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Tuesday 14th June 2016

Unfortunately largely another wet and foggy day here at the Observatory. Birds were thin on the ground with most notable being a pair of Mediterranean Gulls and single Cuckoo and Turtle Dove. The moth traps were pleasingly productive with fifty five species recorded, most noteworthy being Red-necked Footman and Flame Wainscot.

 The rather aptly named Red-necked Footman - Holme Bird Obs, June 2016

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 4 Spoonbill Breydon Water at E/end to 14:35 then flew off NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 4 Spoonbill Breydon Water at the E/end NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Curlew Sandpiper Titchwell RSPB on the freshmarsh + Green Sandpiper PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Curlew Sandpiper Titchwell RSPB on the Fresh Marsh this mng PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 5 Spotted Redshank Titchwell RSPB on the Fresh Marsh this mng PE31 8BB TF759436