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Wednesday 1st August 2018

Two juvenile Stonechats trapped and ringed on the East bank were 'birds of the day' and a Humming Bird Hawk-moth spent much of the day again frequenting the Buddleia outside the Observatory building.


Humming Bird Hawk-moth outside the Obs today
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Norfolk Red-necked Phal still 4.15pm Cley NWT on Pat's Pool
Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS 1s still 3pm Titchwell RSPB in NE corner of freshmarsh PE31 8BB
Norfolk Red-necked Phal Cley NWT on Pat's Pool from Daukes' Hide at 2.50pm
Norfolk Wood Sand Welney WWT still
Norfolk Pied Fly Weybourne at Muckleburgh Hill on seaward edge of woodland at 10am
Norfolk 22.Spoonbills Stiffkey Fen mid morning
Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS 1s still Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh PE31 8BB
Norfolk Curlew Sand Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh +8.Spoonbills 2.Spotted Redshanks
Norfolk 3.Curlew Sands Snettisham RSPB on mud near jetty +4.Little Stints
Norfolk 20.Curlew Sands y'day Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh in evening +18.Spoonbills
Norfolk 3.Wood Sands y'day Cley NWT on North Scrape in evening
Norfolk 3.Great White Egrets flew over Northrepps early morning