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Records submitted in the last 14 days, most recent first. Amber indicates local or uncommon, bold red indicates a description is needed for verification at county or national level, green indicates category D (reasonable doubt of natural occurrence) or category E (escapes or non-sustaining introductions).

Sunday 20 October 2019

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 14:30 to 16:15

2 Great Crested Grebe (Through West.), 100 Gannet (+, Still all ages many close in off East.), 3 Pomarine Skua (+, Through East, Juvs.), 6 Great Skua (+, Incl several Juvs through East), 20 Little Gull (+, East surface picking and wheeling around.), 30 Kittiwake (+, Still pushing East.), 300 Guillemot/Razorbill (+, Still small posses East. Odds and sods back West.) [Graham Fellows]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:00 to 12:00

8 Pintail (Through West.), 1 Long-tailed Duck (Female East), 3 Red-breasted Merganser (Drake and redheads West), 1 Black-throated Diver (West), 4 Great Northern Diver (East.), 400 Gannet (+, Many, many, all ages, close inshore in streams, often fishing frenzy just off Wreck.), 1 Shag (Ad close in West landed rear of Wreck.), 1 Peregrine Falcon (Female in moult, secondaries and primaries, scruffy. West.), 1 Purple Sandpiper (Through West with Ringed Plover posse.), 7 Pomarine Skua (Through East), 10 Arctic Skua (Through East), 20 Great Skua (Through East), 200 Little Gull (+, Small flocks East), 50 Kittiwake (+, Ad’s and 1st Win through after Little Gulls had dropped off.), 2 Sandwich Tern (East.), 2 Arctic Tern (Juvs West), 1000 Guillemot/Razorbill (+, Constant stream East. Many, many posses through.), 3 Puffin (East at pace.) [Graham Fellows]

Saturday 19 October 2019

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:45 to 10:30

100 Pink-footed Goose (+, Long ribbon in from the North through SW towards Point.), 5 Common Scoter (Juvs loafing offshore then, flew West.), Black Throated Diver (David Griffiths) (112929 bytes) Black Throated Diver (David Griffiths) (124209 bytes) 3 Black-throated Diver (Single followed by two together, all within 5 mins of one another, Close in West. Wow! Another off-wind surprise.), 1 Great Northern Diver (Moulting SP East.), 1 Great Crested Grebe (East), 1 Red Kite (Ad over boats and out over Freshes.), 170 Ringed Plover (Usual high tide / disturbed groups through West.), 60 Golden Plover (+, Eye Field), 1 Little Gull (Ad West) [Graham Fellows]

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About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 07:20 to 09:55

1 Shore Lark (on beach between E Bank and N Scrape at 09:10 ) [David & Pat Wileman]

Friday 18 October 2019

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 14:15 to 16:30

1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Knackered Juv from yesterday am made it in to the Eye Field, hooray!), 10 Red-throated Diver (+, Incl 5+ juvs at least four in a posse on the sea.), 1 Great Crested Grebe (East), 1 Peregrine Falcon (Male in off from way out. Probably hunting passerines around the Turbines.), 2 Mediterranean Gull (Ad in with feeding melee. 2nd Win meandering and loafing before moving off East.), 1 Little Gull (1st Win in with feeding melee.), 50 Starling (+, In off in small groups.) [Graham Fellows]

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, 13:00 to 14:30

3 Marsh Harrier (Together over reed bed 2 males 1 female), 1 Jack Snipe (Snipes Marsh), 2 Yellow-browed Warbler (Both heard but only one seen Walsey Hills), 1 Chiffchaff (Walsey Hills), 1 Willow Warbler (Walsey Hills), 1 Goldcrest (Walsey Hills) [David Fell]

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Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:30 to 10:45

10 Gadwall (+, At least 7 + 3 Meandering then off West.), 4 Eider (Drakes two plus two, West.), 4 Velvet Scoter (In from the North, ditched on the sea just off BH for several minutes then pushed off West.), 1 Red-breasted Merganser (Redhead through West.), 10 Red-throated Diver (+, Birds on sea close to and others moving through West.), 1 Mediterranean Gull (Ad through East), 200 Guillemot/Razorbill (+, Parties moving West), 10 Guillemot (+, Close in putting on a great show.), 20 Razorbill (+, Small rafts. Some on show closer in.), 1 Lapland Bunting (Along tideline West with Snow Buntings.), 6 Snow Bunting (+, On beach by bunker, two males at least. Later flew along tideline West with Lapland Bunting in tow.) [Graham Fellows]

