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10th August 2023

Bird wise a Cattle Egret that spent most of the day around the Broadwater, was the highlight. A supporting cast included three Great White Egrets, two Green Sandpipers and two Yellow Wagtails. The moth traps did well again with a total of 62 species recorded. Highlights included Fen , Brown-veined and Twin-spotted Wainscots, Tree Lichen Beauty, Marbled Clover and Tawny-barred Angle.


Norfolk Curlew Sand ad Snettisham RSPB still on The Wash at 3.05pm c52.8605,0.4445
Norfolk 4.Caspian Gulls Cromer still by pier on beach this morning c52.9330,1.3017
Norfolk Honey Buzzard Strumpshaw Fen RSPB again at 1.15pm tho distant 52.6064,1.4562 NR13 4HS
Norfolk LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER Cley NWT still on Pat’s Pool 52.9578,1.0558
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills (ad +juv) Breydon Water then flew NW c52.6121,1.7156
Norfolk Glossy Ibis Strumpshaw Fen RSPB flew over reception hide at 8am 52.6064,1.4562 NR13 4HS