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Thursday 22nd November 2018

On the sea this afternoon 2 Eiders, 2 Long-tailed Ducks, 3 Red-breasted Mergansers, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe and 2 Guillemots. Also of interest today were a Barn Owl hunting near the east end of the village, 2 Bearded Tits along the east bank, a Rock Pipit flying over calling and at least 4 Twite in Thornham Harour.

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Norfolk 4.Great White Egrets Breydon Water +Slav Grebe Short-eared Owl
Norfolk 14.Russian White-fronted Geese Holkham Freshmarsh from Joe Jordan Hide at 2.22pm
Norfolk 4.COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLLS Wells Woods this morning NR23 1DR
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Titchwell RSPB flew east over Tidal Pool
Norfolk 3+COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLLS Wells Woods this morning NR23 1DR
Norfolk Hen Harrier male Blakeney Point at 1.11pm
Norfolk Dartford Warbler Morston in suaeda by coast path 1/4ml east of Morston Quay at 11.50am
Norfolk Great White Egret Gapton Marshes at end of Harper's Lane track then flew west
Norfolk 4+Twite Thornham Harbour still west of coast path in tree near saltmarsh at 11.13am
Norfolk 2.Great Northern Divers flew east past Sheringham 9am-10am +2.ad.Little Gulls
Norfolk 45+Snow Buntings Cley NWT on shingle just east of north end of East Bank
Norfolk 15.Twite Blakeney Freshmarsh still in NW corner tho elusive
Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Titchwell RSPB on sea
Norfolk 3.Long-tailed Ducks Titchwell RSPB on sea. Spotted Redshank on Tidal Pool still