Holme Bird Observatory Thursday 7th March 2019

A bit of a wash-out! A Spotted Redshank was at Thornham and on the sea 6 Red-breasted Mergansers were offshore.

In the moth traps 4 Mottled Greys, 1 Pine Beauty, 2 Hebrew Characters, 2 Common Quakers, and 1 Diurnea flagella were recorded.

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Norfolk 11.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still east of Holkham Gap +east of roped-off area at 11.30am TF.896.458
Norfolk 2.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still at Holkham Gap
Norfolk Hen Harrier male just NW of Filby flew west over Ormesby Little Broad late morning
Norfolk COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL (form exilipes) still 12.42pm 1.5mls west of Fakenham south of A148 at Sculthorpe Moor NR at feeders at Portakabins (+Mealy Redpoll still) NR21 9GN
Norfolk Black Redstart Choseley drying barns still 10.15am
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Rockland Broad
Norfolk COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL (form exilipes) still 1.5mls west of Fakenham south of A148 at Sculthorpe Moor NR at feeders at Portakabins (+3.Otters) NR21 9GN
Norfolk Lapland Bunting Cley NWT flew over Eye Field [heard only]
Norfolk Cattle Egret Welney WWT again +Great White Egret still
Norfolk 2.Mealy Redpolls Beeston Common still near end of bungalows on east path
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB still
Norfolk Little Gull Titchwell RSPB flew in off sea at c9.10am then appeared to land on freshmarsh
Norfolk Spotted Redshank Titchwell RSPB still on Tidal Pool