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Saturday 8th September 2018

Birds seen today included a Spoonbill west, a Green Sandpiper around the Broadwater, four Greenshank on Lavender Marsh and a Yellow Wagtail over the dunes.

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Norfolk Osprey Rockland Broad
Norfolk Little Stint Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape from Weavers' Way at 1.50pm. Use Potter Heigham village hall c'pk +walk east to church, north along Church Lane to bend then east on track, north thru wood +east NR29 5LW
Norfolk probable Hen Harrier ringtail Horsey this morning
Norfolk Barred Warbler still early a'noon Winterton in South Valley
Norfolk Caspian Gull juv Cromer on beach below Rocket House cafe at 11.45am
Norfolk Barred Warbler Winterton in South Valley
Norfolk Caspian Gull juv Cromer still by pier at 11.25am
Norfolk Pied Fly Winterton South Dunes in oaks