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Holme BIrd Observatory Thursday 16th May 2019

An early morning visit to Redwell Marsh produced a rather smart Summer plumaged Curlew Sandpiper along side an equally smart Wood Sandpiper ! A Common Sandpiper was on the Broadwater and at Walsey Hills four Spoonbills flew over east mid morning.

Curlew Sandpiper- Redwell Marsh, Ray Roche

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Norfolk Temminck's Stint still mid a'noon Cley NWT on North Scrape
Norfolk 5.Temminck's Stints still 1.15pm Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape from Daukes' Hide (+Little Stint still)
Norfolk Osprey Earsham GP at 1pm
Norfolk Ring Ouzel Kelling Water Meadow this morning
Norfolk 4.Temminck's Stints still midday Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape from Daukes' Hide (+Little Stint)
Norfolk Wood Sand y'day Hickling Broad NWT
Norfolk Wood Sand just east of Wells still 9.45am on scrape from track north of A149 at steam railway entrance. Keep to public rights of way TF.932.431
Norfolk 2.Wood Sands just east of Wells still on scrape from track north of A149 at steam railway entrance at 8.22am. Keep to public rights of way TF.932.431
Norfolk 6.Dotterel (4.fems) still 1.5mls south of Titchwell SE of Choseley drying barns in ploughed field west of Chalkpit Lane at 8.53am TF.763.414
Norfolk 1+Dotterel still 1.5mls south of Titchwell SE of Choseley drying barns in field west of Chalkpit Lane at 8.09am TF.763.414
Norfolk 2.Little Gulls Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh. pale-bellied Brent Goose Thornham Channel
Norfolk 2.Little Gulls Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh. pale-bellied Brent Goose Thornham Channel
Norfolk 6.Temminck's Stints still Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape from Daukes' Hide (Little Stint Arnold's Marsh)
Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB still on tidal pool at 7.37am. 1s.Little Gull still on freshmarsh
Norfolk 5.Temminck's Stints still Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape from Daukes' Hide at 7.28am (+4.Spoonbills)