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2nd January 2024

Norfolk Ornithologists Association - NOA

Six Snow Buntings were still present today on the beach near the Golf course, and the juvenile Black-throated Diver was still at Gore Point plus two Velvet Scoters offshore. Four Cattle Egrets were again at Park Piece Holme, with another present along Beach Road.


Norfolk 4+Hawfinches Lynford Arboretum still in paddocks c52.5103,0.6805
Norfolk 3.Bewick’s Swans (all ads) 1.5mls west of Sea Palling near Causeway Farm Butchers at midday c52.7827,1.5647
Norfolk 4.Velvet Scoters Cley NWT on sea c52.9651,1.0483
Norfolk RED-BREASTED GOOSE 1w Cley NWT still this a’noon in Eye Field with Dark-bellied Brent Geese c52.9645,1.0504
Norfolk Black-throated Diver juv Holme Dunes NWT still in channel at Gore Point at 12.20pm +2+Velvet Scoters offshore c52.9741,0.5401
Norfolk Scaup 1w.drk Welney WWT still from main observatory 52.5278,0.2775
Norfolk 6.Snow Buntings Holme still opposite golf course along beach c52.9661,0.5242
Norfolk 4+Velvet Scoters Holkham Bay still at Holkham Gap on sea c52.9787,0.8066
Norfolk 4+Bewick’s Swans Ludham still at airfield c52.7192,1.5509
Norfolk Siberian Chiffchaff Titchwell RSPB still by visitor centre c52.9628,0.6039
Norfolk 17.Waxwings Norwich still at Havelock Road at 8.25am then flew south c52.6292,1.2745
Norfolk 2+Hawfinches Lynford Arboretum still in paddocks c52.5103,0.6805
Norfolk Black-throated Diver SE of King’s Lynn still on Hardwick flood lagoon c52.7398,0.4306. Park west of A149 roundabout +view from verge
Norfolk 2.FERRUGINOUS DUCKS (ad.drk +fem) Filby Broad still 9.15am (1w.Caspian Gull on platform). Use car park at west end of Filby Bridge NR29 3AE c52.6646,1.6383
Norfolk 2.Hen Harriers (both ringtails) Roydon Common NNR again. Keep to main tracks c52.7727,0.5278
Norfolk Glossy Ibis juv just east of Stiffkey again on flood south of A149 then flew west. Use A149 layby +walk west c52.9537,0.9439
Norfolk RED-BREASTED GOOSE 1w Cley NWT still in Eye Field at 8.50am with Dark-bellied Brent Geese c52.9645,1.0504
Norfolk 72+Russian White-fronted Geese y’day Buckenham Marshes RSPB still c52.5941,1.4653
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Roydon Common NNR again 7.45am. Keep to main tracks c52.7727,0.5278
Norfolk Water Pipit y’day Holme Dunes NWT c52.9671,0.5451