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Monday 18th December 2017

A Kingfisher was near the Broadwater this afternoon, a pair of Bearded Tits were along the sea wall to Thornham, at least 4 Stonechats were along the east bank and 20 Twite were at the compound. A pair of Blackcaps were near the dell hide.

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Norfolk 20.Twite still Thornham Harbour 1/2ml west of car park
Norfolk Hen Harrier male flew east 1ml east of Wells at 11.20am
Norfolk Caspian Gull 2w Thetford again on SW side off London Road at Burrell Way early a'noon
Norfolk Taiga Bean Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB still tho distant
Norfolk 4+Hawfinches East Wretham Heath still in hornbeams off drove road