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Holme Bird Observatory Thursday 20th June 2019

Highlights today, included an Otter on the Broadwater, a Spoonbill West, two Spotted Redshanks and a Greenshank. On the sea two Eider and a Kittiwake were also noteworthy.

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Norfolk Great White Egret 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes this a'noon. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk Garganey Welney WWT still
Norfolk Purple Heron ad still mid a'noon Titchwell RSPB in flight over reedbed PE31 8BB
Norfolk Quail male singing Weybourne still this a'noon north of windmill in large field west of track near pill box
Norfolk Green-winged Teal drk still 1.55pm Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape from Daukes' Hide
Norfolk Garganey drk Strumpshaw Fen RSPB still from Tower Hide at 8.30am then flew east
Norfolk 11.Spoonbills just east of Wells still 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 Great White Egret Hickling Broad NWT still from Cadbury Hide this morning
Norfolk 16.Spoonbills 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes at 11.08am. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk 4.Spoonbills Cley NWT at 8.40am: 3.on North Scrape, 1.flew east over Eye Field
Norfolk Quail male singing Weybourne north of windmill in large field west of track
Norfolk Green-winged Teal drk still Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape from Daukes' Hide
Norfolk Purple Heron ad still Titchwell RSPB in dead tree in reedbed PE31 8BB