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About Walsey Hills
The area of scrub woodland around the NOA watchpoint and conifer plantation to the east of it. TG063440
, 08:15 to 10:30, Wet & windy

  (John Fairey) (126644 bytes) 25 Pink-footed Goose (Approx., in field to rear of snipe's marsh. Then flew north-east.), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Climbing tree by path),   (John Fairey) (87886 bytes)   (John Fairey) (86194 bytes)   (John Fairey) (130324 bytes) 2 Yellow-browed Warbler (One halfway along path,the other in willows at end of path.) [John Fairey]

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About Kelling (sea)
The sea off Kelling Quags and Hard. TG0944
, late morning stuff

4 Red-throated Diver, 1 Arctic Tern,   (Steve Hale) (106348 bytes) 1 Guillemot, 1 Robin (in/off) [Steve Hale]

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About Kelling WM
The parts of Kelling parish that lie north of the A149. This includes Meadow Lane, the Water Meadow and the Quags. TG0943
, late morning stuff

115 Pink-footed Goose (some flyover groups), 1 Little Egret, 1 Kestrel, 4 Stonechat,   (Steve Hale) (126030 bytes) 8 Redwing, 100 Starling, 65 Linnet [Steve Hale]

Thursday 17 October 2019

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 14:35 to 16:45

1 Tufted Duck (Drake West with posse of Wigeon.), 1 Red-breasted Merganser (Redhead West), 4 Mediterranean Gull (At least. 2 off Ad, 1 off 2nd Win, 1 off 1st Win through, but hung around dip-feeding before moving off East.), 2 Sandwich Tern (Around then off East.) [Graham Fellows]

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About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 08:30 to 10:45

Brent Goose (Juvenile) (David Griffiths) (177004 bytes) 1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Juv struggled to get in. Landed on sea and paddled ashore and plopped on to the beach. Start to pick feed along the shingle, relaxed.),   (Chris Cook) (54841 bytes)   (Chris Cook) (58471 bytes) 5 Red-throated Diver (Off shore various mixed plumage.), 1 Black-throated Diver (West close inshore off BH.), Great Northern Diver (David Griffiths) (120249 bytes) 2 Great Northern Diver (Obliging Ad moulting from SP through reasonably close inshore East.), 50 Ringed Plover (+, West through surf), 10 Little Gull (+, Offshore but distant.), 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (Walsey in its favoured Sallows. Exquisite Gem in the welcome sunshine ), 5 Chiffchaff (+, Walsey, Southern Sallows.), 1 Willow Warbler (Walsey, Southern end Sallows.), 1 Firecrest (Walsey, Southern end Sallows.) [Graham Fellows]

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About Salthouse
This covers Salthouse marshes east of Iron Rd, as well as village rest of the parish. It includes Sarbury Hill and the fields north of the A149 east of Walsey Hills but excludes the Heath.
, Gramborough environs, morning

  (Steve Hale) (170300 bytes) 1 Greenshank [Steve Hale]

Wednesday 16 October 2019

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 14:30 to 16:45

1 Velvet Scoter (Drake West. Once again close in.), 100 Gannet (+, Many Juvs moving East.), 1 Great Skua (Lumbering East. Great to see as always.), 1 Mediterranean Gull (1st Win close in East.), 7 Little Gull (Distant but Ad reasonably close in.), 2 Sandwich Tern (At least East.), 2 Common Tern (Juvs West then back East.), 1 Arctic Tern (Juv feeding just off the Wreck), 1 Rock Pipit (Flashed along shoreline West.) [Graham Fellows]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 10:20 to 12:30

15 Pink-footed Goose (In off from way out.), 1 Red-breasted Merganser (East along surf.), 1 Black-throated Diver (West close inshore splash-land several hundred metres West.), 100 Gannet (+, Several occasions of surface feeding similar to Pelicans dipping there heads into the water, gulping small stuff down. Auk's and Little Gull associated too.), 30 Little Gull (+, Surface picking offshore around Aukses and Gannet. Ad’s and 1st Win.), 130 Starling (+, In off West of Beach Hotel out over Freshes.) [Graham Fellows]

