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                     Camping in East Anglia 2017

      Chris and Liz, 30th August for about a week

     King's Sutton near Banbury, Frampton Marsh (Lincs), Stiffkey (Norfolk),
     Mulbarton (Norfolk)





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We started with a visit to Dot and Peter Evans in King's Sutton. Then North up to the RSPB reserve at Frampton Marsh where we were welcome to stay in the car park. Then a slow drive along the north coast road to Stiffkey before coming South to Colin and rachel Murrell at Mulbarton, South of Norwich.
Frampton was our main purpose. Huge flocks of Black tailed Godwit, many Ruff (in dull winter plumage), Spoonbill, Great white Egret and a rare Pectoral Sandpiper.
Frampton Marsh    Stiffkey
RSPB reserve at Frampton Marsh
View of RSPB centre with our camper behind it (flock of Black tailed Godwits in foreground)
Late afternoon
Walk out towards the Wash
Fields next to the reserve
Distant Boston Cathedral
Black tailed Godwits
Canada geese with Grey lags behind
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White butterfly on Buddleia Stoat
Ruff in winter plumage - there were many of these but not in flocks Snipe (left) with Ruff
Spoonbills Black tailed Godwit
Mute Swan Great white Egret
Common Sandpiper Spoonbill on distant island with Cormorants
Canada goose flying over to check we are awake Female Kestrel
Dragonflies (to be identified later)  
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Stiffkey, on the North Norfolk coast
The campsite on the edge of the marshes
We never did reach the sea
Looking for the sea
The creek next to the campsite Friendly Redshank - one of my favourite waders
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