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7th February 2024

Norfolk Ornithologists Association - NOA

The Black-throated Diver and Goosander were again at Gore Point and a Peregrine was periodically hassling the wildfowl on the Grazing Marsh. Two Barn Owl were noted with the dropping of the wind strength, one hunting over the marsh and another on Park Piece in Holme village.


Norfolk LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER Breydon Water still 1.19pm at west end at Burgh Castle on Burgh Flats c52.5964,1.6565
Norfolk Mealy Redpoll Thetford still at Nunnery Lakes Reserve on feeders from viewing platform 52.3958,0.7473
Norfolk LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER Breydon Water still this a’noon at west end at Burgh Castle on Burgh Flats +showing well c52.5964,1.6565
Norfolk 25.Waxwings Old Catton at Fifers Lane at entrance to Lotus Learning Academy at 11.34am 52.6636,1.3055
Norfolk Hen Harrier male Thornham Marsh flew west over saltmarsh c52.9667,0.5704
Norfolk Mealy Redpoll Barton Broad still c52.7372,1.4978
Norfolk 14.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still 11.55am on beach 3/4ml west of Holkham Gap 52.9769,0.7846
Norfolk Great Northern Diver Barton Broad still c52.7372,1.4978
Norfolk Hawfinch near Whitlingham Ctry Park in garden near sewage works then flew towards country park c52.6223,1.3349
Norfolk LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER Breydon Water at east end from hide at 10.17am from hide with Black-tailed Godwits c52.6153,1.7162
Norfolk 14.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still (+15+Velvet Scoters drk.Long-tailed Duck) 52.9763,0.8215
Norfolk 2.Scaup (both 1w.drks) Welney WWT still from main observatory 52.5278,0.2775
Norfolk Black-throated Diver juv Holme Dunes still at Gore Point in pool just west of tidal creek c52.9741,0.5401