Monday 3rd July 2017

A quiet day for birds, and much quieter for moths with 23 species caught, highlights were a Dingy Shears, and a single Elephant Hawk Moth. A Black-tailed Skimmer was flying on the reserve.

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Norfolk 2.Spotted Redshanks Breydon Water at east end
Norfolk Garganey ecl.drk Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh +2.Spotted Redshanks Little Gull. 3.Turtle Doves still in car park TF.750.438 PE31 8BB
Norfolk SAVI'S WARBLER singing still Hickling Broad by Weavers' Way 50yds W.of Rush Hill Scrape hide [heard only]. Use Potter Heigham village hall c'pk +walk E to church, N on Church Ln to bend then E, N thru wood +E NR29 5LW
Norfolk/Suffolk Wood Sand Lakenheath Fen RSPB on Hockwold Washes from Washland Viewpoint tho distant
Norfolk Spoonbill Hickling Broad by Weavers' Way at Rush Hill Scrape. Use Potter Heigham village hall c'pk +walk E to church, N on Church Ln to bend then east +north thru wood then east NR29 5LW
Norfolk 5.BLACK-WINGED STILTS (male fem 3.young) still Potter Heigham Marshes (+8.Spoonbills again +Curlew Sand Wood Sand). Use c'pk at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take path ENE for 1ml +view north from River Thurne bank TG.437.194 NR29 5JE
Norfolk Little Gull 1s Breydon Water still at east end +Spotted Redshank
Norfolk Cattle Egret Hickling Broad by Weavers' Way 50yds west of Rush Hill Scrape hide. Use Potter Heigham village hall c'pk +walk E to church, N on Church Ln to bend then E, N thru wood +E NR29 5LW