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Monday 9th April 2018

The Firecrest was still present this morning near the west end of the pines at the Obs, with a female Black Redstart active around the NOA centre and east bank most of the day. A Spoonbill was on the NWT reserve and a Med Gull, 2 Swallows, 3 Chiffchaffs, 1 Blackcap and 2 Stonechats were noted, with at least 8 Siskins flying over calling.


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Norfolk Hooded Crow Titchwell on Chalkpit Lane
Norfolk 2.Ring Ouzels (both males) Waxham this morning
Norfolk 3.Garganey (2.drks) Potter Heigham Marshes on NE scrape at 12.30pm
Norfolk no sign of any Ring Ouzels Roydon Common NNR 10.15am-11.25am
Norfolk 6.Ring Ouzels Roydon Common NNR still viewed from top path
Norfolk Great White Egret Blackborough End at Nar Flood Storage Resr at 7.45am
Norfolk Black Redstart Horsey +Cuckoo