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Holme Bird Observatory Saturday 23rd January 2021

On the sea today 20 Common Scoters and 2 Red-throated Divers were recorded and on the grazing marshes 22 Black-tailed Godwits, 180 Golden Plover, 15 Redshank, a Water Rail, 2,500 Wigeon, 400 Teal, and 1500 Pink-feet were of note.

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Norfolk 35.Russian White-fronted Geese near Cley
Norfolk 6.Twite y'day Thornham Harbour by car park
Norfolk 20.Russian White-fronted Geese Bayfield Hall still
Norfolk 6.Velvet Scoters Weybourne Camp
Norfolk Slav Grebe Breydon Water on west side of Breydon Bridge at 8.50am
Norfolk 3.Water Pipits y'day Strumpshaw Fen RSPB still