Holme Bird Observatory

Share Post:
Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
For all this news, in the field as it happens, subscribe to Rare Bird Alert
for as little as 14p per day.

13th February 2024

Norfolk Ornithologists Association - NOA

A solitary Cattle Egret was noted at the back of the Grazing Marsh mid-morning. Numbers of Golden Plover were again impressive, with a large flock of over a thousand birds present, being joined by around 2000 Pink-feet early afternoon.


Norfolk Green-winged Teal drk just east of Wells still 2.45pm at North Point Pools tho elusive (+Water Pipit). Use small car park north of A149 52.9513,0.8746
Norfolk 2.Water Pipits Buckenham Marshes RSPB +188.Russian White-fronted Geese c52.5918,1.4675
Norfolk Mealy Redpoll Whitlingham Ctry Park c52.6223,1.3349
Norfolk 14.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still on beach by dune west of Holkham Gap at 2.28pm 52.9773,0.7829
Norfolk Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum again in paddock in hornbeams at 1.22pm c52.5103,0.6805
Norfolk Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum again at feeders 200yds south of The Shepherd’s Baa from gate at 10.05am c52.5142,0.6847
Norfolk 36.Waxwings SW of Norwich again at Cringleford at Cringleford Park viewed from NE corner of Keswick Close at 12.56pm 52.6020,1.2474
Norfolk 120.Russian White-fronted Geese Holkham Freshmarsh still from A149 c52.9661,0.7956
Norfolk no sign of ad.drk.Black Scoter Holkham Bay at Holkham Gap on sea 9am-11.30am but 12.Shorelarks west of gap (30+Velvet Scoters on sea) c52.9760,0.8124
Norfolk Great Northern Diver Rollesby Broad still from car park +redhead.Smew still c52.6805,1.6380
Norfolk 4.Velvet Scoters Holkham Bay still on sea c52.9787,0.8066
Norfolk 20.Snow Buntings Snettisham RSPB still south of old jetty on beach at 11.13am tho mobile c52.8502,0.4458
Norfolk Hen Harrier male Lessingham flew south over Grange Farm at 10.40am c52.8003,1.5533
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck ad.drk Snettisham RSPB still on southernmost pit at 9.31am 52.8615,0.4472
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail flew west over Ringstead at 9.07am c52.9344,0.5372
Norfolk Green-winged Teal drk just east of Wells still at North Point Pools on central flood at 7.45am. Use small car park north of A149 52.9513,0.8746
Norfolk 218.Russian White-fronted Geese Cantley Marshes RSPB still +Spotted Redshank c52.5775,1.4955
Norfolk 15.Twite Cley NWT again by West Bank by sluice at 7.45am c52.9623,1.0465