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Sunday 24th July 2016

A quiet day with high temperatures in the afternoon, a Turtle Dove was on wires near Redwell Marsh, 8 Eiders flew west offshore, and a Reed Warbler and a Whitethroat were trapped and ringed in the morning.

In the moth traps there was slightly less variety than the previous day but 2 female Oak Eggars and 22 Ruby Tigers were of note, together with a Pine Hawk Moth.

Norfolk News from Birdnet Norfolk Male Lesser Emperor dragonfly Filby Broad from boardwalk NR29 3HH TG461136
Norfolk Adult White-rumped Sandpiper Snettisham RSPB at 10:30 at S/end of pits showing well + 4 AD Curlew Sandpiper & Little Stint TF650328
Norfolk Stone Curlew Titchwell RSPB till 19:20 on freshmarsh then flew S/ PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 18 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB this a/noon + Little Stint PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 3 Spoonbill Hickling Broad NWT at 20:10 on Rush Hill Scrape viewable from hide on Weavers Way + Wood Sandpiper & 3 Little Gull NR12 0BW TG429221
Norfolk 12 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh + 2 AD Curlew Sandpiper & 3 Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk Short-eared Owl Horsey from Nelson Head Trrack NR29 4EP TG477228
Norfolk 2 Black Tern Breydon Water this evng NR31 9QB TG464048
Norfolk 4 Spotted Redshank Breydon Water RSPB NR31 9QB TG464048
Norfolk 5 Adult Curlew Sandpiper Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh early evng + Little Stint PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk Wood Sandpiper Cley NWT on North Scrape NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk Black Tern W/over Cley NWT at 09:40 NR25 7SA TG049441