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Holme Bird Observatory Saturday 27th July 2019

A juvenile Purple Heron was seen briefly on the NWT grazing marsh at 9.20. A Hobby flew east over the pines mid morning.

In the moth traps an Elephant Hawk moth, Poplar Hawk and 2 Pine Hawks, Oak Eggar, Buff Footman, 3 Least Carpet, 2 Flounced Rustic, 1 Antler, Kent Black Arches and Scalloped Oak were among the species caught.

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Norfolk c33.Spoonbills Stiffkey Fen
Norfolk Little Stint Titchwell RSPB +21.Spoonbills
Norfolk 5+Wood Sands Potter Heigham Marshes this a'noon
Norfolk 4.Wood Sands Titchwell RSPB flew over Patsy's Reedbed towards Freshmarsh att 11.45am
Norfolk 2+Wood Sands Potter Heigham Marshes at 11.45am
Norfolk Wood Sand Potter Heigham Marshes +Garganey 12.Spoonbills
Norfolk 3.Wood Sands Cley NWT on Pat's Pool at 11.23am +2.Spotted Redshanks Garganey Continental Black-tailed Godwit
Norfolk Purple Heron juv Holme again on oxbow at 9.20am
Norfolk Great White Egret Titchwell RSPB +18.Spoonbills 4.Curlew Sands
Norfolk 6.Wood Sands Buckenham Marshes RSPB
Norfolk 5.Wood Sands Buckenham Marshes RSPB on pool opposite hide