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Holme Bird Observatory Tuesday 11th June 2019

A miserable day, with a steady passage of terns noted east along Broadwater, including 85 Sandwich Terns, 4 Common and 10+ Little Terns, offshore 14 Gannets, 9 Fulmars and 2 adult Kittiwakes were seen and on the reserves a Cuckoo was still calling. A Spoonbill was also around the Broadwater.

A large body of water has also materialised on Redwell Marsh!!

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Norfolk LESSER GREY SHRIKE male still 12.39pm Horsey north of Nelson Head Track on fence 200yds west of green shed NR29 4AD TG.471.231
Norfolk LESSER GREY SHRIKE male still 10.30am Horsey north of Nelson Head Track on fence 200yds west of green shed NR29 4AD TG.471.231
Norfolk Puffin flew east past Sheringham at 6.05am
Norfolk LESSER GREY SHRIKE male still Horsey north of Nelson Head Track 200yds west of green shed at 8.52am NR29 4AD