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Thursday 8th February 2018

Both Merlin and Peregrine were noted today, with 30+ Fieldfares still in the pines and 200+ Golden Plover on the grazing marshes.

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Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh still near A149/ B1155 junction at midday
Norfolk 2.Short-eared Owls Snettisham RSPB this morning
Norfolk 80+Snow Buntings Salthouse on east side of Gramborough Hill at 11.18am
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard ad.male still Haddiscoe Island at west end viewed from river bank east of Reedham at 11.10am
Norfolk Glossy Ibis Great Yarmouth still west of A149 at Bure Park by 1st car park at 11.17am +showing well TG.522.101
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv Mundesley still +showing well (3.Purple Sands Sheringham)
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv Mundesley still +showing well (3.Purple Sands Sheringham)
Norfolk 9.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still on beach east of Holkham Gap