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Monday 25th January 2016

A Peregrine was giving a spectacular display over the pines during the morning.
A Long-tailed Duck was off Gore Point and 8 Red-breasted Mergansers were also noted. 20+ Twite were in Thornham Harbour.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Pallid Harrier Flitcham + 2 Ringtail Hen Harrier PE31 6BU TF726266
> Norfolk Lesser Yellowlegs Breydon Water at 12:02 W/side of lumps NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Grime's Graves TL815900
> Norfolk 3 Shorelark Burnham Overy Staithe at Gun Hill on beach at 14:30
> Norfolk Unconfirmed Report of Serin Downham Market this mrng 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 Great White Egret Reported Bowthorpe Marsh
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns at 13:10 PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Great Yarmouth at 13:24 NR30 1EB TG531078
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Titchwell RSPB at 12:35 PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns at 10:14 E/of barns PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Serin Reported Downham Market mid a/noon rough ground off concrete road to sewage works N/of level crossing & E/of railway.Park by Fairfield Road & walk N/for 200yds