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Wednesday 7th June 2017

A Spoonbill west over the grazing marsh was the best bird today, with a pair of Little Tern trying to feed over a more sheltered area of the Broadwater and a flock of around 40 Black-tailed Godwits, the only other birds of real note. A single Painted Lady and Red Admiral were also noted.

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Norfolk Spotted Redshank ad flew south past Hemsby mid morning
Norfolk 3.Little Gulls (all 1s) Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh
Norfolk Osprey Strumpshaw Fen RSPB