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23rd January 2024

Norfolk Ornithologists Association - NOA

The drake Long-tailed Duck was again present in the tidal creek at Gore Point, and a Waxwing alighted briefly on bushes near the Observatory building before carrying on with its journey west early morning.


Norfolk 1+Mealy Redpoll Whitlingham Ctry Park still in alders west of duck feeding area early a’noon. 3.Common Cranes flew west at 8.40am. 3.Common Cranes over Unthank Road at 11.50am c52.6223,1.3349
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail flew east over Cley NWT at 3pm c52.9579,1.0544
Norfolk Hen Harrier male Upton Marshes this morning c52.6567,1.5416
Norfolk 2.Cattle Egrets Thornham 200yds east of Lifeboat Inn c52.9678,0.5709
Norfolk 7.Snow Buntings Winterton Dunes NNR +2.Common Cranes c52.7274,1.6908
Norfolk Hawfinch male Lynford Arboretum still in tunnel by cafe at 1.41pm c52.5103,0.6805
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck ad.drk Snettisham RSPB still on middle lagoon at 11.38am c52.8502,0.4458
Norfolk RED-BREASTED GOOSE 1w Cley NWT still 12.52pm by beach car park in Eye Field with Dark-bellied Brent Geese c52.9645,1.0504
Norfolk Black-throated Diver juv Snettisham RSPB still on Shepherd’s Lake at 10.51am +showing well c52.8538,0.4461
Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Brancaster still in channel opposite west end of Scolt Head Island viewed from beach east of golf course at 10.39am +drk.Long-tailed Duck still c52.9800,0.6590
Norfolk RED-BREASTED GOOSE 1w Cley NWT still 11.07am by beach car park in Eye Field with Dark-bellied Brent Geese c52.9645,1.0504
Norfolk Glossy Ibis 1w just east of Stiffkey still on flood south of A149 at 10.52am. Use A149 layby +walk west c52.9537,0.9439
Norfolk 2.FERRUGINOUS DUCKS (ad.drk +fem) Filby Broad still on south side of broad from boardwalk at 11.02am. Use car park at west end of Filby Bridge NR29 3AE c52.6646,1.6383
Norfolk 12.Common Cranes flew SW over Mulbarton at 9.05am c52.5575,1.2384
Norfolk Velvet Scoter Titchwell RSPB still on sea at 9.34am c52.9738,0.6057
Norfolk 2.Scaup (1+1w.drk) Welney WWT from main observatory 52.5278,0.2775
Norfolk RED-BREASTED GOOSE 1w Cley NWT still by beach car park in Eye Field with Dark-bellied Brent Geese (Ruddy Shelduck still with Pink-footed Geese) c52.9645,1.0504
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck ad.drk Holme Dunes NWT still in channel at Gore Point c52.9741,0.5401
Norfolk Surf Scoter ad.drk y’day Holkham Bay still on sea at Holkham Gap c52.9787,0.8066