Thursday 29th December 2016

Birds on the sea today included a count of at least 30 Great crested Grebes, 20 Common Scoter and three Eider. A pair of Stonechat were along the east bank and in Thornham Harbour the Twite flock, around forty birds, were again present along with a Kingfisher and  a Black-tailed Godwit.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Adult Red-breasted Goose Docking at 11:30 in field viewable distantly from Pound Lane + 2 Tundra Bean Goose TF785409
Norfolk 21 Common Crane Stubb Mill in roost at 16:30 NR12 0BW TG437220
Norfolk 20 Tundra Bean Goose NW/of Rollesby in field with Pink-footed Geese
Norfolk 30 Shorelark Holkham Gap at 14;50 on saltmarsh E/of gap
Norfolk Adult Ring-billed Gull Wells-next-the-Sea ay 12:30 on the quay
Norfolk 1st Winter Spoonbill Cley NWT W/of Beach Road on pool midway between A149 & beach c/pk NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk 3 Tundra Bean Goose Blakeney Freshmarsh at 12:15 with 250 Pink-footed Geese + 10 Eurasian White-fronted Goose
Norfolk 4 Cattle Egret Halvergate by Branch Road in field near chevron sign late mrng
Norfolk 3 Snow Bunting Great Yarmouth at North Denes
Norfolk 3 Waxwing Costessey on Jerningham Road by football pitch NR5 0RE TG182100
Norfolk Scaup Titchwell RSPB at 15:00 PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 6 Hen Harrier Warham Greens at 16:00 + Short-eared Owl, 2 Merlin & Peregrine NR23 1QD TF943437
Norfolk Male Hen Harrier Hickling Broad NWT at Stubb Mill late a/noon NR12 0BW TG437220 Norfolk Male Hen Harrier Stubb Mill this evng NR12 0BW TG437220
Norfolk 3 Snow Bunting S'past Horsey at 13:00 NR29 4EP TG477228
Norfolk 14 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum in tall pines W/of paddocks at 15:00 IP26 5HW TL822943 Norfolk 22 Eurasian White-fronted Goose Cley NWT at midday on Bull Marsh NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk 40 Twite Thornham Harbour TF728441 TF728441
Norfolk 3 Short-eared Owl Breydon Water + Spotted Redshank NR31 9QB TG464048
Norfolk 25 Water Pipit Potter Heigham Marshes
Norfolk 3 Waxwing Costessey on Jerningham Road by football pitch at 10:45 NR5 0RE TG182100 Norfolk 40 Snow Bunting Gramborough Hill at 08:00 NR25 7XW TG085441
Norfolk 42 Velvet Scoter Titchwell RSPB offshore + 12 Long-tailed Duck & Spotted Redshank on brackish marsh PE31 8BB TF759436