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Saturday 23rd May 2015

A quiet day with a Cuckoo active around the reserve, a Little Tern and 3 Sandwich Terns along Broadwater, and a Siskin calling in the pines. At Walsey Hills 2 Little Terns were visible on the marshes and around 50 Swifts were milling about above.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Spoonbill Salthouse late mrng at the duck pond
> Norfolk 5 Dotterel 1.5ml SW/of Titchwell E/of Choseley Drying Barns in fields to NE/ early mrng. Park at barns & walk E/along path to view PE31 8PQ
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Salthouse over marsh N/ of A149 this evng
> Norfolk 2 Turtle Dove Beighton Church
> Norfolk 8 Little Gull Titchwell RSPB + Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB