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Wednesday 7th March 2018

A Greenshank was present on Lavender Marsh early morning and a Shag was on the sea, initially drifting East then taking flight and seemingly relocating to Titchwell RSPB. 

A Shag just offshore this morning - Holme Bird Obs
 
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Norfolk Smew redhead Thorpe St.Andrew still at Thorpe Broad NWT
Norfolk Caspian Gull 3w Cromer on groyne early a'noon then flew east
Norfolk 10+Common Cranes between Clippesby +Repps in maize field west of road
Norfolk 3.Common Cranes Acle
Norfolk 3.Great White Egrets y'day between Blackborough End +Wormegay at Nar Valley Fisheries
Norfolk/Suffolk Lesser Spotted Woodpecker fem Santon Downham still at Santon Warren near bridge in tree by road at 12.29pm. Use car park +keep to paths
Norfolk 154.Russian White-fronted Geese Holkham Freshmarsh still from Joe Jordan Hide this morning
Norfolk 5.Long-tailed Ducks Titchwell RSPB on sea. Spotted Redshank Volunteer Marsh
Norfolk Great White Egret Pentney Lakes opposite entrance to Ashwood Lodge