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Friday 27th July 2018

The hot weather broke at 4am with heavy thundery showers. Birds of note were 4 Green Sandpipers on the NWT pools and 7 Common Sandpipers sitting in a row on a rail opposite the Obs.

Humming-bird Hawk Moth was of note on the buddleia.


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Norfolk Wood Sand Cley NWT on North Scrape mid a'noon
Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS ad Titchwell RSPB still mid a'noon on Tidal Pool (+3.Curlew Sands Little Gull) PE31 8BB
Norfolk Great White Egret Strumpshaw Fen RSPB still from Tower Hide at 10.50am
Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS ad Titchwell RSPB still on Tidal Pool (+2.Curlew Sands Little Gull) PE31 8BB
Norfolk Wood Sand Cley NWT still on Pat's Pool