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Monday 6th February 2017

40 Snow Buntings were again on the beach, and 35 Twite were seen on three occasions flying over the Observatory in both directions. 2 Stonechats were on the east bank.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Adult Male Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Marshes viewed from Burgh Castle this a/noon but distant NR31 9HZ TM451979
Norfolk 70 Tundra Bean Goose near Clippesby in field early mrng TM431137
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Thetford on Burrell Way IP24 2EP TL873826
Norfolk Adult Iceland Gull Mautby at 13:42 in pig field S/of Mautby Lodge
Norfolk Glaucous Gull Winterton Dunes NNR on beach by 1st rocks late mrng NR29 4BQ TG496198
Norfolk 33 Shorelark Holkham Bay E/of Holkham Gap at 11:00 NR23 1RJ TF892458
Norfolk Great White Egret Hockwold Washes 1/4ml W/of Washland Viewpoint at 10:50 IP26 4LQ TL727882
Norfolk 3 Common Crane Thurne Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Breydon Water at E/end flew NE/past Breydon Bridge mid mrng NR31 9QB TG464048
Norfolk 2 Juvenile Glaucous Gull Blakeney Freshmarsh at 08:30 on marsh 400yds N/of hotel viewable from coast path at Westbury
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull W/past Sidestrand at 08:37 NR27 0LT TG265395