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Thursday 1st September 2016

A seawatch today produced 4 Teal, 180 Common Scoters, 5 Fulmars, 31 Gannets, an Arctic Skua, 45 Sandwich Terns and a Common Tern. Over 80 Teal were around the grazing marsh, and waders included an Avocet, 2 Snipe and 2 Greenshank. A Whinchat was in the dunes and 2 Stonechats were at the Observatory briefly, while early morning at least 2 Grey Wagtails flew over calling.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk 27 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB this evng PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk Wryneck Beeston Common at 18:30 behind pillbox NR26 8RX TG165425
Norfolk 17 Spoonbill Morston Quay at 08:30 NR25 7DJ TG01144
Norfolk Wryneck Beeston Common late a/noon near pillbox but elusive NR26 8RX TG165425 Norfolk Immature Glossy Ibis Strumpshaw Fen RSPB at 16:15 from Tower Hide showing well NR13 4HS TG341066
Norfolk Wryneck Sheringham 14:00 at Beeston Bump in bushes S/of of pit but elusive NR26 8BQ TG159435 Norfolk Wryneck Reedham briefly in a private garden this mrng
Norfolk Wryneck Beeston Common in scrub behind pillbox at 10:50 NR26 8RX TG165425
Norfolk Immature Glossy Ibis Strumpshaw Fen RSPB at 10:35 from Tower Hide + Garganey from Reception Hide NR13 4HS TG341066
Norfolk 1st Winter Caspian Gull Gorleston-on-Sea at 09:45 on beach NR31 6PL TG532036
Norfolk Whinchat Holme NWT TF715449
Norfolk 8 Curlew Sandpiper Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 2 Wood Sandpiper Cley NWT this evng on North Scrape + 2 Little Stint, 5 Curlew Sandpiper & Whinchat on beach NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk Black Redstart Blakeney Point by lifeboat station at 15:45 NR25 7DJ TG007464
Norfolk Osprey Norwich over market early a/noon NR2 1AW TG228084
Norfolk 2 Whinchat Snettisham Coastal Park TF648335
Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Winterton Dunes NNR off c/pk at 15:45 NR29 4BQ TG496198
Norfolk Osprey N/of Coltishall NE/over Little Hautbois at 12:20
Norfolk 2 Wood Sandpiper Cley NWT at 11:30 on North Scrape + 2 Little Stint & 5 Curlew Sandpiper NR25 7SA TG049441