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Holme Bird Observatory Friday 5th February 2021

At least 10 Pochard were still present together with 130 Curlew and 70 Golden Plover on the grazing marsh. A Red Kite drifted over just west of Thornham Harbour.

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Norfolk Caspian Gull 1w 3.5mls west of Norwich at Earlham Marsh at 1.30pm TG.188.086
Norfolk Great White Egret west of Norwich at Colney GPs at Chapel Break Road in paddock by River Yare this a'noon
Norfolk Slav Grebe Ormesby Broad still tho distant
Norfolk 2.Cattle Egrets Thurne in horse field just south of staithe late morning
Norfolk 2.Ravens east of Colney GPs flew west at 10.25am
Norfolk Great White Egret Marlingford still from Marlingford Bridge by River Yare at mill at 7.58am but no sign at 9am
Norfolk Scaup 1w.fem Whitlingham Ctry Park still at Great Broad in conservation area at 9.10am
Norfolk Twite y'day Thornham Harbour still