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6th May 2024

Spotted Redshank Keith Warmington

A drake Garganey and a Spotted Redshank were at Thornham, while offshore 24 Common Scoter flew past and 11 Sandwich, 7 Common and 4 Little Terns were counted.

In the moth traps a Coronet, 5 Muslins, 4 Shuttle-shaped Darts, a Flame Shoulder and 3 Narrow-winged Greys were caught.

Butterflies included Green Hairstreak, Wall Brown and Orange Tip.

Norfolk Glossy Ibis ad Snettisham Coastal Park still at Ken Hill Marshes north of kissing gate +showing well c52.8838,0.4620
Norfolk 2.White Storks 1.5mls SSW of Ludham flew NW overSt.Benet’s Abbey towards pools SE of Ludham Bridge at 12.25pm +Spoonbill. Park only in car park; no parking along road. Do not enter fields c52.6873,1.5204
Norfolk Garganey Welney WWT still c52.5271,0.2790
Norfolk Wood Sand Snettisham Coastal Park at Ken Hill Marshes at north end c52.8838,0.4620
Norfolk Dotterel fem Blakeney Point at west end flew west of dunes at 10.10am c52.9771,0.9807
Norfolk Golden Oriole flew west over Muckleburgh Hill again 9.03am c52.9471,1.1335
Norfolk 2.Golden Orioles Muckleburgh Hill flew over ridge at 8.30am c52.9471,1.1335
Norfolk Curlew Sand Cley NWT still on Arnold’s Marsh c52.9603,1.0714. Wood Sand at south end of The Serpentine viewed from East Bank
Norfolk Garganey drk Thornham Harbour still on pool by bend in sea wall +Spotted Redshank c52.9667,0.5704
Norfolk Golden Oriole ad.male singing Muckleburgh Hill just east of viewpoint at 7.39am