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Friday 1st April 2016

On the sea today 1000 Common Scoters, a Goldeneye and 2 Kittiwakes were of particular note, and 3 Chiffchaffs were ringed during the morning. A Cetti's Warbler was singing at the west end of the reserve and at least 2 Redpolls flew over calling.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Penduline Tit Strumpshaw Fen RSPB heard only + Common Crane, Osprey & Water Pipit NR13 4HS TG341066
> Norfolk Spoonbill Holkham NNR flew E/over Lady Ann's Drive at 17:45 TF884451
> Norfolk 2 Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh near NT gate by bend in sea wall
> Norfolk Great White Egret Berney Marshes RSPB + Short-eared Owl NR30 1SB TG460053
> Norfolk 2 Female Black Redstart Heacham near chalet 43 on North Beach Road at 18:15 + Male Black Redstart South Beach at 17:00 PE31 7AX TF663376
> Norfolk 4 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on grazing marsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 4 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum in paddock at 13:00 IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk Firecrest Beacon Hill at Shut Heath Wood NR27 9LX TG177417
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Little Ormesby Broad from the viewing platform at midday NR29 3LS TG463152
> Norfolk Male Black Redstart Heacham South beach PE31 7AX TF663376
> Norfolk Female Black Redstart Snettisham Coastal Park N/of c/pk & N/of buckthorn clump TF648335
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Terrington St.John E/of Tilney Fen End near pumping station at 07:30