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, 08:20 to 10:20, Rain, mist, fresh SE wind

2 Red-throated Diver (Adult & juvenile on sea close to beach east of pillbox), 2 Marsh Harrier (One flying east over hides, one landing on shingle east of north scrape), 1 Kestrel (On fence near pillbox, and over eye field), 1 Peregrine Falcon (Flew west over sea near coastguards), 50 Ringed Plover (At least this number, flew along tide line towards coastguards), 1 Jack Snipe (Snipe's marsh at around 10am; showed well until spooked by a blue tit), 1 Snipe (Flew west over eye field), 1 Razorbill (On sea close to beach in front of pillbox) [John Fairey]

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About Wiveton
The parish of Wiveton, west of the River Glaven north of Stonebridge (incl Wiveton Hall) then west of the Cley/Letheringsett road south to Glandford Ford.
, 08:00 to 12:00

1 Green Woodpecker (Heard yaffling in private garden), 1 Chiffchaff (In private garden in tit flock), 1 Nuthatch (Heard calling in private garden) [David Fell]

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About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 07:15 to 08:30, Some cloud, mostly clear.

100 Pink-footed Goose (Plus. Flew inland from main scrape area.), 4 Gadwall, 1 Red-throated Diver (West, from end of East Bank.), 1 Gannet (Immature, east. From end of East Bank.), 3 Marsh Harrier, 1 Snipe, 20 Curlew (At least.), 1 Grey Wagtail (Flew from reserve over village.), 3 Stonechat (Inc. pair from East Bank.), 2 Bearded Tit (At least.), 1 Lesser Redpoll (In off the sea from end of East Bank.) [Andrew Cox]

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About Walsey Hills
The area of scrub woodland around the NOA watchpoint and conifer plantation to the east of it. TG063440
, Of particular note this morning:

  (Steve Hale) (168886 bytes) 1 Jack Snipe (Snipe's Marsh), 1 Ring Ouzel (hedgerow path to The Hangs), 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (usual spot), 1 Siberian Chiffchaff (usual spot), 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Bullfinch (unusual here) [Steve Hale]

Tuesday 15 October 2019

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About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 15:00 to 18:00, Cloudy, then clearing.

5 Marsh Harrier, 1 Avocet, 2 Greenshank (Sea pool.), 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult west.), 1 Kittiwake, 1 Sandwich Tern (Adult.), 1 Common Tern (Juvenile.), 1 Stonechat [Andrew Cox]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 14:00 to 16:30

400 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+, Continuous movement all session), 150 Gannet (+, Numbers through in ribbons, East.), 1 Peregrine Falcon (Large dark female in off from way out low over sea, through out over Freshes.), 15 Little Gull (+, Offshore feeding, then off East wind dropped. 1st Win closer over Wreck area all of session.), 1 Sandwich Tern (Through East.), 1 Common Tern (Juv through West.), 200 Redwing (+, In off and through SW.) [Graham Fellows]

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About Langham
This covers the parts of Langham parish that are within the Square. It includes the area east of Langham Lodge (convent) and Foxhill plantation on the Morston road but excludes the sewage works and Bluemount plantation on Binham road, and also the airfield
, 12:30 to 12:30

500 Redwing (SW over The Cornfield) [Kath & Mick Claydon]

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About Cley Village
This covers the village and all of the parish south of the A149 (except Visitor Centre, Snipe's Marsh & N Foreland). It includes The Hangs and other fields and tracks south along the Holt Road as far as Cley Park and also the sewage works and the land east of the road to Glanford Ford . TG0443
, 11:30 to 12:30, Cloudy, breezy. Most from private garden.

