On the sea today a single Common Scoter, 5 Fulmars, a Gannet, a Great Crested Grebe, 17 Little Terns, 235 Sandwich Terns and 3 Common Terns were seen.
Moths were scarce with 4 Uncertains, a Large Yellow Underwings, a Smoky Wainscot, 8 Rustics, a Dunbar, 2 Ruby Tigers, 2 Scarce Footmen, a Dark Arches, a Lesser Yellow Underwing, 2 Nutmegs, a Silver Y and a Common Footman the only species caught.
A male Scarce Emerald Damselfly was still on the pond, with the first of the Migrant Hawkers seen on the wing, a Black-tailed Skimmer and Common Darter were also noted.
Butterflies included a Small Copper, 12 Meadow Browns, 20 Gatekeepers, 4 Ringlets, 4 Red Admirals and 2 Commas.
NORFOLK NEWS FROM RARE BIRD ALERT
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills Welney WWT still from Main Observatory c52.5282,0.2779
Norfolk Pec Sand Titchwell RSPB still 12.30pm on Freshmarsh from Island Hide 52.9672,0.6048
Norfolk Wood Sand Buckenham Marshes RSPB still on pool by wind pump 52.5869,1.4732
Norfolk 3.BEE-EATERS 1/2ml SE of Trimingham again in sand quarry from viewpoint at 11.55am. Park in designated field south of Gimingham Rd/ Mundesley Rd jctn 7am-7pm +view only from viewpoint. £5 per person 52.8943,1.3957 NR11 8DZ
Norfolk no sign of any Bee-eaters 1/2ml SE of Trimingham from viewpoint by 10.35am. Park in designated field south of Gimingham Rd/ Mundesley Rd jctn 7am-7pm +view only from viewpoint. £5 per person 52.8943,1.3957 NR11 8DZ
Norfolk Pec Sand Titchwell RSPB still 10.19am on Freshmarsh from Island Hide 52.9672,0.6048
Norfolk Pec Sand Titchwell RSPB on Freshmarsh from Island Hide 52.9672,0.6048
Norfolk LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER Cley NWT still on Pat’s Pool at 7.59am 52.9579,1.0544
Norfolk Black Tern y’day Titchwell RSPB