Holme Bird Observatory Monday 23rd September 2019

Migrants were still around today, the majority on the northern side of the pine belt near the NWT centre. A Yellow-browed Warbler was in the NWT car park and 20 Chiffchaffs, a Willow Warbler, 5 Blackcaps, 2+ Garden Warblers, 2 Lesser Whitethroats, a Whitethroat, 2 Reed Warblers, a Redwing, 2 Spotted Flycatchers, 3 Pied Flycatchers, 2+ Redstarts and 3+ Whinchats were recorded. Also of interest were a Grey Wagtail, 6 Ruff, a Common Sandpiper, 14 Snipe, Barn Owl, Kingfisher, Hobby, 3 Swallows and 2 Cetti's Warblers.

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Norfolk Y-br.Wblr Winterton Dunes NNR this morning
Norfolk Y-br.Wblr 1ml east of Cley + just south of A149 at Walsey Hills NOA by lower path from car park
Norfolk 3.Cattle Egrets Burnham Overy Marshes still mid a'noon +Great White Egret still
Norfolk 19.Common Cranes Waxham at Brograve Levels viewed from dunes near Shangri-la Chalet tho distant
Norfolk Great White Egret Horsey in field 1/2ml south of Horsey Mill
Norfolk Y-br.Wblr Weybourne
Norfolk Osprey flew SW over Costessey
Norfolk 8.Cattle Egrets Burnham Overy Marshes still midday on mud
Norfolk Pied Fly Waxham +4.Whinchats
Norfolk Great White Egret Salthouse by duck pond this a'noon
Norfolk Y-br.Wblr Titchwell RSPB by concrete area beyond Fen Hide at 11.40am tho elusive
Norfolk 4.Great White Egrets Strumpshaw Fen RSPB from Tower Hide. Jack Snipe from Fen Hide
Norfolk Y-br.Wblr Titchwell RSPB at Tank Road tho elusive
Norfolk Black Redstart Salthouse at Salthouse Store at 11.10am
Norfolk Y-br.Wblr Holme NWT car park at 11.30am
Norfolk Lapland Bunting NE of Salthouse +200yds east of Gramborough Hill on shingle ridge at 11.25am
Norfolk Y-br.Wblr Wells Woods 100yds beyond lefthand fork from car park at 11.27am
Norfolk Curlew Sand Cley NWT on Pat's Pool at 10.42am. Spotted Redshank Simmonds' Scrape still
Norfolk Y-br.Wblr Heacham just north of seaward end of South Beach Road in trees by ditch at 9.55am
Norfolk Pom Skua y'day between Horsey Gap +Waxham Sands
Norfolk 8.Cattle Egrets Burnham Overy Marshes still in cattle field west of path to dunes +showing well
Norfolk 5.Spoonbills Thornham Marshes
Norfolk Y-br.Wblr Thornham by main road in garden opposite Orange Tree [heard only]
Norfolk 12.Spoonbills y'day Titchwell RSPB
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills y'day north of Burnham Overy on marsh at 4.25pm