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Tuesday 16th June 2015

On the sea 200 Common Scoters, a Fulmar, 5 Gannets, 21 Little Terns, 375 Sandwich Terns and a Common Tern were of note, while 2 Spoonbills were of note around the fresh marsh. A Peregrine was also hunting and a Crossbill flew over calling.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk White-rumped Sandpiper 20:30 Cley NWT on north scrape + Little Stint NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk No Sign of Reported Blyth's Reed Warbler Great Yarmouth at Gapton Marshes this a/noon
> Norfolk Unconfirmed Report of Adult White-tailed Eagle W/over Cromer twds Sheringham 11:00
> Norfolk 2 Spoonbill Holme NWT 15:00 TF715449
> Norfolk Spoonbill E/of Stiffkey Greens on marsh 16:40
> Norfolk Marsh Warbler 12:45 Narborough off Main Road by Nar Valley Way 400yds N/of The Ship Inn PE32 1TE
> Norfolk No Sign of Golden Oriole btw Hardingham & Reymerston singing in poplars near River Yare TG028057
> Norfolk Curlew Sandpiper Cley NWT on Arnold's Marsh + 1s Little Gull NR25 7SA TG049441