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Wednesday 13th May 2015

On the sea today counts of 93 Sandwich, !3 Common, 13 Little and one Arctic Tern were noteworthy and in the recording area there were counts of at least 20 Yellow Wagtail, 10 Wheatear and 2 Turtle Doves. The sun brought out a good selection of Butterflies with Green Hairstreak, Brown Argus and Wall Brown all seen well.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT on Cricket Marsh this evng NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 22 Dotterel 19:30 1.5ml SW/of Titchwell E/of Choseley Drying Barns . Park at barns & walk E/along path to view north PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk No Sign of Wryneck Holme NWT but 4 Turtle Dove TF715449
> Norfolk Bee-eater near Ranworth flew NE/over private site this mrng
> Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB at N/end W/of path 18:00 PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Hoopoe Blakeney freshmarsh flew from NW/corner twds church 11:55
> Norfolk Quail WNW/of Diss singing at North Lopham 07:30
> Norfolk Curlew Sandpiper Breydon Water early mrng + Little Gull NR31 9QB TG464048