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Friday 14th August 2015

A humid and misty day, the highlight was a first year Icterine Warbler trapped and ringed, which was later active around the car park area until around 11.30am. Also of note today were 3 Avocets, 2 Whimbrel, 4 Green Sandpipers, a Spotted Redshank, 5 Greenshanks, a Kingfisher, a Cetti's Warbler, one Garden Warbler, one Grasshopper Warbler and a Pied Flycatcher in the east end of the pines near the coastal footpath.
At least 2 Humming-bird Hawk Moths were feeding at the buddleia.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 5 Common Crane Welney WWT this mrng. PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk Icterine Warbler Blakeney Point still in Lupins early evng. + Whinchat, Redstart & 2 Pied Flycatcher NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk Icterine Warbler Burnham Overy Dunes at 16.20 in bushes by start of boardwalk but elusive.
> Norfolk 9 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Icterine Warbler Holme NOA trapped & ringed at 07:35 & will be released at The Obs at 07:55 TF717450
> Norfolk 2 Redstart Burnham Overy + Short-eared Owl & Pied Flycatcher at W/end of Holkham Pines PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk 1300 Med Gull Breydon Water roosted by dusk. NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Wood Sandpiper Titchwell RSPB this evng. PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 1300 Med Gull Breydon Water this evng. NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Garganey Cley NWT from Daukes' Hide this evng. NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 6 Black Tern past Sheringham by mid mrng NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk Wood Warbler Winterton North Dunes at 08:50 NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Yellow-legged Gull Cromer on beach NR27 9HE TG219423
> Norfolk Pied Flycatcher Sheringham just W/of The Splash at 08:00 + Whinchat NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk 3 Curlew Sandpiper Breydon Water at E/end + 5 Spotted Redshank NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Turtle Dove Horsey singing in garden NR29 4EP TG477228