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Tuesday 3rd November 2015

Highlights today were 25 Black-tailed Godwits east, a ring-tail Hen Harrier east over the grazing marsh, 4 Water Rails, 2 Bearded Tits trapped and ringed, and a Water Pipit trapped and ringed.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Winterton North Dunes + Short-eared Owl NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Pallas's Warbler Burnham Overy in sueda by sluice on sea wall at 15:03 PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Thornham over the marsh late mrng PE36 6NZ TF737438
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Titchwell RSPB at 10:30 distantly on grazing marsh from main path PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Lapland Bunting Old Hunstanton on saltings + JUV Hen Harrier & 2 Spotted Redshank on pools PE36 5AH TF672409
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Titchwell RSPB perched near v/c this mrng PE31 8BB TF759436