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Saturday 7th November 2015

Despite a terrible day for weather, a Peregrine was seen late afternoon and 3 Stonechats were busy on the other side of the Broadwater. 21 Snow Buntings were on the beach.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Reported Titchwell RSPB calling by picnic area near c/pk at 15:45 PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Titchwell RSPB yill 11:15 on grazing marsh W/of main path then flew W/towards Thornham PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Great White Egret N/of King's Lynn at Ongar Hill + Twite PE34 4JF TF579244
> Norfolk 5 Hen Harrier (2 Male + 3 Ringtail) Warham Greens in roost + Short-eared Owl NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Cley NWT this a/noon NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Male Hen Harrier Strumpshaw Fen RSPB late a/noon NR13 4HS TG341066
> Norfolk Long-tailed Duck off Titchwell RSPB + Slavonian Grebe, 2 Water Pipit on grazing marsh & 2 Spotted Redshank on brackish marsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 21 Snow Bunting W/thru Holme Dunes NNR at 15:00
> Norfolk Jack Snipe Titchwell RSPB in cut area by main math PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Caister-on-Sea 09:50 in off sea at Second Avenue NR30 5HB TG527119
> Norfolk 3 Water Pipit Cley NWT from Babcock Hide mid mrng, permit only NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Black Redstart Salthouse from new NWT hide NR25 7XW TG082443