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Monday 9th January 2017

A day of deteriorating weather conditions. The Ferrginous Duck was still present on the Broadwater at 12.25, with 8 Tufted Ducks. A female Stonechat was in the dunes
Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Drake Ferruginous Duck Holme NOA at 12:25 on Broadwater viewable from the obs or coastal path to Thornham TF717450
Norfolk Great White Egret W/of Norwich at Colney GPs this a/noon
Norfolk Adult Black Brant near Binham
Norfolk Cattle Egret E/of Halvergate S/of Stone Road TG429067
Norfolk Great White Egret Earlham at 10:55 in ditch at SE/end showing well
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull E/over Blakeney Harbour at 11:00 TG028441
Norfolk 2 Cattle Egret Gapton Marshes in horse paddock at bottom of Harper's Lane
Norfolk 2 Juvenile Glaucous Gull Titchwell RSPB at 09:00, 1 on freshmarsh & 1 offshore + 100 Long-tailed Duck & 5 Velvet Scoter PE31 8BB TF759436