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Thursday 8th June 2017

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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 Norfolk 3.Spoonbills Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape from Daukes' Hide at 8.19pm +showing well
Norfolk Osprey near Ludham at How Hill NR at 12.55pm
Norfolk 7.BLACK-WINGED STILTS (male 2.fems 4.young) still Potter Heigham Marshes on south side viewed from river bank at 7.40pm. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take footpath ENE for 1ml TG.437.194 NR29 5JE
Norfolk 6.BLACK-WINGED STILTS (2.ads +4.young) still this evng Potter Heigham Marshes on south side viewed from river bank. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take footpath ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Cattle Egret still Potter Heigham Marshes by track at 6.20pm. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take Middle Wall footpath ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk White-winged Black Tern ad still c5.55pm Winterton at North Beach
Norfolk Osprey Strumpshaw Fen RSPB still
Norfolk Honey Buzzard flew south over Felbrigg at 4pm
Norfolk White-winged Black Tern ad still 4.45pm Winterton at North Beach with Little Terns
Norfolk Turtle Dove Titchwell RSPB still in car park this a'noon +showing well
Norfolk Cattle Egret y'day again Potter Heigham Marshes (+2.Garganey 2.Spoonbills). Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take footpath ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk White-winged Black Tern ad still 3.45pm Winterton on North Beach with Little Terns
Norfolk Quail male singing Horsey in field west of 2nd set of steps south of east end of Nelson Head track this morning
Norfolk White-winged Black Tern ad again 2.45 - 2.55pm Winterton on North Beach with Little Terns then flew out to sea
Norfolk 6.BLACK-WINGED STILTS (2.ads +4.young) Potter Heigham Marshes on south side viewed from river bank. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take footpath ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk White-winged Black Tern ad till c1.45pm Winterton on North Beach then flew south
Norfolk Red-necked Phal male still 1pm Welney WWT from Friends' Hide. Reserve open 9.30am-5pm. Admission £7.68 for non-members. Memberships from £50; concessions £39 PE14 9TN
Norfolk Night Heron 1s just north of Potter Heigham Marshes by Weavers' Way flew NW from small wood at 9.15pm. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take footpath ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk White-winged Black Tern ad still 1.27pm Winterton on North Beach with Little Terns
Norfolk 3.Great White Egrets Welney WWT
Norfolk SAVI'S WARBLER singing y'day still Hickling Broad by Weavers' Way 50yds W.of Rush Hill Scrape hide (+Spoonbill). Use Potter Heigham village hall c'pk +walk E to church, N along Church Lane to bend then E, N thru wood +E NR29 5LW
Norfolk Little Stint y'day Potter Heigham Marshes still +Wood Sand still. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take footpath ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk White-winged Black Tern ad again 11.10am Winterton flew south past beach car park
Norfolk 2.Little Gulls (both 1s) Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh at 10.15am
Norfolk Red-necked Phal male still Welney WWT from Friends' Hide at 9.43am. Reserve open 9.30am-5pm. Admission £7.68 for non-members. Memberships from £50; concessions £39 PE14 9TN
Norfolk White-winged Black Tern ad between Winterton +Hemsby over sea then flew off
Norfolk 2.Garganey (both drks) Cley NWT east of East Bank on The Serpentine +Spoonbill then flew off