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Thursday 4th August 2016

On the sea today an adult Black Tern flew past east, with 30 Common Scoters, 4 Gannets, 22 Little Terns, 142 Sandwich Terns, 28 Common Terns and an unidentified auk also noted. 4 Black-tailed Godwits and 50+ Curlew were on the grazing marsh, and 2 Juvenile Stonechats were along the east bank for much of the day.

Moths were very sparse with a Dusky Sallow, Setaceous Hebrew Character, Straw Underwing and Flounced Rustic among the species caught. Butterflies included 1 Wall Brown, 6 Brown Argus, 1 Common Blue, 4 Peacocks, 3 Red Admirals, 20+ Meadow Browns, 10 Gatekeepers, 12 Large Whites and 5 Painted Ladies.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk White-rumped Sandpiper Cley NWT briefly at 19:50 on Simmond's Scrape then flew w/& lost to view + 5 Spoonbill, Garganey & Continental Black-tailed Godwit NR25 7SA TG049441 Norfolk 18 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh + 15 Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436 Norfolk 2 Great White Egret Cley NWT S/over A149 by East Bank at 13:48 NR25 7SA TG049441 Norfolk 2 Spoonbill Cley NWT + Wood Sandpiper & Garganey NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk 12 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh + Wood Sandpiper & 5 Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436