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Monday 12th February 2018

A Peregrine was hunting the grazing marsh mid morning disturbing at least 700 Wigeon, and a male Stonechat was along the east bank.

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Norfolk Kittiwake SE of Norwich at Whitlingham Ctry Park on Great Broad at 1pm
Norfolk 9.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still on saltmarsh east of Holkham Gap mid morning
Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose still Ringstead in field at Bluestone Farm viewed from beet pile at 11.20am with Pink-footed Geese
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Strumpshaw Fen RSPB
Norfolk Great White Egret Caister-on-Sea still in field by greyhound stadium
Norfolk Black Brant ad Cley NWT still in field just east of Beach Road with Dark-bellied Brent Geese (Water Pipit between Beach Road +Cley Windmill)
Norfolk 3.Shorelarks between Holme +Hunstanton still on beach
Norfolk 3.Water Pipits Titchwell RSPB still