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11th August 2023

Green Sandpiper

Four Green Sandpipers were on the NWT pools early afternoon.

In the moth traps today 2 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwings, 4 Garden Tigers, 6 Turnips, 4 Least Yellow Underwings, 13 Large Yellow Underwings, 4 Flounced Rustics, 3 White Ermines, a Smoky Wainscot, 4 Straw Underwings, 6 Shuttle-shaped Darts, 3 Drinkers, 5 Ruby Tigers, a Fen Wainscot, 3 Setaceous Hebrew Characters, 3 Archer’s Darts, 2 Rustics, 2 Webb’s Wainscots, 2 Latticed Heaths, an Ear sp, a Brown-veined Wainscot, Garden Pebble, 2 Mouse Moths, a Dingy Footman, a Lesser Yellow Underwing, 3 Flame Shoulders, a Dusky Sallow, Nutmeg, 2 Cloaked Minors and a Scarce Footman. A Humming-bird Hawk Moth was on the Viper’s Bugloss near the Observatory centre.

Butterflies included Brown Argus, Small Copper, Small Heath, Wall Brown, Gatekeeper, Common Blue and Small White.

Norfolk Garganey Welney WWT still c52.5282,0.2779
Norfolk Honey Buzzard displaying Strumpshaw Fen RSPB again 12.55pm c52.6064,1.4562 NR13 4HS
Norfolk LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER Cley NWT again on Pat’s Pool from Bishop’s Hide at 11.50am 52.9563,1.0582
Norfolk Honey Buzzard Strumpshaw Fen RSPB still 10.30am flew east over north edge c52.6064,1.4562 NR13 4HS
Norfolk Honey Buzzard Strumpshaw Fen RSPB still west of vicitor centre at 9.50am 52.6064,1.4562 NR13 4HS
Norfolk Quail male singing y’day Burnham Deepdale at campsite