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Thursday, 22 September 2016


Norfolk Bird News via 'Rare Bird Alert'
Yellow-browed Warblers x 6 at north end of Garden Drove at Warham Greens.
Wryneck in pit at Beeston Bump.
Wryneck at brick ruin west of boardwalk, Whinchats x 2, Lapland Bunting and Redstart at Gun Hill, Burnham Overy Dunes.
Wryneck in back garden at Trafford Road, Norwich.
Ring Ouzel at South Dunes, Winterton.
Great White Egret at Holkham Freshmarsh.
Yellow-browed Warblers x 3 at Holkham.
Yellow-browed Warblers x 2 ringed at Holme Bird Observatory NOA.
Red-breasted Flycatcher in The Plantation, Osprey flushed from Lightboat House at Blakeney Point.
Ring Ouzel flew in off sea at North Beach, Heacham.
Yellow-browed Warbler heard in hedge on south edge of James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston-on-Sea.
Osprey at Blakeney Harbour.
Osprey at Strumpshaw Fen RSPB.
Ring Ouzels x 3 at Fenway, Heacham.
Spoonbills x 32, Yellow-browed Warbler at Stiffkey Fen.
Yellow-browed Warblers x 2 in Campsite Wood at Stiffkey.
Yellow-browed Warblers x 7, Pied Flycatchers x 2, Redstart at Wells Woods.
Yellow-browed Warblers x 2, Whinchat, Redstart, Tree Pipit, Lapland Bunting at East Hills, Wells.
Red-necked Grebe at Breydon Water.
Pectoral Sandpiper from Parrinder Hide, Yellow-browed Warbler along main path at Titchwell RSPB.
Hoopoe on golf course at Brancaster.
Yellow-browed Warbler, Lapland Buntings x 4 at Weybourne Camp.
Lapland Bunting at Sheringham.
Redstart at Burnham Norton.
Yellow-browed Warblers x 4 – 2 south of Cart Gap Road, 1 at St Mary's Church, 1 at the Cricket Pitch at Happisburgh.
Yellow-browed Warbler, Pied Flycatcher at Sea Palling.

MEGA! SWAINSON'S THRUSH in garden at Balephuil, Tiree, Argyll and Bute.

MEGA! SWAINSON'S THRUSH in garden at Bornish, South Uist, Western Isles.
MEGA! FORSTER'S TERN at Soldier's Point, County Louth, Ireland.
MEGA! WESTERN PURPLE SWAMPHEN again, 8 miles north of Scunthorpe at Alkborough Flats Nature Reserve, Lincolnshire.
MEGA! DALMATIAN PELICAN SE of Devoran again at Restronguet Creek from Point Quay, Cornwall.


  1. Thank you Penny! My wife and I have just returned from a two week stay on the North Norfolk coast and your blog was very helpful to two novices in planning our daily ventures. Keep up the good work . Pete & Louise

  2. Hi Pete and Louise! I'm so glad I was able to help you plan your 'daily ventures'! Hope you had a good two weeks in Norfolk. Best Wishes Penny