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Wednesday 14th June 2017

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk 2.Red-veined Darter dragonflies Burnham Overy Dunes
Norfolk Little Gull 1s Cley NWT still on Watling Water at c5pm
Norfolk Turtle Dove Titchwell RSPB still in car park. 5.Spoonbills still this a'noon
Norfolk Little Gull 1s y'day Cley NWT on Watling Water
Norfolk Turtle Dove male singing Seething still 9.10am
Norfolk 5.Spoonbills flew west over Titchwell RSPB
Norfolk 7.BLACK-WINGED STILTS (2.males fem 4.young) still Potter Heigham Marshes (+16.Spoonbills). Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take footpath ENE for 1ml TG.437.194 NR29 5JE
Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on Thornham Marsh
Norfolk 3.Little Gulls (all 1s) Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh
Norfolk 2.Little Gulls (both 1s) Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh
Norfolk 7.BLACK-WINGED STILTS (2.males fem 4.young) y'day still Potter Heigham Marshes in evng (+15.Spoonbills 4.Garganey). Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take footpath ENE for 1ml TG.437.194 NR29 5JE