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Holme Bird Observatory Monday 25th January 2021

Two Great White Egrets were on the grazing marsh again today, and a Kingfisher and a Spotted Redshank were at Thornham. Two Stonechats were on the east bank.
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Norfolk 6.Velvet Scoters Weybourne Camp still midday
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Cley NWT briefly 1.10pm then flew west over Blakeney Freshmarsh at c1.15pm
Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose east of Acle by A47 Acle Straight with Pink-footed Geese. On Saturday 6.Tundra Bean Geese
Norfolk Kittiwake ad Norwich at Thorpe St.Andrew at Thorpe Marshes briefly then flew east
Norfolk 3.Cattle Egrets Burnham Market in horse field at NE end at 12.06pm cTF.838.424
Norfolk Short-eared Owl Snettisham RSPB still