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Monday 16th May 2016

With the weather improving, the Short-eared Owl continued to show from time to time south of the Broadwater, and a Red kite drifted over mobbed by Jackdaws and eventually heading over Hunstanton. Three Turtle Doves were present between the Firs and the paddocks, and a Cuckoo was also present.

Many butterflies were on the wing again, the same as on Sunday, and in the moth trap a Peppered Moth and 9 Cinnabars were of note.