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12th December 2023

Norfolk Ornithologists Association - NOA

Large numbers of Pink-feet, around 3,000, arrived on the grazing marsh early afternoon and a count of 25 Common Snipe was also noteworthy. At least four Cattle Egrets were still present on Redwell Marsh.


Norfolk 1+Velvet Scoter Titchwell RSPB still on sea +ringtail.Hen Harrier still c52.9738,0.6057
Norfolk Water Pipit Strumpshaw Fen RSPB still c52.6054,1.4426
Norfolk Water Pipit Buckenham Marshes RSPB still +54+Russian White-fronted Geese c52.5941,1.4653
Norfolk 6.Waxwings Fakenham still at B+Q in car park c52.8362,0.8696 NR21 8SN
Norfolk 6.Waxwings Sheringham at Greenlands Way at c1.40pm then flew east towards Franklin Hill c52.9388,1.1991
Norfolk 5.Waxwings Sheringham c52.9459,1.2069
Norfolk 7+Waxwings Norwich still mid a’noon east of Colman Road at Bacon Road Medical Centre c52.6264,1.2604
Norfolk PALLID HARRIER 2w.fem Warham Greens again north of Garden Drove at 1.43pm. Park on concrete pad 1/3ml north of A149; don’t block access 52.9592,0.8910 NR23 1QE
Norfolk Waxwing Norwich at Princes Street [heard only] c52.6311,1.2977
Norfolk Glossy Ibis juv just west of Stiffkey still on flood south of A149 opposite The Red Lion at 12.44pm c52.9510,0.9255
Norfolk 25.Twite Blakeney Freshmarsh in NW corner near 5.bar gate at 12.15pm +ringtail.Hen Harrier c52.9606,1.0302
Norfolk 8.Waxwings Norwich east of Colman Road at Bacon Road Medical Centre late morning c52.6264,1.2604
Norfolk 20+Waxwings Salthouse still at Cross Street at Manor House at 9.15am c52.9500,1.0904
Norfolk Waxwing Norwich between Stafford Street +Dereham Road at Belvedere Community Centre mid morning [heard only] c52.6329,1.2780
Norfolk 10.Velvet Scoters Holkham Bay c52.9763,0.8215
Norfolk 13.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still at Holkham Gap at end of main channel (+Snow Bunting still) c52.9763,0.8215