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Thursday 31st May 2018

A Spoonbill was around the grazing marshes and 4 Cuckoos were in the recording area.

In the moth trap a Beautiful Hook-tip and a Gold Spot were highlights

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Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male 1/4ml west of Stiffkey Fen still 3pm 200yds west of north end of Bait Diggers' Path +showing well. Access north from A149 along public footpath just west of Stiffkey Fen TF.984.442
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male 1/4ml west of Stiffkey Fen still 2pm 200yds west of north end of Bait Diggers' Path +showing well. Access north from A149 along public footpath just west of Stiffkey Fen TF.984.442
Norfolk Wood Sand Titchwell RSPB still 1.38pm on Freshmarsh
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills flew over Brancaster Staithe +Arctic Tern
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male 1/4ml west of Stiffkey Fen still 12.32pm 200yds west of north end of Bait Diggers' Path. Access north from A149 along public footpath just west of Stiffkey Fen TF.984.442
Norfolk Garganey drk Buckenham Marshes RSPB still
Norfolk 3.Spoonbills Cley NWT on Watling Water +Great White Egret
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male 1/4ml west of Stiffkey Fen along Bait Diggers' Path 50yds from coast path at 11.10am
Norfolk Black Tern Winterton off beach tho distant
Norfolk Wood Sand Titchwell RSPB on Freshmarsh at 9.35am
Norfolk 4.Little Gulls Titchwell RSPB. Short-eared Owl Thornham Marsh
Norfolk 4.Little Gulls Titchwell RSPB. Short-eared Owl Thornham Marsh
Norfolk MARSH SANDPIPER reported y'day Cley NWT