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Tuesday 7th July 2015

A Kingfisher along the River Hun and eight Black-tailed Godwits on the broadwater early morning were the days more interesting bird sightings. Non avian highlights included a Peach Blossom in the moth trap and a Banded Demoiselle Damselfly on the NWT reserve, a very uncommon species in the area.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Insect News: Norfolk Lesser Emperor dragonfly just NW/of Filby at Ormesby Little Broad from viewing platform 14:00 TG462139
> Norfolk 9 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB + Garganey, 3 Little Gull & 9 Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436