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Wednesday 13th September 2017

The sea was again the focus of attention with a total of 20 Manx Shearwaters, 14 Bonxies, and two Eider seen. Two Short-eared Owls were again present hunting over Lavender Marsh.

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Norfolk 2.Black Terns flew west past Titchwell RSPB this a'noon
Norfolk Cory's S'water flew east past Cley Beach at 3.30pm
Norfolk 3.Black Terns Snettisham RSPB at south end of pits mid a'noon
Norfolk Black Tern flew east past Weybourne Camp 7.30am-10am
Norfolk Curlew Sand Cley NWT on Arnold's Marsh. Spotted Redshank on The Serpentine
Norfolk Pec Sand juv Cley NWT still 1.05pm east of East Bank at south end of The Serpentine in long grass showing on +off
Norfolk Sooty S'water flew past Winterton
Norfolk 7.Long-tailed Skuas flew past Winterton +Leach's Petre
Norfolk 7.Spotted Redshanks Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh this morning
Norfolk 3.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB +2.juv.Little Stints. Sooty S'water reported offshore
Norfolk Spoonbill Snettisham
Norfolk 2.Black Terns Snettisham RSPB
Norfolk Balearic S'water flew SE past Happisburgh at 10am
Norfolk Pec Sand juv Cley NWT still east of East Bank on The Serpentine at 10am
Norfolk Black Tern juv Snettisham RSPB still