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Thursday 25th May 2017

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Quail male singing Cockley Cley at 2.30am
Norfolk 2.Golden Orioles (both 1s.male/fem) flew west over Overstrand at 6.44am
Norfolk Turtle Dove reported y'day Winterton at Low Road briefly
Norfolk Ring Ouzel y'day south of South Lopham at Lopham Fen on Middle Fen at 8.20pm
Norfolk 4. Spoonbills flew west past Overstrand at 8.30am
Norfolk Little Gull 1s Salthouse at Iron Road then flew to pool at Babcock Hide
Norfolk Little Gull 1s flew over Snettisham Coastal Park at 10am
Norfolk/Suffolk Spoonbill on Tuesday Lakenheath Fen RSPB on Hockwold Washes from Washland Viewpoint
Norfolk/Suffolk BLACK-WINGED STILT Lakenheath Fen RSPB on Hockwold Washes this a'noon tho distant
Norfolk no news on Savi's Warbler HIckling Broad
Norfolk Purple Heron Holme at 1.45pm (+Turtle Dove still)
Norfolk Little Gull 1s Titchwell RSPB
Norfolk SAVI'S WARBLER singing still Hickling Broad
Norfolk Garganey drk Buckenham Marshes RSPB still this evng
Norfolk SAVI'S WARBLER singing still 7.10pm Hickling Broad by Weavers' Way
Norfolk 2.Garganey (both drks) Buckenham Marshes RSPB this evng
Norfolk Great White Egret on Monday Welney WWT on Lady Fen +Spoonbill still