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Holme Bird Observatory Sunday 24th January 2021

Two Great White Egrets were seen briefly flying west over the grazing marshes, a flock of 42 Black-tailed Godwits were among the waders seen, and 16 Snow Buntings were reported on the beach. Five Russian White-fronted Geese were also noted.

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Norfolk Red-necked Grebe reported Bramerton drifted up River Yare early a'noon
Norfolk 16.Snow Buntings Holme Dunes NWT +5.Russian White-fronted Geese
Norfolk 40.Russian White-fronted Geese y'day 1ml east of Cley at Walsey Hills NOA
Norfolk Great White Egret west of Norwich still at Colney GPs at Chapel Break Road in paddock by river
Norfolk Great Northern Diver y'day Weybourne