Holme Bird Observatory Sunday 17th November 2019

A still day with brief sunny spells, a few late migrants were around with a Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcaps, 2 Fieldfares, 3 Song Thrushes, 2 Redwings, 2 Mistle Thrushes, a Rock Pipit, one Brambling, a single Redpoll and 2 Siskins of note.

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Norfolk HUME'S WARBLER Holkham Pines c100yds west of crosstracks still 3pm cTF.874.452
Norfolk Black-throated Diver juv Burnham Overy Dunes still this a'noon near Gun Hill
Norfolk 6.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still mid a'noon 500yds east of Holkham Gap at roped-off area TF.896.458
Norfolk Caspian Gull 1.5mls south of Thetford at Nunnery Lakes NR on D.lake
Norfolk ISABELLINE WHEATEAR still 2pm Cley NWT east of north end of East Bank at east end of Arnold's Marsh
Norfolk ISABELLINE WHEATEAR still 1.30pm Cley NWT east of north end of East Bank at east end of Arnold's Marsh (+c40.Snow Buntings still)
Norfolk no news on Isabelline Wheatear Cley NWT east of north end of East Bank since 9.30am
Norfolk 10.Russian White-fronted Geese Holkham Freshmarsh west of Joe Jordan Hide
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard juv NW of Wells still 1.30pm viewable north from gate by road 1/2ml west of Wells Quay cTF.911.441
Norfolk 2.HUME'S WARBLERS Holkham Pines c100yds west of crosstracks still c1.20pm cTF.874.452
Norfolk OLIVE-BACKED PIPIT Holkham Pines at west end flushed from path on north side early a'noon then lost to view
Norfolk 6.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still 12.45pm 500yds east of Holkham Gap at roped-off area TF.896.458
Norfolk Water Pipit Cley NWT on North Scrape
Norfolk 2.HUME'S WARBLERS Holkham Pines c100yds west of crosstracks still early a'noon cTF.874.452
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard juv NW of Wells still midday viewable north from gate by road 1/2ml west of Wells Quay cTF.911.441
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck Wells off beach
Norfolk Great Grey Shrike still Trimingham then flew inland
Norfolk Scaup Welney WWT +13.Common Scoters Cattle Egret Great White Egret
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard juv NW of Wells still late morning viewable north from gate by road 1/2ml west of Wells Quay cTF.911.441
Norfolk Raven Holkham Pines still from Joe Jordan Hide at 10.40am
Norfolk 2.HUME'S WARBLERS Holkham Pines c100yds west of crosstracks still 10.15am cTF.874.452
Norfolk Great White Egret Nar Valley Fisheries still
Norfolk HUME'S WARBLER Holkham Pines c100yds west of crosstracks still 10am cTF.874.452
Norfolk 6.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still 500yds east of Holkham Gap at roped-off area at 9.30am TF.896.458
Norfolk 15.Waxwings flew south over Hunstanton
Norfolk ISABELLINE WHEATEAR still 9.30am Cley NWT east of north end of East Bank at east end of Arnold's Marsh
we regret to inform that Vince Hanlon (Bodham, Norfolk) died on Thursday
Norfolk 6.Snow Buntings just west of Titchwell RSPB still on beach towards Thornham Point
Norfolk Black-throated Diver juv Burnham Overy Dunes still on sea off west end of Gun Hill at 9.10am
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard juv NW of Wells still viewable north from gate by road 1/2ml west of Wells Quay cTF.911.441
Norfolk no sign of Rose-coloured Starling y'day Burnham Overy by sea wall south of dunes late a'noon (but leucistic Starling)
Norfolk 4.Long-tailed Ducks Titchwell RSPB on sea
Norfolk Great White Egret Titchwell RSPB flew east over Patsy's Pool
Norfolk Twite Winterton North Beach then flew north +28+Snow Buntings still
Norfolk 2.Water Pipits Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh
Norfolk ISABELLINE WHEATEAR still Cley NWT east of north end of East Bank at east end of Arnold's Marsh at 8am