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Saturday 30th December 2017

A Red Kite drifted east over the ridge mid afternoon, and a Tawny Owl was hooting from the pines, while a Cetti's Warbler was along Broadwater Road near the river Hun, and 4 Bearded Tits were seen near the sea wall at Thornham. 19 Twite were in Thornham Harbour. A Stonechat was along the east bank.

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Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Roydon Common
Norfolk 3.Great White Egrets Welney WWT still
Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham NNR still from Washington Hide at 12.50pm
Norfolk 9.Long-tailed Ducks Titchwell RSPB offshore this morning +Velvet Scoter. 3.Spotted Redshanks on tidal pool
Norfolk Waxwing Wells Woods along main track near boating lake at 11.45am
Norfolk Great White Egret north of Wymondham sewage works till 11.40am then flew north towards Kimberley Hall
Norfolk 19.Twite Thornham still by harbour car park at 11am
Norfolk Water Pipit Cley NWT still from Babcock Hide +showing well
Norfolk 2.Great White Egrets north of Wymondham sewage works: 1.flew towards town
Norfolk 8.Shorelarks still 10.10am Holkham Bay on saltmarsh c1/2ml east of Holkham Gap
Norfolk Great White Egret north of Wymondham sewage works in stubble field by River Tiffey
Norfolk 8.Shorelarks still Holkham Bay +showing well
Norfolk Great White Egret south of Blackborough End along River Nar flew west towards West Bilney