Thursday 21st July 2016

A cooler day though still very summery nevertheless. Offshore over 500 Sandwich Terns and at least 15 Common Terns were passing, while overhead many Whimbrel were counted, including a single flock of 19 passing west over the dunes mid afternoon.

In the moth traps Privet, Poplar and Pine Hawk moths, 3 Garden Tigers, a Burnished Brass, White Satin Moth and 2 Buff Tips were among 80 species in the traps last night.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Adult White-rumped Sandpiper Snettisham RSPB at 10:09 on mud at N/end by old jetty with Dunlin + 3 Little Stint & 2 Curlew Sandpiper TF650328
Norfolk 6 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB at 19:30 PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 2 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB this evng + Little Stint PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk Unconfirmed Report of Juvenile Spotted Crake Cley NWT on pools left of Simmond's scrape at 18:25 NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk 6 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB + Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint & 11 Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 10 Spoonbill Cley NWT mid a/noon on North Scrape + 2 Curlew Sandpiper NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk 6 Spoonbill Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape viewable from hide on Weavers Way NR12 0BW TG429221
Norfolk 2 Garganey Buckenham Marshes RSPB this a/noon NR13 4HW TG351056
Norfolk 3 Garganey Strumpshaw Fen RSPB from Tower Hide NR13 4HS TG341066