Holme Bird Observatory Saturday 6th July 2019

A dull day with rain mid morning until early afternoon. A Whimbrel, single Green Sandpiper and Greenshank were all recorded and on the sea 2 Common Scoters, 1 Fulmar, 1 Gannet, a Little Tern and 4 Sandwich Terns were of note, with an adult Med Gull at the east end of Holme village and a Cetti's Warbler near the entrance gate to the NWT reserve.

In the moth traps, a Small Elephant Hawk, Pine, Poplar and 2 Privet Hawks were caught.

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Norfolk 8.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh from Island Hide +8.Spotted Redshanks PE31 8BB
Norfolk Caspian Gull 2s Cromer still by pier
Norfolk 2.BLACK-WINGED STILTS 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still 2.35pm at Potter Heigham Marshes in NE corner (+13+Spoonbills). Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk BLACK-WINGED STILT 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still mid a'noon at Potter Heigham Marshes from near The Holt. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk 10+Spoonbills just east of Wells still at North Point Pools by track N.of A149 +1/3ml E.of steam railway entrance at 12.30pm. Keep to public rights of way +do not enter from railway station TF.932.431
Norfolk possible Greater Sand Plover 1s Cley NWT flew west past beach car park at c9.45am with Golden Plover
Norfolk 2.BLACK-WINGED STILTS 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still at Potter Heigham Marshes mid morning. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk BLACK-WINGED STILT 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still at Potter Heigham Marshes (+Cattle Egret still +2.Garganey Little Gull 16.Spoonbills). Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk Little Gull 1s Cley NWT
Norfolk 8.Spoonbills Cley NWT: 6.on Simmonds' Scrape, 1.on Pat's Pool, 1.flew west
Norfolk no news on Black-winged Stilts 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk 7.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh +3+Spotted Redshanks Continental Black-tailed Godwit (nominate form limosa) PE31 8BB