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Friday 25th January 2019

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk 3+COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLLS Wells Woods on west side of The Dell in birches at 3.03pm
Norfolk Red-necked Grebe just NW of Filby still on Ormesby Little Broad early a'noon. 2.redhead Smew Filby Broad
Norfolk Red-necked Grebe just NW of Filby still on Ormesby Little Broad early a'noon. 2.redhead Smew Filby Broad
Norfolk Caspian Gull (green-ringed) ad Thetford on SW side off London Road at Burrell Way at recycling centre late morning
Norfolk c50.Mealy Redpolls Wells Woods in birches just north of The Dell at 1.30pm
Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Grime's Graves right of entrance track c400yds before cattle grid at 1.15pm
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh
Norfolk 60.Snow Buntings Holkham Bay still east of Holkham Gap in roped-off area +Velvet Scoter flew east TF.896.458
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard juv 1.5mls south of Titchwell still just SW of Choseley by road to Ringstead in hedge west of ploughed field late morning TF.750.405
Norfolk 2.Red-necked Grebes Titchwell RSPB still on sea +Slav Grebe Great Northern Diver 13.Long-tailed Ducks