Sunday 27th March 2016

Highlights today included the Tundra Bean Goose again with Pink-feet on the grazing Marsh, a Common Scoter on the broadwater,  a Firecrest in the Pines behind the observatory and a Greenshank and Short-eared Owl on Lavender Marsh. On a migrant front at least 8 Chiffchaffs were recorded along with two Sand Martins.

Composite of Marsh Harriers displaying over the marsh - Walsey Hills, March 2016

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Spoonbill Berney Marshes RSPB until 18:45 then flew towards River Waveney NR30 1SB TG460053
> Norfolk Drake Green-winged Teal Berney Marshes RSPB on main flood to the rear of Berney Arms pub possibly viewable from Burgh Castle NR30 1SB TG460053
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane Hickling Broad NWT flew over this A/noon NR12 0BW TG429221
> Norfolk 2 Spoonbill Burnham Overy flew W/at 14:25 PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk 3 Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh at NT gate by bend in sea wall
> Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Holme NWT on grazing marsh from 3rd hide with 3 Pink Feet this mng TF715449
> Norfolk 3 Shorelark Gun Hill on the beach
> Norfolk Hooded Crow East Runton by Thain's lane NR27 9PA TG200427
> Norfolk 4 White Wagtail Brancaster this evening PE31 8AW TF772438
> Norfolk Slavonian Grebe Martham South Broad at 18:20 but no sign of Red-necked Grebe NR29 4DJ TG459202
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Holme TF715449
> Norfolk Male White Wagtail Felbrigg Hall NT NR11 8PR
> Norfolk 2 Garganey (1 Drake ) Buckenham Marshes RSPB this A/noon NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Martham Broad on S/Broad NR29 4DJ TG459202
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Ormesby Little Broad left of the viewing platform showing well at 15:45 TG462139
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Horsey NR29 4EP TG477228
> Norfolk 2 Garganey Buckenham Marshes RSPB (1 drk) from hide by fishermen's c/pk at 12:15 NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Slavonian Grebe Titchwell RSPB offshore + 5 Water Pipit PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Red Kite Gun Hill flew over this mng
> Norfolk Drake Common Scoter Thorpe St. Andrew on Thorpe Broad today + Marsh Harrier flew W
> Norfolk 4 Swallow Nunnery Lakes + 5 Sand Martin & Marsh Harrier flew over this A/noon IP24 2YW TL873822
> Norfolk House Martin Nunnery Lakes this mng IP24 2YW TL873822
> Norfolk Drake Common Scoter Thorpe St.Andrew on Thorpe Broad this mng