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Tuesday 12th April 2016

Birds of note today included Green Sandpiper and Greenshank on the NWT pools and a Hoopoe seen briefly during the afternoon in the west end of the dunes.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great White Egret North Elmham at 15:40 behind County School railway station viewble from platform NR20 5JZ TF990227
> Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh at decoy + Short-eared Owl just W/of Pinewoods Caravan Park NR23 1RN TF888439
> Norfolk Great White Egret North Elmham behind County School railway station at 11:09, take path by marsh
> Norfolk Blue-headed Wagtail Kelling Water Meadows then flew W/with 60 Yellow Wagtails NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk 3 Ring Ouzel 1/2ml S/of Choseley Drying Barns at 17:00 PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Hawfinch Great Yarmouth Cemetery in North Section on W/side NR30 1DW TG526082
> Norfolk 5 Ring Ouzel Snettisham Village this a/noon off Beach Road on bank behind fish & chip shop TF650328
> Norfolk 2 Little Gull Lenwade Pits this a/noon NR9 5SE
> Norfolk Spotted Redshank Welney WWT + Spotted Redshank & Bar-tailed Godwit PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Ring Ouzel Great Yarmouth Cemetery in NE/corner of N/section NR30 1DW TG526082
> Norfolk 2 Little Gull Whitlingham CP at E/end of broad
> Norfolk 2 Spotted Redshank Breydon Water NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Tottenhill GPs .View only from road on S/side. Do not enter wood
> Norfolk Drake Garganey Cley NWT on Pat's Pool at 08:20 + Short-eared Owl by shingle bank NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Sandwich Tern Nunnery Lakes at 08;40 IP24 2YW TL873822
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Cley NWT over shingle bank NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel Old Hunstanton 200yds E/of beach huts PE36 5AH TF672409