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Thursday 23rd November 2017

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk 2.Snow Buntings Heacham North Beach on sea wall just north of roundabout at 2.45pm
Norfolk 6+possible Parrot Crossbills NE of Santon Downham at Santon Warren at St.Helen's Picnic Site in pines by toilet block
Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT still north of main hide at 11.30am tho distant
Norfolk 4.Long-tailed Ducks Titchwell RSPB on sea +2.Great Northern Divers
Norfolk Pale-bellied Brent Goose Blakeney Freshmarsh at midday with Dark-bellied Brent Geese
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck Brancaster Staithe still in channel
Norfolk House Martin Wells Woods over Coastwatch lookout
Norfolk 2.Cattle Egrets still Stiffkey south of A149 in cattle field opposite Red Lion pub at 11.55am TF.968.431
Norfolk Firecrest Sheringham at Beeston Common in SW corner at 10am
Norfolk 2.Hawfinches Holkham Park near main entrance late morning
Norfolk 2.Hawfinches Norwich flew NW over Welsford Road at 10.24am
Norfolk 2.Great White Egrets Holkham Freshmarsh still 10.40am +7+Russian White-fronted Geese
Norfolk Great White Egret Norwich still at Colney GPs tho elusive
Norfolk 2.Hawfinches Felbrigg Hall NT still behind orangery at 8.15am