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Holme Bird Observatory Wednesday 6th March 2019

A blustery day, with the sea again producing the most birds of interest. A short sea watch early morning produced two Great Northern Divers, one Red-throated Diver, two Shags, 10 Red-breasted Mergansers, three Common Scoter and a single Eider.

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Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT on North Scrape at 3.40pm
Norfolk Hen Harrier male between Morston +Blakeney at 12.55pm
Norfolk Black Redstart Choseley drying barns still under solar panels on 1st building by road at 1.37pm
Norfolk unconfirmed report of possible White-tailed Eagle south of Beighton +SE of South Burlingham
Norfolk possible Osprey y'day Reepham
Norfolk Hen Harrier imm.male Strumpshaw Fen RSPB
Norfolk 2.Great Northern Divers Holme Dunes on sea
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Titchwell RSPB still