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Holme Bird Observatory Friday 6th September 2019

Highlights today included an Osprey in off the sea and heading south over the grazing marshes mid afternoon, a Great White Egret seen briefly near the village hides, 7 Great Skuas passing offshore, and a Hobby hunting low over the Observatory and east bank.

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Norfolk 2.Ospreys y'day Ranworth Broad
Norfolk 3.Spoonbills Snettisham RSPB from Roost Hide at 12.54pm +3.Spotted Redshanks
Norfolk 2.Cattle Egrets Welney WWT from Nelson-Lyle Hide
Norfolk Black-throated Diver Cley flew past beach car park
Norfolk Curlew Sand juv y'day Welney WWT
Norfolk Caspian Gull 1w flew west past Cromer