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Thursday 13th July 2017

A Hobby was seen hunting just south of the Broadwater giving some stunning views, and 3 Velvet Scoters were seen off Gore Point.

Moths were rather sparser today with night temperatures almost dipping below 10 degrees but 2 Peppered Moths, a Fern, a Garden Tiger, Early Thorn and Dusky Sallow were among those caught overnight.

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Norfolk 2.Spoonbills (ad +juv) Titchwell RSPB still +drk.Garganey 9.Spotted Redshanks
Norfolk 3.Velvet Scoters (1.drk) still late morning Holme Dunes off Gore Point tho distant
Norfolk 3.Velvet Scoters (1.drk) Holme Dunes off Gore Point
Norfolk 6.Spotted Redshanks Titchwell RSPB still +Little Gull
Norfolk 5.BLACK-WINGED STILTS (male fem 3.juvs) still Potter Heigham Marshes +ad.Cattle Egret still (+2.Spoonbills still +2.Common Cranes still). Use c'pk at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take path ENE for 1ml +view north from bank
Norfolk Little Gull 1s Gorleston at 8.20am then flew off