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Tuesday 27th October 2015

Another interesting day of visible migration included a Rough-legged Buzzard, a Long-eared Owl and 6 Crossbills; whilst a Snow Bunting was seen on the beach.

Other highlights throughout the day included Spotted Redshank, Woodcock, 2 Chiffchaffs, 4 Blackcaps, a Grey Wagtail, 10 Rock Pipits, 6 Bramblings and 7 Redpolls among a variety of commoner migrants.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Male Serin Kelling between Water Meadows & beach at 11:00 then flew inland NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk Juvenile American Golden Plover Breydon Water late a/noon at South Wall. Use rugby club c/pk NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Juvenile American Golden Plover Breydon Water 14:25 at South Wall, use rugby club c/pk NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Cley NWT mid a/noon in Eye Field NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Pallas's Warbler Waxham 1t 12:45 400yds N/of Shangri-la chalet but mobile NR12 0DZ TG440261
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Cley NWT E/of Beach Road with Dark-bellied Brent Geese NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Winterton North Dunes + Hen Harrier & Black Redstart NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard S/over Winterton NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Little Auk E/past Cley NWT NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Titchwell RSPB W/over dunes at 09:30 PE31 8BB TF759436