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Sunday, November 11, 2007

11th November

Another shower heads in at Eccles on Sea Norfolk
Common Shelducks head into the wind

Just back from a very windy and slightly damp couple of days on the east Norfolk coast. I managed to get in about 4 hours sea watching over the two days plus a drive along the coast from Yarmouth to Eccles on Sea.

Sea Watching highlights:
90 Little Auks
1 Sooty Shearwater
2 Pomarine Skuas
2 Arctic Skuas
1 Great Northern Diver
3 Black throated Divers
1 Red Necked Grebe
180 Common Scoters
4 Eiders
8 Goldeneyes
1 Purple Sandpiper
12 Snow Buntings

Coastal Drive: ( in heavy drizzle)
1000 Pink-footed Geese
1000 Golden Plovers
10 Ruff
3 Common Cranes (family group)
4 Marsh Harriers

1 comment:

glen said...

Hi tony meet you end of summer last sunday bird watching walk
My name is Glen you might rember...
Just wondering if you are doing any more walks.
Haven't seen the snipe but will goover one evening, haven't seen water rail either Heard chiff chaffs and seen a few black caps feeding on new zealand palm berries...Seen my first ring neck parrots on primerose hill.