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Thursday 3rd November 2016

A good day with a visible arrival of thrushes. Highlights included a Long-tailed Duck, 580 Common Scoters, 3 Goldeneye, 3 Gannets, 3 Great Crested Grebes, a Great Skua, 1 Little Auk and an Arctic Tern on the seawatch, while a Cetti's Warbler, a Lesser Whitethroat, 250 Blackbirds, 60 Fieldfares, 120 Redwings, 6 Rock Pipits, 2 Bramblings and 2 Siskins were recorded. A flock of 55 Waxwings were in the area near the paddock at Redwell Marsh.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Isabelline Wheatear Burnham Overy Dunes late a/noon just SE/og Gun Hill Gun Hill PE31 8JJ TF879455
Norfolk Isabelline Wheatear Burnham Overy Dunes just SE/of Gun Hill this mrng + 29 Waxwing over PE31 8JJ TF879455
Norfolk Little Auk off Weybourne on sea at 15:15 NR25 7SR TG111435
Norfolk 12 Little Auk W/past Kelling between 10:15 & midday + Snow Bunting NR25 7ED TG095436
Norfolk 51 Shorelark E/of Holkham Gap at 15:10
Norfolk Adult Caspian Gull Cley NWT this evng on North Scrape NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk Little Auk Gorleston-on-Sea on sea by breakwater NR31 6PL TG532036
Norfolk 31 Shorelark 1ml E/of Holkham Gap Norfolk 2 Little Auk Breydon Water at Breydon Bridge then flew N/with Starlings NR31 9QB TG464048
Norfolk Little Auk N/past Great Yarmouth between 11:45 & 12:30 NR30 1EB TG531078
Norfolk 6 Lapland Bunting Blakeney Harbour at E/end on saltmarsh N/of Blakeney Bank + 22 Snow Bunting Blakeney Freshes TG028441
Norfolk Little Auk W/past Titchwell RSPB at 12;45 PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 4 Little Auk W/past Cley Beach c/pk at 11:37 NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk 7 Little Auk N/past Horsey NR29 4EP TG477228
Norfolk 19 Little Auk Past Cley NWT + 2 Snow Bunting by beach c/pk NR25 7SA TG049441 Norfolk Shorelark W/past Sidestrand at 07:40 + Little Auk on the sea NR27 0LT TG265395
Norfolk Little Auk W/past Sheringham at 08:38 NR26 8BQ TG159435
Norfolk 2 Little Auk W/past Overstrand by 08:00 NR27 0PF TG246410