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Sunday 24th May 2015

A grey day but with some highlights, including a Hobby hunting the grazing marsh to the south, a Cuckoo flying past calling, 35 Black-tailed Godwits, a summer plumage Golden Plover, 4 Little Terns and a Sandwich Tern along the Broadwater, and steady passage of Swallows, Swifts and House Martins.
At Walsey Hills 4 Little Gulls flew past west, a Curlew Sandpiper was on Pope's Marsh and a Spoonbill was on the Serpentine.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Icterine Warbler 20:20 West Runton N/of A149 by Water Lane just E/of Laburnum caravan park viewable from football pitch. Park only in clifftop c/pk at end of Water Lane & walk back NR27 9QA
> Norfolk Male Red-spotted Bluethroat 19:15 Blakeney Point by laboratory in tamarisks showing well NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk 5 Female Dotterel 15:50 1.5ml SW/of Titchwell NE/of Choseley Drying Barns . Park at barns & walk E/along path to view north PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT E/of East Bank + Curlew Sandpiper on Pope's Pool this mrng & 1s Little Gull NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Male Golden Oriole Winterton North Dunes in plantation briefly NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Turtle Dove Salthouse Heath 18:30
> Norfolk Turtle Dove Choseley Drying Barns 18:30 PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk 4 Little Gull Titchwell RSPB this a/noon PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Turtle Dove Stiffkey Fen NR23 1QW TF990438
> Norfolk 1st Summer Little Gull Salthouse NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Little Gull Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh 06:05 PE31 8BB TF759436