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Friday 22nd December 2017

30 Twite were in Thornham Harbour, a drake Goosander was in Thornham Channel, 2 Blackcaps were on the reserve, and on the sea 11 Red-breasted Mergansers, a Great Crested Grebes and 40 Common Scoters were seen.

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Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh
Norfolk Black Brant ad Cley NWT still in Eye Field from Beach car park at 1.33pm with Dark-bellied Brent Geese (+Pale-bellied Brent Goose)
Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham NNR still
Norfolk c80.Snow Buntings Eccles at North Gap
Norfolk Velvet Scoter Titchwell RSPB offshore +19.Long-tailed Ducks Slav Grebe. 2.Spotted Redshanks on tidal pool