Norfolk Bird News via 'Rare Bird Alert'
Slavonian Grebe, Black-throated Diver, Long-tailed Ducks x 40, Scaup x 3, Velvet Scoters x 13 offshore at Titchwell RSPB.
Great Northern Diver at Martham Broad.
Cattle Egret in cattle field, north of Ted Ellis NR entrance track at Surlingham.
Snow Buntings x 23 on beach at Winterton.
Waxwings x 2 on Henry Preston Road at Tasburgh.
Shorelarks x 27, Snow Buntings x 20 at east end of Holkham Bay at Holkham Gap.
Waxwings x 23 at Costessey.
Snow Buntings x 30 at old beach car park, Salthouse.
Twite x 5, Short-eared Owls x 2 at Berney Marshes RSPB.
Bewick's Swans x 39 at Ludham Airfield.
Twite x 12 on Blakeney Freshmarsh.
Waxwing at B&Q, on Boundary Road, Norwich.
Hen Harriers x 9 at Warham Greens.
Hawfinch, Bramblings x 800 at Santon Warren.
Short-eared Owls x 2 at Chedgrave Marshes.
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.
MEGA! FORSTER'S TERN at Aughinish, County Clare, Ireland.
MEGA! AMERICAN COOT still at Balranald RSPB, North Uist, Shetland.
MEGA! NORTHERN HARRIER probable, at Point of Ayre, Orkney.
MEGA! RED-FOOTED BOOBY in care at Mallydams Wood RSPCA. It is reportedly intended for it to be flown to the Cayman Islands. Do not contact the RSPCA as the bird is not viewable – St Leonard's, Sussex.