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Friday 13th January 2017

The Ferruginous Duck was still on the Broadwater at lunch time but showing only briefly. A Cetti's Warbler and 4 Bearded Tits were on the edge of the Broadwater and at least 2 Stonechats were around the NOA reserve.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Thetford this a/noon off Burrel Way on roof by Howdens Joinery + Caspian Gull IP24 2EP TL873826
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull E/past Cley Beach c/pk this a/noon NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk Adult Glaucous Gull Cley NWT on shingle ridge E/of North Scrape NR25 7SA TG049441 Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Snettisham Coastal Park on mud opposite Rotary Hide then flew W/ TF648335
Norfolk Drake Ferruginous Duck Holme NOA on Broadwater early a/noon, viewable from the obs or coastal path to Thornham TF717450
Norfolk 2 Great White Egret Colney GPs at 14:00
Norfolk Adult Glaucous Gull E/past Cley Beach c/pk mid a/noon NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk 2 Tundra Bean Goose SE/of Downham Market S/of Wissington Beet factory at midday Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Sheringham on beach + Slavonian Grebe offshore, 3 Velvet Scoter & 2 Purple Sandpiper NR26 8BQ TG159435
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull past Overstrand at 08:23 + Purple Sandpiper NR27 0PF TG246410 Norfolk 2 Cattle Egret just E/of Halvergate by Stone Road TG429067
Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Thetford at 08:55 off Burrel Way + JUV Glaucous Gull IP24 3RW TL873826
Norfolk 2 Waxwing Sheringham on overhead wires by Barford Road at 15:00 NR26 8BQ TG159435 Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 32 Snow Bunting Winterton North Dunes on beach NR29 4BQ TG496198
Norfolk Redhead Smew Filby Broad NR29 3HH TG461136