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8th January 2024

Lapwing John Warham

On the grazing marshes 1000+ Pink-feet, 476 Brents, 806 Wigeon, 612 Teal, 800 Golden Plover, 366 Lapwings, 31 Curlew and 4 Snipe were recorded, and 3 Red Kites were seen during the day.


Norfolk Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum still in paddock in tallest hornbeam 52.5103,0.6805
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB still at new cut at 11.30am c52.9747,0.5917
Norfolk Glossy Ibis juv just west of Stiffkey still on flood south of A149 opposite The Red Lion pub at 1.50pm then flew east c52.9510,0.9255
Norfolk PALLID HARRIER 2w.fem Warham Greens again 1.50pm tho mobile. Park on concrete pad 1/3ml north of A149; don’t block access 52.9592,0.8910 NR23 1QE
Norfolk Waxwing Snettisham RSPB at east side of lagoons at 12.48pm c52.8502,0.4458
Norfolk 12.Snow Buntings Snettisham Coastal Park flew north over beach at 12.28pm c 52.8555,0.4463
Norfolk Black-throated Diver Cley flew west past beach car park at 12.18pm 52.9651,1.0483
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv flew north over Blakeney Harbour at 10am c52.9668,0.9974
Norfolk Great Northern Diver Cley on sea off beach car park c52.9651,1.0483
Norfolk 2.Scaup (1+1w.drk) Welney WWT from main observatory 52.5278,0.2775
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Titchwell RSPB at 7.45am then flew west c52.9751,0.5906
Norfolk Black-throated Diver SE of King’s Lynn still this a’noon on Hardwick flood lagoon at 9.40am c52.7398,0.4306. Park west of A149 roundabout +view from verge
Norfolk 5.Cattle Egrets Cley in field behind Picnic Fayre c52.9518,1.0418
Norfolk 15.Waxwings King’s Lynn still at Hardwick Industrial Estate at Oldmeadow Road opposite EAIS at 8.32am tho mobile