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Friday 12th February 2016

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Wholly Unconfirmed Report of Black Kite W/over Little Walsingham at 15:15
> Norfolk Juvenile Male Pallid Harrier 4mls ENE of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR at 17:00 PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Pomarine Skua past Happisburgh NR12 0PR TG384309
> Norfolk 2 Iceland Gull (1 Adult + 1 Juvenile) East Winch
> Norfolk Siberian Chiffchaff Strumpshaw Fen RSPB NR13 4HS TG341066
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Blakeney Harbour this mrng in channel TG028441
> Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh at 14:45 NR23 1RN TF888439
> Norfolk 5 Caspian Gull (1 Adult + 3 1st Winter + 1 2nd Winter) Aldeby Landfill Site + 2 1w Yellow-legged Gull NR34 0AW TM447936
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Great Yarmouth at Waterways early a/noon NR30 1EB TG531078
> Norfolk Cattle Egret S/of Burgh St.Peter till 15:05 just N/of river Waveney in cattle field by track to Eastend Farm then flew S/. Park at Boon's Heath & walk S/to view NR34 0BF TM469918
> Norfolk 5 Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh but mobile + 2 Water Pipit
> Norfolk Adult Caspian Gull Cromer on roof above Norwich and Peterborough Building Society this a/noon NR27 9HE TG219423
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Snettisham RSPB over fields by pits at 13:10 TF650328
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull between East Winch & Middleton S/of A47, N/of riding school at 12:30 + 2 Caspian Gull (Adult + 1st Winter)
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard SSE/of Titchwell 1/2ml E/of Choseley Drying Barns at 11:30 E/of barns viewed from Chalk Pit Lane PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane Winterton North Dunes + Short-eared Owl NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Adult Female Ferruginous Duck Holkham Park 11:00 at N/end of lake + drake hybrid Ferruginous Duck x Pochard NR23 1RN
> Norfolk 2 Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh at NT gate by bend in sea wall + Whimbrel
> Norfolk 7 Twite Blakeney Freshmarsh
> Norfolk 22 Snow Bunting Cley NWT E/of N/end of East Bank on shingle + Pale-bellied Brent Goose on Arnold's Marsh NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 3 Ringtail Hen Harrier Titchwell RSPB in roost this evng PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Bittern SE/of Norwich at Whitlingham CP at Great Broad N/of island early mrng
> Norfolk 3 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum this a/noon IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk 3 Snow Bunting Happisburgh near lighthouse NR12 0PR TG384309
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Brancaster Staithe at 12:45 in channel showing well PE31 8BJ TF794442
> Norfolk Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum in paddock at 09:45 IP26 5HW TL822943