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Holme Bird Observatory Sunday 15th March 202

Woodlark present most of the day on the grass around the Obs
The pair of Garganey seen yesterday were reported in the North Fields today

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Norfolk Wheatear male Cley NWT in Eye Field by Eye Pool at 2.30pm
Norfolk 3.Spoonbills Holkham Freshmarsh still from Joe Jordan Hide at 1.58pm
Norfolk 20.Russian White-fronted Geese Holkham Freshmarsh still from Joe Jordan Hide at 1.48pm +Great White Egret still
Norfolk 5.Waxwings still 2pm Salthouse at back of Grout's Lane
Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT still
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB still from Parrinder Hide at 1.20pm
Norfolk 4+Waxwings still this a'noon Salthouse on Grout's Lane
Norfolk Great Grey Shrike still 12.45pm 1ml SW of Fincham at Black Drove near Raven's Farm junction TF.673.049
Norfolk reported juv.Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Norton is a Buzzard
Norfolk 2.Cattle Egrets Potter Heigham still in white cattle field on north side of river
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard juv Burnham Norton viewed from car park (+Great White Egret)
Norfolk Spoonbill flew over Cley NWT
Norfolk Woodlark Holme NOA on grass by observatory
Norfolk 120+Russian White-fronted Geese Heigham Holmes +3.presumed escaped Red-breasted Geese. View from Martham Ferry
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills Burnham Overy Marshes still +4.Great White Egrets still
Norfolk 4.Snow Buntings Cley NWT east of East Bank TG.063.448
Norfolk Great Grey Shrike still 1ml SW of Fincham at Black Drove near Raven's Farm at 10.40am tho mobile TF.673.049
Norfolk Wheatear male Happisburgh
Norfolk 5.Waxwings still Salthouse in tree opposite duck pond at 9.51am
Norfolk 2.Waxwings still Salthouse in tree opposite duck pond at 7.45am
Norfolk Great Northern Diver Weybourne drifted east
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard juv NW of Wells still north of road 1/2ml west of Wells Quay viewed from gate east of old railway bridge. Do not block gate TF.911.441