So we kicked off a new year and a new decade with the traditional ‘First Day of the Year Birding‘ with mixed emotions and a little bit of confusion. What this new decade will bring, we will only know in 10 years time? Anyway, birding never disappoints in distracting my disturbed mind and giving it a little peace. It always works for me, although I don’t get enough of it.
Today I visited the closest coastal birding destination to my home, Norfolk, for multiple reasons. Several good birds have been reported from Norfolk in the past few weeks, but without any speciality, I always enjoy watching shorebirds at the beach or the wintering geese in the adjacent fields or just sitting at the dunes for sea-watching.
The Titchwell RSPB Reserve is always an exciting place to start the birding day in Norfolk. My first bird of the year…
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