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Holme Bird Observatory Monday 9th September 2019

Highlights today included 8 Shelduck, 48 Wigeon, 28 Gadwall, 200+ Teal, 1 Pintail, 107 Common Scoters, 14 Gannets, a Great Crested Grebe, 51 Golden Plover on the grazing marsh, 19 Black-tailed Godwits on the broadwater, a Greenshank, 10 Sandwich and 1 Common Tern, 7 Swifts were still present, with a Kingfisher noted, both Hobby and Peregrine were seen, with a Willow Warbler, 2 Stonechats and 3 Yellow Wagtails also recorded.

Juvenile Peregrine Falcon over the pines - Holme Bird Obs, September 2019 © David Bratt

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Norfolk 8.Cattle Egrets y'day Burnham Norton still in a'noon with cattle
Norfolk Turtle Dove ad Titchwell RSPB still this morning
Norfolk 3.Whinchat Blakeney Freshes
Norfolk Osprey Titchwell RSPB flew over car park
Norfolk Osprey Welney WWT flew south past main observatory at 11am
Norfolk 4.Common Cranes Welney WWT still flew over visitor centre at c10.40am
Norfolk 2.Great White Egrets Burnham Overy
Norfolk 4.Curlew Sands (all juvs) Breydon Water
Norfolk 2.Spotted Redshanks (both juvs) y'day Cley NWT still at 7pm