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Saturday 12th November 2016

A wash-out overall, nevertheless a single Waxwing was opposite the entrance to Redwell Marsh this morning, and a female Long-tailed Duck was asleep on the Broadwater most of the afternoon.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Isabelline Wheatear Burnham Overy Dunes on beach NE/of Gun Hill at 14:15 + Short-eared Owl PE31 8JJ TF879455
Norfolk 70 Shorelark Holkham Bay on saltmarsh NR23 1RJ TF892458
Norfolk Lapland Bunting flew over Sheringham NR26 8BQ TG159435
Norfolk Caspian Gull Cley next the Sea this evng on simmonds Scrape NR25 7SA TG049441 Norfolk 3 Tundra Bean Goose Kelling between here & Salthouse NR25 7ED TG095436
Norfolk White-fronted Goose Titchwell RSPB + Long-tailed Duck & 2 Velvet Scoter PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk Waxwing Holme next the Sea opposite entrance this mrng + Long-tailed Duck
Norfolk 3 Hen Harrier Warham Greens at 16:15 NR23 1QD TF943437
Norfolk Short-eared Owl Breydon Water this a'noon NR31 9QB TG464048
Norfolk Short-eared Owl Castle Acre then flew W/at 11:00 Norfolk Ring Ouzel Morston by A149 at 16:10 NR25 7DJ TG011444
Norfolk Velvet Scoter Whitlingham CP on Great Broad SE/ of island
Norfolk Hooded Crow W/of Aylmerton by A148 mid a'noon
Norfolk Waxwing Martham at 13:40 at Flegg High School entrance NR29 4DJ TG459202
Norfolk 2 Velvet Scoter flew past Sheringham early mrng NR26 8BQ TG159435
Norfolk 3 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB + 2 Jack Snipe PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 2 Waxwing Martham at 10:25 at Flegg High School NR29 4DJ TG459202
Norfolk Velvet Scoter Whitlingham CP at 09:10 SE/of island
Norfolk 2 Waxwing Martham at Flegg High School entrance this mrng NR29 4DJ TG459202