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Holme Bird Observatory Monday 13th January 2020

A Red Kite drifted over towards the church, and on the sea, 6 Red-breasted Mergansers, 5 Red-throated Divers, 11 Fulmars, 31 Great Crested Grebes, and 2 Guillemots were of note. A Harbour Porpoise was close inshore heading west. Ten Twite were seen near Thornham Harbour.

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Norfolk Great White Egret 2mls north of King's Lynn at Lynn Point on saltmarsh then flew SW towards Clenchwarton cTF.605.236
Norfolk Black-throated Diver Cley NWT offshore
Norfolk Black-necked Grebe still Holkham Park Lake near hall at 1.10pm
Norfolk 2.Water Pipits Cantley Marshes RSPB +35.Russian White-fronted Geese
Norfolk FERRUGINOUS DUCK ad.fem still Ranworth Broad in channel from viewing platform
Norfolk 6.Tundra Bean Geese East Somerton still by Collis Lane late morning with Pink-footed Geese
Norfolk Great White Egret y'day Upton Fen NWT flew downriver
Norfolk no sign of any Taiga Bean Geese Buckenham Marshes RSPB mid morning (but 7.Russian White-fronted Geese flew over)
Norfolk 5.Shorelarks still Holkham Bay 500yds east of Holkham Gap at roped-off area then flew west TF.896.458
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck Rollesby Broad again but no sign of any redhead.Smew
Norfolk BLUE-HEADED EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL (nominate form tschutschensis) 1w.male still 1ml north of Sedgeford by Ringstead Road in field near dung heap 1/3ml NE of Shaw Farm PE36 5NH TF.714.380
Norfolk 34.Snow Buntings Cley NWT still on beach east of Arnold's Marsh at 9.10am
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard juv NW of Wells still north of road 1/2ml west of Wells Quay in field viewed from gate east of old railway bridge by huts. Do not block gate