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Sunday 3rd January 2016

Seawatching today produced 6 Long-tailed Ducks, 6 adult Little Gulls, a Bonxie, 500 Common Scoters and 4 Red-breasted Mergansers. A Peregrine was also of note, and 2 Stonechats were again along the east bank. Three Shorelarks were at Thornham Point.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Pallid Harrier Flitcham at 10:20 E/of B1153 off Abbey Road at Abbey Farm briefly then flew/E PE31 6BU TF726266
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Flitcham at 10:05 near Abbey Farm PE31 6BU TF726266
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns this mrng PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Cantley Marshes RSPB between Cantley and Freethorpe TG378039
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burgh Castle late mrng TG476049
> Norfolk 12 Tundra Bean Goose Kelling NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk 2 Taiga Bean Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB this mrng NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Flitcham at 10:00 PE31 6BU TF726266
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burgh Castle TG476049
> Norfolk 8 Bean Goose Kelling in fields near Malthouse Beach Road at 09:45 NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk 3 Shorelark Thornham Point at 09:25