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Tuesday 5th April 2016

A cool and breezy day, with less in the way of visual migration, however a pair of Ring Ouzels were on the NWT reserve in the afternoon, 5 Swallows flew through, 3 Cetti's Warblers were singing, 6 Chiffchaffs and 2 Willow Warblers were also present, and at least 4 Siskins flew over calling. In the moth trap Hebrew Character, Early Thorn, Clouded Drab and Red Chestnut were caught.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Northern Long-tailed Tit Gorleston-on-Sea at 17:30 NR31 6PL TG532036
> Norfolk Spoonbill over Cley NWT NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Spoonbill Burnham Overy on marsh just S/of Gun Hill at 16:15 PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Female Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh near NT gate by bend in sea wall