1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Robin, 2 Song Thrush, 500 Redwing (At least. Almost constant stream of birds heading SW.), 2 Goldcrest, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Nuthatch (Feeding on beechmast.), 2 Yellowhammer (Flushed from field behind allotments.) [Andrew Cox]

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About Morston
This covers the village and the rest of Morston parish north of the Coast Path. It includes the Quay but not the saltmarsh. TG0043
, 10:30 to 10:45

100 Lapwing (About this number in 2 flocks (c80 & 20) south over quay), 70 Fieldfare (About this number in 1 flock south over quay) [David Fell]

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About Salthouse/Kelling
This covers the coastal areas of Salthouse and Kelling north of A 149. It should only to be used when sightings cannot be specifically assigned to either Salthouse or Kelling WM.
, 10:20 to 12:45, Cloudy and very breezy at times with brisk westerlies.

Merlin (David Griffiths) (30882 bytes) Merlin (David Griffiths) (28975 bytes) 1 Merlin (Juvenile hunting over the marsh north of the duckpond), 1 Short-eared Owl (Seen high over grazing marsh east of Gramborough being mobbed by corvids. Spent ages gliding around - looked fresh in from the north), 1 Ring Ouzel (Female in off sea and over the marshes south), 10 Fieldfare (West), 200 Redwing (at least flying west) [David Griffiths]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 09:10 to 11:00

200 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+, Pushing West. Several juvs in the closer bunches ), 400 Wigeon (+, Through West small parties), 4 Gadwall (+, West with Wigeon), 8 Pintail (West, party of 3 alone the others mixed in with Wigeon.), 8 Eider (+, All Ad Drakes West.), 3 Red-breasted Merganser (West), 8 Red-throated Diver (+, Flying West and several still relatively close in.), 200 Gannet (+, Fish boil drew 50+ to feed, along with 25+ Little Gull. Little and Large Show. Spectacular.), 3 Golden Plover (West.), 6 Grey Plover (West in 1 and two’s associated with Knot), 25 Lapwing (+, In off in small flocks.), 10 Knot (West), 15 Sanderling (+, Partial SP in small parties, West.), 150 Little Gull (Through East, 25+ feeding over fish boil with 50+ Gannet. Little and Large Show ;~)) Fantastic.), 2 Sandwich Tern (Through East ), 2 Common Tern (Juvs West then back East.), 20 Guillemot (+, Small groups moving in feeding rafts and feeding flights following Little Gulls to fish ), 10 Razorbill (+, Smaller rafts today.), Short Eared Owl (David Griffiths) (61332 bytes) Short Eared Owl (David Griffiths) (78105 bytes) 1 Short-eared Owl (In off from far out, low over the sea and almost over the Beach Hotel and on to Reserve. Thigh rubbing or what. Great pick up by SH.), 1 Ring Ouzel (In off towards North Scrape), 60 Starling (+, In off), 1 Snow Bunting (In off over Beach Hotel) [Graham Fellows]

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About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 08:00 to 10:30, Cloudy, breezy. Eastern part of reserve.

2 Eider (Males, west. Well offshore.), 2 Common Scoter (Male & female.), 3 Red-throated Diver, 1 Little Grebe, 15 Gannet (At least. Mixed ages, well offshore.), 1 Knot (Arnolds), 3 Green Sandpiper (From Attenborough path. Dropped onto new scrape artea next to East Bank.), 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern (Juvenile.), 1 Guillemot, 1 Swallow [Andrew Cox]

Monday 14 October 2019

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 14:00 to 16:20

2 Gadwall (High West.), 12 Eider (Necklace, all Drakes high West.), 10 Mediterranean Gull (+, 3 off 2nd Win plus 1 off 1st Win and Win Ad East.), 15 Little Gull (+, Feeding offshore then drifting East), 3 Common Tern (Juvs feeding offshore then off East.) [Graham Fellows]

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Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:30 to 10:30

1000 Wigeon (In off initially in large 400+ group followed by numerous small parties.), 7 Gadwall (3 off Drake plus 2 Duck on sea around Wreck.), 15 Common Scoter (+, Raft offshore incl at least 5 off Juv.), 10 Red-throated Diver (+, Through West and feeding offshore.), 1 Peregrine Falcon (Large 2CY female loafing on Eye Field.), 120 Ringed Plover (3 parties West.), 100 Little Gull (+, Feeding offshore), 2 Common Tern (Feeding offshore.), 8 Guillemot (+, Singles close inshore and mixed in with Razorbill), 30 Razorbill (+, At least two 15+ rafts, feeding offshore on a fish shoal with Little Gull’s and numerous Gannet all around them.) [Graham Fellows]

