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Wednesday 18th October 2017

The Yellow-browed Warbler was again by the observatory early morning and it our another  around the rear of the NWT car park mid afternoon. Two Scaup were on the Broadwater, a Ring Ouzel in the dunes, a imm Arctic Tern on the beach and a Kingfisher around the Broadwater. A small arrival of finches and thrushes today included 50 Brambling, 200 Redwing, 30 Song Thrush, 15 Siskin, 10 Redpoll and two Fieldfare. at least nine Swallows and one House Martin were also recorded.

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Norfolk Y-br.Wblr Beeston Bump along track by caravan park at 4.03pm
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Wells Woods over fields behind caravan site
Norfolk 2.Snow Buntings Caister still on beach near Haven holiday camp at 11.10am TG.524.130
Norfolk Y-br.Wblr Titchwell RSPB at Fen Trail
Norfolk Y-br.Wblr Sheringham just east of Beeston Bump still 12.35pm in sycamores by railway crossing tho elusive
Norfolk Cattle Egret just east of Stiffkey still in cattle field south of A149 at 11.30am then flew north
Norfolk Red-breasted Fly 1.25mls NNW of Wells at Wells Woods behind caravan park by path 50yds from wooden bridge at 10.30am (Y-br.Wblr on east side of The Dell) NR23 1DR
Norfolk Y-br.Wblr Holme NOA still early morning. 2.Scaup on The Broadwater
Norfolk 2.Little Stints Titchwell RSPB still
Norfolk Y-br.Wblr Sheringham SE of Beeston Bump in hedge by campsite +Ring Ouzel
Norfolk Balearic S'water flew north past Winterton at 9.15am
Norfolk Black Guillemot y'day flew past Happisburgh midday-2pm +3+Little Gulls