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Holme Bird Observatory Tuesday 23rd March 2021

At least five Crossbills were in the pines and several Brambling were noted flying over with one ringed. Four Red Kites were over the Grazing Marsh, a Woodcock was flushed early morning and a drake Goldeneye flew past over the sea heading west. A Small Tortoiseshell appeared early afternoon.

Male Brambling 

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Norfolk White-tailed Eagle imm flew east over Aylmerton then SE over Felbrigg at 2.50pm
Norfolk Spoonbill Sheringham
Norfolk 2+Cattle Egrets Welney WWT still +2+Common Cranes over
Norfolk White-tailed Eagle Breydon Water over wood at North Wall viewed from South Wall at midday tho distant
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck Ormesby Little Broad at midday
Norfolk White-tailed Eagle Blakeney still 11.23am flew west at Friary Hills NT
Norfolk White-tailed Eagle flew west over Blakeney Freshmarsh at 11.15am
Norfolk White-tailed Eagle Cley NWT circling at 11am
Norfolk White-tailed Eagle imm just south of Waxham still 10.50am circling
Norfolk White-tailed Eagle imm just south of Waxham still 10.35am in wood viewable from near Brograve Farm
Norfolk White-tailed Eagle imm Horsey still 10.25am east of dunes
Norfolk White-tailed Eagle imm Horsey till c10.10am south of Horsey Mill east of layby then flew north
Norfolk White-tailed Eagle imm Horsey still 9.55am south of Horsey Mill east of layby
Norfolk Black Redstart Great Yarmouth South Denes briefly 9am
Norfolk White-tailed Eagle imm Horsey still 8.55am south of Horsey Mill east of layby
Norfolk White-tailed Eagle imm Horsey still 7.55am south of Horsey Mill in trees east of layby
Norfolk White-tailed Eagle imm Horsey still south of Horsey Mill east of layby at 7am