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Wednesday 6th September 2017

Another  breezy day, with the best bird undoubtedly an Osprey seen heading south over the NWT hides early morning. At least one Great White Egret was still present on site seen several times throughout the day, two Spoonbills, one on Lavender Marsh the other east over the Grazing Marsh late morning and a Greenshank were the other birds of note.

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Norfolk Black Tern Colney GPs this a'noon
Norfolk Osprey flew west over Stiffkey at 10.10am
Norfolk Pec Sand juv Potter Heigham Marshes at 7.50am. Use car park by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take path ENE
Norfolk 4.Spoonbills Cley NWT again from Daukes' Hide mid morning +Curlew Sand
Norfolk 3.Great White Egrets Titchwell RSPB: 1.on Thornham Marsh, 2.in reedbed at 9.55am then flew east
Norfolk Osprey flew south over Holme Dunes NWT at 9.09am
Norfolk Great White Egret Holme Dunes NWT still on grazing marsh 500yds south of access track at 9.14am