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4th February 2024

Norfolk Ornithologists Association - NOA

A Goldeneye was on the Broadwater this morning and on the sea 6 Eiders, 6 Red-breasted Mergansers were counted. A female Goosander was also at Gore Point where the Black-throated Diver was again present. Two Ruff were also on the edge of the Broadwater. Two Cattle Egrets were on the NWT reserve with the Konik ponies.

Norfolk RED-BREASTED GEESE ad Cley still 1.01pm near Cley Windmill by North Norfolk Coast Path in field with Brent Geese c52.9547,1.0428
Norfolk 2.Scaup (both 1w.drks) Welney WWT still from main observatory at 1.01pm 52.5278,0.2775
Norfolk Great Northern Diver Barton Broad still c52.7372,1.4978
Norfolk Smew redhead Hickling Broad NWT still c1/3ml ESE of visitor centre at Brendan’s Marsh c52.7399,1.6025
Norfolk 2.Purple Sands Sheringham still along seafront at 10.51am c52.9459,1.2069
Norfolk Black-throated Diver juv Holme Dunes NWT still in channel at Gore Point at 9.05am but no sign of Long-tailed Duck c52.9741,0.5401
Norfolk RED-BREASTED GOOSE Cley by Old Woman’s Lane in field with Brent Geese at 10.47am c52.9524,1.0526
Norfolk 28.Snow Buntings Snettisham RSPB still on beach near sailing club at 10.32am c52.8502,0.4458
Norfolk c25.Twite Cley NWT again by West Bank just south of sluice c52.9623,1.0465
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck ad.drk Snettisham RSPB still at south end of pit by chalets at 9.49am