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Tuesday 19th May 2015

Between showers, highlights were 2 Barnacle Geese with two White-fronts on the grazing marsh, a Wheatear and a Whinchat nearby, a Little Tern fishing near the Hun sluice, a steady passage of Swifts west, and at Thornham Harbour 8 Knot and 20 Dunlin were feeding together with 2 Little Stints.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Pectoral Sandpiper 19:25 Cley NWT E/of East Bank on the Serpentine NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Spoonbill Thornham Harbour in channel 17:45 PE36 6NL TF728440
> Norfolk Immature Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB + 5 Little Gull PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Unconfirmed Report of Great White Egret E/over Titchwell RSPB 13:50 PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 2 Adult Spoonbill Cley NWT + Little Stint E/of East Bank on the Serpentine NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 10 Dotterel 1.5ml SW/of Titchwell E/of Choseley Drying Barns this mrng. Park at barns & walk E/along path to view north PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Garganey Welney WWT PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk 2 Little Stint Cley NWT on the Serpentine this evng + 1s Little Gull NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Little Gull Breydon Water at E/end this evng NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Turtle Dove Salthouse S/of Gramborough Hill 10:20 NR25 7XW TG085441