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Holme Bird Observatory Wednesday 24th July 2019

An Osprey initially picked up heading west over Titchwell, was seen circling over the western edge of Thornham Harbour from the Observatory mid morning. A flock of 53 Black-tailed Godwits were on the edge of the Broadwater and a Grasshopper Warbler was reeling early morning along the entrance track.

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Norfolk Black Tern Wells over channel north of coastguard station mid a'noon
Norfolk 2.Common Cranes Welney WWT still at Lady Fen
Norfolk Curlew Sand Titchwell RSPB still +17.Spoonbills still
Norfolk no sign of ad.Semipalmated Sandpiper Titchwell RSPB 9.30am-1pm
Norfolk Purple Heron Titchwell RSPB
Norfolk Turtle Dove Titchwell RSPB still at Tank Road
Norfolk Osprey Thornham harbour
Norfolk Osprey Titchwell RSPB again flew west mid morning
Norfolk 1,900+Med Gulls y'day Breydon Water in evng
Norfolk Great White Egret Titchwell RSPB still
Norfolk Garganey Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh +Spoonbill 3.Spotted Redshanks
Norfolk Caspian Gull near-ad y'day Cley NWT in evng +3.juv.Spoonbills Wood Sand 2w.Little Gull