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Wednesday 26th September 2018

Over 850 with Pink-feet were on the grazing marsh and a Dark-bellied Brent Goose flew west. A flock of 40 Common Scoter and 6 Great Crested Grebes were on the sea, with a Spotted Redshank of note over the marsh and a Merlin seen hunting during the day. A Rock Pipit flew over calling and a Barn Owl was also of note.

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Norfolk 2.Pec Sands still 3.33pm 2.5mls SE of Brundall at Buckenham Marshes RSPB from track before hide TG.351.056 NR13 4HW
Norfolk PALLID HARRIER juv.fem still 2pm Welney WWT from Friends Hide. Reserve open 9.30am-5pm. Admission £7.90 for non-members. Memberships from £52; concessions £42 PE14 9TN
Norfolk 2.Pec Sands still 2.5mls SE of Brundall at Buckenham Marshes RSPB from track before hide at 2pm TG.351.056 NR13 4HW
Norfolk Pec Sand juv still 1.38pm Cley NWT on Pat's Pool from Daukes' Hide
Norfolk Great White Egret Hickling Broad NWT from Seckers Hide at 12.36pm
Norfolk 30.Common Cranes Welney WWT still
Norfolk PALLID HARRIER juv.fem still Welney WWT from Lyle Hide at 10.20am. Reserve open 9.30am-5pm. Admission £7.90 for non-members. Memberships from £52; concessions £42 PE14 9TN
Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh
Norfolk Black Redstart Heacham at North Beach on roof of Victory Chalets at 8.58am
Norfolk Pec Sand juv still Cley NWT on Pat's Pool from Daukes' Hide at 8.36am
Norfolk 31.Common Cranes y'day Welney WWT