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Thursday 31st January 2019

On the sea today 9 Eiders, 7 Long-tailed Ducks, 1 Common Scoter, 2 Goldeneye, 16 Red-breasted Mergansers, 1 Red-throated Diver, and 4 Great Crested Grebes were recorded. At least 4 Barn Owls were hunting and 14 Twite and 2 Rock Pipits were still in Thornham Harbour. Two Bearded Tits were in the reeds near the Broadwater.

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Norfolk 76.Snow Buntings y'day Cley by beach car park
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck Titchwell RSPB still on sea
Norfolk Great White Egret Downham Market in relief channel near mill at 2.25pm
Norfolk/Suffolk Great Grey Shrike north of Santon Downham still 2.35pm at Santon Warren just north of River Little Ouse +west of bridge
Norfolk 2.Common Cranes Horsey viewed east from road 500yds south of windmill at c2.20pm
Norfolk Great White Egret Burnham Norton still by sea wall at north end of grazing marsh c2pm +Short-eared Owl still +Bittern
Norfolk 3.Mealy Redpolls Sculthorpe Moor NR still 1.39pm at feeders at Portakabins
Norfolk 1+Snow Bunting Cley still on beach
Norfolk 5.Common Cranes Horsey in field between Fords Farm +coast path
Norfolk Turtle Dove 1w on Tuesday still Blakeney
Norfolk 3.Cattle Egrets Welney WWT still by road with sheep at 12.23pm
Norfolk Great White Egret Burnham Norton
Norfolk Short-eared Owl Burnham Norton still 11.20am
Norfolk 3.Mealy Redpolls Sculthorpe Moor NR still at feeders at Portakabins at 11.09am
Norfolk 3.Snow Buntings Winterton North Dunes still on beach
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv Cley NWT still just west of north end of East Bank on beach at 10.55am
Norfolk Mealy Redpoll Sculthorpe Moor NR still 10.24am at feeders at Portakabins
Norfolk/Suffolk Great Grey Shrike north of Santon Downham still at Santon Warren just north of River Little Ouse +west of bridge
Norfolk Mealy Redpoll Sculthorpe Moor NR still at feeders at Portakabins at 9.19am