Holme Bird Observatory Tuesday 5th March 2019

On the sea early morning there were single Black-necked Grebe, Great Northern and Red-throated Divers plus 15 Common Scoter and two Eider. A Barn Owl was hunting on the North side of the dunes, no doubt trying to find some shelter from the wind.

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Norfolk 3+Mealy Redpolls 1.5mls west of Fakenham still south of A148 at Sculthorpe Moor NR at feeders at Portakabins NR21 9GN
Norfolk COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL (form exilipes) still mid a'noon 1.5mls west of Fakenham +south of A148 at Sculthorpe Moor NR on feeders near Portakabins NR21 9GN
Norfolk Snow Bunting Winterton on groyne.59
Norfolk Shorelark Holkham Bay still at Holkham Gap
Norfolk COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL (form exilipes) still 1.5mls west of Fakenham +south of A148 at Sculthorpe Moor NR on feeders near Portakabins late morning (+Mealy Redpoll still) NR21 9GN
Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT still
Norfolk Short-eared Owl Upton Marshes NWT still this morning
Norfolk Little Bunting still Weybourne Camp at 8.50am. Keep to public rights of way
Norfolk 160.Russian White-fronted Geese y'day Holkham Freshmarsh +3.Great White Egrets
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail y'day Stiffke
Norfolk Hen Harrier male Titchwell RSPB again on Thornham Marsh at 9.52am +showing well
Norfolk 20.Shorelarks y'day Holkham Bay still at Holkham Gap in morning
Norfolk Black Redstart 1.5mls south of Titchwell still at Choseley at drying barns
Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Holme Dunes on sea +Great Northern Diver
Norfolk Black-throated Diver Titchwell RSPB again on sea
Norfolk 2.Black-necked Grebes Titchwell RSPB again on sea +Long-tailed Duck. Water Pipit still on freshmarsh
Norfolk 4.Hawfinches y'day Lynford Arboretum still late a'noon