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Saturday 31st December 2016

Visibility was better today with highlights including 8 Bewick's Swans in Thornham Harbour, a Water Rail by the Broadwater, a Cetti's Warbler, 2 Stonechats and 4 Bearded Tits along the east bank, and 6 Waxwings which dropped into the Dell briefly at 9.45am.

A Peacock butterfly was woken by the afternoon sunshine!

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk 4 Cattle Egret Halvergate Marshes at 15:05 Norfolk 2 Cattle Egret Halvergate Marshes Norfolk 6 Taiga Bean Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB + 100 Eurasian White-fronted Goose NR13 4HW TG351056
Norfolk 3 Tundra Bean Goose Docking in fields this mrng + 3 Eurasian White-fronted Goose TF785409
Norfolk 10 Tundra Bean Goose North Creake W/of Abbey Farm & W/of B1355 at 10:30
Norfolk 12 Eurasian White-fronted Goose Welney WWT PE14 9TN TL548946
Norfolk 1st Winter Scaup Whitlingham CP
Norfolk 26 Eurasian White-fronted Goose in field just before c'park at Cley NWT at 11:15 NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk 5 Hen Harrier Warham Greens in roost late a'noon NR23 1QD TF943437
Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Strumpshaw Fen RSPB from Tower Hide NR13 4HS TG341066
Norfolk 6 Waxwing Holme briefly at 09:45 in The Dell TF715449
Norfolk 2 Waxwing Cromer at Holt Road / Sandy Lane junction NR27 9HE TG219423
Norfolk 5 Waxwing Denver Sluice at 13:20 on public c'park + 2 Common Crane PE38 0AZ TF590011
Norfolk Snow Bunting Caister-on-Sea NR30 5HB TG527119
Norfolk 4 Scaup Hickling Broad NWT from viewing screen beyond lookout tower. NR12 0BW TG429221
Norfolk 2 Scaup Tottenhill GPs again at 12:45
Norfolk 2 Waxwing Cromer at 10:55 at Holt Road / Sandy Lane junction NR27 9HE TG219423 Norfolk 3 Waxwing New Costessey on Jerningham Road. NR5 0RG
Norfolk 2 Waxwing Cromer at 10:25 at Co-Op c'park again NR27 9HE TG219423
Norfolk 43 Long-tailed Duck Titchwell RSPB on sea + 21 Velvet Scoter, Water Pipit on drained pool & Jack Snipe PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 12 Snow Bunting Great Yarmouth on S/side of outer harbour at 08:40 then flew/N NR30 1EB TG531078
Norfolk 22 Eurasian White-fronted Goose Cley NWT by Beach Road NR25 7SA TG049441