Saturday 21st November 2015

Interest was once again focused on the sea today, the foul weather producing plenty of interest. Wildfowl counts included 7 Brent Geese, 16 Shelducks, 492 Wigeon, 172 Teal, 55 Pintail, 1 Scaup, 5 Eider, 262 Common Scoters, 66 Goldeneye, 20 Red-breasted Mergansers, 2 Goosander and 2 Red-throated Divers. Other highlights included 317 Kittiwakes, 5 Fulmars, 120 Gannets, 7 Pomarine Skuas, 3 Arctic Skuas, 182 Great Skuas and 5 Little Auks.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Hoopoe NE/of Spixworth at Crostwick in paddock at top of slope 200yds NNE/of Hall Road junction at 14:30 NR12 7BB TG259167
> Norfolk Cory's Shearwater Reported past Winterton-on-Sea + 3 Little Auk
> Norfolk Humpback Whale Winterton-on-Sea mid a/noon off beach c/p
> Norfolk Leach's Petrel E/past Cley NWT at 14;12 from beach c/p NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Little Auk Gramborough Hill on pool W/of here then taken into care. NR25 7XW TG085441
> Norfolk Leach's Petrel E/past Sheringham at 10:35 NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk 12 Little Auk past Sheringham between 10:15 & 13:30 + 8 Pomarine Skua, 72 Bonxie, 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Velvet Scoter & 2 Scaup NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk Leach's Petrel N/past Winterton-on-Sea at 13:20
> Norfolk 25 Little Auk Cley NWT w/past beach c/p this mrng + 100 Bonxie NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 6 Little Auk past Titchwell RSPB between 09:00 & 11:45 + 105 Bonxie & AD Little Gull PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Little Auk Gramborough Hill on pool W/of here at 12:36 showing well NR25 7XW TG085441
> Norfolk Humpback Whale N/past Winterton-on-Sea the beach c/p at 10:45
> Norfolk 10 Pomarine Skua past King's Lynn PE30 2QA TF631204
> Norfolk 4 Little Auk past Titchwell RSPB + 70 Bonxie PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Humpback Whale Winterton-on-Sea off beach c/p. + 2 Little Auk past, 2 Velvet Scoter & 8 Little Gull
> Norfolk 2 Little Auk past Overstrand NR27 0PF TG246410
> Norfolk Little Auk past Titchwell RSPB + 8 Pomarine Skua & 2 Whooper Swan flew/S from freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 2 Grey Phalarope Sheringham between 07:30 & 10:15 + 30 Little Auk, 5 Pomarine Skua, 39 Little Gull, 2 Velvet Scoter, Great Northern Diver, Red-necked Grebe & 69 Bonxie, 2 Sooty Shearwater & 4 Manx Shearwater NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk Little Auk past Winterton-on-Sea
> Norfolk Humpback Whale offshore Hemsby at 08:45 NR29 4JG TG506172
> Norfolk Little Auk past King's Lynn + 15 Bonxie PE30 2QA TF631204
> Norfolk 16 Pomarine Skua S/past Hunstanton between 08:30 & 11:30 + 63 Bonxie, 2 Arctic Skua, 63 Skua sp & 2 Manx Shearwater PE36 5AH TF672409
> Norfolk 6 Little Auk W/past Titchwell RSPB between 12:45 & 14:45 + Pomarine Skua & 75 Bonxie PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 15 Little Auk past Cromer + Pomarine Skua, Black-throated Diver & 2 Great Northern Diver NR27 9HE TG219423
> Norfolk 4 Little Auk past beach c/p Cromer this a/noon. + Sooty Shearwater NR27 9HE TG219423
> Norfolk 5 Little Auk N/past Great Yarmouth from the harbour entrance this a/noon + Pomarine Skua NR30 1EB TG531078
> Norfolk 6 Pomarine Skua past beach c/p Cley NWT between 07:00 & 13:00 + 191 Bonxie, Arctic Skua, 2 Velvet Scoter, 2 Scaup & 3 Long-tailed Duck NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 5 Little Auk past Winterton-on-Sea + 3 Velvet Scoter
> Norfolk Grey Phalarope Cromer W/past at 14:35 NR27 9HE TG219423
> Norfolk Long-tailed Skua past Sheringham + Black-throated Diver NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk Little Auk Brancaster flew inland at 15:20 PE31 8AW TF772438
> Norfolk 5 Little Auk past Holme NOA today + 7 Pomarine Skua, 182 Bonxie, 3 Arctic Skua, 317 Kittiwake & Scaup TF717450
> Norfolk Leach's Petrel Cley NWT E/over Eye Field at 14:46 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Little Auk Salthouse at 14:30 200yds W/of Beach Road in channel NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Hoopoe NE/of Spixworth at Crostwick in paddock at top of slope 200yds NNE/of Hall Road junction at 14:30 NR12 7BB TG259167
> Norfolk Cory's Shearwater Reported past Winterton-on-Sea + 3 Little Auk