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Tuesday 23rd February 2016

More signs of Spring today with the first Red Admiral of the year and three returning Avocets on the Broadwater. More interesting birds included a Bittern, Water Rail and Cetti's Warbler. Two Barn Owls were also hunting.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 8 Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh near fence by bend in sea wall this mrng + 7 Twite
> Norfolk 3 Purple Sandpiper Sheringham on shore opposite Funky Mackerel cafe NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk 3 Ringtail Hen Harrier Snettisham RSPB at 17:15 + Short-eared Owl TF650328
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Brancaster Staithe in main channel at 11:00, access from Harbour Way PE31 8BJ TF794442
> Norfolk Bittern Whitlingham CP N/of island at 15:55
> Norfolk 2 Pale-bellied Brent Goose Cley NWT E/of East Bank with Dark-bellied Brent Geese NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Bonxie E/past Trimingham + 2 Little Gull NR11 8EG TG279388
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Filby Broad early a/noon + Slavonian Grebe NR29 3HH TG461136
> Norfolk 2 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum in hornbeam in paddock at 09:00 IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk 23 Bewick's Swan Breydon Water NE/over E/end at 08:20 NR31 9QB TG464048