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15th January 2024

Fieldfare Ian Simons

Highlights today were 1000 Pink-feet, 2 Red Kites, 350 Golden Plover, 131 Curlew, a Greenshank, a Green Woodpecker, 100 Fieldfares, 20 Redwings and a Stonechat.

Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose Weybourne still north of road in field at 2.15pm with Pink-footed Geese c52.9426,1.1570
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv Blakeney Harbour again at Stiffkey River mouth from sea wall at 2.25pm c52.9689,0.9545
Norfolk Caspian Gull 2w King’s Lynn at Fisher Fleet outfall at 1.14pm 52.7614,0.3896
Norfolk 19.Bewick’s Swans Sutton in field at Mill Road this morning with 60.Whooper Swans 52.7611,1.5541
Norfolk FERRUGINOUS DUCK drk Filby Broad still off boardwalk at 1pm tho distant. Use car park at west end of Filby Bridge NR29 3AE c52.6636,1.6393
Norfolk Short-eared Owl y’day near Claxton at Claxton Marsh c52.5860,1.4674
Norfolk Short-eared Owl y’day Halvergate Marshes still 52.6029,1.5923
Norfolk 73.Russian White-fronted Geese y’day Buckenham Marshes RSPB still c52.5941,1.4653
Norfolk 3.Bewick’s Swans Methwold Fens off Long Drove with 300.Whooper Swans c52.5203,0.5575
Norfolk 2.Water Pipits y’day just east of Wells at North Point Pools. Use small car park north of A149 52.9513,0.8746
Norfolk Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum still opposite paddocks at 9.40am 52.5103,0.6805
Norfolk Snow Bunting Snettisham RSPB still on beach by car park