Another rough day of v windy weather! However at least the sun came out today! We headed East to our first location, Halvergate marshes, where a friend Pete was stood waiting our arrival. His eyes fixed firmly on where a Short-eared Owl had just landed, unfortunately now out of view. Eventually after searching for a…

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With a steady NE wind we started the day at Cley with a seawatch. There was plenty to keep us occupied, with a steady procession of Dark-bellied Brents arriving from the East, plus several groups of Eider, numerous groups of Common Scoter, plus Shelduck, several Red-throated Divers including close inshore on the sea, numerous Guillemots…

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A nice day of migration watching for me on a day off. Mainly out over the sea.Dark-bellied Brent Goose 378  WestEider 51  –  WestLittle Auk 2  WestShort-eared Owl 1 present and flushed from long grass, flew South WestSnow Bunting 1  –  Red-throated Diver 4 West 1  EastGreat Skua 1  –   EastGannet 534  –  EastCommon Scoter 143  –  WestCurlew 5  WestGuillemot 32  WestWigeon 143  –  WestKittiwake –  15  WestRazorbill 33  –  WestPintail 1  –  WestBlack-headed Gull 183  –  WestRazorbill/Guillemot 2614  –  EastTeal 10 West  5  EastLittle Gull 1 West  13  EastSkylark * 4  –  In off the seaTufted Duck 1  –  WestMediterranean Gull 2  –  WestBrambling 3  –  WestCommon Gull 110  –  redpoll sp. 1  –  Common/Arctic Tern 1  –   Present:- Curlew 20, Woodcock 1, Peregrine 1, Chiffchaff…

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A lovely day walking out at Burnham Overy and visiting Holkham fantastic numbers of Lapwing, also Spoonbill, Great White Egret & Russian White-fronted Geese. The day rounded off with a great raptor roost I collected Carl, Dodie, Sarah and Tony in Fakenham at 8.30 and we headed up to Burnham Overy Staithe. We were immediately greeted by vast numbers of birds! Brent and Pink-footed…

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