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Monday 27th August 2018

On the sea today 11 Common Scoter, 1 Fulmar, 3 Gannets, 2 Little Terns, 62 Sandwich Terns, and 2 Common Terns were seen. Waders included 65 Lapwings west, 2 Black-tailed Godwits, 4 Green Sandpipers and 9 Snipe. Two Stonechats and 2 Yellow Wagtails were also noted.

Two Humming-bird Hawk Moths were feeding on the buddleia.

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Norfolk Great White Egret Strumpshaw Fen RSPB still
Norfolk Osprey c1ml ENE of Woodbastwick at Cockshoot Broad from hide at 2.30pm
Norfolk Wood Sand juv Cley NWT still on Simmonds' Scrape this a'noon
Norfolk 3.Black Terns (all juvs) Rollesby Broad still 1.15pm
Norfolk Garganey Welney WWT still
Norfolk Great White Egret Woodbastwick
Norfolk 2.Black Terns (both juvs) Rollesby Broad still 12.12pm
Norfolk Cattle Egret ad Breydon Water still 11.30am at SW end at Burgh Castle on South Wall Marshes viewed from 2nd gate along footpath from church tho elusive
Norfolk Osprey Ranworth Broad NWT still 11.15am in tree viewable from visitor centre tho distant
Norfolk Garganey ecl.drk Hockwold Washes
Norfolk 3.Black Terns (all juvs) Rollesby Broad late morning
Norfolk Osprey Ranworth still 10.30am over Malthouse Broad
Norfolk 8+Turnstones Cantley beet factory still on main pit at 9am
Norfolk Cattle Egret Cley NWT flew over West Bank at 9.45am
Norfolk Cattle Egret ad Breydon Water still 9.30am at SW end at Burgh Castle on South Wall Marshes viewed from 1st gate along footpath from church
Norfolk 2.Caspian Gulls (both 1s) Sheringham offshore
Norfolk Cattle Egret ad Breydon Water still mid morning
Norfolk Black Tern juv Rollesby Broad still
Norfolk Osprey Ranworth Broad still on post from platform near visitor centre
Norfolk 3.Black Terns flew west past Weybourne at 7am