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Thursday 4th October 2018

Two Great White Egrets were reported on lavender marsh and a Water Rail, 6 Bearded Tits, a Greenshank, a Cetti's Warbler, a Grey Wagtail and a single Siskin were of interest.

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Norfolk Red-necked Phal juv still 1.18pm Wells at north end of Abraham's Bosom boating lake +showing well
Norfolk 3.Velvet Scoters Cley flew west past coastguards at 1.03pm
Norfolk Red-necked Phal juv still 1pm Wells on Abraham's Bosom +showing well
Norfolk Red-necked Phal juv still 11.10am Wells on Abraham's Bosom +showing well
Norfolk Red-necked Phal juv Wells on boating lake at north end by red life ring +showing well
Norfolk Great White Egret just SE of Ringland still near pub by River Wensum upstream of Ringland Road bridge at 7.50am
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh +Spotted Redshank