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  • Sunday 18 November 2018

    Sheringham - KING EIDER
    Wells Woods - 2 COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLLS, Siberian Chiffchaff
    Weybourne - Black-necked Grebe, Little Auk, Long-tailed Duck flew past
    Horsey - Rough-legged Buzzard
    Haddiscoe - Rough-legged Buzzard
    Anmer2+ Tundra Bean Geese
    Happisburgh - 2 Lapland Buntings, Pomarine Skua flew S
    Holkham - 12 Shorelarks, Grey Phalarope flew past
    Sea Palling - 2 Shorelarks, 20 Snow Buntings
    Hemsby - 3 Little Auks, Red-necked Grebe, Scaup flew past
    Winterton - 5 Velvet Scoters, 19 Snow Buntings, 2 Purple Sandpipers, Pomarine Skua flew past
    Barton Broad - Long-tailed Duck, 2 Scaup
    Kelling - Puffin flew E
    Blakeney - 12 Twite
    Titchwell - Water Pipit, 3 Spotted Redshanks
    Cantley BF - Water Pipit
    Gorleston - Black Redstart
    Breydon Water - 2 Great White Egrets
    Welney - Great White Egret
    ThetfordGreat White Egret at Nunnery Lakes

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Its geographic location and wide diversity of habitats combine to make Norfolk one of the very best counties in Great Britain for birdwatching – whatever the season.

Whether its booming bitterns or sky-dancing marsh harriers over the reedbeds of the north coast, wildfowl and waders wheeling over the immense mudflats of The Wash or the haunting calls of roosting cranes in the Broads, Norfolk can deliver a truly memorable wildlife experience all year round.

The Bird ID Company The county boasts a list of over 420 species, including some very rare resident species, breeding and winter visitors, passage migrants and many vagrants. It is one of the few counties in Britain where it is possible to see in excess of 100 bird species on any given day without too much effort. So it’s not surprising that a birdwatcher’s calendar is not complete without a visit to Norfolk and most visit many times during the year.

However, it's appeal is much broader than just birds, with over 100 miles of unspoilt coastline, habitats ranging from the dune slacks and marshes of Holkham to the arid heathland of the Brecks and a range of unusual or sought-after non-bird species, which include swallowtail butterflies in the Broads and the seal colony on Blakeney Point, Norfolk genuinely offers something for every interest.

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