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Wednesday 21st March 2018

On the sea there were at least three Long-tailed Duck, 20 Eider and a male Scaup. A Red Kite was again over the grazing Marsh and a Peregrine was seen over the dunes.

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Norfolk Garganey drk still 2.10pm 2mls WNW of Bintree at Bintree Mill
Norfolk 134.Russian White-fronted Geese Heigham Holmes this morning
Norfolk Spotted Redshank Breydon Water +16,300.Wigeon
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv Sheringham flew east past The Funky Mackerel Cafe at 12.30pm (+Snow Bunting 4.Purple Sands)
Norfolk Garganey drk Bintree Mill
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail 1ml east of Stacey Mill by A47 at Acle New Road at 12.30pm
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv 2.5mls west of Norwich still 12.27pm at Earlham north of Earlham Road by River Yare on Earlham Marsh viewable from Bevan Close (+Great White Egret again) TG.188.085 NR5 8NX
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv Cley NWT on North Scrape
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv WSW of Norwich again at Earlham Marsh at 11.29am
Norfolk Mealy Redpoll Sculthorpe Moor NR still on feeder from Volunteer Hide at 9.02am