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Friday 11th September 2015


Highlights today included a few migrants presumably remaining from yesterday, which included  2 Pied and 1 Spotted Flycatcher,  7 Redstarts, Whinchat and Wheatear. A Spoonbill flew over east again early morning and Kingfisher, Spotted Redshank and Greenshank were noted over and around the Broadwater. An Osprey was also noted flying east along the beach in the afternoon.

 

A colourful start to the day! A juvenile male Common Redstart and young female Kingfisher from the first net round - Holme Bird Obs, 11th September 2015
Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 2 Caspian Gull (1 Adult + 1 3rd Winter) Cley NWT this evng on Pat's Pool NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Adult Winter White-winged Black Tern Filby Broad from viewing platform at 16:20 NR29 3AA TG462135
> Norfolk No further Sign of Reported Bluethroat Winterton South Dunes by early a/noon 200yds S/of Hermanus Holiday Park entrance in gorse NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Wryneck West Runton on W/side of Incleborough Hill above caravan site
> Norfolk 3 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh + 3 Curlew Sandpiper & 2 Whinchat PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 3 Spoonbill Warham Greens on Saltmarsh viewed from Whirligig. Walk W/from Stiffkey campsite c/pk for 1/2ml NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk Marsh Warbler Reported Weybourne by c/pk NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Spoonbill E/over Holme NOA + Redstart present TF717450