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Friday 20th July 2018

A Yellow Wagtail flew over west late morning and a female Wigeon was on the Broadwater.

A Grayling butterfly was behind the Observatory early afternoon, and the moth catch included a Coast Dart, 3 Least Carpet, 2 Straw Underwings, an Elephant Hawk moth, 2 Silky Wainscots, a Rosy Footman, a Pinion-streaked Snout, a Miller, and during the day a Humming-bird Hawk moth flew into the Obs and had to be let out of the window.



Coast Dart and Miller from today's moth catch.


Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Curlew Sand Buckenham Marshes RSPB on hide scrape this a'noon
Norfolk Caspian Gull 2s Cley NWT at 3.20pm
Norfolk Temminck's Stint Cley NWT still 3pm just east of East Bank at north end of The Serpentine NR25 7SA
Norfolk Temminck's Stint Titchwell RSPB till 1.37pm on freshmarsh from Parrinder Hide then flew north TF.750.438 PE31 8BB
Norfolk Temminck's Stint reported Titchwell RSPB again on freshmarsh from Parrinder Hide this a'noon TF.750.438 PE31 8BB
Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS ad Titchwell RSPB still 11.26am on freshmarsh from Parrinder Hide TF.750.438 PE31 8BB
Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS ad Titchwell RSPB still 11.10am on freshmarsh from Parrinder Hide TF.750.438 PE31 8BB
Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS ad Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh from Island Hide tho elusive TF.750.438 PE31 8BB
Norfolk Great White Egret Blakeney Freshes flew west over north end +landed on saltings at edge of Blakeney Harbour at 9.40am
Norfolk Temminck's Stint still 9.09am Cley NWT just east of East Bank at north end of The Serpentine NR25 7SA
Norfolk Temminck's Stint Cley NWT east of East Bank on The Serpentine at 7.41am