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Monday 31st August 2015

A wet windy day, which was hoped would produce some seabird movement. Unfortunately with visibility and conditions for viewing poor this produced no more than a handful of species, such as Gannet and Arctic Skua. Little was noted around the recording area but birds seen did included two Black-tailed Godwits, a Greenshank and a seemingly hungry young Marsh Harrier that continued to hunt throughout the day even in the heavy rain.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Barred Warbler Blakeney Point at the Lupins at 16:40 NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk 3rd Summer Caspian Gull Cley NWT on Pat's Pool this evng. NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Great White Egret W/over Buckenham Marshes RSPB at 17:40 NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Barred Warbler Blakeney Point at the Lupins at 12:24 + Pied Flycatcher NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk Great White Egret Strumpshaw Fen RSPB from Tower Hide NR13 4HS TG341066
> Norfolk No Sign of Pectoral Sandpiper Hickling Broad NWT at 10:20 on Rush Hill Scrape + Wood Sandpiper on site. NR12 0BW TG429221
> Norfolk 19 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB mid mrng. + Little Stint & 6 Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh from Joe Jordan Hide this mrng
> Norfolk No Sign of Wryneck Caister-on-Sea 200m/S of beach c/park along golf course fence NR30 5HB TG527119
> Norfolk No Sign of Male Bluethroat Winterton North Dunes by 08:40 NR29 4BQ TG496198