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Tuesday 21st November 2017

More interesting birds seen today included the flock of around 20 Twite on the saltmarsh at Thornham Harbour, a Woodcock flushed from the East Bank path early morning and an adult Little Gull seen offshore.

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Norfolk Water Pipit Potter Heigham Marshes this morning
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck Brancaster Staithe still in channel
Norfolk 2.Great White Egrets Holkham Freshmarsh still
Norfolk Iceland Gull juv Cley NWT still 1.42pm off beach car park
Norfolk 20+Twite Thornham Harbour still on saltmarsh near car park
Norfolk probable Grey Phal flew west past Titchwell RSPB at 1.20pm
Norfolk Iceland Gull juv Cley NWT again on Simmonds' Scrape from Daukes' Hide at 12.30pm
Norfolk 2.Hawfinches flew west over Thorpe Marriott at midday
Norfolk c50.Snow Buntings Cley still west of Beach Road car park near fishing boats at 11.09am
Norfolk Great White Egret Norwich still at Colney GPs tho elusive
Norfolk 2.Water Pipits y'day Strumpshaw Fen RSPB