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Thursday 3rd August 2017

The Great White Egret flew over Beach Road at 7.45, and on the sea an Eider, 70 Common Scoters, 3 Great Crested Grebes, 50 Little Terns, 50 Sandwich Terns, 10 Common Terns and a Whimbrel were of note.

A Plain Pug was in the moth trap.

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Norfolk Black Tern ad Winterton this morning +Arctic Tern
Norfolk Wood Sand Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh +10.Spoonbills
Norfolk no sign of any Quails Aylmerton west of Church Road in wheat field at top of The Close near concrete pad. Park at village hall
Norfolk Little Gull flew west past Weybourne by 8am
Norfolk 4.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB at 8am +2.Little Gulls Spotted Redshank
Norfolk BLACK-WINGED STILT still Potter Heigham Marshes (+fem.Garganey). Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take path ENE for 1ml +view north from bank
Norfolk no sign of Temminck's Stint Potter Heigham Marshes nor any Black-winged Stilts (but Wood Sand). Use c'pk at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take path ENE for 1ml +view north