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Sunday 12th August 2018

A Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpipers, 2 Spotted Redshank and 4 Snipe were of note on the NWT pools, with 2 Great White Egrets on the grazing marshes, 5 Spoonbills flying east along the back of the marsh during the morning, and a Common Crane on the ground just north of the village hides. On the sea single Fulmar and Gannet were noted.

A Humming-bird Hawk Moth was on the buddleias near the Obs centre and moths included a White Point, Gold Spot and a Swallow Prominent.

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Norfolk Wood Sand Holme Dunes NWT still on Broadwater at 12.30pm +Great White Egret
Norfolk Black Tern juv Titchwell RSPB over Patsy's Reedbed briefly then flew inland
Norfolk 7.Curlew Sands Snettisham RSPB +4.Spoonbills
Norfolk 5.Curlew Sands Snettisham RSPB at high tide