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Thursday 27th September 2018

A Great White Egret flew west over the grazing marsh at 6.50am. At least 900 Pinkfeet were on the marsh, and a Greenshank flew over calling. Also of interest were a Water Rail, Barn Owl, 3 Chiffchaffs, 10 Blackcaps, a Wheatear and 2 Rock Pipits also of note.

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Norfolk 3.Black Redstarts Heacham still 1.15pm at North Beach at Chalet.41
Norfolk probable Osprey SW of Lyng at Elsing flew over river at Mill Street at 2.15pm then flew NE
Norfolk American Golden Plover ad still 2.21pm Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh
Norfolk American Golden Plover ad again 1.30pm Titchwell RSPB
Norfolk PALLID HARRIER juv.fem still Welney WWT from Lyle Hide at 1.12pm. Reserve open 9.30am-5pm. Admission £7.90 for non-members. Memberships from £52; concessions £42 PE14 9TN
Norfolk probable American Golden Plover ad Titchwell RSPB flew east at 11.43am with Golden Plovers
Norfolk 3.Spotted Redshanks (all juvs) Cley NWT from Babcock Hide at 11.38am
Norfolk 27.Common Cranes Welney WWT still
Norfolk 3.Black Redstarts Heacham at Robin Hood Cottage at 10.33am
Norfolk 2.Pec Sands still 2.5mls SE of Brundall at Buckenham Marshes RSPB TG.351.056 NR13 4HW
Norfolk 2.Purple Sands Hunstanton on groynes opposite green at 9.55am
Norfolk Black Redstart singing Heacham from roof of Chalet.48
Norfolk Purple Sand Hunstanton on beach opposite green