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Holme Bird Observatory Monday 27th May 2019

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT still flew over West Bank at 4.14pm
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB again
Norfolk Garganey Titchwell at Gypsy Lane then flew towards Titchwell RSPB
Norfolk BEE-EATER flew west over Sheringham at 11.12am
Norfolk Little Gull 1s Cley NWT still this a'noon from visitor centre
Norfolk Purple Heron ad still Titchwell RSPB flew from reedbed then flew east towards Gypsy Lane at 12.50pm
Norfolk Purple Heron ad still Titchwell RSPB flew from reedbed at 12.50pm then flew east towards Gypsy Lane
Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT still
Norfolk 2.Cattle Egrets Titchwell still this a'noon by Gypsy Lane in cattle field +Spoonbill flew over
Norfolk 4.Spoonbills 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still at Potter Heigham Marshes at midday +probable Saker flew west at 11.45am. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk Spoonbill just east of Wells again at North Point Pools by track north of A149 1/3ml east of steam railway entrance. Keep to public rights of way +do not enter from railway station TF.932.431
Norfolk BEE-EATER 1ml east of Cley +south of A149 flew low west over Walsey Hills NOA at 11.38am
Norfolk Little Gull 1s Cley NWT still on Pat's Pool
Norfolk BLACK-WINGED STILT just east of Wells still 11am at North Point Pools by track N.of A149 +1/3ml E.of steam railway entrance. Keep to public rights of way +do not enter from railway station TF.932.431
Norfolk Hoopoe Caister at Great Yarmouth +Caister Golf Course
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills Hickling Broad NWT flew west over Rush Hill Scrape
Norfolk Curlew Sand Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape at c10.20am +2.Common Cranes still then flew off
Norfolk BLACK-WINGED STILT just east of Wells still mid morning at North Point Pools by track N.of A149 +1/3ml E.of steam railway entrance. Keep to public rights of way +do not enter from railway station TF.932.431
Norfolk Osprey Hickling Broad NWT still flew north at 8.18am
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills y'day flew west over Reedham
Norfolk no sign of probable Upland Sandpiper Brancaster at Royal West Norfolk Golf Course
Norfolk probable Upland Sandpiper y'day Brancaster at Royal West Norfolk Golf Course briefly 10.07am then flew east
Norfolk BLACK-WINGED STILT just east of Wells still 8.03am at North Point Pools by track N.of A149 +1/3ml E.of steam railway entrance. Keep to public rights of way +do not enter from railway station TF.932.431
Norfolk BLACK-WINGED STILT just east of Wells again at North Point Pools by track N.of A149 +1/3ml E.of steam railway entrance. Keep to public rights of way +do not enter from railway station TF.932.431
Norfolk 2.Cattle Egrets Titchwell still by Gypsy Lane in cattle field at 6.45am