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Friday 11th March 2016

Signs of early migration today included a flyover Grey Wagtail and 6 Siskins in the pines. In the moth traps a Shoulder Stripe and Hebrew Character were of note.
 
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 8 Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh at NT gateby bend in sea wall use Blakeney harbour car park
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Grime's Graves TL815900
> Norfolk 3 Spoonbill Salthouse N/of village green till 15:15 then flew E/ NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Great White Egret Buckenham Marshes RSPB at 15:05 NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk 5 Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh near NT gate by bend in sea wall this a/noon + 7 Twite
> Norfolk Great White Egret E/over Strumpshaw Fen RSPB at 08:00 NR13 4HS TG341066
> Norfolk 3 Water Pipit Blakeney Freshmarsh this afternoon
> Norfolk 2 Snow Bunting Titchwell RSPB on strandline on the beach PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Hen Harrier Thornham ringtail Thornham Point PE36 6NZ TF737438
> Norfolk 3 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum in Paddocks this evening IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk Drake Velvet Scoter Weybourne flew W/past Weybourne this evening NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Breydon Water RSPB by South Wall this a/noon NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Shag Thetford at The Nunnery IP24 2EP TL873826
> Norfolk Firecrest Beeston Common on S/side of by path towards Abbey Park NR26 8RX TG165425
> Norfolk 3 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on drained pool W/of main track + 7 Red-crested Pochard, Slavonian Grebe offshore & 2 Snow Bunting on beach PE31 8BB TF759436