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Holme Bird Observatory Tuesday 22nd December 2020

A seeming family party of six White-fronted Geese were on the grazing marsh today, and a single Snow Bunting was noted flying east along the beach early morning.

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Norfolk Todd's Canada Goose (form interior) between Thornham +Choseley Farm still mid a'noon east of road with Pink-footed Geese cTF.744.422
Norfolk Iceland Gull juv Weybourne still on beach west of beach car park +Lapland Bunting
Norfolk 7.Cattle Egrets Welney WWT still
Norfolk Little Stint ad Snettisham RSPB still on The Wash at 11.20am
Norfolk 10.Bewick's Swans between Sea Palling +Ingham still opposite Boundary Farm late morning +26.Whooper Swans still TG.412.269
Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose just north of Horsey at Warren Farm with Pink-footed Geese
Norfolk Todd's Canada Goose (form interior) between Thornham +Choseley Farm still east of road mid morning with Pink-footed Geese cTF.744.42
Norfolk 2.Iceland Gulls (both juvs) Winterton still on North Beach (+Snow Bunting still)
Norfolk Caspian Gull 2w Thetford at Nunnery Lakes NR on flood on west side of Little Ouse River mid morning
Norfolk 5.Bewick's Swans Cantley Marshes RSPB flew north mid morning
Norfolk 20+Russian White-fronted Geese Cley NWT still from Daukes' Hide +Water Pipit. 21.Snow Buntings flew east past north end of East Bank