Saturday 28th April 2018

Another very wet day, the 5 Wheatears (Greenland race) were still present on the east bank, with another 4 along the approach track to the NWT and another 2 on the grazing marsh. 26 Whimbrel were at Thornham (16 on the playing fields), and a White Wagtail was along Broadwater Road. Two Chiffchaffs, 2 Willow Warblers, a male Blackcap, 2 Lesser and 2 Common Whitethroats, 6 Sedge Warblers, and 1 Reed Warbler also recorded.

In the moth traps a single V Pug was recorded.

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Norfolk Spoonbill flew over Titchwell RSPB
Norfolk Great White Egret Brancaster on freshmarsh viewed from Beach Road embankment at 11am
Norfolk/Suffolk 2.Garganey (1.drk) Lakenheath Fen RSPB on Hockwold Washes
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills Burnham Overy. 6.Ring Ouzels Burnham Overy Dunes
Norfolk BLACK-WINGED STILT male still 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes (+2.Spoonbills). Use car park by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 3/4ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk RED-RUMPED SWALLOW Snettisham Coastal Park flew north along beach at south end at 7.40am