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Great White Egret - Carlton Marshes Andrew Easton

The EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL was still present through to the 3rd.

The ICELAND GULL seen in Oulton village on December 30th was re-found in Lowestoft harbour late afternoon on the 3rd and remained to roost.

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UPDATED
: 20:00 3rd January




SHAG
Phalacrocorax aristotelis
Lake Lothing
- 1st (1), 2nd (1).



GANNET Morus bassanus
Ness Point - 3rd (7 N).



LITTLE EGRET
Egretta garzetta
Carlton Marshes
- 2nd (4).



GREAT WHITE EGRET
Ardea alba
Carlton Marshes
- 1st (2
), 2nd (1), 3rd (2).



BITTERN Botaurus stellaris
Carlton Marshes - 1st (1).


Great White and Little
                    Egret
Great White Egret & Little Egret - Carlton Marshes Andrew Easton


PINK-FOOTED GOOSE Anser brachyrhynchus
Hopton - 2nd (c. 300 N).
Leathes Ham
- 2nd (50+ SW with 12+White-fronted Geese).
Carlton Marshes
- 1st (1), 2nd (55 W).



WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE Anser albifrons
Carlton Marshes - 1st (13 on Peto's Marsh, later c. 30 flew west).
Leathes Ham - 2nd (12+ SW with 50+ Pink-footed Geese).



TUFTED DUCK
Aythya fuligula
Carlton Marshes
- 1st (9).
Leathes Ham
- 3rd (13).



TUFTED x FERRUGINOUS DUCK
Aythya fuligula x nyroca
A drake hybrid was with Tufted Ducks on Peto's Marsh, Carlton Marshes on the 1st, and was at Leathes Ham Normanston Park in Lowestoft on the 3rd.

Tufted Duck x Ferruginous Duck hybrid
Tufted x Ferruginous Duck hybrid - Leathes Ham Andrew Easton

POCHARD
Aythya ferina
Carlton Marshes
- 2nd (1).
Leathes Ham
- 3rd (1).



SCAUP
Aythya marila
Carlton Marshes
- 1st (1).



RED-BREASTED MERGANSER Mergus serrator
Lake Lothing 1st & 2nd (female still present).


Oulton
                    Broad
An old photograph from c.1890 overlooking Oulton Broad from the Wherry Hotel area.

OYSTERCATCHER Haematopus ostralegus
Hamilton Dock
- 2nd (2).
Ness Point
- 1st (1).



RINGED PLOVER
Charadrius hiaticula
Carlton Marshes - 1st (2).



GOLDEN PLOVER Pluvialis apricaria
Carlton Marshes - 1st (4 over).



PURPLE SANDPIPER Calidris maritima
Ness Point - 1st (1), 3rd (3).



Purple
                    Sandpiper
Purple Sandpiper - Ness Point Andrew Easton

REDSHANK Tringa totanus
Carlton Marshes - 2nd
(5), 3rd (11).



MEDITERRANEAN GULL Ichthyaetus melanocephalus
Links Road car park - 3rd (2).



ICELAND GULL Larus glaucoides
A first winter was in Lowestoft Harbour on the afternoon of the 3rd and roosted there. Presumably the same seen in Oulton village on December 30th.

Iceland
                    Gull
Iceland Gull - Hamilton Dock Jack Wylson

WATER PIPIT Anthus spinoletta
Carlton Marshes
- 1st (1), 2nd (1).



ROCK PIPIT Anthus petrosus
Ness Point - 3rd (1).



PIED WAGTAIL Motacilla alba yarrellii
Carlton Marshes - 1st (18), 2nd (38).



EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL Motacilla tschutschensis
The long staying male was still present to the 3rd at Peto's Marsh, Carlton Marshes. Most reliably late afternoon with the pre-roost gathering of Pied Wagtails feeding in the south west corner of Peto's Marsh, though it is sometimes present for short periods early morning.

Eastern Yellow Wagtail
Eastern Yellow Wagtail - Carlton Marshes Andrew Easton


CETTI'S WARBLER Cettia cetti
Carlton Marshes
- 1st (5+).



CHIFFCHAFF
Phylloscopus collybita
Carlton Marshes - 1st (1), 2nd (1).





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