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Tuesday 13th February 2018

The Twite flock was again present in Thornham Harbour, a Red Kite spent some time around the Broadwater and c1500 Pink-feet were noted on the southern side of the grazing marsh.

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Norfolk Hen Harrier male Stiffkey again over saltmarsh at 1.55pm
Norfolk 9.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still mid a'noon on saltmarsh c400yds east of Holkham Gap
Norfolk Glossy Ibis Great Yarmouth still west of A149 at Bure Park TG.522.10
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv Mundesley still on beach from Sea View Road car park
Norfolk 100+Snow Buntings Salthouse still on east side of Gramborough Hill
Norfolk Iceland Gull juv Buxton still midday at farm by Lion Road (+Caspian Gull) TG.226.229
Norfolk 20.Twite Thornham Harbour still in puddles in car park
Norfolk Black Brant ad Cley NWT still 11.25am from Beach Road with Dark-bellied Brent Geese
Norfolk Iceland Gull juv Buxton still on farm building roof cTG.226.229
Norfolk Black Brant ad Cley NWT still from Daukes' Hide the flew off with Dark-bellied Brent Geese (+Water Pipit)
Norfolk 2.COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLLS y'day Kelling still at Meadow Lane in morning (+5.Mealy Redpolls). Keep to public rights of way
Norfolk 9.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still 10.30am on saltmarsh east of Holkham Gap
Norfolk 50+Snow Buntings Salthouse still on east side of Gramborough Hill
Norfolk 9.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still on beach c1ml east of Holkham Gap
Norfolk Little Stint Cley NWT again on Pat's Pool at 9am
Norfolk Snow Bunting Thornham Point still. Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh
Norfolk Snow Bunting Thornham Point still. Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh
Norfolk COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL y'day Kelling still at Meadow Lane 100yds north of school in trees in hedge by turnip field