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Friday 19th January 2018

The single Waxwing was still present, showing well at times, in the area of the Richardson hide.

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Norfolk Short-eared Owl Cley NWT this morning
Norfolk 2+COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLLS Kelling still 1.14pm along Meadow Lane c100yds north of school (+7+Mealy Redpolls). Keep to public rights of way
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv between Mundesley +Trimingham on beach at 1.30pm
Norfolk 1+Shorelark Holkham Bay still on saltmarsh east of Holkham Gap at 9am
Norfolk 29.Whooper Swans Ludham near Cold Harbour Farm this morning
Norfolk Great White Egret west of Norwich again at Colney GPs mid morning
Norfolk 2.COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLLS Kelling along Meadow Lane c100yds north of school at 11am tho mobile +elusive (+6+Mealy Redpolls). Keep to public rights of way
Norfolk HUME'S WARBLER still Waxham at Shangri-la chalet at 10.48am +showing well on +off TG.441.263 NR12 0DY
Norfolk 2.Purple Sands Sheringham still on seafront
Norfolk 2.Waxwings (ad +1w) Sheringham still north of Tesco car park on Barford Road at 9am NR26 8EG
Norfolk Black Redstart still Sheringham in RNLI car park
Norfolk Glaucous Gull ad Sidestrand flew west along beach at 9.08am
Norfolk Velvet Scoter Titchwell RSPB still on sea +10.Long-tailed Ducks still
Norfolk 11.Common Cranes Drayton flew south over School Road at 8.39am
Norfolk c40.Snow Buntings y'day Salthouse near Little Eye