Sunday 8th January 2017

A group of 14 White-fronted Geese were on the grazing marsh in the afternoon and the Ferruginous Duck was showing well at times. On the sea  500 Common Scoters, 8 Eiders, 2 Red-breasted Mergansers, a Black-throated Diver and 2 Fulmars were seen. At Thornham Harbour 53 Twite were reported and a Spotted Redshank was in the channel, while at Gore Point a Greenshank was of note. 2 Stonechats were in the dunes and a Brambling was in Holme Village. A Lapland Bunting flew over calling.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk No Sign of Possible Todd's Canada Goose between Clippesby & Billockby at 13:10 + 3000 Pink-footed Goose, 17 Tundra Bean Goose & 10 White-fronted Goose
Norfolk 4 Lapland Bunting Sheringham + 5 Velvet Scoter NR26 8BQ TG159435
Norfolk 20 Shorelark Holkham Bay on saltmarsh + 200 White-fronted Goose & Great White Egret NR23 1RJ TF892458
Norfolk 2 Cattle Egret Gapton Marshes at 16:35 at Harpers Lane then flew to roost
Norfolk 2 Cattle Egret Gapton Marshes at Harpers Lane at 15:00
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull flew W/over Gypsy Lane Titchwell RSPB mid a'noon PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 2 Cattle Egret Gapton Marshes with horses to right at bottom of Harper's Lane at 13:30 Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Blunt's Corner, New Holkham in hedge tho distant at 13:40
Norfolk 4 Common Crane E/of Ashby Hall Billockby
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Snettisham Coastal Park again on beach just N/of crossbank at midday TF648335
Norfolk 2 Juvenile Glaucous Gull Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh showing well PE31 8BB TF759436 Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Cley next the Sea at 12:25 on Sea Pool NR25 7SA TG049441 Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull King's Lynn PE30 2QA TF631204 Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Blunt's Corner, New Holkham in hedge at 11:40 (late mrng!!)
Norfolk Cattle Egret Halvergate at 11:34 but distant TG429067
Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Blunt's Corner, New Holkham at 10:39 in hedge
Norfolk Drake Ferruginous Duck Holme NOA at 10:20 on Broadwater, viewable from The Obs of coastal path TF717450
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Titchwell RSPB at 09:38 on freshmarsh showing well PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 5 Shorelark Holkham Bay at 2nd gap in dunes NR23 1RJ TF892458
Norfolk 5 Taiga Bean Goose Cantley Marshes RSPB at 08:35 at bottom of Burnthouse Lane + 14 Taiga Bean Goose flew/E TG378039
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Titchwell RSPB on the freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436