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Thursday 20th July 2017

A wet day in the main, birding was quiet but the moth traps contained 3 Garden Tigers, 3 Pine Hawks, a female Oak Eggar, 6 Drinkers, a Pebble Prominent and a Silver Y among a catch of 29 species.

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Norfolk Pec Sand ad still 3.35pm Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh by main path +showing well (+11.Spotted Redshanks) TF.750.438 PE31 8BB
Norfolk Quail male singing Kelling Water Meadow in clover field. Y'day 3.1s.Little Gulls
Norfolk 8.Little Gulls (all 1s) y'day Cley NWT
Norfolk Pec Sand ad still 11.40am Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh by main path +showing well (+4+Spotted Redshanks) TF.750.438 PE31 8BB
Norfolk Turtle Dove Titchwell RSPB on East Trail in tall trees by wooden gate
Norfolk Cattle Egret ad still Potter Heigham Marshes in tree at east end at 10.30am. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take Middle Wall footpath ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Pec Sand ad still 9.56am Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh by main path +showing well TF.750.438 PE31 8BB
Norfolk Spotted Redshank Breydon Water +520.Med Gulls
Norfolk 2.Little Gulls Titchwell RSPB still +Spotted Redshank
Norfolk Pec Sand ad again Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh TF.750.438 PE31 8BB
Norfolk Pec Sand Breydon Water at east end 6.20-6.30am then flew NE