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Saturday 28th July 2018

A Wood Sandpiper, a Common Sandpiper and 5 Green Sandpipers were at the NWT hides, and on the sea 7 Common Scoters, 3 Fulmars, 18 Little Terns, 11 Sandwich Terns and 6 Common Terns were recorded. A pair of Stonechats were in the dunes behind the Obs and a single Whimbrel flew over calling.

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Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS ad Titchwell RSPB still 10.47am on Tidal Pool (+2+Little Gulls still) PE31 8BB
Norfolk Wood Sand Cley NWT still on Pat's Pool from Bishop Hide
Norfolk 8.Curlew Sands Breydon Water at east end
Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS ad Titchwell RSPB still on Tidal Pool (+2.Curlew Sands Little Stint) PE31 8BB
Norfolk Caspian Gull y'day Titchwell RSPB +11.Spoonbills