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Wednesday 29th August 2018

Highlights today included two Spoonbills, two Green Sandpipers and single Garganey and Greenshank. A short sea-watch produced counts of 37 Common Scoter, 21 Gannet and a single Red-throated Diver.

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Norfolk Dartford Wblr Blakeney Point in plantation this a'noon
Norfolk Purple Heron Gorleston flew east over A47 near JPH at 3.50pm then flew out to sea
Norfolk Wood Sand Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape at 3.50pm
Norfolk Great White Egret Strumpshaw Fen RSPB landed near Fen Hide at 3.45pm
Norfolk Pied Fly 1ml east of CLey +just south of A149 at Walsey Hills NOA in blackthorn by centre at 2.17pm
Norfolk Garganey Welney WWT still
Norfolk Spotted Redshank Lyng flew east over meadows at 10.03am
Norfolk 15.Common Cranes y'day flew over Pensthorpe Waterfowl Park
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills Thornham Harbour
Norfolk Black Tern juv Weybourne offshore at 8am
Norfolk Curlew Sand ad Titchwell RSPB still on Tidal Pool
Norfolk 11.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh +Spotted Redshank