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Monday 21st May 2018

Two Spoonbills were on the grazing marsh briefly during the afternoon, and Turtle Dove was present again in the paddocks area.

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Black Tern Rockland Broad still 4.25pm
Norfolk Black Redstart male singing Norwich still at Bedford Street/ London Street junction
Norfolk Black Tern Rockland Broad at west side from hide at 2.35pm
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male still 2.10pm Winterton South Dunes on east side of south valley opposite south end of chalet park
Norfolk Spoonbill Breydon Water on Lumps mid a'noon
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male still 12.50pm Winterton South Dunes on east side of south valley opposite south end of chalet park
Norfolk Turtle Dove male singing Snettisham Coastal Park midway along inner sea wall towards Heacham at 1.24pm
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male still this a'noon Winterton South Dunes in bushes near large pine
Norfolk Curlew Sand Breydon Water +4.Spoonbills flew over
Norfolk Great White Egret Hickling Broad NWT at pool by track from Bittern Hide at 11.45am
Norfolk Garganey y'day Welney WWT
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male still 11am Winterton South Dunes in bushes near large pine
Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on saltmarsh west of footpath at 10.53am
Norfolk Wood Sand 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still 10.30am at Potter Heigham Marshes on north side. Use car park by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 3/4ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male still 9.25am Winterton South Dunes in bushes near large pine
Norfolk report of Temminck's Stint y'day 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes was erroneous. Use car park by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 3/4ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Black Redstart 1w.male singing Norwich still in city centre by market on St.Peter Mancroft Church +Rose Lane at 8.05am
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male still Winterton South Dunes in bushes near large pine
Norfolk 9.Black Terns Hickling Broad NWT at Rush Hill Scrape
Norfolk Wood Sand 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes. Use car park by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 3/4ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk 5.Little Gulls Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh