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Holme Bird Observatory Sunday 14th July 2019

A Hobby flew low over the pines at lunch time and 60+ Black-tailed Godwits were on the NWT pools. Sadly there was no further sign of the Red-backed Shrike in the dunes. A Great Spotted Woodpecker and a juvenile Tawny Owl were heard in the pines, with a Grasshopper still reeling near the entrance gate.

Moths included Oak Eggar, Drinker, Pine, Small Elephant, Poplar and Eyed Hawk Moths, and a Shore Wainscot among the other species of note.

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Norfolk Spotted Redshank Cley NWT still on Pat's Pool this a'noon
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills Thornham harbour again in channel at 8.40am
Norfolk no sign of male.Red-backed Shrike Holme east of Gore Point
Norfolk 4.Spoonbills (2.juvs) Cley NWT at north end of The Serpentine at 8.56am