Monday 21st September 2015

A blustery day meant ringing activities were limited though a speculative few hours using lures and our small walk in traps resulted in eleven Meadow Pipits being caught and ringed. On the Broadwater a Little Ringed Plover was present and a Canary-shouldered Thorn brightened up the moth trap

A ringed Meadow Pipit showing the impressively long hind claw characteristic of this species -
 Holme Bird Obs, 21st September 2015

Canary-shouldered Thorn - Holme Bird Obs, 21st September 2015

Norfolk News form Birdnet
> Norfolk 1st Winter Female Desert Wheatear Cley NWT between 09:10 - 09:20 E/of Beach c/park then flew to weedy area & no further sign by 11:30. NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Osprey Lyng at 15:30 from Three Bridges Farm showing well. Do not enter farm.
> Norfolk Woodlark Beeston Bump at 07:30 on E/side NR26 8DB TG167432
> Norfolk Little Stint Breydon Water RSPB + 3 Spotted Redshank NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Juvenile Black Tern Holkham Park at S/end of the Lake this mrng NR23 1QE TF950455