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Holme Bird Observatory Monday 11th March 2019

At the Observatory two male Crossbills, an adult and a juvenile, were in pines near the Observatory and the Dell hide, flying off west. A Cetti's Warbler was calling near the Broadwater Hide and a pair of Stonechats were on the east bank.

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Norfolk 10.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still at Holkham Gap at 2.55pm
Norfolk 2+Tundra Bean Geese Welney WWT still. Reserve open 9.30am-5pm. Admission £7.90 for non-members. Memberships from £52; concessions £42 PE14 9TN
Norfolk Velvet Scoter Cley still on sea this morning
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB still this morning
Norfolk Little Gull 1w Titchwell RSPB still 11.10am on freshmarsh
Norfolk Little Gull Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh at 9.30am
Norfolk COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL (form exilipes) still 1.5mls west of Fakenham south of A148 at Sculthorpe Moor NR at feeders at Portakabins at 9.13am (+Mealy Redpoll still) NR21 9GN
Norfolk Iceland Gull 2w y'day Walcott on beach opposite Kingfisher Cafe at 1.15pm