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Holme Bird Observatory Wednesday 26th June 2019

A Green Sandpiper and four Whimbrels were the best of note today with at least one vocal Grasshopper Warbler still present on the reserves.

Grasshopper Warbler - Holme Bird Obs

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Norfolk 6.Spoonbills Stiffkey Fen at 11.15am
Norfolk 20.Spoonbills just east of Wells at North Point Pools by track N.of A149 +1/3ml E.of steam railway entrance at 12.45pm. Keep to public rights of way +do not enter from railway station TF.932.431
Norfolk 2.Puffins flew east past Sheringham at 6.15am
Norfolk Green-winged Teal drk still 1.30pm Cley NWT on Pat's Pool from Daukes' Hide (+1s.Little Gull still)
Norfolk 12.Spoonbills 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still at Potter Heigham Marshes. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk Green-winged Teal drk still Cley NWT on Pat's Pool from Daukes' Hide at 10.55am (+1s.Little Gull still)
Norfolk SUBALPINE WARBLER sp fem reported y'day 1ml east of Emneth at Emneth Hungate in garden briefly midday
Norfolk 2.Corncrakes (both males) singing recently Welney WWT in evng: 1.just east of Welney village by path along River Delph NE of A1101 TL.540.937, 1.by path 1/2ml SW of visitor centre TL.529.938
Norfolk Spoonbill on Sunday Snettisham RSPB in evng