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Friday 23rd November 2018

Highlights on this gloomy day were a female Eider, 8 Red-breasted Mergansers, and a Slavonian Grebe offshore. A Water Rail was calling from the edge of the Broadwater, and a Spotted Redshank flew over the grazing marsh.

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Norfolk 2.Rough-legged Buzzards Haddiscoe Island viewable from mound in Waveney Forest at 1.40pm TG.457.011
Norfolk Short-eared Owl Cromer east of pier above No.1 beach hut
Norfolk probable Parrot Crossbill Waveney Forest flew over mound at 12.45pm
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Haddiscoe Island still viewable from mound in Waveney Forest (+Short-eared Owl still) TG.457.011
Norfolk Caspian Gull (German-ringed) 3w West Runton
Norfolk 3.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still TF.896.458
Norfolk no sign of any Shorelarks y'day Holkham Bay
Norfolk Slav Grebe Titchwell RSPB on sea +4.Long-tailed Ducks. 2.Spotted Redshanks on tidal pool. Bewick's Swan on freshmarsh then flew west
Norfolk Bewick's Swan flew west over Thornham at 7am