A windy day with some sunshine. On the sea today 3 Fulmars, 5 Gannets, an Arctic Skua, 32 Little Terns, 89 Sandwich Terns and 13 Common Terns were recorded. Also of interest were 3 Great White Egrets, 3 Black-tailed Godwits and 2 Stonechats.
In the moth traps a Sharp-angled Peacock, 3 Drinkers, 5 Ruby Tigers, a Cloaked Minor, Common Carpet, 4 Shuttle-shaped Darts, 10 Rustics, 4 Common Rustics, 2 Flame Shoulders, 4 Garden Tigers, 5 Scarce Footmen, a Southern Wainscot, a Red Twin-spot Carpet, 2 Least Carpets, 4 Common Footmen, a Coronet, an Oak Eggar, 2 Least Yellow Underwings, a Scalloped Oak, Shaded Broad-bar, Twin-spotted Wainscot, 2 Mouse Moths, 3 Lesser Broad Bordered Yellow Underwings, a Ringed China-mark, 7 Large Yellow Underwings, 3 Archer’s Darts, a Small Waved Umber, 2 Scalloped Oaks, a Straw Underwing, a Dark Arches, 2 Lesser Yellow Underwings, a Knot Grass, Yellow-tail, Riband Wave, a Brown-veined Wainscot (pictured) and a Turnip.
NORFOLK NEWS FROM RARE BIRD ALERT
Norfolk Wood Sand juv Pensthorpe Natural Park still from Wetland Hide at 11.30am +2.juv.Garganey 52.8241,0.8819
Norfolk Wood Sand south of Horsford still north of NDR /A1270 at Pollution Control Point.5. Park along Brewery Lane 52.6890,1.2435 +walk south then west to pool 52.6903,1.2341. Approach carefully to avoid flushing
Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Titchwell RSPB still 1.50pm on Reedbed Pool from West Bank path c52.9661,0.6066
Norfolk Caspian Gull juv Cromer again on beach
Norfolk 3.BEE-EATERS 1/2ml SE of Trimingham still at sand quarry from viewpoint at 11.45am. 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 Black-necked Grebe Titchwell RSPB still on Reedbed Pool from West Bank path at 11.11am c52.9661,0.6066
Norfolk Wood Sand Buckenham Marshes RSPB still on pool by hide 52.5941,1.4653
Norfolk Curlew Sand ad Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh from Parrinder Hide 52.9692,0.6068
Norfolk LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER Cley NWT still on Pat’s Pool at 9.49am 52.9578,1.0558
Norfolk Pec Sand ad just east of Wells still 9am at North Point Pools on east side. Park in small car park north off A149 52.9513,0.8746
Norfolk Black Redstart y’day Cley in garden briefly 1.10pm
Norfolk Little Stint y’day Titchwell RSPB c52.9692,0.6068
Norfolk Pec Sand ad just east of Wells still at North Point Pools on east side. Park in small car park north off A149