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17th February 2024

Norfolk Ornithologists Association - NOA

A flock of 250+ Black-tailed Godwits was on the grazing marshes with Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 115 Curlew, 400+ Lapwings and 750 Golden Plover also counted. A male Stonechat was near NWT hide 1.


Norfolk no further sign of ad.drk.Black Scoter Holkham Bay at Holkham Gap (but 30+Velvet Scoters still) c52.9760,0.8124
Norfolk 89+Russian White-fronted Geese Cantley Marshes RSPB still c52.5775,1.4955
Norfolk 26.Twite Salthouse at north end of Iron Road c52.9547,1.0812
Norfolk 2.Long-tailed Ducks Holkham Bay still at Holkham Gap on sea c52.9787,0.8066
Norfolk Hen Harrier male Holkham Freshmarsh flew over Lady Anne’s Drive c52.9675,0.8150
Norfolk Glossy Ibis 1w just east of Stiffkey still 1.15pm on flood south of A149. Use A149 layby +walk west c52.9537,0.9439
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB still c52.9644,0.6092
Norfolk 12+Twite Salthouse still at north end of Iron Road c52.9547,1.0812
Norfolk 138+Russian White-fronted Geese Holkham Freshmarsh still at NW end c52.9661,0.7956
Norfolk again no sign of drk.Green-winged Teal just east of Wells at North Point Pools. Use small car park north of A149 52.9513,0.8746
Norfolk 3.Smew (all redheads) Rollesby Broad from The Waterside cafe hide at 11.40am c52.6805,1.6380
Norfolk 26+Snow Buntings Snettisham RSPB still on beach by sailing club at 11.40am c52.8502,0.4458
Norfolk 2.Scaup (both 1w.drks) Welney WWT still from main observatory 52.5278,0.2775
Norfolk 2.Smew (both redheads) Rollesby Broad still from The Waterside cafe hide at 10.30am c52.6805,1.6380
Norfolk BLACK SCOTER ad.drk Holkham Bay still on sea west of Holkham Gap c52.9760,0.8124
Norfolk 10+Shorelarks Holkham Bay still 9.50am c3/4ml west of Holkham Gap on beach c52.9781,0.7837
Norfolk 12+Shorelarks Holkham Bay still at Holkham Gap flew west c52.9781,0.7837
Norfolk Snow Bunting Holkham Bay on beach east of Holkham Gap c52.9787,0.8066
Norfolk 4+Hawfinches Lynford Arboretum still in paddocks c52.5103,0.6805
Norfolk Hen Harrier East Rudham behind Elgars Wood c52.8227,0.7088
Norfolk Glossy Ibis 1w just east of Stiffkey still on flood south of A149 (+male.Hen Harrier over). Use A149 layby +walk west