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Saturday 2nd September 2017

Notable birds today included two Greenshank and a Kingfisher around the Broadwater, at least three Stonechats along the East Bank and two Yellow Wagtails flew over East. On the sea there were five Eider and two Arctic Skuas.

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Norfolk no sign of Pec Sand Potter Heigham Marshes (but 2.Wood Sands Spoonbill 8.Garganey). Use car park by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take path ENE
Norfolk 3.Caspian Gulls (all juvs) Cromer on beach at 8am
Norfolk Spotted Redshank Breydon Water at east end at 9.30am
Norfolk Great White Egret Titchwell RSPB on Reedbed Pool. 5.Spotted Redshanks on Volunteer Marsh