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About Blakeney
covers the village & inland areas of parish. TG0243
, 08:00 to 08:15, Overcast

1 Nuthatch (First time this autumn back on feeders in private garden although heard occasionally earlier in the year by Blakeney Church.) [Tom Green]

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About Cley Village
This covers the village and all of the parish south of the A149 (except Visitor Centre, Snipe's Marsh & N Foreland). It includes The Hangs and other fields and tracks south along the Holt Road as far as Cley Park and also the sewage works and the land east of the road to Glanford Ford . TG0443
, 07:00 to 07:45, Overcast. Private garden

2 Tawny Owl (Vocal at dawn.), 1 Green Woodpecker (Calling.), 2 Goldcrest, 6 Long-tailed Tit (At least.), 1 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch (Feeding on beechmast.), 2 Bullfinch (Heard nearby.) [Andrew Cox]

Sunday 13 October 2019

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 14:15 to 16:30

350 Wigeon (+, West in flock of ‘c’ 300 and smaller groups), 3 Pintail (Drake and 2 off Ducks through with posse of Wigeon.), 8 Red-throated Diver (+, Numbers foraging close inshore. Several through West.), 1 Sooty Shearwater (Close-ish in up from Point and through out East. Another outstanding off-wind delight. Great pick-up by NR.), 2 Merlin (First in off and over Freshes. Second appeared to stooping and chasing passerines way out like a minute Skua. Then off West-ish veering towards Point. Yet another buzz.), 5 Sanderling (East.), 15 Dunlin (+, Small group East.), 1 Jack Snipe (In off over beach and out over Eye Field. Wow! Great pick-up by DG.), Little Gull (David Griffiths) (59900 bytes) 1 Little Gull (Ad surface picking offshore for over an hour. Great.), 6 Sandwich Tern (+, East, then back West.), 2 Common Tern (+, Juvs, West, then back East, then back West fishing continuously.), 8 Guillemot (+, 1’s and 2’s in surf.), Razorbill (David Griffiths) (79579 bytes) 15 Razorbill (+, Incl raft of 12 just offshore.), 300 Chaffinch (+, In off in bunches, out over Freshes.) [Graham Fellows]

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About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 12:30 to 18:00, Cloudy, then sunny. Breezy. Other sightings as per GF.

1 Peregrine Falcon (Over central scrapes.), 5 Curlew (Pats Pool.), 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult.), 1 Stonechat (Male.) [Andrew Cox]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:45 to 10:45

6 Pintail (West), 10 Red-throated Diver (+, Still several flightless and free flying WP past.), 1 Black-throated Diver (Juv again West just offshore. Still around then.), 3 Manx Shearwater (At least meandering around East then back West, East then back West looking to feed. Then shearing off West.), 200 Gannet (+, Heavy movement East early on 50+ within 10mins. Later streams through, fishing close in just West of Beach Hotel.), 20 Ringed Plover (+, West.), 6 Sanderling (East along shoreline), 8 Dunlin (+, West along shoreline), 6 Little Gull (+, Stonking Ad still with slight pink flush close inshore. Exquisite. Others also Ad’s plus single Juv. ), 8 Sandwich Tern (Through East.), 6 Common Tern (Juvs through East.), 20 Guillemot (+, Still several close inshore, others moving feeding areas offshore.), 15 Razorbill (+, Small rafts and odds and sods just offshore.), 1 Robin (In off and out over Beach.) [Graham Fellows]

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About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 08:30 to 09:45, Cloudy, murky. Rain.

3 Red-throated Diver (At least. Offshore.), 20 Gannet (At least. Mixed ages.), 1 Marsh Harrier (Male.), 1 Sandwich Tern (Adult. Close inshore.), 2 Guillemot [Andrew Cox]

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About Cley Village
This covers the village and all of the parish south of the A149 (except Visitor Centre, Snipe's Marsh & N Foreland). It includes The Hangs and other fields and tracks south along the Holt Road as far as Cley Park and also the sewage works and the land east of the road to Glanford Ford . TG0443
, 07:30 to 07:45, Overcast, light rain. Mild. Private garden.

