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Thursday 28th May 2015

On the sea today a Red-breasted Merganser and a single Gannet were of note. Elsewhere up to 3 Cuckoos were in the area and a Hobby was of note over the NWT. A passage of Swifts continued with 250+ during the day.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk No Sign of Dotterel Choseley Drying Barns but 2 Turtle Dove PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT E/of East Bank on the Serpentine + 1s Little Gull NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Spotted Redshank Titchwell RSPB on saltmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 1st Summer Little Gull Breydon Water N/of North Wall NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Turtle Dove Holme NWT TF715449
> Norfolk Black Redstart Wymondham on W/side of Ketts Park early mrng only
> Norfolk Turtle Dove Fakenham on Valley Way in garden 11:00
> Norfolk 2 Curlew Sandpiper Titchwell RSPB 06:00 + 12 Little Gull PE31 8BB TF759436