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Friday, November 25, 2011

25th November

Fieldfare: 30 flew NW at 10.50am.

Redwing: there were several single birds encountered on our walk around the park this morning.

Yesterdays we had a business meeting in Norfolk that allowed us a quick visit to the coast.

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Lesser Redpoll (Titchwell)

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Meally Redpoll (Titchwell)

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Coues's Arctic Redpoll (above and below)

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Snow Bunting

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Grey Partridges (part of a group of 11 birds)

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2 Greenland White-fronted Geese (right-hand side foreground), European White-fronted Geese (background).

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Brent Geese (good numbers were along the coast)

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Pink-footed Geese (flocks were seen battling into a strong head –wind as they flew in off the sea)

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Birds seen

Little Gull: 300+ flew west past Cley

Pomarine Skua: one flew west at Cley

Red-throated Diver: 30+ past Cley heading east

Little Auk: one flew west

Rough legged Buzzard: one at the western end of Holkham Pines

European White-fronted Goose: 65 feeding in a field by the road.

Greenland White-fronted Goose: definitely 4 possibly a few more in with the white-fronts but the flock took off when a tractor approached.

Meally Redpoll: 3 birds at Titchwell

Lesser Redpoll: 3 by feeding station, others heard flying over

Twite: 18 on the brackish marsh

Snow Bunting: one on the beach

Goldeneye, R B Mergansers, Eiders and Common Scoters on the sea at Titchwell.

1 comment:

castlehaven said...

Water Rail showing well 1300-1320 1 December. Also 1 x Goldcrest in bushes behind bridge.