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Friday 29th June 2018

A little cooler and cloudier today with seawatching producing 4 Common Scoters, a Fulmar, 6 Little Terns, 572 Sandwich Terns and 5 Common Terns. Also of interest today were a Spoonbill flying east over the grazing marshes mid afternoon, and 2 Turtle Doves in the dunes on the NWT reserve.

Moths included Eyed and Privet Hawk Moths, 3 Rosy Footman, 3 Diamond-backs and 9 Silver Ys.

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Norfolk dead Fin Whale King's Lynn
Norfolk no news on Fin Whale King's Lynn in River Great Ouse north of A47 c400yds north of minor road bridge TF.612.185
Norfolk Spoonbill ad Titchwell RSPB on Thornham Marsh
Norfolk BLACK-WINGED STILT male still 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes (+Spoonbill). Use car park by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 3/4ml
Norfolk 8.Spotted Redshanks Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh +14.Little Gulls