Thursday 30th June 2016

At Gore Point the Great Knot was present early morning with 1,500 Red Knot, a Peregrine was also noted causing havoc and removing a Knot for breakfast. Birds at the Obs were thin on the ground but a Grasshopper Warbler reeling near the entrance gate and 3-4 juvenile Chiffhcaff and a single Willow Warbler was in the pines. 3 Little Egrets, a Spoonbill, and 2 Red Kites were also seen. At sea 100+ Sandwich Terns, 450 Common Scoters, 4 Gannets, 2 pale sub-adult Arctic Skuas were recorded.

In the moth traps Pine and Privet Hawks, Shoulder-striped and Shore Wainscots, and a single Silver Y were of interest and a Painted Lady flew through.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Adult Summer Great Knot Holme Dunes NWT at 19:20 on beach at Gore Point
Norfolk Adult Summer Great Knot Request for information Titchwell RSPB any news please phone 01158 712 888 or text 07581 302 260 thanks PE31 8EB TF759436
Norfolk Great Knot Titchwell RSPB at 15:55 on freshmarsh from Parrinder Hide + 4 Spoonbill, 5 Spotted Redshank & 1s Little Gull PE31 8EB TF759436
Norfolk Great Knot Titchwell RSPB early a/noon freshmarsh from Parrinder Hide + 1s Little Gull PE31 8EB TF759436
Norfolk Adult Summer Great Knot Titchwell RSPB at 10:55 freshmarsh from Parrinder Hide PE31 8EB TF759436
Norfolk Adult Summer Great Knot Request for information Titchwell RSPB at 09:49 freshmarsh PE31 8EB TF759436
Norfolk Adult Summer Great Knot Holme Dunes NWT till 09:10 on beach at Gore Point then flew E/towards Titchwell
Norfolk Adult Summer Great Knot Holme Dunes NWT at 07:45 on beach at Gore Point
Norfolk Adult Summer Great Knot Request for information Titchwell RSPB any news please phone 01158 712 888 or text 07581 302 260 thanks PE31 8EB TF759436
Norfolk 5 Spoonbill Brancaster Staithe at 17:30 from coastal path PE31 8BJ TF794442
Norfolk 8 Spoonbill Burnham Deepdale at 12:35 on Marsh viewable from sea wall PE31 8FB TF803442
Norfolk Glossy Ibis Nunnery Lakes till 05:59 then flew S/ IP24 2YW TL873822
Norfolk 4 Little Gull (3 Adult + 1 1st Summer) Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape viewable from hide on Weavers Way NR12 0BW TG429221