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Wednesday 17th January 2018

The Waxwing was present again and showed well throughout the day, at least 15 Twite were at Thornham Harbour. Sea-watching produced counts of 68 Great Crested Grebes and 30 Red-throated Divers plus three Long-tailed Duck and three Eider.

The Waxwing showed well again today. Gary Elton

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Norfolk Black Redstart male still this a'noon Sheringham in RNLI car park +gardens by Upcher Court flats tho mobile
Norfolk HUME'S WARBLER still Waxham at Shangri-la chalet this morning +showing well TG.441.263 NR12 0DY
Norfolk Black Redstart male still Sheringham in RNLI car park by Upcher Court flats
Norfolk 3.Waxwings Sheringham still north of Tesco car park on Barford Road by Solo Hair Fashions
Norfolk Caspian Gull 1w between Ringstead +Summerfield in field west of Courtyard Farm
Norfolk 70+Snow Buntings Salthouse still on east side of Gramborough Hill
Norfolk 60.Snow Buntings Salthouse still on east side of Gramborough Hill. Great White Egret near end of Iron Road
Norfolk 13.Parrot Crossbills still 1/4ml ENE of Santon Downham at Santon Warren at puddles north of level crossing at 10.15am TL.820.880
Norfolk 2.Waxwings Sheringham still north of Tesco car park on Barford Road by Solo Hair Fashions
Norfolk Waxwing Holme NOA still
Norfolk COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL 1ml west of Holt still just south of Letheringsett +showing well. From A148 take Riverside Road signed Letheringsett Mill +park on verge just before ford +view from start of track cTG.062.383