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Thursday 5th January 2017

Highlights today were 5 Tundra Bean Geese and 3 White-fronted Geese in amongst the Pink-feet on the grazing marsh, the Ferruginous Duck was seen again on the Broadwater, and 2 Glaucous Gulls were seen following trawlers offshore.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Great White Egret King's Lynn N/over A47 bypass at 16:00 + 20 Whooper Swan at Wiggenhall St.Germans relief channel S/of bridge PE30 2QA TF631204
Norfolk Siberian Chiffchaff Heacham South Beach PE31 7AX TF663376
Norfolk 31 Shorelark Holkham Gap on saltmarsh 500yds E/of gap at 15:30
Norfolk 3 Juvenile Glaucous Gull Titchwell RSPB late a/noon on beach PE31 8BB TF759436 Norfolk Glaucous Gull Winterton on beach at 16:35 NR29 4BQ TG496198
Norfolk 4 Tundra Bean Goose Flitcham at 16:00 with Pink-footed Geese + 2 Eurasian White-fronted Goose & Female Hen Harrier PE31 6BU TF726266 N
Norfolk Female Ferruginous Duck Ranworth Broad NWT 13:00 at Malthouse Broad NR13 6HS TG358151
Norfolk Drake Ferruginous Duck Holme NOA mid a/noon on Broadwater,viewable from obs or coastal path to Thornham TF717450
Norfolk 2 Juvenile Glaucous Gull Titchwell RSPB early a/noon on beach W//of main path PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk Glaucous Gull Thornham Harbour flew E/behind trawler mid a/noon TF728441 TF728441 Norfolk Adult Glaucous Gull Cley NWT on Arnold's Marsh at 14:25 NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk 2 Shorelark Salthouse mid a/noon 100yds W/of Little Eye NR25 7XW TG082443
Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Ludham Norfolk Adult Glaucous Gull Cley NWT at 11:43 on Arnold's Marsh NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk 2 Shorelark Salthouse 300yds W/of N/end of Beach Road at 11:30 NR25 7XW TG082443 Norfolk Adult Glaucous Gull Salthouse t1ll 11:33 on pool W/of beach c/pk then flew out to sea NR25 7XW TG082443
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull between Cley & Salthouse at 11:10 flew W/along beach 1ml E/of East Bank
Norfolk 4 Cattle Egret Halvergate E/of village S/of Stone Road late mrng
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Snettisham Coastal Park on beach N/of cross bank at 10:30 + Great Northern Diver & 16 Scaup TF648335
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull W/past Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk Lapland Bunting Titchwell RSPB on Thornham Marsh + 40 Long-tailed Duck offshore & Great Northern Diver PE31 8BB TF759436