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Sunday 13th March 2016

On the sea today 2 Eiders, 500 Common Scoters, 1 drake Goldeneye, 9 Red-breasted Mergansers, a Fulmar and 8 Great Crested Grebes were seen. Also of interest were 8 Avocets, a Peregrine, 5 Siskins, and curiously a female House Sparrow! A Grey Shoulder-knot and two March Moths were around the moth trap.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great White Egret Buckenham Marshes RSPB at 16:36 in centre NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Drake Green-winged Teal Cantley Beet Factory NR13 3JA TG389037
> Norfolk Common Crane Colney GPs circling at 15:50
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns E/over fields at 15:15 PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh + 60 Eurasian White-fronted Goose NR23 1RN TF888439
> Norfolk Common Crane E/over Titchwell RSPB at 14:32 PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Grime's Graves mid a/noon W/of entrance track TL815900
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns in field at 13:40 then flew/E PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Drake Green-winged Teal Cantley Marshes RSPB late mrng TG378039
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Grime's Graves at 11:15 W/of entrance track TL815900
> Norfolk 13 Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh at NT gate by bend in sea wall + Pale-bellied Brent Goose on saltmarsh
> Norfolk Drake Green-winged Teal Cantley Marshes RSPB at 09:43 S/of pumphouse TG378039
> Norfolk 7 Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh at NT Gate by bend in sea wall