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Friday 30th March 2018

On the sea two Eiders were with the Scoter flock, 14 Avocets around the marshes, 2 Stonechats, 2 Bullfinches and 2 Song Thrushes were of note. A movement of Meadow Pipits took place with at least 40 counted during the day. A Cetti's Warbler was calling near the NWT entrance gate.

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Norfolk Garganey Potter Heigham Marshes
Norfolk Caspian Gull 2w Potter Heigham Marshes
Norfolk Black Redstart Beeston Bump at summit mid a'noon
Norfolk 2.Black Redstarts Cromer still just east of pier between pink house +yellow house at 1.40pm
Norfolk Spoonbill ad Salthouse in field south of Gramborough Hill at 1.30pm
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Cley NWT over Eye Field
Norfolk Spoonbill ad Cley NWT flew east over Arnold's Marsh at 10.25am
Norfolk 3.Spoonbills Burnham Overy Staithe on marsh
Norfolk Black Redstart Waxham Sands Holiday Park mid morning +Velvet Scoter flew south
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills Hickling Broad NWT on Swim Coots at 10.45am
Norfolk Spoonbill Norwich at Whitlingham Ctry Park flew west from conservation trees mid morning
Norfolk Ring Ouzel male Thornham on sea wall north of village opposite The Green at 8.20am
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh
Norfolk Glaucous Gull Wymondham flew west over Wymondham Abbey at 7.05am