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Tuesday 15th August 2017

A Pied Flycatcher was again around the observatory building, presumably the same bird seen last week. A Hobby was seen early morning and a Stonechat was along the East bank, a Common Sandpiper and three Snipe were on Redwell Marsh.

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Norfolk 2.Wood Sands Cantley beet factory still at east end at 9am +Garganey still
Norfolk Glossy Ibis ad Salthouse still 12.20pm north of A149 on pool north of bus stop
Norfolk Pied Fly Trimingham at The Pottery
Norfolk Turtle Dove Seething still
Norfolk no sign of Cattle Egret Titchwell in cattle field between Gypsy Lane +road to Brancaster Golf Course
Norfolk Wood Sand Cley NWT still east of East Bank at north end of The Serpentine at 9.40am
Norfolk Garganey Welney WWT still from main observatory. Reserve open 9.30am-5pm. Admission £7.68 for non-members. Memberships from £50; concessions £39 PE14 9TN
Norfolk Glossy Ibis ad Salthouse still north of A149 on pool north of bus stop at 6.30am
Norfolk Wood Sand Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh PE31 8BB