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Thursday 8th Decenber 2016

Highlights on the sea included single Great Northern and Black-throated Divers and two Long-tailed Ducks and on the NWT reserve a ringtail Hen Harrier was seen mid morning hunting over the dunes.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Isabelline Wheatear Burnham Overy Dunes this a/noon at Gun Hill.Use Burnham Overy c/pk then follow sea wall NE/for 1ml then turn W/ PE31 8JJ TF879455
Norfolk Hume's Yellow-browed Warbler just W/of Scratby this a/noon off Yarmouth Road at edge of Scratbyy Hall viewed from footpath. Keep to public rights of way
Norfolk 15 Shorelark E/of Holkham Gap at 15:00
Norfolk Great White Egret Strumpshaw Fen RSPB at 09:00 NR13 4HS TG341066
Norfolk Great White Egret Narborough at Narford Lake + Scaup
Norfolk 11 Taiga Bean Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB near railway at 12:30 + 23 Eurasian White-fronted Goose NR13 4HW TG351056
Norfolk Cattle Egret N/of Ted Ellis NR, Surlingham in field N/.of entrance NR14 7AL TG324058 Norfolk 2 Great White Egret Happisburgh S/over cricket pitch NR12 0PR TG384309
Norfolk 2 Great White Egret W/over Blakeney Freshmarsh at 11:03
Norfolk Little Bunting SW/of Guist trapped & ringed at Guist Common
Norfolk Scaup Ormesby Little Broad TG462139 Norfolk 4 1st Winter Scaup Tottenhill GPs + White-fronted Goose
Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk Juvenile Great Northern Diver Martham Broad South this a/noon,view from S/side NR29 4DJ TG459202
Norfolk 2 Spotted Redshank Titchwell RSPB on tidal marsh + Velvet Scoter & Long-tailed Duck offshore PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 4 Scaup off Thornham Point