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Friday 24th July 2015

Highlights today included 300 Common Scoters on the sea, 2 Arctic Skuas, 1 Fulmar, 12 Gannets, 180 Sandwich Terns, 23 Black-tailed Godwits on the marsh, a Green Sandpiper on the NWT pools, a juvenile Cuckoo and 2 Green Woodpeckers.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Broad-billed Sandpiper Snettisham RSPB at 13:00on on The Wash midway between Rotary Hide & Chalets showing well TF650328
> Norfolk 12 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 8 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh + Little Gull & 6 Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Arctic Tern Breydon Water + 2 Spotted Redshank NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 3 Little Gull Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Quail Feltwell singing at 10:25 in barley field E/of Feltwell Road