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Wednesday 2nd December 2015

3 Shorelark were again at Thornham Point today, and a Slavonian Grebe was in Thornham Channel. A Greenshank was at Gore Point and a single Crossbill flew over east.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Pallid Harrier Snettisham RSPB S/of South Pits this a/noon showing well + Male Hen Harrier TF650328
> Norfolk Juvenile Pallid Harrier Snettisham RSPB SW/of South pits over saltmarsh TF650328
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull King's Lynn at Fisher Fleet by Cross Bank Road on mud at 15:30 PE30 2QA TF631204
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Cley NWT at 14:00 E/of beach road NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 21 Taiga Bean Goose Cantley Marshes RSPB at 13:50 TG378039
> Norfolk Lapland Bunting Titchwell RSPB from Parrinder Hide this mrng PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 3 Shorelark Thornham Harbour on beach at harbour mouth + 20 Twite TF728441 TF728441
> Norfolk 4 Taiga Bean Goose Cantley Marshes RSPB + 15 Eurasian White-fronted Goose TG378039
> Norfolk 20 Taiga Bean Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB this mrng from main track NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Slavonian Grebe Thornham in Thornham Channel this a/noon PE36 6NZ TF737438
> Norfolk Water Pipit Buckenham Marshes RSPB NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Velvet Scoter Titchwell RSPB offshore PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198