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Wednesday 11th January 2017

Once again the Ferruginous Duck was on the Broadwater, the two pairs of Bearded Tits were along the North-east edge and the Twite were again in Thornham Harbour. Birds of note on the sea included 15 Long-tailed Ducks, 5 Red-throated and one Black-throated Diver.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Possible White-billed Diver Cley NWT flew E/past beach c/pk at 09:25 but distant NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk 3 Cattle Egret E/of Halvergate S/of Stone Road at 15:00 TG429067
Norfolk 3 Tundra Bean Goose Haddiscoe Island + 2 Eurasian White-fronted Goose TG457011 Norfolk 3 Tundra Bean Goose Between Docking & Sedgeford with 10,000 Pink-footed Geese + Pale-bellied Brent Goose
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Salthouse at 14:00 on pool just w/of beach c/pk NR25 7XW TG082443
Norfolk Drake Ferruginous Duck Holme-next-the Sea viewable from coastal f/p + Black-throated Diver on the sea & 15 Long-tailed Duck TF717450
Norfolk Female Ferruginous Duck Ranworth at Malthouse Broad Norfolk 4 Tundra Bean Goose Flitcham in field at 14:00 + 2 White-fronted Goose PE31 6BU TF726266
Norfolk Glaucous Gull Welney WWT from main obs + White-fronted Goose at Lady fen PE14 9TN TL548946
Norfolk 2 Cattle Egret Halvergate E/of village S/of Stone Road tat 13:45 showing well TG429067 Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh at 13:28 from Joe Jordan Hide NR23 1RN TF888439
Norfolk 7 Taiga Bean Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB NR13 4HW TG351056
Norfolk 2 1st Winter Glaucous Gull Salthouse at midday NR25 7XW TG082443
Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull Burnham Overy Dunes flew E/over beach W/of Gun Hill PE31 8JJ TF879455
Norfolk 5 Tundra Bean Goose Waxham at Brograve Farm in field at top of Money Lane + 2000 Pink-footed Goose NR12 0DZ TG440261
Norfolk Glaucous Gull flew W/over Overstrand + Purple Sandpiper on groyne beach opposite beach huts NR27 0PF TG246410
Norfolk 30 Shorelark on saltmarsh E/of Holkham Gap showing well at 10:20
Norfolk 30 Shorelark E/of Holkham Gap minimum at 10:20 showing well