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Thursday 16th February 2017

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Sparham Pools this mrng NR9 5QY TG075178
Norfolk 2nd Winter Glaucous Gull E/past Warham Greens at 14:45 + 3 Hen Harrier (Adult Male + 2 Ringtail) in roost NR23 1QD TF943437
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Winterton late a/noon on beach 1/4ml N/of beach c/pk NR29 4BQ TG496198
Norfolk Great White Egret W/of Norwich SW/of Colney GPs just SW/of A11/B1108 junction at 15:30 Norfolk 32 Shorelark Holkham Bay at 14:25 on saltmarsh E/of Holkham Gap NR23 1RJ TF892458
Norfolk 100 Tundra Bean Goose Breydon Water at 12:50 S/of South Wall in fields just W/of Humberstone Farm + Possible Taiga Bean Goose NR31 9QB TG464048
Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Thetford on SW/side off London Road on Burrell Way IP24 2EP TL873826
Norfolk Adult Male Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Island viewed from Burgh Castle TG457011 Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh at W/end from Jordan Hide + 6 Snow Bunting in Holkham Bay NR23 1RN TF888439
Norfolk 102 Tundra Bean Goose Breydon Water S/of South Wall in fields just W/of Humberstone Farm at 10:30 + 2 Eurasian White-fronted Goose NR31 9QB TG464048
Norfolk 23 Velvet Scoter W/of Brancaster offshore at 10:00 PE31 8AW TF772438
Norfolk Redhead Smew Nar Valley Fisheries on 3rd lake viewable from Wormgay Road at 14:00but distant + Great White Egret & Great Northern Diver TF675135
Norfolk 40 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum in roost late a/noon IP26 5HW TL822943
Norfolk Drake Velvet Scoter East Rushton at 11:00 + Bewick's Swan on Dilham Canal
Norfolk 3 Waxwing Sheringham 15:35 at Weston Terrace NR26 8BQ TG159435
Norfolk Bittern Titchwell RSPB this mrng PE31 8BB TF759436 Norfolk 3 Drake Scaup 2mls S/of King's Lynn Saddlebow at 15:15.View N/from bridge TF608157
Norfolk 21 Snow Bunting Winterton North Dunes on beach NR29 4BQ TG496198
Norfolk 2 Slavonian Grebe Titchwell RSPB offshore + Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 60 Long-tailed Duck & 75 Velvet Scoter PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk Redhead Smew Cley NWT on saline pools NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk 2 Eurasian White-fronted Goose Lyng by Lime Kiln Road TG057183
Norfolk 10 Snow Bunting Gorleston-on-Sea NR31 6PL TG532036
Norfolk 7 Waxwing Norwich on Reepham Road opposite Anglia Home Improvements NR2 1AW TG228084