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Tuesday 29th December 2015

The three Shorelark were again present in the mouth of Thornham Harbour with around twenty Twite in with Linnet on the Saltmarsh. On the sea single Long-tailed Duck and Slavonian Grebe were seen. A Peregrine was over the east bank mid morning, two Stonechats remained near the observatory building and five Snow Bunting were recorded on the beach on the western edge of the recording area.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Lesser Yellowlegs Breydon Water RSPB on mudflats at W/end opposite Burgh Castle at 16:00 NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Juvenile Pallid Harrier Flitcham by B1153 off Abbey Road n/of Abbey Farm late a/noon. PE31 6BU TF726266
> Norfolk Lesser Yellowlegs Burgh Castle at 15:20 on flats as viewed from watch point above Glebe Marshes TG476049
> Norfolk Juvenile Pallid Harrier Flitcham at 09:05 by B1153 off Abbey Road n/of Abbey Farm in field n/of minor road PE31 6BU TF726266
> Norfolk 4 Tundra Bean Goose Kelling in sugar beet field + 1000 Pink-footed Goose NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull W/past Sheringham NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham Freshmarsh at 15:00 perched in a tree half-way between the freshmarsh area and the A149 NR23 1RN TF888439
> Norfolk No Sign of Juvenile Red-rumped Swallow Holkham NNR today TF884451
> Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT from Friends Hide + 5 White-fronted Goose from Nelson-Lyle Hide PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Cley NWT in fields by Beach Road this a/noon NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull King's Lynn at Fisher Fleet on river at 15:30 PE30 2QA TF631204
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Buxton at 15:00 from c/p
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns over the plantation e/of the barns at 14:30 PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Kimberley at Kimberley Park before flying back towards the village this a/noon
> Norfolk 3 Shorelark Holme Dunes NWT at 13:40
> Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh at 14:00 from Joe Jordan Hide NR23 1RN TF888439
> Norfolk Cattle Egret Sea Palling at 13:20 in field with white cattle by Hickling Road opposite Lound Cottage NR12 0UX TG419252
> Norfolk Spoonbill Holkham Freshmarsh this a/noon at W/end NR23 1RN TF888439
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns at 11:51 PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh from Joe Jordan Hide NR23 1RN TF888439
> Norfolk 3 Shorelark Holme Dunes NWT this mrng. + Slavonian Grebe offshore.
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns minimum S/of Barns mid mrng but distant PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Cley NWT in Eye Field at 10:10 NR25 7SA TG049441