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Holme Bird Observatory 31st December 2020

Once again there were around 5,000 Pink-feet on the grazing marsh along with the six White-fronted Geese. The immature Peregrine was also seen on several occasions over the Broadwater and the grazing marsh.

The young Peregrine that has been seen regularly over the grazing marsh

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Norfolk Great White Egret Hingham still at Seamere Fen
Norfolk 139.Russian White-fronted Geese Holkham Freshmarsh early a'noon
Norfolk Caspian Gull 1w till late morning west of Norwich at Earlham Marsh then flew north
Norfolk Smew redhead Filby Broad still from boardwalk at 11.55am tho distant
Norfolk Short-eared Owl Dersingham Bog still
Norfolk probable Caspian Gull 1w west of Norwich at Earlham Marsh at 11.15am
Norfolk Waxwing still Kelling Heath in hawthorns by Weybourne Road near metal gates by footpath late morning
Norfolk Little Stint ad still Snettisham RSPB on The Wash
Norfolk 5.Smew (all redheads) Cley flew west past beach car park at 9.45am
Norfolk Great White Egret west of Norwich still at Colney GPs in paddock by Chapel Break Road mid morning
Norfolk 48.Russian White-fronted Geese y'day Bayfield Hall still