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21st March 2024

Norfolk Ornithologists Association - NOA

A pair of Garganey were still present and a single Swallow flew through, the first for the year.

Norfolk Waxwing Wymondham in hedge at east end of Waitrose car park c52.5790,1.1374
Norfolk Ruddy Shelduck Holme still on grazing marsh with Pink-footed Geese c52.9746,0.5562
Norfolk Ruddy Shelduck north of Ringstead in field with Pink-footed Geese c52.9404,0.5359
Norfolk COUES’S ARCTIC REDPOLL (form exilipes) 4.25mls SW of Fakenham still 1/2ml NW of Helhoughton by Broomsthorpe Road viewed from road in SE corner of field 2.20-2.25pm 52.8065,0.7598. Park on verge but don’t block gates
Norfolk 2.Garganey (1.drk) Titchwell RSPB still on Reedbed Pool at 2.21pm c52.9661,0.6066
Norfolk 5.Waxwings Titchwell again by Chalkpit Lane at 2.16pm c52.9612,0.6221
Norfolk 2.Garganey (both drks) Hockwold Washes still this a’noon c52.4504,0.5245
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Cley Marshes north of north end of East Bank at 11am c52.9606,1.0651
Norfolk Ruddy Shelduck west of Wells in flooded field at 1.35pm c52.9597,0.8424
Norfolk Water Pipit Cley NWT on Pat’s Pool at 1.09pm c52.9578,1.0558
Norfolk 4.Hawfinches Lynford Arboretum still at feeders 200yds south of The Shepherd’s Baa from gate c52.5142,0.6847
Norfolk 2.Garganey (1.drk) Titchwell RSPB on Freshmarsh from Island Hide c52.9692,0.6068
Norfolk c13.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still east of Holkham Gap in roped-off area at 10.20am then flew west 52.9763,0.8215
Norfolk LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER ad Cley NWT still on Pat’s Pool at 10.05am 52.9563,1.0582
Norfolk 5.Waxwings Titchwell RSPB again by access road at 9.29am c52.9629,0.6064
Norfolk 2.Garganey (1.drk) Holme Dunes NWT still on Christie’s Pool from Car Park Hide at 8.48am 52.9724,0.5482
Norfolk 13.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still east of Holkham Gap in roped-off area at 8.39am 52.9763,0.8215
Norfolk Black Brant reported y’day 1ml ENE of Stiffkey just north of A149 at Stiffkey Fen c52.9572,0.9599. Use A149 layby, walk east +take path north along W.side of River Stiffkey 52.9546,0.9512
Norfolk 3+Mealy Redpolls 4.25mls SW of Fakenham +1/2ml NW of Helhoughton still by Broomsthorpe Road in birches behind cover crop c52.8065,0.7598. Park on verge but don’t block gates