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Wednesday 3rd October 2018

The Snow Bunting remained along the coastal path today, though seemingly more elusive than yesterday. Pink-feet numbers increased with a flock of around 1500 birds on the Grazing Marsh during the day. More unusual species from a local perspective included a Great spotted Woodpecker, a Yellowhammer and at least two Water Rail which could be heard calling regularly from the Broadwater edge.

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Norfolk Ring Ouzel Winterton in South Valley in bushes on slope just south of oaks at 2pm tho elusive
Norfolk Great White Egret Ringland by river near pub by bridge
Norfolk Snow Bunting Cley still on beach 200yds east of car park at 12.45pm
Norfolk 2.Snow Buntings Breydon Water on shore 1/2ml from pumphouse
Norfolk Cattle Egret Breydon Water in grass field 1/3ml from pumphouse
Norfolk Red-necked Grebe flew east past Titchwell RSPB at 11.45am
Norfolk no sign of Grey Phal Titchwell RSPB +Pom Skua flew west (2.Spoonbills Thornham Marsh still)
Norfolk 2.Pec Sands (both juvs) still 2.5mls SE of Brundall at Buckenham Marshes RSPB TG.351.056 NR13 4HW
Norfolk Velvet Scoter flew west past Sheringham at 7.45am