Tuesday, 5 January 2010

Tuesday January 5th

10 species added to the yearlist today taking the total to 75. Highlight was the lingering red kite hunting over the saltmarsh this afternoon.

A snowy guided walk at Snettisham this morning produced a decent number of pinkies with at least 4000 present. Numbers are much reduced at the moment so it was good to see some - only 800 were recorded over the New Year. There was a good movement of skylark with over 200 south, 30 snow bunting and 2 shorelark were on the beach and 5 scaup on the 2nd pit.
Large numbers of thurshes (mainly looked like fieldfare) in the orchards between Thornham and Holme looked interesting but no time to check them.

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