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18th February 2024

Snow Bunting

Two Cattle Egrets were on the NWT pools in the afternoon and 8 Snow Buntings were at Gore Point, with a Water Pipit also seen. A pair of Stonechats were in the same area.

Norfolk Smew redhead Barton Broad off boardwalk at 1.15pm but no sign of Great Northern Diver c52.7372,1.4978
Norfolk 4+Hawfinches Lynford Arboretum still in paddocks at 12.49pm c52.5103,0.6805
Norfolk 13.Snow Buntings Snettisham RSPB still on beach 400yds south of yacht club at 11.55am c52.8502,0.4458
Norfolk 8.Snow Buntings Holme Dunes NWT at Gore Point on Holme Beach at midday +Water Pipit on dune slack c52.9741,0.5401
Norfolk Cattle Egret Thornham again 100yds east of Lifeboat Inn then flew east +lost to view c52.9678,0.5709
Norfolk Smew redhead Hickling Broad NWT still c1/3ml ESE of visitor centre at Brendan’s Marsh at 8.38am