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4th August 2023

Common Sandpiper Keith Warmington

Four Common Sandpipers were on the Broadwater, and 6 Spoonbills were noted, with a Treecreeper in the pines also unusual.

In the moth traps today were a Purple Bar, 3 Latticed Heaths 2 Archer’s Darts, 7 Garden Tigers, 29 Scarce Footmen, 3 Lesser Broad Bordered Yellow Underwings, 4 Tree Lichen Beauties, 3 Least Carpets, 4 Single Dotted Waves, a Brown Tail, 2 Common Waves, 4 Drinkers, 6 Ruby Tigers, 20 Rustics, 7 Large Yellow Underwings, 2 Straw Underwings, 6 Shuttle-shaped Darts, a Twin-spotted Wainscot, 2 Common Rustics, 2 Dusky Sallows, 3 Southern Wainscots, 2 Dingy Footmen, a Dark Arches, 6 Cloaked Minors, 5 Small Waved Umbers, 3 Smoky Wainscots, a Common Carpet, 2 Nutmegs, a White-lined Dart, Flame Shoulder, Dunbar, Magpie (pictured), Swallow Prominent, 2 Yellow Tails, a Rosy Footman, Clouded Border, Lyme Grass, 3 Least Yellow Underwings, 2 Brown-veined Wainscots, a Scalloped Oak, a Pale Prominent and a Turnip.

Norfolk Wood Sand Salthouse on Watling Water from Babcock Hide 52.9552,1.0758
Norfolk Honey Buzzard between Tasburgh +Long Stratton flew south over A140 at c11am c52.5024,1.2442
Norfolk LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER Cley NWT still on Pat’s Pool at 10.28a