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Thursday 15th March 2018

Two Short-eared Owls came in off the sea near the Golf Course and dropped into the dunes. Three Snow Buntings were on the beach.

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Norfolk Black Redstart Heacham North Beach at midday
Norfolk Iceland Gull juv Buxton still on playing field by Lion Road at 9am TG.226.229
Norfolk Bittern Sculthorpe Moor NR still 10.56am from Victors Hide +showing well
Norfolk Velvet Scoter Thornham Point offshore +Snow Bunting
Norfolk 33.Common Cranes Repps just west of B1152 at 10.05am
Norfolk Spotted Redshank 1/3ml south of Horsey Mill on flooded field east of road
Norfolk Bittern Sculthorpe Moor NR still on large pool from Victors Hide at 9.18am
Norfolk Mealy Redpoll Sculthorpe Moor NR still on feeder beyond Portakabins at 8.12am
Norfolk 2.Common Cranes Potter Heigham Marshes +Spotted Redshank 2.Grey Plovers
Norfolk 12.Hawfinches Ringland at Church Hill Common at 7am
Norfolk Osprey y'day Holkham NNR from Washington Hide at 4pm


Snow Bunting by Steve Hale