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Holme Bird Observatory Tuesday 3rd November 2020

The Dusky Warbler was seen at times but became more elusive as the day progressed. A drake Goosander flew along the edge of the Broadwater mid morning, and a Great White Egret was at the back of the marsh. A flock of 550 Golden Plover was counted and 3 Rock Pipits flew over calling.

 

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Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Stiffkey this a'noon

Norfolk Purple Sand Sheringham on rocks opposite The Two Lifeboats at high tide at midday

Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS juv still 12.30pm Cley NWT on Keeper's Marsh from A149 Coast Road at Sea Lawn +showing well NR25 7RZ

Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Welney WWT still from Main Observatory (+Cattle Egret Great White Egret)

Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS juv till late morning Cley NWT on Keepers' Marsh near gate from footpath west of visitor centre then flew east +no further sign TG.049.442

Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS juv till late morning Cley NWT on Keepers' Marsh near gate from footpath west of visitor centre then flew east +no further sign TG.049.442

Norfolk c15.Hawfinches Holkham Park still in yew +beeches just west of main entrance this morning

Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS juv still 10am Cley NWT on Keepers' Marsh near gate from footpath west of visitor centre +showing well TG.049.442

Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS juv still Cley NWT on Keepers' Marsh near gate from footpath west of visitor centre at 7.42am +showing well