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Monday 26th March 2018

A quiet day with surprisingly little bird activity, but a Brimstone butterfly was around the Observatory and in the moth traps a Dotted Border, 2 Shoulder Stripe, a Mottled Grey and 2 Hebrew Characters were of interest.

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Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh from Joe Jordan Hide stil +3.Spoonbills
Norfolk Garganey drk still 2mls WNW of Bintree on flood by Bintree Mill mid a'noon
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills Holkham Freshmarsh from Joe Jordan Hide
Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT still on Watling Water from Babcock Hide this a'noon
Norfolk no sign of drk.Garganey 2mls WNW of Bintree on flood by Bintree Mill at midday
Norfolk Caspian Gull 1w flew west past Sidestrand