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Monday 1st June 2015

Another breezy, though at least sunny day at the observatory. Bird wise a vocal Cuckoo continued to frequent the area around the east bank. On the adjacent NWT reserve a Spoonbill was present mid morning and a  Spotted Flycatcher was in the pines.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Spoonbill Holme NWT mid mrng TF715449
> Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT E/of East Bank on the Serpentine NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane Welney WWT from Nelson-Lyle hide PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Temminck's Stint Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape from hide on Weavers Way 15:00 + Little Stint & Bittern NR12 0BW TG429221