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26th November 2023

Goosanders Seamus Griffin

Three drake Goosander flew west past NWT hide 1 late morning, and on the sea a drake Eider, 3 Common Scoters. 8 Red-breasted Mergansers and a Great Crested Grebe were recorded. Also of interest today were 220 Lapwing, 19 Black-tailed Godwits, 8 Snipe, and a flock of over 3000 Pink-feet on the grazing marsh.

Norfolk 3.Velvet Scoters Winterton off beach car park on sea 52.7156,1.6870
Norfolk 21.Waxwings Holt still 1.56pm on St.Andrew’s Close c52.9049,1.0955
Norfolk 5.Bewick’s Swans Hickling Broad NWT flew over Cadbury’s Hide at 1.40pm c52.7414,1.5959
Norfolk 15+Waxwings Holt still on St.Andrew’s Close at 1.43pm c52.9049,1.0955
Norfolk 5.Snow Buntings Great Yarmouth at North Denes c52.6262,1.7420
Norfolk 4.Waxwings King’s Lynn again at Hardwick Industrial Estate by Foster Gamko at 12.35pm c52.7467,0.4208
Norfolk 6.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB at 12.45pm then flew west +landed in Thornham Harbour c52.9678,0.5707
Norfolk 15.Hawfinches Lynford Arboretum in paddocks at 12.42pm c52.5103,0.6805
Norfolk c20.Shorelarks Holkham Bay east of Holkham Gap in roped-off area at 11am tho mobile 52.9763,0.8215
Norfolk 13.Hawfinches Lynford Arboretum in paddocks at 12.35pm c52.5103,0.6805
Norfolk 4.Velvet Scoters Titchwell RSPB on sea at 10.30am +Long-tailed Duck 52.9738,0.6057
Norfolk 2.Snow Buntings Holkham Bay still east of Holkham Gap on beach at 11.15am 52.9763,0.8215
Norfolk 5.Twite Blakeney Freshmarsh in NW corner near 5.bar gate at 12.17pm c52.9606,1.0302
Norfolk Snow Bunting Snettisham RSPB on beach then flew north at 11.38am c52.8538,0.4461
Norfolk Waxwing flew over Waxham c52.7785,1.6183
Norfolk 2.Lapland Buntings West Runton along coast path in grass field at 11.44am 52.9403,1.2536
Norfolk 4.Waxwings King’s Lynn still at Chase Avenue /Vancouver Avenue junction at 10am 52.7464,0.4071
Norfolk Swallow flew north over Waxham Dunes at 11.25am c52.7785,1.6183
Norfolk 4+Waxwings High Kelling flew SE over A148 at 11.07am c52.9157,1.1379
Norfolk 20.Waxwings Holt along Pearson’s Road at 10.59am c52.9047,1.0996
Norfolk 15.Snow Buntings Cley Marshes still near beach car park on shingle c52.9536,1.0565
Norfolk 9.Snow Buntings Winterton still on beach c52.7176,1.6962
Norfolk Hooded Crow Horsey at Horsey Gap in field viewed from c52.7547,1.6568
Norfolk Velvet Scoter Winterton off beach car park on sea +Great Northern Diver c52.7179,1.6982
Norfolk 3.Bewick’s Swans flew past Cley Marshes c52.9536,1.0565
Norfolk 5.Waxwings Briston till 9.40am along Mill Road 52.8501,1.0642
Norfolk 2.Waxwings King’s Lynn at Chase Avenue /Vancouver Avenue junction at 9.43am 52.7464,0.4071
Norfolk 70.Waxwings New Costessey at Breckland Road Park at 9.15am 52.6446,1.2251
Norfolk Great Northern Diver Snettisham RSPB still on South Pit from Shore Hide c52.8502,0.4458
Norfolk 3.Bewick’s Swans flew west over Sheringham Promenade at 9.09am c52.9459,1.2069
Norfolk 55+Waxwings New Costessey still at Breckland Road Park 52.6446,1.2251
Norfolk 1+Russian White-fronted Goose y’day Buckenham Marshes RSP