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Thursday 11th February 2016

Seawatching produced 2500 Common Scoters, 10 Velvet Scoters, 2 Red-throated Divers, 2 Fulmars, 6 Great Crested Grebe, and 5 Kittiwakes. A ring-tail Hen Harrier drifted along the ridge and 3 Lapland Buntings were of note. A Merlin and a Peregrine were hunting during the day, and a Cetti's Warbler, a female Blackcap and 4+ Stonechats were also of note.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Male Pallid Harrier 4mls ENE of King's Lynn at Roydon Common NNR at 16:35 PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Juvenile Male Pallid Harrier Flitcham at 14:05 1/2ml E/of B1153 off Abbey Road over stubble field N/of Abbey Farm PE31 6BU TF726266
> Norfolk Lesser Yellowlegs Breydon Water 08:35 at W/end on saltmarsh opposite Burgh Castle NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 2 Lapland Bunting E/of Ringstead in stubble fields on ridge by minor road
> Norfolk Siberian Chiffchaff Strumpshaw Fen RSPB late a/noon along Lackford run NR13 4HS TG341066
> Norfolk Great White Egret Nar Valley Fisheries at 16:20 from River Nar footpath TF675135
> Norfolk Great White Egret Pentney GPs at 16L00on island in W/pit, view from River Nar footpath
> Norfolk Cattle Egret S/of Burgh St.Peter till 16:55 just N/of river Waveney in cattle field by track to Eastend Farm then flew N/. Park at Boon's Heath & walk S/to view NR34 0BF TM469918
> Norfolk 3 Lapland Bunting Holme NOA + Ringtail Hen Harrier, 2 Red-throated Diver offshore & 10 Velvet Scoter TF717450
> Norfolk Adult Female Ferruginous Duck Holkham Park mid a/noon on lake by information sign No3 mid mrng + 2 Scaup & Drake hybrid Ferruginous Duck x Pochard & 2 Raven till 13:45 then flew SW/ NR23 1RN
> Norfolk Immature Glaucous Gull S/of Burgh St.Peter in field near Aldeby Landfill mid a/noon + 3 Caspian Gull
> Norfolk Great White Egret Wof Norwich at Bowthorpe Marsh at 12:35 N/of Watton Road by River Yare TG178080
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard between Docking & Brancaster at 10:38 E/of road then flew E/over Field House Farm
> Norfolk 5 Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh at NT gate by bend in sea wall + 2 Jack Snipe
> Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Strumpshaw Fen RSPB NR13 4HS TG341066
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Morston NR25 7DJ TG011444
> Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB + 2 Spotted Redshank & Drake Long-tailed Duck PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Brancaster Staithe in channel at 13:20 PE31 8BJ TF794442
> Norfolk 2 Spotted Redshank Breydon Water at E/end off Burgh Castle NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 3 Water Pipit Cley NWT between East Bank & Babcock Hide NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 40 Snow Bunting Winterton North Dunes on beach NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk 70 Bewick's Swan Norwich over Riverside at 08:15 NR2 1AW TG228084