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Tuesday 24th January 2017

Once again the Ferruginous Duck could be found on the Broadwater. A flock of around 35 Snow Buntings were along the beach and on the sea birds noted included 6 Goldeneye, 5 Red-breasted Merganser, 5 Fulmar, 2 Long-tailed Duck and single Eider and Black-throated Diver.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk 2 Common Crane Potter Heigham Marshes + Bittern Norfolk 7 Tundra Bean Goose in field E/of windmill at Weybourne with Pink-Footed NR25 7SR TG111435
Norfolk Glaucous Gull Sheringham again on sea opposite museum + 2 Purple Sandpiper again on rocks NR26 8BQ TG159435 Norfolk 2 Glaucous Gull on beach between Sheringham & West Runton at 14:15
Norfolk No Sign of Shorelark Happisburgh by Owl Barns by early a'noon NR12 0PR TG384309 Norfolk Probable Siberian Chiffchaff Cley NWT mid a'noon in reed littler midway along W/side of East Bank NR25 7SA TG049441
 Norfolk 2 Tundra Bean Goose Weybourne still E/of windmill then flew off NR25 7SR TG111435 Norfolk 150 Russian White-Fronted Goose Holkham Freshmarsh 500yds W/of Lady Ann's Drive at midday NR23 1RN TF888439
Norfolk 2 Glaucous Gull flew W/past Cromer between 11:45 & 12:25 NR27 9HE TG219423
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Cley NWT at 11:34 in field by Beach Road NR25 7SA TG049441 Norfolk Probable Siberian Chiffchaff Cley NWT along E/bank mid mrng + 3 Chiffchaff NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk 30 Shorelark Holkham Bay + Snow Bunting NR23 1RJ TF892458
Norfolk 2 Juvenile Glaucous Gull Cley NWT at 09:00 on Simmonds' Scrape NR25 7SA TG049441 Norfolk Adult Drake Ferruginous Duck Holme NOA this mrng on Broadwater, viewable from the obs or coastal path to Thornham TF717450
 Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Thetford on SW/side off London Road at Burrell Way on roof at 08:10 IP24 2EP TL873826