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Holme Bird Observatory Thursday 14th March 2019

A White Wagtail alighted briefly on the East Bank this morning before flying off West. A ringtail Hen Harrier was over the Grazing Marsh and a Water Pipit was seen on the pools south of the coastal path, west of Thornham Harbour. 12 Twite were around the Harbour itself, with a Peregrine and eight Eider also noted there.

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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 12.50pm NR21 9GN
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh near Parrinder Hide at 2.45pm +2.Red-crested Pochards (1.drk)
Norfolk Water Pipit Thornham +ringtail.Hen Harrier again +c12.Twite still
Norfolk 6.Russian White-fronted Geese (2.ads) Cley NWT still in Eye Field this morning
Norfolk Scaup drk Welney WWT still from Friends Hide
Norfolk Velvet Scoter Cley still on sea off coastguards at 10.49am
Norfolk White Wagtail Holme NOA on East Bank then flew west
Norfolk White Wagtail Weybourne Camp
Norfolk Purple Sand Hunstanton still on rocks 50yds north of groyne.1 at 9am
Norfolk Turtle Dove 1w still Blakeney in garden at Langham Road at 8.30am