1 Green Woodpecker (Calling.), 1 Song Thrush, 1 Redwing, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Nuthatch (Possibly two. Feeding on beech mast.) [Andrew Cox]

Saturday 12 October 2019

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About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 15:00 to 17:30, Cloudy.

2 Red-throated Diver (From end of East Bank. Close.), 1 Gannet (Juvenile, end of East Bank. Close inshore.), 5 Marsh Harrier (At least: two adult males, adult female, two juvs.), 1 Kestrel, 1 Water Rail (Calling, near Bishops Hide.), 100 Ringed Plover (Approx. Beach.), 12 Dunlin (Arnolds.), 1 Jack Snipe (Snipes Marsh. Showing well.), 20 Black-tailed Godwit (Ten on Pats; ten on Arnolds.), 2 Greenshank (Arnolds), 2 Kittiwake (Adults, off end of East Bank.), 1 Common Tern (Juvenile. End of East Bank.), 3 Guillemot (At least. End of East Bank. Close inshore.), 2 Razorbill (At least, end of East Bank. Close inshore.), 1 Grey Wagtail (Snipes Marsh.), 2 Stonechat (Pair.) [Andrew Cox]

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About Walsey Hills
The area of scrub woodland around the NOA watchpoint and conifer plantation to the east of it. TG063440
, 13:15 to 14:00, Cloudy, light SE Wind

1 Yellow-browed Warbler (Along track - called 2-3 times and seen in hawthorns), 3 Chiffchaff, Siberian Chiffchaff (David Griffiths) (112831 bytes) 1 Siberian Chiffchaff (In sallows at south end of footpath) [David Griffiths]

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About Morston
This covers the village and the rest of Morston parish north of the Coast Path. It includes the Quay but not the saltmarsh. TG0043
, 10:00 to 10:30, Cloudy, cool.

2 Spoonbill (Saltmarsh.), 1 Red Kite (Hunting over saltmarsh.) [Andrew Cox]

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:30 to 10:30

60 Pink-footed Goose (Bunch from way out, in off over Point.), 700 Wigeon (+, Off the reserve and push a long way West, small numbers dumping on the sea.), 2 Pintail (In off over East Bank), 8 Red-throated Diver (+, SP birds with several scruffy moulting and at least 2 flightless.), 2 Great Crested Grebe (West.), 40 Gannet (+, West and East, some fishing action too.), 1 Hen Harrier (Ringtail from far out, in off over East Bank. A stellar moment.), 100 Ringed Plover (+, West, in small parties including the odd Dunlin and Turnstone.), 1 Mediterranean Gull (Ad through West.), 6 Guillemot (+, Very actively feeding and short flights further out.), 10 Razorbill (+, Actively feeding just offshore. Short flights further out.), 10 Skylark (+, Chirruping as they made landfall.) [Graham Fellows]

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About Blakeney GM
Also known as Blakeney Freshmarsh or 'The Freshes' it covers the area of grazing marshes bounded by the Coastal Path. It also includes Friary Hills to the south. TG0344
, 08:00 to 09:00, Cloudy, cool.

4 Marsh Harrier (Immature male, female & two juvs.), 1 Water Rail (Calling near eastern sluice.), 100 Golden Plover (At least. West sise & harbour.), 1 Grey Wagtail (Eastern side.), 3 Stonechat (Pair plus male.), 2 Wheatear, 14 Bearded Tit (At least two eastern side. At least 12 western side. These showing well.) [Andrew Cox]

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About Cley Village
This covers the village and all of the parish south of the A149 (except Visitor Centre, Snipe's Marsh & N Foreland). It includes The Hangs and other fields and tracks south along the Holt Road as far as Cley Park and also the sewage works and the land east of the road to Glanford Ford . TG0443
, 07:00 to 07:15, Cloudy.

1 Nuthatch (Calling.) [Andrew Cox]

Friday 11 October 2019

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 16:15 to 18:00, Cloudy, breezy. Some rain.

