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Tuesday 29th March 2016

Birds of note today included a male Stonechat on the east bank, a Red Kite and Peregrine over the grazing Marsh and two Wheatears along the approach track.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2 Great White Egret E/over Strumpshaw Fen RSPB + Common Crane & Bittern NR13 4HS TG341066
> Norfolk Spotted Redshank Cley NWT on Whitwell Scrape NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Cley NWT this evng NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 10 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on grazing marsh + 2 White Wagtail & 2 Little Ringed Plover PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Ormesby Little Broad left of viewing platform at 11:20 TG462139
> Norfolk Slavonian Grebe Martham South Broad at 10:25 NR29 4DJ TG459202
> Norfolk 2 Little Ringed Plover Titchwell RSPB mid a/noon on freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436