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Monday 23rd May 2016

Another quiet day, the Short-eared Owl was seen mid morning hunting the grazing marsh just south of the Broadwater. It was a good night for moths with 37 species caught including Eyed Hawk Moth, Flame Wainscot, Vine's Rustic, Mottled Rustic, Pine Beauty, Streamer and Breckland Plume.

Elachista argentella found at rest near the moth traps - Holme Bird Obs, May 2016

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk 2 Spoonbill Breydon Water at E/end NR31 9QB TG464048
Norfolk Short-eared Owl Holme Noa S/of Broadwater TF715449
Norfolk Male Quail Holme Dunes NWT singing 400yds along boardwalk from c/pk
Norfolk Turtle Dove Tivetshall St.Mary at 13:40 in garden on Rectory Road
Norfolk Drake Garganey Felbrigg Hall NT on lake NR11 8PR
Late News Yesterday Norfolk 2 Spoonbill W/past Walsey Hills NOA in mrng NR25 7SA TG062439
Late News Yesterday Norfolk Little Gull Ranworth Broad NWT NR13 6HS TG358151