Norfolk Bird News via 'Rare Bird Alert'
Wednesday 28th December
Long-tailed Ducks x 58, Velvet Scoters x 27, Scaup, Great Northern Diver, Spotted Redshanks x 3, Water Pipits x 2 at Titchwell RSPB.
Taiga Bean Geese x 17, Eurasian White-fronted Geese x 200 at Buckenham Marshes RSPB.
RED-BREASTED GOOSE again, Pink-footed Geese 2,000, Tundra Bean Geese x 12, White-fronted Geese x 5, Barnacle Goose off Pound Lane, Docking.
Twite x 12 at Blakeney Freshmarsh.
Cattle Egrets x 4 NW of Marsh Road/Branch Road, east of Halvergate village.
Snow Buntings x 30 at Gramborough Hill, Salthouse.
Tundra Bean Geese x 4, Pink-footed Geese x 900 in stubble field, NW of Rollesby.
Eurasian White-fronted Geese x 65 at Wickhampton Marshes.
Scaup at Whitlingham Country Park.
Waxwings x 5 in car park at Welney WWT.
Long-tailed Ducks x 2 on sea at Holme Dunes.
Snow Goose reported, flew SE with Pink-footed Geese, Iceland Gull juv. flew east over shingle bank at Kelling.
Eurasian White-fronted Geese x 7, Pink-footed Geese x 3,000, Tundra Bean Goose in sugar beet field at Freethorpe near Reedham.
MEGA! BLUE ROCK THRUSH Male (present c.1 week) in garden at in Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire
MEGA! DUSKY THRUSH still, in field right of Pig Lane, Beeley (no access to Dukes Barn until 2nd January 2017), 5mls NNW of Matlock, Derbyshire.