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Tuesday 17th January 2017

The Ferruginous Duck was present again all day showing well at times. A Peregrine was hunting and at Thornham Harbour 38 Twite, a Merlin and a Kingfisher were of note, with a Spotted Redshank in the channel. A group of 8 White-fronts were with Pinkfeet on the grazing marshes, and on the sea highlights included a Long-tailed Duck, Black-throated and Red-throated Divers, a Slavonian and a Red-necked Grebe, single Velvet Scoter and a Razorbill.