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Saturday 26th March 2016

A very blustery day with little to show in the way of birds, but a few early spring migrants are arriving including 9 Chiffchaffs and a House Martin noted today. A Tundra Bean Goose was also on the grazing marsh with a small group of Pink-feet.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Holme next the Sea on grazing marsh with Pink-footed Geese
> Norfolk Great White Egret Horsey NR29 4EP TG477228
> Norfolk 4 Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh at NT Gate by bend in sea wall
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Grime's Graves at 13.00 still west of entrance track TL815900
> Norfolk Male Hen Harrier Haddiscoe Island TG457011
> Norfolk 2 Short-eared Owl Blakeney Point flushed from Blakeney Point c1/2ml west of beach car park NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk 2 Garganey Strumpshaw Fen RSPB from Tower Hide + Jack Snipe from Fen Hide NR13 4HS TG341066
> Norfolk 2 Ring Ouzel Thornham at 10:55 opposite Castle Cottages PE36 6NZ TF737438
> Norfolk 7 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Snettisham RSPB at 07:15 TF650328