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Saturday 19th March 2016

A Cetti's Warbler was calling near the Dell Hide and on the grazing marsh 150 Golden Plover, 120 Lapwings, a Barn Owl and 2 Song Thrushes were also of note.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Snettisham RSPB TF650328
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Island at 12:30 + Male Hen Harrier TG457011
> Norfolk 8 Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh at NT Gate by bend in sea wall showing well
> Norfolk Great White Egret 2.75mls W/of Norwich at SE/end of Earlham Marsh 08:15 N/of Watton Road by River Yare
> Norfolk Black Redstart Heacham PE31 7AX TF663376
> Norfolk 13 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum in paddocks this a/noon IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk 5 Hen Harrier Warham Greens in the roost NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk Drake Velvet Scoter Titchwell RSPB offshore PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Adult Little Gull Barton Broad at 12:30 NR12 8AZ TG357222
> Norfolk 11 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum at 14:40 + 2 Raven over IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk 10 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum at 14:15 in paddocks IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Filby Broad early a/noon NR29 3HH TG461136
> Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk 5 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum in paddocks this mrng IP26 5HW TL822943