

A Moon

A

5/16/17

Hooded Crow

Landguard

N Odin

A

5/17/17

Black-winged Stilt

Minsmere

R Drew

A

17/05/17 – 20/05/17

Red-footed Falcon

North Warren

T Oakes

A

Female

5/17/17

Black Kite

Kirton

M Breaks

A

Photographed

5/18/17

Honey Buzzard

Minsmere

J H Grant

A

5/19/17

Red-rumped Swallow

Trimley SWT

P J Holmes

A

21/05/17 – 31/05/17

Marsh Warbler

Lakenheath RSPB

R Patient

A

23/05/17 – 30/05/17

Hooded Crow

Felixstowe

P J Holmes

A

23/05/17 – 27/05/17

Red-footed Falcon

Kingsfleet

A King

A

2 birds – male and Imm male. 1 on 27th

5/25/17

Black-winged Stilt

Lakenheath RSPB

A

5/27/17

Honey Buzzard

Boyton RSPB

S Babbs

A

Photographed

5/27/17

Blyth’s Reed Warbler

Bawdsey Quay

M Cornish

A

5/27/17

Red-rumped Swallow

Bawdsey

S

5/30/17

Cattle Egret

Carlton Marshes

P Napthine

A

30/05/17 – 13/06/17

Red-footed Falcon

Dunwich heath / Minsmere

A

1st summer male

5/31/17

Night Heron

Carlton Marshes

K Coote

A

Photographed

JUNE

02/06/17 – 03/06/17

Rose-coloured Starling

Ipswich

A

Adult

04/06/17 – 08/06/17

Purple Heron

Minsmere

A

1st summer

6/4/17

Black Kite

Orfordness

M Marsh

A

Photographed

6/4/17

Glossy Ibis

Minsmere

R Drew

A

07/06/17 – 12/06/17

Red-footed Falcon

North Warren

S Nixon

A

Same as Minsmere bird

6/17/17

Marsh Warbler

Minsmere

C Ireland

A

20/06/17 – 21/06/17

Greenish Warbler

LBO

W J Brame

A

26/06/17 – 12/07/17

Purple Heron

Minsmere

A

1st summer

JULY

7/8/17

Honey Buzzard

Minsmere

J H Grant

A

17/07/17 – 05/08/17

Glossy Ibis

Trimley SWT

P J Holmes

A

7/20/17

Marsh Warbler

Minsmere

Waveney bird club

A

Trapped and ringed

7/22/17

Black Kite

Long Melford

D Underwood

A

AUGUST

03/08/17 – 04/08/17

White Stork

Stowupland

B Moyes

A

Same – ESCAPE

8/4/17

Cattle Egret

Minsmere

J A Rowlands

A

4 birds

06/08/17 –

Glossy Ibis

Minsmere

A

11/08/17 – 12/08/17

Red-necked Phalarope

Orfordness

M Marsh et al

A

Juvenile

8/12/17

White-winged Black Tern

Havergate

D Fairhurst

A

Adult

8/22/17

Bluethroat

Lakenheath RSPB

S Evans et al

A

Trapped and ringed

8/23/17

Cory’s Shearwater

Southwold

C Fulcher + LG Woods

A

South at 7.27am

26/08/17 – 29/08/17

Dotterel

Covehithe

C Buttle

A

Juvenile

SEPTEMBER

9/2/17

Ortolan Bunting

Landguard

N Odin

A

9/6/17

Dotterel

Felixstowe Ferry

W J Brame

A

09/09/17 – 16/09/17

Citrine Wagtail

Minsmere

M L Cornish

A

Juvenile

9/12/17

Honey Buzzard

Oulton Marshes

A C Easton

A

Juv (photographed)

16/09/17 – 25/09/17

Red-necked Phalarope

Minsmere

A

Juv (photographed)

9/19/17

Red-breasted Flycatcher

Orfordness

M Marsh et al

A

1st winter trapped

9/22/17

Red-necked Phalarope

Covehithe Broad

T Butler

A

Juv (photographed)

23/09/17 – 24/09/17

Red-necked Phalarope

Walberswick

B J Small

A

Juv (photographed)

9/27/17

Radde’s Warbler

Orfordness

M Marsh et al

A

Trapped and ringed

29/09/17 – 30/09/17

Radde’s Warbler

Bawdsey 

P J Kennerley

A

OCTOBER

08/10/17 – 12/10/17

Grey Phalarope

Southwold

C Buttle

A

10/10/17

Radde’s Warbler

Dunwich Heath 

WBC

A

Trapped and ringed

10/14/17

White-billed Diver

Corton

Gi Grieco et al

A

10/19/17

Grey Phalarope

Minsmere

A

2 birds (1 photographed)

10/21/17

Red-footed Falcon

Kessingland 

R Wilton 

A

1st winter 

10/26/17

Penduline Tit

Minsmere

M Fishpool et al

A

2 birds

10/26/17

Northern Bullfinch

Southwold

S

2 birds

10/27/17

Rose-coloured Starling

Minsmere

NP

1w in off

10/29/17

Storm Petrel

Corton

J A Brown

A

10/29/17

Sabine’s Gull

East Lane

P

2 birds

10/30/17

Grey Phalarope

Minsmere

A

Photographed

10/30/17

Grey Phalarope

Southwold

D Walden et al

A

NOVEMBER

11/4/17

Pallas’s Warbler

Orfordness

G Marsh

A

Trapped and ringed

04/11/17 – 06/11/17

Barred Warbler

LBO

A

Trapped and ringed

11/5/17

Pallas’s Warbler

Orfordness

M Marsh

A

Trapped and ringed

11/5/17

Pallas’s Warbler

Bawdsey

M L Cornish

A

Photographed

11/5/17

Pallas’s Warbler

Felixstowe Ferry

P J Holmes

A

Photographed

07/11/17 – 08/11/17

Red-flanked Bluetail

Lowestoft

A C Easton

A

1st winter / female

11/9/17

Barred Warbler

LBO

A

Trapped and ringed

11/11/17

Siberian Chiffchaff

LBO

A

Trapped and ringed

25/11/17 – 08/12/17

Richard’s Pipit

Chelmondiston

A

Photographed

25/11/17 –

Parrot Crossbill

Santon Warren

R Allen

A

38+ Photographed

25/11/17 –

Parrot Crossbill

Upper Hollesley Heath

J Richardson

A

6 birds Photographed

DECEMBER

02/12/17 – 17/12/17

Black-throated Diver

Stour Estuary

Ed Keeble

A

Photographed

30/12/17 – 31/12/17

Siberian Chiffchaff

North Warren

Scott Mayson

A

Photographed