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25th January 2024

Drake Long-tailed Duck

The drake Long-tailed Duck was back in the tidal creek at Gore Point, and the Waxwing was again frequenting the bushes largely to the east of the Observatory building.

NORFOLK NEWS FROM RARE BIRD ALERT

Norfolk Spotted Redshank Titchwell RSPB still on Tidal Marsh c52.9723,0.6075
Norfolk 14.Shorelarks Holkham Bay again on saltmarsh just east of Holkham Gap at 3.10pm 52.9757,0.8117
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB still c52.9625,0.6073
Norfolk 45.Twite Cley Marshes just west of West Bank south of sluice c52.9620,1.0462
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck Snettisham Coastal Park at Ken Hill Marshes c52.8838,0.4620
Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Brancaster still 2.07pm in channel opposite west end of Scolt Head Island viewed from beach east of golf course +drk.Long-tailed Duck still c52.9800,0.6590
Norfolk 2.Waxwings Cley still 2.05pm by A149 opposite Beach Road 52.9557,1.0473
Norfolk 2.Waxwings Cley still 2pm at Hilltop between Brent Cottage +Anterton Hill viewable from A149 c52.9551,1.0497
Norfolk 2+Waxwings Cley at Hilltop between Brent Cottage +Anterton Hill viewable from A149 c52.9551,1.0497
Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Brancaster still in channel opposite west end of Scolt Head Island viewed from beach east of golf course at midday c52.9800,0.6590
Norfolk FERRUGINOUS DUCK drk Filby Broad still from boardwalk at 11.59am. Use car park at west end of Filby Bridge NR29 3AE c52.6636,1.6393
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck drk Brancaster still in channel opposite west end of Scolt Head Island viewed from beach east of golf course at 9.20am +Spoonbill c52.9800,0.6590
Norfolk Caspian Gull 1w Norwich at Heigham Waterworks Resr at 9.45am. View only thru gate along Waterworks Road. Don’t block gate 52.6389,1.2675
Norfolk 14.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still on shingle spit 400yds west of Holkam Gap at 10.45am then flew east c52.9724,0.8085
Norfolk Red-throated Diver Horning on River Bure by The Ferry Inn c52.6953,1.4672
Norfolk 27.Twite Cley at north end of Beach Road by North Drain at 9.18am c52.9650,1.0478
Norfolk c20.Twite Cley at north end of Beach Road in cattle paddock at 9.14am c52.9650,1.0478
Norfolk PALLID HARRIER 2w.fem just east of Wells still north of North Point Pools (+4.Hen Harriers (2.males)). Park in small car park north off A149 52.9513,0.8746
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck ad.drk Holme Dunes NWT still in channel at Gore Point c52.9741,0.5401