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Wednesday 16th September 2015

An Osprey was again seen in Thornham Harbour, and a major movement of wildfowl included 350 Teal, 70 Gadwall, 23 Pochard, and 10+ Brent Geese. On the sea 3 Fulmars, 152 Gannets, 2 Great Crested Grebes, and 33 Sandwich Terns were recorded. A Common Sandpiper and a Greenshank were passing over, together with 4 Spoonbills. 80 Swallows and 30 House Martins also moved through during the day, and 3 Cetti's Warblers were in the recording area. A Lesser Whitethroat and a Reed Warbler were caught during the days ringing.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 4 Spoonbill over Holme NOA TF717450
> Norfolk Juvenile Red-backed Shrike Kelling Water Meadows at 15:25 in NE/corner but elusive NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk 8 Spoonbill Warham Greens minimum on saltmarsh off Garden Drove + Redstart NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk 24 Spoonbill Stiffkey Fen NR23 1QW TF990438
> Norfolk 7 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB at 10:30 on the freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Balearic Shearwater E/past Sheringham this a/noon. NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk Little Stint Titchwell RSPB on the freshmarsh. + Curlew Sandpiper, 17 Spotted Redshank & Black Tern PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Osprey Titchwell RSPB at 15:00 on post W/of main f/path. PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Juvenile Whinchat Nunnery Lakes at 13:15 IP24 2YW TL873822
> Norfolk Balearic Shearwater W/past Cley next the Sea at 11:28 + JUV Black Tern & 4 Arctic Tern NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Osprey Thornham Point at fishing harbour viewable from Point.
> Norfolk Osprey Reported Lyng at Elsing.
> Norfolk Osprey Ranworth Broad NWT at 12.05. NR13 6HS TG358151
> Norfolk Osprey flew/S. Titchwell RSPB towards Choseley Drying Barns at 10:19. PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Osprey Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 5 Redstart Burnham Overy Dunes at 12.00 noon.
> Norfolk Redstart Warham Greens at E/end of Garden Drove. NR23 1QD TF943437