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Sunday 20th December 2015

Highlights today were a Velvet Scoter with Common Scoters offshore and a Bonxie chasing gulls. The Iceland Gull was again seen at Gore Point and then flew off west. A Peregrine drifted low over the pines, and the 3 Shorelark were still on the beach at Thornham Point. 13 Twite were at Thornham Coal Barn and a single Snow Bunting was also seen at Gore Point.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Pallid Harrier Flitcham at 12:05 at Abbey Farm SE/over fields N/of Hide PE31 6BU TF726266
> Norfolk Red-rumped Swallow Wells at 15:52 opposite French's Fish & Chips showing well + Swallow NR23 1AR TF917437
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull King's Lynn 15:15 at Fisher Fleet by Cross Bank Road on mud PE30 2QA TF631204
> Norfolk Iceland Gull Holme Dunes NNR at 14:32 E/of Gore Point
> Norfolk Cattle Egret SW/of Sea Palling at 13:35 by Hickling Road in cattle field opposite Lound Cottage NR12 0UX TG432271
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns S/of the barns PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk 3 Shorelark Holme Dunes NNR on beach by Thornham harbour mouth
> Norfolk 3 Shorelark Burnham Overy Staithe on beach by Gun Hill
> Norfolk 9 Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh but mobile
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns at 08:20 S/of barns in hedge PE31 8PQ TF757420