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Saturday 2nd January 2016

Three Shorelark were again present at Thornham Point and 28 Twite were in Thornham Harbour together with 2 Greenshank and a Spotted Redshank. Green Woodpecker, Kingfisher, Barn Owl and 3 Stonechats were also of note.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk No Sign of Lesser Yellowlegs Burgh Castle on mudflats by 12:20 TG476049
> Norfolk Juvenile Pallid Harrier Reported Flitcham was a Hen Harrier PE31 6BU TF726266
> Norfolk 5 Common Crane Upton Broad & Marshes NWT at 09:47
> Norfolk 2 Tundra Bean Goose Kelling Water Meadows this a/noon NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk 2 Taiga Bean Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT from Friends Hide PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Holkham Freshmarsh at 12:35 NR23 1RN TF888439
> Norfolk No Sign of Juvenile Iceland Gull King's Lynn at Fisher Fleet at 11:50 PE30 2QA TF631204
> Norfolk Adult Kumlien's Gull Waxham flew/S this mrng + 70 Little Gull, Blue Fulmar & 37 Eurasian White-fronted Goose NR12 0DZ TG440261
> Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Kelling NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk 3 Shorelark Thornham at 10:30 on beach on W/side of harbour mouth PE36 6NZ TF737438
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns at 10:30 S/of barns + Ringtail Hen Harrier PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh at W/end NR23 1RN TF888439
> Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Buckenham Marshes RSPB NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Titchwell RSPB + 45 Little Gull offshore PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 5 Hen Harrier Warham Greens roosted this evng NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk 3 Hen Harrier Roydon Common NWT
> Norfolk 21 Adult Little Gull Hopton-on-Sea NR31 9SE TM535997
> Norfolk Spotted Redshank Breydon Water this a/noon NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 20 Twite Thornham near c/p PE36 6NZ TF737438
> Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB + 2 Spotted Redshank & 3 Long-tailed Duck PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Great Northern Diver Hunstanton at 08:56 from cliffs S/of lighthouse PE36 5AH TF672409
> Norfolk Male Golden Pheasant Wolferton Triangle at 08:40 showing well well on N/side briefly PE35 6EJ TF672278