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Tuesday 10th November 2015

A rather quiet day with the only birds of note being a Peregrine over the reserve mid afternoon, a Stonechat again in bushes on the southern edge of the Broadwater, and vocal Kingfisher, Water Rail  and Tawny Owl all noted.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Minke Whale off Trimingham at 09:30 NR11 8EG TG279388
>Norfolk 5 Common Crane Hickling Broad NWT late a/noon at Stubb Mill NR12 0BW TG429221
>Norfolk Adult Black Brant Cley NWT at 10:25 E/of West Bank with Dark-bellied Brent Geese + 3 Water Pipit from Babcock Hide NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Cley NWT at 08:00 in Eye Field with Dark-bellied Brent Geese NR25 7SA TG049441