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Sunday 1st November 2015

Highlights today were a Swedish ringed Blackcap, the Ring Ouzel which was still present near the Broadwater Hide all day though sometimes elusive, and 2 Whooper Swans flew west late afternoon.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Lesser Yellowlegs Breydon Water 15:00 at E/end NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Lesser Yellowlegs Breydon Water at NE/end N/of the Hide at 13:55 NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Lesser Yellowlegs Breydon Water at NE/end N/of the Hide at 09:49 NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Purple Heron Reported Cley NWT at 16:00 over Pope's Marsh NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Winterton North Dunes at 15:13 W/of fence opposite 1st toad pools + Short-eared Owl NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh at 13:30 from Washington Hide TF884451
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh at 10:00 from Washington Hide TF884451
> Norfolk Shorelark Sidestrand on cliff top this mrng NR27 0LT TG265395
> Norfolk Basking Shark E/past Sheringham at 09:15 NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk 6 Twite Holme Dunes NNR + 2 Bewick's Swan over
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Welney WWT PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Black Redstart Blakeney Point + 3 Short-eared Owl & Hen Harrier NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk 3 Hen Harrier Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Black Redstart Horsey in compound this a/noon. NR29 4EP TG477228
> Norfolk Black Redstart Waxham Sands Holiday Park NR29 4EJ
> Norfolk 5 Short-eared Owl Warham Greens late a/noon. + 3 Hen Harrier NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Cley NWT E/of Arnold's Marsh + 2 Water Pipit NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Dark-bellied Brent Goose Cley NWT E/of Beach Road NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Male Hen Harrier Thornham over marsh at 15:35 PE36 6NZ TF737438
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Burnham Overy Dunes at 14:20 PE31 8JJ TF879455
> Norfolk Firecrest Holkham Pines E/of Meals House mid a/noon NR23 1RN TF888439
> Norfolk Long-eared Owl Winterton by Beach Road briefly NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on drained pool PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Jack Snipe Titchwell RSPB near Island Hide PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 17 Bewick's Swan Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh mid mrng + 4 Whooper Swan PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Male Black Redstart Choseley Drying Barns this mrng PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk 18 Whooper Swan Titchwell RSPB on the freshmarsh this mrng PE31 8BB TF759436