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Thursday 22nd June 2017

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk 3.Turtle Doves (2.ads +juv) Titchwell RSPB in car park
Norfolk 4.BLACK-WINGED STILTS (male fem 2.young) still Potter Heigham Marshes at 12.25pm +Cattle Egret still. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take footpath ENE for 1ml TG.437.194 NR29 5JE
Norfolk 2.Little Gulls flew west past Weybourne Camp 6.40am-9am
Norfolk 20+Spoonbills reported y'day Potter Heigham Marshes. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take footpath ENE for 1ml TG.437.194 NR29 5JE
Norfolk Turtle Dove Seething still 9.15am +showing well
Norfolk 5.Spoonbills Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape from Daukes' Hide at 9.30am
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB still +2.Spotted Redshanks 2.1s.Little Gulls Continental Black-tailed Godwit