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Holme Bird Observatory Monday 18th March 2019

Two Red Kites flew over the grazing marsh mid afternoon and at least 2 Barn Owls were hunting between Holme and Thornham. A Spotted Redshank, 2 Stonechats, 3 Chiffchaffs and 2 Siskins were also of note.

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Norfolk 2.Great Northern Divers flew NW past Mundesley 6am-8am
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 midday NR21 9GN
Norfolk 2+Tundra Bean Geese Welney WWT still (+Cattle Egret Great White Egret). Reserve open 9.30am-5pm. Admission £7.90 for non-members. Memberships from £52; concessions £42 PE14 9TN
Norfolk Wheatear male Cley NWT still in Eye Field at 10.49am
Norfolk 2.Hawfinches still Lynford Arboretum at 9.55am
Norfolk 7.Hawfinches y'day still Lynford Arboretum in a'noon. Swallow over Lynford GP in a'noon
Norfolk 2.Water Pipits Titchwell RSPB on Thornham Pool