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Sunday 21st January 2018

A single Waxwing was still present on the reserve, and on the sea 24 Red-breasted Mergansers, 23 Red-throated Divers, 24 Great Crested Grebes, and 13 Guillemots were seen.

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Norfolk Bittern SE of Norwich still 2.10pm at Whitlingham Ctry Park from slipway. Great White Egret flew over visitor centre
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Blakeney Point at Halfway House this a'noon
Norfolk Waxwing 1w Holme NOA still
Norfolk c70.Snow Buntings Salthouse still on east side of Gramborough Hill early a'noon
Norfolk 9.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still on saltmarsh c3/4ml east of Holkham Gap at 12.15pm
Norfolk Short-eared Owl Cley NWT at beach car park
Norfolk 2.Hawfinches Little Massingham in churchyard
Norfolk Caspian Gull 2w Thetford still on SW side off London Road at Burrell Way at 10.30am
Norfolk Bittern SE of Norwich still at Whitlingham Ctry Park from slipway
Norfolk 3.Water Pipits Thorpe-next- Haddiscoe Marsh
Norfolk Hawfinch Great Massingham in wood behind churchyard
Norfolk 2.COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLLS Kelling still along Meadow Lane c100yds north of school at 8.40am. Keep to public rights of way
Norfolk Black Redstart ad.male still Sheringham at RNLI car park at 8.35am cTG.155.434
Norfolk 9.Long-tailed Ducks Titchwell RSPB still offshore at 8.35am