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20th November 2023

Norfolk Ornithologists Association - NOA

Three waxwings were spotted today near the NOA car park. Over 50 Blackbirds were counted and 1 Great White Egret was also recorded.


Norfolk 8.Snow Buntings Titchwell RSPB still on beach west of West Bank path c52.9748,0.5999

Norfolk Long-tailed Duck fem/juv.drk Breydon Water off North Wall c2/3ml east of Breydon Pump c52.6040,1.6578

Norfolk Velvet Scoter drk Winterton Dunes on sea just north of car park. juv.Arctic Tern still on beach c52.7179,1.6982

Norfolk Glossy Ibis just east of Stiffkey still mid a’noon on flood south of A149. Use A149 layby +walk west c52.9537,0.9439

Norfolk PALLID SWIFT juv Winterton still mid a’noon over church 52.7156,1.6870

Norfolk LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER ad Cley NWT still 2.23pm on Simmonds’ Scrape 52.9563,1.0582

Norfolk 2.Hawfinches Lynford Arboretum still in paddocks c52.5103,0.6805

Norfolk 3.Waxwings Holme Dunes NWT in car park c52.9743,0.5518

Norfolk Waxwing just south of Heacham in hawthorns along embankment c52.8996,0.4771

Norfolk 12.Waxwings Sheringham still 1.33pm in tall trees at Brook Road/ Cromer Road junction c52.9385,1.2193

Norfolk 2.Lapland Buntings Titchwell RSPB flew west over main path at 1.30pm c52.9699,0.6045

Norfolk 8.Snow Buntings Holkham Bay east of Holkham Gap in roped-off area 52.9763,0.8215

Norfolk 8.Velvet Scoters Titchwell RSPB still on sea +2.Long-tailed Ducks 52.9738,0.6057

Norfolk American Wigeon drk Welney at north end of Ouse Washes south of A1101 at 9.18am (+4.Cattle Egrets) c52.5179,0.2537

Norfolk 9.Waxwings Sheringham still 11.42am at Common Lane in tall trees at west end of Beeston Common opposite bus shelter c52.9369,1.2168

Norfolk PALLID SWIFT juv Winterton still 11.50am over church 52.7156,1.6870

Norfolk LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER ad Cley NWT still on Simmonds’ Scrape at 11.20am then flew towards Pope’s Pool 52.9563,1.0582

Norfolk Glossy Ibis just east of Stiffkey still on flood south of A149 at 11.03am Use A149 layby +walk west c52.9537,0.9439

Norfolk 12.Waxwings Sheringham at Common Lane by 10.32am then flew east c52.9369,1.2168

Norfolk no sign of ad.drk.Surf Scoter Titchwell RSPB by 10.30am (but 4+Velvet Scoters still +Slav Grebe) c52.9629,0.6064

Norfolk PALLID SWIFT juv Winterton still 10am at village green 52.7154,1.6910

Norfolk 13.Waxwings Sheringham flew over Garden Road 52.9390,1.2094

Norfolk 10.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still east of Holkham Gap in roped-off area at 9.26am 52.9763,0.8215

Norfolk 2.Scaup (both drks) Ormesby Little Broad still from wooden footbridge by A1064. Use car park at west end of Filby Bridge NR29 3AE c52.6639,1.6392

Norfolk 20+Waxwings Norwich at Sprowston flew low SW over Greenborough Road c52.6484,1.3452

Norfolk Black-throated Diver ad Snettisham RSPB still on South Pit from Shore Hide at 8.16am c52.8502,0.4458

Norfolk PALLID SWIFT juv Winterton still over village green at 7.20am 52.7154,1.6910