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Sunday 6th December 2015

Three Shorelark were at Thornham Point once again, and on the NOA reserve a Cetti's Warbler was of note, as was a Peregrine flying over the pines heading west. A male Blackcap was in the scrub.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Pallid Harrier Snettisham RSPB mid a/noon at S/end over saltmarsh TF650328
> Norfolk Juvenile Pallid Harrier Snettisham RSPB at 10:10 showing well at S/end TF650328
> Norfolk 3 Shorelark Holme-next-the Sea by Thornham Harbour TF717450
> Norfolk 22 Taiga Bean Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB at 13:45 NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull NNW/of King's Lynn early a/noon just E/of River Great Ouse by Cross Bank Road at Fisher Fleet. PE30 2QA TF631204
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Hemsby on the sea. NR29 4JG TG506172
> Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Burnham Market at 15:00 off B1355 near Muckleton in beet field. + 2500 Pink-footed Goose
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley E/of Chalkpit Lane at 13:30 PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard S/of Titchwell RSPB near Radio Mast at midday PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Shorelark Thornham Harbour at 11:40 at Thornham Channel mouth TF728441 TF728441
> Norfolk No Sign of Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley PE31 8PQ TF757420