Norfolk Bird News via 'Rare Bird Alert'
Long-tailed Ducks x 73, Scaup x 20, Slavonian Grebe, Great Northern
Divers x 3, Black-throated Diver, Velvet Scoters x 46, Water Pipits x 3 at
Long-tailed Ducks x 24, harbour mouth at Brancaster.
Snow Buntings x 42 at Gramborough Hill, Shorelarks x 2 on beach, Eurasion White-fronted Geese x 10 near the Dun Cow at Salthouse.
Black Brant with Dark-bellied Brent Geese in Eye Field, at Cley NWT.
Twite x 40 at Thornham Harbour.
Shorelarks x 32, Twite x 9, Black-throated Diver, Great Northern Diver, Eurasion White-fronted Geese x 33 at Holkham Bay, east of Holkham Gap.
Short-eared Owl at East Hills, Wells.
Eurasion White-fronted Geese x 8 flew west, Hen Harriers x 5 at Warham Greens.
MEGA! DUSKY THRUSH in orchard at Beeley, 5mls NNW of Matlock, Derbyshire.
FIRST FOR BRITAIN! MASKED WAGTAIL (Motacilla alba personata) – again at Croft Villas, 2.5mls NNW of Haverfordwest at Camrose, Pembrokeshire.