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Friday 2nd September 2016

A dull and largely wet day seawatching produced a Great Crested Grebe, 2 Fulmars, 9 Gannets, 17 Common Scoters, one Arctic and one Great Skua, 206 Sandwich Terns, and 125 Common Terns. Around the marshes 4 Black-tailed Godwits, 220 Curlews, a Common Sandpiper, a Green Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, a Spotted Redshank, and 4 Snipe.

In the moth traps Silver Y, Frosted Orange, Flounced Rustic, Archer's Dart and Flame Shoulder were of note.

A Garganey was on Redwell Marsh in the morning.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Spoonbill Stiffkey at 16:30 on saltmarsh NE/of c/pk NR23 1QL TF975431
Norfolk Adult Caspian Gull Cromer on beach at 08:30 NR27 9HE TG219423
Norfolk 17 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshma + 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Little Stint & 6 Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk Garganey Holme NOA on Redwell Marsh this mrng + Spotted Redshank TF717450
Norfolk 2 Whinchat Cley NWT NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk Garganey Titchwell RSPB on Patsy's Pool this a/noon PE31 8BB TF759436 Norfolk 3 Wood Sandpiper Cley NWT on North Scrape this a/noon + 7 Curlew Sandpiper & 4 Little Stint NR25 7SA TG049441