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Goldfinch - Carduelis carduelis

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Snow Bunting - Plectrophenax nivalis

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WinterBuds

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Ash - Fraxinus excelsior

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Beech - Fagus sylvatica

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Hawthorn - Crataegus oxycanthus

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Oak - Quercus robur

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Sycamore - Acer pseudoplatanus

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Alder - Alnus glutinosa

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Wells

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Redshank - Tringa tetanus

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Two Red Kites ( Milvus milvus ) over the harbour.

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Black Headed Gull - Larus ridibundus

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Herring Gull - Larus argentatus

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Curlew ( Numenius arcuata ) dabbling about in the mud.

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Docking

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In looking for everything else that was important to look for today these Starlings ( Sterna vulgaris )were quite spectacular.

Also
Red Breasted Goose
Todd's Canada Goose
Taiga Bean Geese
WhiteFronted Goose
and
thousands
of
Pinkfeet

Just amazing.

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Titchwell

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Just gorgeous. No wind and subtle hues everywhere.

Out in the bay an amazing display

Long tailed Ducks - With males showing off to each other out on the water.
Common Scoter
Velvet Scoter
Goldeneye
Red Breasted Merganser
Great Crested Grebe
and
at least one
Great Northern Diver earlier in the morning.

A lone Snow Bunting also flew over.

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Choseley

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Looking South west from just down the road from the drying barns.

Over to the right a thousand or so Pinkfeet in the grey morning light.

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Cromer Cliff

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Fold and deposit patterns in the Cromer Cliffs

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Rust patterns in the sea defences.

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Strumpshaw

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Guelder Rose - Viburnum oculus

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Spindle - Euonymus europaea

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Fieldfare - Turdus pilaris

Marsh Harriers circling the reed beds
Cries from the numerous water rails


Down at Buckingham

Pergrine sitting quietly
29 Eurasian Whitefront



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Cley

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Late evening Pinkfeet at Cley

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Titchwell

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Little Egret - Egretta garzetta

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Black Tailed Godwit - Limosa limosa

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Teal - Anas crecca

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Redshank - Tringa totanus

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Avocet - Recurvirostra avocata

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Eider - Somateria mollissima

Just superb out on the bay and everything so close because of the low tide.

Velvet Scoter - male
Great Crested Grebe
Red Necked Grebe
Common Scoter
Long Tailed Duck
Red Throated Diver
Goldeneye
Red Breasted Merganser

Brilliant and in glorious sunshine with little wind.

Back on the sand


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Amazing patterns in the sand on the beach.

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View towards Thornham


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Docking

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Starling - Sternus vulgaris

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Pinkfeet - Anser brachyrhynchus

Early morning thousands of Pinkfeet in the fields just east of Docking.

Also

Todd's Canada Goose
Barnacle Geese
Taiga Bean Geese


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Great Yarmouth

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1st Winter

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Mediterranean Gull - Ichthyaetus melanocephalus

About 25 beautiful birds on the sea front between the Piers.
Stunning




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Down on the Marshes

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Looking towards Waveney Forest

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View towards Thurlton Marshes while standing in Thorpe Marshes

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View across Limpenhoe Marshes near Reedham Ferry

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View across Limpenhoe Marshes from Wherrymans Way

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Cantley Sugar Beet Factory looking majestic in the sunlight.

The SS Sugar.

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New Buckenham Marshes

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Wigeon - Anas penelope

Peregrine
Fieldfare
Pintail
A superb male Hen Harrier

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Hanworth

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The buff tips on the greater coverts means it was this years bird.

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Robin - Erithacus rubecula

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Cromer

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Hart's Tongue Fern - Asplenium scolopendrium

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Solarized

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Tangled, densely packed and stunted sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) on the cliffs at Cromer.

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The view halfway down the path.

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With a last few leaves.

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And the beach at the bottom.

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The tide line.








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