Thursday 22nd December 2016

Seawatching produced a single Long-tailed Duck, 15 Common Scoters, 3 Goldeneye, 13 Red-breasted Mergansers, 5 Red-throated Divers, a Great Northern Diver, 4 Fulmars, and 4 Great Crested Grebes. Along the east bank 2 Stonechats were feeding and 3 Bearded Tits were in the reeds. Forty Twite were at Thornham Harbour.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Adult Red-breasted Goose NE/of Docking at 14:34 in field viewable from minor road to Burnham Market with Pink-footed Geese + Todd's Canada Goose (form interior)
Norfolk Red-breasted Goose 1/2ml N/of Docking at 12:35 in field just E/of B1153 with 2800 Pink-footed Geese + Todd's Canada Goose (form interior), 3 Tundra Bean Goose, 11 Eurasian White-fronted Goose & Barnacle Goose TF785409
Norfolk 7 Tundra Bean Goose (3 Adult + 4 Juvenile) 1ml NE/of Syderstone in field W/of minor road to South Creake at 15:22 then flew NW/with 6,050.Pink-footed Geese + JUV Greenland White-fronted Goose & 3 AD Eurasian White-fronted Goose TF838336 Norfolk 15 Tundra Bean Goose Egmere in field NE/of Haggard's Lodge TH905375
Norfolk 3 Taiga Bean Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB from E/end of railway platform at 15:00 NR13 4HW TG351056
Norfolk Adult Iceland Gull King's Lynn at Bentinck Dock on River Great Ouse at 14:52 + AD Caspian Gull PE30 2QA TF631204
Norfolk 1st Winter Spoonbill between Cley & Salthouse at Sea Pool Norfolk 5 Common Crane (4 Adult + 1 Juvenile) Heigham Holmes viewable from Martham Ferry at 14:20 + Ringtail Hen Harrier, Jack Snipe & 600 Eurasian White-fronted Goose
Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose between North Creake & Stanhoe SW/of Shammer House at 13:30 with 6,400 Pink-footed Geese + AD Eurasian White-fronted Goose & Barnacle Goose
Norfolk Cattle Egret Surlingham at 12:30 off The Street E/of The Covey in cattle field N/of Ted Ellis NR entrance NR14 7AL TG324058 Norfolk 8 Tundra Bean Goose Weybourne at 11:30 with Pink-footed Geese in field E/of Station Road + Barnacle Goose & 7 Eurasian White-fronted Goose NR25 7SR TG111435
Norfolk 17 Tundra Bean Goose SE/of Belton in field at Browston Green with Pink-footed Geese + 7 Eurasian White-fronted Goose NR31 9HU TG464034
Norfolk 22 Shorelark Holkham Gap + 27 Velvet Scoter, 8 Long-tailed Duck & 2 Jack Snipe
Norfolk Great White Egret Heigham Holmes at 09:23 viewble from Martham Ferry Boatyard but distant + 2 Common Crane
Norfolk Bittern Strumpshaw Fen RSPB + Jack Snipe NR13 4HS TG341066
Norfolk Great Northern Diver off Holme NWT + Long-tailed Duck TF715449
Norfolk 5 Waxwing Costessey at 12:30 in rowans on Jerningham Road NR5 0RE TG182100
Norfolk 30 Snow Bunting Winterton Dunes NNR on beach + Male Hen Harrier & Female Long-tailed Duck offshore NR29 4BQ TG496198
Norfolk 48 Long-tailed Duck Titchwell RSPB offshore this mrng + 57 Velvet Scoter PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 13 Twite Blakeney Freshmarsh along se wall path at 11:15 + Ringtail Hen Harrier & 12 Eurasian White-fronted Goose
Norfolk 40 Twite Thornham Harbour at 11:00 TF728441 TF728441
Norfolk Scaup Whitlingham CP at W/end of Great Broad
Norfolk Juvenile Gannet S/over Heigham Holmes at 09:52 Norfolk Male Hen Harrier just S/of Horsey Gap NR29 4EJ TG463241
Norfolk 5 Waxwing Costessey at 08:00 on Jerningham Roadby football pitch NR5 0RE TG182100