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Monday 23rd January 2017

The Ferruginous Duck was present as usual, with at least 3 Bearded Tits feeding along the near side of Broadwater and a male Stonechat along the east bank. A Greenshank was on lavender marsh, and 32 Twite sailed over the Observatory early afternoon.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk No Sign of Great Grey Shrike Nar Valley Fisheries this a/noon but Great White Egret present briefly & Redhead Smew TF675135
Norfolk 2 Great White Egret 2mls NNW/of King's Lynn at Lynn Point on saltmarsh + Female Hen Harrier & Short-eared Owl also probable hybrid Black Brant x Dark-bellied Brent Goose PE30 2QA TF631204
Norfolk Great White Egret just E/of Marlingford on water meadows this a/noon NR9 5JA TG141092 Norfolk Adult Drake Ferruginous Duck Holme NOA at 14:45 on Broadwater, viewable from the obs or coastal path to Thornham TF717450
Norfolk 8 Tundra Bean Goose Weybourne E/of windmill at 14:40 NR25 7SR TG111435
Norfolk 2 Juvenile Glaucous Gull Cley NWT at 14:00 E/of Beach Road at 13:15 NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk 2 Juvenile Glaucous Gull E/of Overstrand along beach at 13:00 NR27 0PF TG246410 Norfolk 6 Shorelark Blakeney Point at The Hood this mrng + Spotted Redshank in harbour NR25 7DJ TG007464
Norfolk 25 Shorelark Holkham Bay on tideline 1ml W/of Holkham Gap at 11:45 NR23 1RJ TF892458
Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh + 190 Eurasian White-fronted Goose NR23 1RN TF888439
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Hunstanton at 08:00 on beach below cliffs by lighthouse PE36 5AH TF672409
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Sidestrand on beach at 08:15 NR27 0LT TG265395