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Holme Bird Observatory Tuesday 10th December 2019

Large numbers of Pink-feet were on the grazing marsh early morning, with an estimated 5000 birds present. A young Peregrine, seemingly a female, appeared over the Broadwater mid-morning.

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Norfolk Cattle Egret Welney WWT still +Great White Egret still
Norfolk Caspian Gull near-ad y'day Cley NWT in a'noon. Red-necked Grebe flew west 8am-10.30am +2.Slav Grebes on sea drifting west
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard juv NW of Wells still north of road 1/2ml west of Wells Quay in ploughed field viewed from gate east of old railway bridge TF.911.441
Norfolk Lapland Bunting Brancaster Staithe on beach then flew towards golf course
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh +Spotted Redshank still on Tidal Pool
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Titchwell RSPB flew west over beach
Norfolk 2.Common Cranes y'day Horsey