Steve Gantlett's   Cley Birds

This gallery features my bird and wildlife photo-diary. Since I live at Cley next the Sea, Norfolk, it comprises of photographs mainly from that area, but it also includes pictures from my travels further afield. Photographs are continually added in chronological order to view the latest images in this gallery, please just scroll down the page and enjoy.

 

 

 

All these images are copyright. If you would like to copy and use any of them elsewhere, please ask me first please email stevegantlett@btinternet.com  Prints of all these photos may be purchased from 2.50 each; for details, see my other website, which contains a selection of my bird and wildlife photographs in systematic order, together with quite a few taken by my wife, Sue: www.sgbirdandwildlifephotos.co.uk

The north Norfolk village of Cley next the Sea is the home of birding in Britain.  The key habitats in the area include Cley Marshes Norfolk Wildlife Trust Reserve, Salthouse Marshes, Blakeney Point National Trust Reserve and Salthouse and Kelling Heaths.

 
 
 
Garganey, Iron Road, Salthouse, 23rd March 2017.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cattle Egret, Felbrigg, Norfolk, 22nd March 2017.
 
 
Woodpigeons, Cley, 20th March 2017.
 
 
Chiffchaff, Walsey Hills, Cley, 20th March 2017.
 
 
Snipe, Cley, 20th March 2017.
 
 
Black Brant with Dark-bellied Brent Geese, Eye Field, Cley, 16th March 2017.
 
 
Mediterranean Gull, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, 15th March 2017.
 
 
Great Grey Shrike, Cockley Cley, Norfolk, 13th March 2017. He was in song this afternoon.
 
 
Stoat, Cley, 13th March 2017.
 
 
 
Caspian Gull, Arnold's Marsh, Cley, 12th March 2017.
 
 
Great Black-backed Gull and Caspian Gull, Arnold's Marsh, Cley, 12th March 2017.
 
 
Reed Bunting, East Bank, Cley, 12th March 2017. They're starting to sing now.
 
 
Common Crane, Cley, 11th March 2017.
 
 
Common Frogs, Beeston Pond, Norfolk, 9th March 2017.
 
 
Adders, Kelling Heath, 9th March 2017.
 
 
Otters, Cley, 7th March 2017. The gang of three is still here.
 
 
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Santon Downham, Norfolk, 7th March 2017. This female showed well for about a minute, but otherwise they were elusive all morning.
 
 
Otter, Santon Downham, Norfolk, 7th March 2017.
 
 
Woodlark, Cockley Cley, Norfolk, 7th March 2017.
 
 
Wheatear, Weybourne, Norfolk, 6th March 2017.
 
 
Kestrel, New Holkham, Norfolk, 6th March 2017.
 
 
Pallid Harrier, New Holkham, Norfolk, 4th March 2017.
 
 
Stonechat, Dersingham Bog, Norfolk, 4th March 2017. One of three males present (one of which was colour-ringed).
 
 
Great White Egret, Holkham, Norfolk, 1st March 2017. One of two still present today.
 
 
 
Spoonbills,  Holkham, Norfolk, 1st March 2017.
 
 
Red Kite, Holkham, Norfolk, 1st March 2017.
 
 
Greenshank, Morston, 1st March 2017.
 
 
Siskin, Cley, 1st March 2017.
 

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