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Holme Bird Observatory Thursday 30th May 2019

A quiet day with a moderate westerly, a Cuckoo was still calling around the reserve and a Cetti's Warbler near the entrance gate, with Fulmar, 3 Little Terns, and single Common and Sandwich Terns recorded offshore, an adult Med Gull and 4 Stonechats of interest.

Butterflies included Brimstone, Small Copper, Small Heath, Brown Argus and Green Hairstreak, while in the moth traps 2 Small Elephant Hawk Moths and 2 Buff Tips were of particular note.

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Norfolk 3.Spoonbills Cley NWT this morning +Little Gull
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Norfolk Quail male singing Kelling Water Meadow in grass field [heard only]
Norfolk Ring Ouzel Salthouse
Norfolk Honey Buzzard flew over Sculthorpe Moor NR at 8.48am
Norfolk Garganey drk Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh