Tuesday 1st January 2019

Seawatching today produced 4 Great Skuas, 70 Eiders, 2 Long-tailed Ducks, 29 Common Scoters, 33 Red-breasted Mergansers, 6 Red-throated Divers, 12 Great Crested Grebes, and 1 Red-necked Grebe. At least 13 Twite were still in Thornham Harbour.

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Norfolk Cattle Egret still Heigham Holmes near farm buildings early morning
Norfolk 20+Bewick's Swans Ludham Airfield still mid a'noon +20+Whooper Swans still
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv still 1.15pm Wells Harbour on bank opposite beach car park
Norfolk 5.Waxwings Long Stratton still 1.20pm on A140 Ipswich Road by police station NR15 2TG TM.197.921
Norfolk c90.Russian White-fronted Geese Breydon Water flew west towards Berney Marshes at 1pm
Norfolk 5.Waxwings Long Stratton still on A140 Ipswich Road by police station NR15 2TG TM.197.921
Norfolk 3.Bewick's Swans just NW of Sea Palling by B1159
Norfolk Black-bellied Dipper SE of North Walsham at Briggate still midday on canal TG.315.274
Norfolk 2.Common Cranes flew over Welney WWT
Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT still
Norfolk 1+Tundra Bean Goose Horning in 1st field east of vilage with Pink-footed Geese
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck fem Barton Broad still 11.15am from viewing platform +2.fem.Scaup still
Norfolk 5.Velvet Scoters Hopton-on-Sea still from south end of Warren Lane
Norfolk 1+Russian White-fronted Goose Welney WWT still
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv still c10.40am Wells Harbour on bank opposite caravan park
Norfolk 8.Taiga Bean Geese Buckenham Marshes RSPB still from windpump mid morning then flew east (+35+Russian White-fronted Geese still)
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck flew past Cley
Norfolk c25.Snow Buntings NW of Sea Palling on beach SE of North Gap
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck fem Barton Broad still tho distant but no sign of any Scaup
Norfolk 30.Snow Buntings Cley NWT flew west along beach towards beach car park at 9.15am
Norfolk 13.Twite Thornham Harbour still near Coal Barn
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv Wells Harbour on bank opposite caravan park
Norfolk Black-bellied Dipper SE of North Walsham at Briggate again on canal at 8.45am TG.315.274
Norfolk Great Northern Diver flew east past West Runton +6.Russian White-fronted Geese flew west
Norfolk 4.Waxwings Norwich SW of Chapelfield Gardens still by underpass in tree by Walpole Gardens at 8.05am TG.225.082
Norfolk 3.Waxwings Norwich SW of Chapelfield Gardens still by underpass in tree by Walpole Gardens