There was no further sign of yesterday’s Blyth’s Reed Warbler, but 3 Crossbills were seen in the pines and a Barn Owl, 18 Black-tailed Godwits, 2 Willow Warblers and a Lesser Whitethroat were still of note.
In the moth traps 3 Small Waved Umbers, a Willow Beauty, Middle-barred Minor, 8 Bordered Whites, 15 Cinnabars, a Small Elephant Hawk, Small Magpie, 3 Vine’s Rustics, Privet Hawk Moth, Purple Bar, 2 Small Blood Veins, 5 Mottled Rustics, 3 Heart & Darts, a Cream Bordered Green Pea, 2 Small Square-spots, a Turnip, 2 Marbled Minor sp, 2 Common Swifts, a Fern, Rustic Shoulder-knot, Buff Tip, Pine Hawk, Smoky Wainscot, White Colon and a Humming-bird Hawk moth feeding on Viper’s Bugloss flowers near the Obs centre.
NORFOLK NEWS FROM RARE BIRD ALERT
Norfolk 3.BEE-EATERS 1/2ml SE of Trimingham still this a’noon in sand quarry. From tomorrow park only in designated field south of Gimingham Rd/ Mundesley Rd junction 7am-7pm. £5 per person 52.8943,1.3957 NR11 8DZ
Norfolk 2.Spotted Redshanks Cley NWT on Simmonds’ Scrape from Daukes’ Hide this a’noon
Norfolk 2.BLACK-WINGED STILTS Hickling Broad NWT still 1/3ml ESE of visitor centre at Brendan’s Marsh at far end of track visible from raised area near gate at 10.38am (+3.Spoonbills) 52.7390,1.6021
Norfolk Corncrake male singing Welney WWT at Lady Fen from cafe veranda +Spoonbill
Norfolk Bee-eaters 1/2ml SE of Trimingham in sand quarry:RSPB viewpoint opens tomorrow (closed today).Park only in designated field S.of Gimingham Rd/ Mundesley Rd jctn 7am-7pm. £5 cash per adult; under 18s free 52.8943,1.3957 NR11 8DZ
Norfolk 5.BEE-EATERS flew north over Horsey Gap at 8.48am
Norfolk no sign of Blyth’s Reed Warbler Holme NOA just east of staff car park. Use main NOA car park (reserve permits for non-members are £3)
Norfolk 8.BEE-EATERS y’day 1/2ml SE of Trimingham in sand quarry from RSPB viewpoint. Park only in designated field south of Gimingham Rd/ Mundesley Rd junction 7am-7pm. £5 cash charge 52.8943,1.3957 NR11 8DZ
Norfolk 5.BEE-EATERS flew south over Winterton North Dunes at 7.05am