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Friday 4th September 2015

Seawatching at the Observatory produced 320 Teal, 1 Eider 200+ Common Scoters, 15 Fulmars, 161 Gannets, 13 Arctic Skuas, 26 Great Skuas and 15 Sandwich Terns.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 19 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB until mid a/noon then flew eastward. PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 12 Juvenile Long-tailed Skua Sheringham flew past between 06:00-12:30. + Red-necked Grebe & Balearic Shearwater NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk 19 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on fresh marsh early a/noon. PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Juvenile Long-tailed Skua flew E past Sheringham at 07:00. NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk Juvenile Long-tailed Skua Cromer this mrng. flew west NR27 9HE TG219423
> Norfolk Black Tern flew past Sheringham + Sooty Shearwater, Red-necked Grebe, 65 Arctic Skua & Purple Sandpiper NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk Adult Little Gull flew N past Gorleston-on-Sea + Arctic Tern flew S., 20 Arctic Skua & 2 Bonxie NR31 6PL TG532036
> Norfolk Probable Balearic Shearwater Holme next the Sea between 06:30-10:00. + 10 Arctic Skua & 24 Bonxie