Norfolk Custom Tour For Two Day Six Welney WWT And Home 2 March 2023

Bewicks swans

We were very lucky to again enjoy Bewick's Swans at Welney WWT, Norfolk.

As we have been crazy busy guiding trips it has been difficult to keep the blog updated so some quick-fire updates to follow…

After one last look at the Barn Owls and one last delicious breakfast we said goodbye to the North Norfolk coast and headed for home.

But our trip was not over just yet. We stopped at Welney WWT Reserve on the Ouse Washes and headed over to the main observatory that overlooks the washland. Masses of birds here to enjoy from the heated hide. Whooper Swans were close to us along with lots of Pochard diving for food. Huge flocks of Eurasian Wigeon and Teal here too and amongst them smaller numbers of gorgeous Northern Pintail. Further out, where the water was deeper, Goldeneye new for the trip, and Tufted Duck fed. Marsh Harriers were always in view and regularly flushed the dozing flocks of Black-tailed Godwits and Northern Lapwing. We picked out five Bewick’s Swans amongst Whooper further back – our top of the range telescopes making this possible.

Back at the visitor centre we watched Cattle, Little and Great Egrets from the café and even better a beautiful Short-eared Owl floated over the rough grassland – what a bird to finish the trip on! A lovely lunch went down well before we said farewell to John and then headed for Wales. We dropped Lyn off back at his home near Mold before heading back to Llandudno and home for us.

A great fun Custom Tour for Two and we hope John and Lyn can join us again for more birdwatching adventures.

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