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Monday 23rd July 2018

A Spoonbill flew east mid afternoon.

Moths included Small Seraphim, Vitula biviella, Drinker, Garden Tiger, Pine Hawk Moth and Scalloped Oak.

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Norfolk 2.Caspian Gulls (2s +juv) Cromer on beach early a'noon +probable juv.Caspian Gull then flew off
Norfolk Pec Sand still late morning Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape on SE side from boat.Use Potter Heigham village hall c'pk +walk E to church, N along Church Lane to bend then E on track, north thru wood +E TG.423.210 NR29 5LW
Norfolk Curlew Sand Welney WWT from Nelson-Lyle Hide. Reserve open 9.30am-5pm. Admission £7.90 for non-members. Memberships from £52; concessions £42 PE14 9TN
Norfolk 5.Curlew Sands Titchwell RSPB this morning
Norfolk no sign of Pec Sand Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape viewable from hide on Weavers' Way late morning (but 2.Curlew Sands Knot. 2.Great White Egrets flew over) NR29 5LW
Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS ad Titchwell RSPB still 10.30am on Tidal Pool (+Little Stint) PE31 8BB
Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS ad Titchwell RSPB still on Tidal Pool (+stint sp) PE31 8BB
Norfolk Caspian Gull juv Cromer on beach east of pier
Norfolk Pec Sand Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape viewable from hide on Weavers' Way. Use Potter Heigham village hall car park +walk east to church, north along Church Lane to bend then east on track, north thru wood +east NR29 5LW