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Monday 9th July 2018

Another significant catch of moths included a Beautiful Hook-tip and a Pretty Chalk Carpet with over 100 species caught.

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Temminck's Stint still this a'noon Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh (+7.Spotted Redshanks) TF.750.438 PE31 8BB
Norfolk Lesser Emperor dragonfly male still Filby Broad from boardwalk at 12.07pm then lost to view along reed edge cTG.462.135
Norfolk Cattle Egret still 1pm NE of Dickleburgh at Dickleburgh Moor east of Norwich Road but still no sign of Glossy Ibis [present c8.weeks] TM.171.834
Norfolk Honey Buzzard male flew north over Swanton Novers village at 11.30am but no sign since
Norfolk Cattle Egret still 11am NE of Dickleburgh at Dickleburgh Moor east of Norwich Road but no sign of Glossy Ibis TM.171.834
Norfolk Temminck's Stint Titchwell RSPB from Parrinder Hide TF.750.438 PE31 8BB
Norfolk Cattle Egret still NE of Dickleburgh at Dickleburgh Moor east of Norwich Road at 9.50am tho distant TM.171.834
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills y'day Cley NWT on Pat's Pool at 8.30pm