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Thursday 14th May 2015

A cool and breezy day, things were fairly quiet but an Arctic Tern flew close along Broadwater, and 2 Yellow Wagtails went over west. Brown Argus was of note.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2 Spoonbill E/over Brancaster at 20:00 PE31 8AW TF772438
> Norfolk 2 Temminck's Stint Titchwell RSPB from Parrinder Hide at 19:20 + 2 Little Gull PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 11 Female Dotterel 1.5mls S/of Titchwell NE/of Choseley Drying Barns in field at 13:05. From barns walk E/along path to view N/ PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB till mid mrng on freshmarsh then flew W/ + 1s Little Gull PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Drake Garganey Salthouse NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Turtle Dove Holme Dunes NNR at 12:25 E/of beach c/pk from coastal path behind houses viewed towards the tower
> Norfolk Little Gull Cley NWT on Serpentine mid mrng NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Curlew Sandpiper Breydon Water + 1s Little Gull & White Stork NR31 9QB TG464048