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Holme Bird Observatory Monday 22nd February 2021

A quiet day, but 2+ Crossbills, 3 Siskins and 4 Redpolls flew over calling mid morning.

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Norfolk Iceland Gull juv Weybourne Camp still
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck Ormesby Little Broad still
Norfolk 33.Bewick's Swans flew east over How Hill NNR at 9.30am
Norfolk Common Crane Buckenham Marshes RSPB at 1.35pm
Norfolk 3.Common Cranes west of Norwich flew west over Colney GPs at 9.33am
Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Salthouse still west of Iron Road in channel c150yds south of beach ridge at 9.31am
Norfolk 5.Cattle Egrets Welney WWT still
Norfolk 3.Common Cranes west of Norwich flew west over north side of Earlham Cemetery at c9.20am
Norfolk 3.Common Cranes Norwich flew over City Road at 9.16am
Norfolk Common Crane Norwich in Thorpe St.Andrew flew west over Thunder Lane at c9.10am
Norfolk 3.Common Cranes Norwich flew over Britannia Road at c9.10am
Norfolk Hen Harrier male y'day Terrington St.Clement over marsh west of wildfowlers' car park at 1pm