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Wednesday 24th June 2015

Little of note today, with best birds being a Peregrine over the NWT reserve and a Cuckoo around the obs/grazing Marsh area. Moths were also in lower than hoped for numbers, species caught included White Ermine, Heart and Club and Eulamprotes wikella.

Eulamprotes wikella - Holme Bird Obs, 24th June 2015

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 6 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh late a/noon + 2 Spotted Redshank & 2 Little Gull PE31 8BB
> Norfolk 9 Spoonbill Cley NWT early a/noon + 2 1s Little Gull NR25 7SA
> Norfolk Honey Buzzard 13:17 SW/over Weybourne
> Norfolk 4 Bee-eater Reported W/over Weybourne 10:30
> Norfolk 8 Spoonbill Cley NWT on Simmond's Scrape early a/noon + Spotted Redshank on Pat's Pool NR25 7SA
> Norfolk 4 Bee-eater Cromer W/ at 09:45 NR27 9HE
> Norfolk 4 Bee-eater Sea Palling 09:20 S/over the allotments NR12 0UX
> Norfolk Bee-eater 07:15 E/ over Cley NWT NR25 7SA
> Norfolk Drake Velvet Scoter on sea off Weybourne