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Thursday 12th November 2015

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT on Lady Fen at 14:30 then flew S/ PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk 12 Common Crane West Somerton + 2 Short-eared Owl Winterron North Dunes
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike NE/of Santon Downham SW/of Santon Warren N/of railway late mrng
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Titchwell RSPB on thornham Marsh viewable from main path to beach PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Blakeney Point in Cley Channel with Dark-bellied Brent Geese NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane SW/over King's Lynn at07:50 PE30 2QA TF631204