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Thusrday 22nd October 2015

With westerlies dominating there was some visible migration this morning with 30 Skylarks, 350 Starlings, 1 Fieldfare, 2 Tree Sparrows, 45 Meadow Pipits, 4 Rock Pipits, 18 Bramblings, 40 Chaffinches, 4 Bullfinches, 125 Greenfinches, 12 Redpolls, 30 Goldfinches, 1 Siskin and 25 Reed Buntings passing over west. On the sea 400+ Common Scoters, 50 Gannets, and a Great Crested Grebe were noted, while Snipe, Spotted Redshank, Barn Owl, Short-eared Owl, Peregrine, and Cetti's Warbler were also of note.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Male Siberian Stonechat Caister-on-Sea at 17:50 in gorse E/of golf course. Park at lifeboat station & walk S/thru dunes for 400yds. NR30 5HB TG527119
> Norfolk 5 Common Crane Hickling at Stubb Mill this evng NR12 0BW TG437220
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Old Hunstanton 700yds E/of golf course club house TF688427
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Hickling at Stubb Mill this evng + 3 Common Crane NR12 0BW TG437220
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Winterton North Dunes late a/noon + Short-eared Owl NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Titchwell RSPB over East Trail at 10:00 but no sign since + Spoonbill on freshmarsh & Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Reepham over field at 12:40
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Hickling at Stubb Mill + 2 Rough-legged Buzzard NR12 0BW TG437220
> Norfolk Siberian Chiffchaff Waxham by church NR12 0DZ TG440261
> Norfolk Great White Egret E/over Horsey Cornwer at 14:15 NR29 4EP TG477228
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Strumpshaw Fen RSPB NR13 4HS TG341066
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Faknenham Creek + Short-eared Owl
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Horsey at 13:57 on telegraph pole W/of road at Horsey Corner + Rough-legged Buzzard over NR29 4EP TG477228
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Horsey this mrng in area NR29 4EP TG477228
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns E/of Chalkpit Lane at 12:35 + Male Black Redstart on E/side of Drying Barns PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard s/over Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Horsey Mill from dunes late mrng + Rough-legged Buzzard
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Waxham Sands Holiday Park at 11:10 in field N/of entrance track NR29 4EJ
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Horsey in off sea at 08:30 NR29 4EP TG477228
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Winterton North Dunes 1 over dunes & 1 over wood mid mrng NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk 6 Eurasian White-fronted Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Stiffkey at 16:15 over campsite NR23 1QL TF975431
> Norfolk 2 Black Redstart Cley on church roof this a/noon NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Black Redstart Cley NWT on church roof at 09:40 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 3 Short-eared Owl Caister-on-Sea on E/side of golf course + Black Redstart NR30 5HB TG527119
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Caister-on-Sea on E/side of golf course at 08:53 NR30 5HB TG527119
> Norfolk Black Redstart Choseley Drying Barns + Ringtail Hen Harrier over PE31 8PQ TF757420