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Sunday 26th November 2017

A single Shorelark was on the beach just off the Golf Course again this morning and 4 Snow Buntings also present. The flock of 20+ Twite was again at Thornham Harbour.

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Norfolk c60.Snow Buntings Cley NWT still on shingle near North Screen at 1.45pm
Norfolk 28.Parrot Crossbills NE of Santon Downham by level crossing at Santon Warren at 1.50pm then flew towards St.Helen's Picnic Site
Norfolk 20.Twite Thornham Harbour still 1pm
Norfolk Little Stint Cley NWT still just east of East Bank on The Serpentine
Norfolk 16.Parrot Crossbills still 12.15pm NE of Santon Downham at Santon Warren at St.Helen's Picnic Site
Norfolk 2.Lapland Buntings Weybourne still in stubble field SW of coastguards cottage late morning (+9.Snow Buntings flew west)
Norfolk 4.Snow Buntings Holme at end of golf course at 11.50am
Norfolk Black Brant ad between Cley +Salthouse south of A149 in wheat field opposite Babcock Hide at 11.40am with Dark-bellied Brent Geese
Norfolk c40.Snow Buntings Cley NWT still on shingle near North Screen late morning
Norfolk 16.Parrot Crossbills still 10.55am NE of Santon Downham at Santon Warren at St.Helen's Picnic Site
Norfolk Swallow Wells still at Beach Cafe
Norfolk Hawfinch Felbrigg Hall NT still behind orangery tea rooms then flew towards lake
Norfolk 16.Parrot Crossbills till 7.50am NE of Santon Downham at Santon Warren at St.Helen's Picnic Site then flew west
Norfolk 15.Parrot Crossbills still NE of Santon Downham at Santon Warren at St.Helen's Picnic Site