1 Red-breasted Merganser (Female west.), 2 Red-throated Diver (At least.), 2 Gannet (Adult west, juvenile east.), 24 Turnstone (At least.), 1 Little Gull (Adult.), 3 Common Gull (On the beach.), 1 Sandwich Tern (West.), 1 Guillemot (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

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Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:45 to 10:30

1 Great Northern Diver (East, splash-landed off Gramborough.), 1 Grey Heron (In off from way out.), 1 House Martin (West along tideline) [Graham Fellows]

Thursday 10 October 2019

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 09:10 to 11:10

120 Pink-footed Goose (+, Group of 3 pushing SW hard and high from way out NE. Large flock of easily 120 West at distance.), 3 Greylag Goose (In off over East Bank from way out.), 2 Gadwall (West.), 2 Pintail (Drake and Duck, West.), 8 Grey Plover (Incl a party of 4 with a Barwit, West.), 2 Knot (West), 2 Sanderling (West), 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (Single with 4 off Grey Plover.), 6 Curlew (Singles West.), 4 Guillemot (Close inshore), 25 Razorbill (+, Singles and in small rafts still.), 40 Skylark (+, Many coming in off.), 6 Shore Lark (Came in from way out, NE, on a good general Passerine movement. Then veered West reasonably close in and pushed towards the Point.) [Graham Fellows]

Wednesday 09 October 2019

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About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 14:00 to 16:30

1 Pintail (Female West.), 10 Common Scoter (Raft just offshore.), 1 Manx Shearwater (Through East like a train.), 10 Spoonbill (Over East Bank in to Simmond’s.), 1 Sanderling (Shoreline with Ringed Plover.), 1 Jack Snipe ( Doing its ‘Bobbing’ dance back of Snipes Marsh.), 40 Little Gull (+, Offshore from Beach Hotel, West.), 2 Common Tern (West.), 1 Grey Wagtail (Snipes Marsh.), 1 Ring Ouzel (Rear of Snipes crashed into Hawthorns, disappeared), 2 Yellow-browed Warbler (Walsey track with Chiffies, and Southern Willows with Long-tailed Tits.) [Graham Fellows]

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About Walsey Hills
The area of scrub woodland around the NOA watchpoint and conifer plantation to the east of it. TG063440
, 13:30 to 14:00, Stiff westerley, dry

1 Water Rail (photo-bombed one of the Jack Snipe), Jack Snipe and Water Rail (David Griffiths) (194335 bytes) 2 Jack Snipe (Snipes Marsh ), 1 Grey Wagtail (In briefly on Snipes), 2 Yellow-browed Warbler (In lane - one with Long Tailed Tits, other with a Chiffchaff), 1 Chiffchaff [David Griffiths]

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About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 12:10 to 12:10

1 Jack Snipe (Pope's Marsh, Iron Road) [Kath & Mick Claydon]

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Sea off Cley Marshes
, 08:15 to 11:05

35 Pink-footed Goose (+, Through WSW-ish.), 1 Velvet Scoter (Ad female, West reasonably close.), 5 Red-throated Diver (+, Still at least one flightless bird.), 1 Black-throated Diver (East, not aged.), 2 Mediterranean Gull (2 off 2nd Win, one West, another East.), 3 Sandwich Tern (2 West, 1 East.), 3 Guillemot (+, Still around foraging offshore.), 20 Razorbill (+, Still the predominant Aukses) [Graham Fellows]

Tuesday 08 October 2019

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About Cley (sea)
Sea off Cley Marshes
, 14:15 to 16:30

4 Common Scoter (Party from yesterday still loafing offshore.), 1 Velvet Scoter (Drake West through a rainbow. Daymaker.), 10 Red-throated Diver (+, Still good surf action WP, SP and Juvs plus incl several flightless birds now ), 25 Ringed Plover (+, West and birds on shoreline.), 2 Grey Plover (West.), 5 Redshank (West in bits and pieces.), 2 Sandwich Tern (East, fishing.), 4 Guillemot (Small numbers foraging separate from Razors.), 40 Razorbill (+, Rafts foraging just offshore.) [Graham Fellows]

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About Cley Marshes
Includes Cley and Salthouse Marshes, north of the A149 between Beach Rd Cley and Iron Rd as well as Snipe's Marsh, N Foreland Wood and the NWT Visitor Centre. TG0544
, 09:15 to 11:10

1 Great White Egret (Non-breeding, grazing marsh East of Salthouse Beach road.) [Graham Fellows]

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