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Friday 22nd January 2016

A wet miserable day, with the most notable birds being the large numbers of 450+ Wigeon and 500 Teal that remain on and around the broadwater.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Sperm Whale Hunstanton at 18:05 on rocks below Salad Bowl Cafe + 2 dead Sperm Whales PE36 5AH TF672409
> Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Horsey Corner this a/noon with Pink-foote Geese + Eurasian White-fronted Goose & 4 Hen Harrier (Male + 3 Ringtail) at Stubb Mill roost NR29 4EP TG477228
> Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh from Joe Jordan Hide this mrng NR23 1RN TF888439
> Norfolk 2 Caspian Gull Blackborough End Tip in field by A47 mid a/noon then flushed PE32 1SF TF667149
> Norfolk Adult Caspian Gull Cley NWT on Pat's Pool at 15:30 NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard SSE/of Titchwell 1/2ml E/of Choseley Drying Barns over pines SE/of barns at 14:30 PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Serin Downham Market mid a/noon on rough ground off concrete road to sewage works N/of level crossing & E/of railway.Park by Fairfield Road & walk N/for 200yds
> Norfolk 2 Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh at 12:20. Go thru NT Gate on bend in sea wall to view fence after 80yds
> Norfolk 1st Winter Grey Phalarope Cley NWT from Babcock Hide at 10:40 but elusive NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Great White Egret W/of Norwich at Bowthorpe Marsh at 08:25 N/of B1108 by River Yare on flood below Colney Church TG178080
> Norfolk 6 Hen Harrier (2 Male + 4 Ringtail) Warham Greens in roost this evng NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Cley NWT from Babcock Hide but elusive NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 3 Hen Harrier (1 Male + 2 Ringtail) Warham Greens in roost NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Tottenhill GPs in SE/corner at 14:55
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on drained grazing pool + Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 9 Snow Bunting Great Yarmouth on North Beach NR30 1EB TG531078
> Norfolk Male Golden Pheasant Wolferton Triangle on N/side near give sign PE35 6EJ TF672278