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Thursday 24th December 2015

An Iceland Gull flew west past Holme Golf Course.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Scarning
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant N/of Binham by minor road to Stiffkey late a/noon + 2 Pale-bellied Brent Goose & adult hybrid Black Brant x Dark-bellied Brent Goose
> Norfolk Cattle Egret Sea Palling at midday in field with white cattle by Hickling Road opposite Lound Cottage NR12 0UX TG432271
> Norfolk Red-rumped Swallow Wells at 15:20 briefly around harbour NR23 1AR TF917437
> Norfolk Red-rumped Swallow Wells at 14:20 on High Street around Christmas Tree NR23 1AR TF917437
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard 2mls S/of Titchwell SE/of Choseley Drying Barns this a/noon in field by bend 1/4ml S/of barns PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull NNW/of King's Lynn just E/of River Great Ouse by Cross Bank Road at Fisher Fleet PE30 2QA TF631204
> Norfolk 3 Shorelark Burnham Overy on beach by Gun Hill PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Red-rumped Swallow Holkham NNR at 11:00 500yds W/of Lady Ann's Drive N/of A149 by ruined Farm but distant TF884451
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Cley NWT E/of East Bank at 10:15 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 2 Hen Harrier Choseley Drying Barns + Hen Harrier Flitcham PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk 8 Twite Brancaster Staithe PE31 8BJ TF794442
> Norfolk 5 Hen Harrier (3 Male + 2 Ringtail) Warham Greens in roost this evng NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk 20 Snow Bunting Holkham Gap
> Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on Pool W/of main path + Spotted Redshank on brackish marsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Brancaster Staithe in harbour at 10:05 PE31 8BJ TF794442
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Choseley Drying Barns at 08:10 over fields S/of barns PE31 8PQ TF757420