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Friday 9th February 2018

Four Shorelark were on the beach opposite Gore Point and 2 Stonechats were in the dunes, with another near the Observatory, and up to 100 Fieldfares moving to and from the NOA reserve regularly.

Photos by Steve Hale.

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Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard ad.male still Haddiscoe Island viewed from mound in Waveney Forest
Norfolk Glossy Ibis Great Yarmouth still west of A149 at Bure Park TG.522.101
Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose still 2.25pm Ringstead in field at Bluestone Farm viewed from beet pile with Pink-footed Geese
Norfolk 2.COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLLS 1ml W.of Holt still just S.of Letheringsett late morning (+3+Mealy Redpolls). From A148 take Riverside Rd signed Letheringsett Mill +park on verge just before ford +view from start of track TG.062.383
Norfolk Great White Egret Caister-on-Sea still 2.20pm in field by greyhound stadium
Norfolk Great White Egret Caister-on-Sea still at greyhound stadium at 11.40am
Norfolk 2+COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLLS Kelling still north of A149 in weedy field by Meadow Lane 100yds north of school (+4+Mealy Redpolls). On Tuesday 4+COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLLS. Recently 7.COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLLS TG.094.430 NR25 7EE
Norfolk Great White Egret Great Yarmouth again behind greyhound stadium
Norfolk 2.Tundra Bean Geese Ringstead in field viewed from beet pile at 9.46am with Pink-footed Geese