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Tuesday 28th July 2015

An unsettled day weather wise, with little of note, the highlight being a Yellowhammer along the East bank, an usual bird for the reserve, a Green Woodpecker in the pines and the summering Common Scoter flock present offshore.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 7 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB + Bittern & 7 Red-crested Pochard PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 16 Spoonbill Stiffkey Fen 13:00 NR23 1QW TF990438
> Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT on North Scrape + Curlew Sandpiper & 7 Little Gull NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Female Garganey Titchwell RSPB on Patsy's Reedbed this a/noon PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Arctic Skua past Sheringham + 5 Arctic Tern & Little Gull NR26 8BQ TG159435