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Monday 20th February 2017

A breezy day with sunshine in the morning, the sea was a little quieter, but still produced a Long-tailed Duck, 80 Common Scoters, a Velvet Scoter, a drake Goldeneye, 2 Red-breasted Mergansers, a Red-throated Diver and a Slavonian Grebe. 50+ Snow Buntings were around on the beach.
Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk 4 Spoonbill Holkham Freshmarsh at W/end from Joe Jordan Hide NR23 1RN TF888439 Norfolk 17 Tundra Bean Goose Docking with, 155 Pink-footed Geese in beet field at 16:00 TF786404
Norfolk 3 Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh from Washington Hide NR23 1RN TF888439 Norfolk 29 Shorelark Holkham Bay this a/noon at E/end NR23 1RJ TF892458
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Cley NWT this a/noon E/of Beach Road on Cricket Marsh NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Thetford at 08:25 on SW/side off London Road on Burrell Way on roof behind Plumb Centre IP24 2EP TL873826
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Cley NWT W/over West Bank at 08:43 NR25 7SA TG049441 Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull W/over Nunnery Lakes NR at 08:19 IP24 2YW TL873822
Norfolk Great White Egret Earlham Marsh at 08:11