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13th May 2024

Norfolk Ornithologists Association - NOA

Another beautiful sunny day at the obs. We had 2 Wood Sandpipers, a drake Garganey, 4 Little Ringed Plover and a Greenshank on the floods towards Thornham.

In the moth trap today was 7 Treble Lines, 6 Flame Shoulder, 6 Shuttle Shaped Dart, 1 Green Carpet, 2 Garden Pebble, 4 Willow Beauty, 1 Cinnabar, 1 Northern Drab, 1 Small Waved Umber, 1 Yellow Belle, 1 Light Brocade, 2 Light Brown Apple, 1 Angle Barred Pug, 3 Eudonia angustea, 2 Muslin and 1 Dwarf Pug. Two Silver Y were seen flying during the day. On the wing today were 2 Brown Argus, 2 Small Copper, 2 Green Viened White, 4+ Green Hairstreak, 1 Red Admiral, 2 Peacock, 14 Wall Brown, 3 Small White, 2 Large White, 1 Brimstone, 1 Orange Tip, 1 Holly Blue and 1 Painted Lady.


Norfolk Black Tern Titchwell RSPB still on Freshmarsh +Little Stint. Garganey on Reedbed Pool c52.9661,0.6066

Norfolk Turtle Dove Kelling Heath this morning c52.9319,1.1216

Norfolk 2.Temminck’s Stints Cley NWT east of East Bank on The Serpentine mid a’noon c52.9584,1.0665

Norfolk Glossy Ibis Blakeney on marsh from Friary Hills NT c52.9564,1.0203

Norfolk 2.Temminck’s Stints Wells still 2.31pm at North Point Pools on west pool. Park in small car park north off A149 52.9513,0.8746

Norfolk 2.Temminck’s Stints Wells still at North Point Pools on west pool at 1.02pm. Park in small car park north off A149 52.9513,0.8746

Norfolk Garganey Welney WWT still on Lady Fen from visitor centre +ad.Sandwich Tern c52.5271,0.2790

Norfolk Temminck’s Stint Cley NWT east of East Bank on The Serpentine at 11.57am c52.9584,1.0665

Norfolk Garganey drk Thornham Harbour on western pool by sea wall late morning c52.9667,0.5704

Norfolk White-tailed Eagle flew over Heigham Holmes towards Horsey Mere at 10.15am c52.7262,1.6214

Norfolk 2.Wood Sands Thornham Harbour on western pool by sea wall c52.9667,0.5704

Norfolk White-tailed Eagle Hickling Broad NWT in tree neat tower c52.7413,1.6093

Norfolk Bee-eater flew south over Hunstanton Cliffs c52.9443,0.4931

Norfolk Bee-eater flew west over Thornham Marsh at 8.15am c52.9631,0.5806

Norfolk Bee-eater flew west over Scolt Head Island at 8.07am c52.9846,0.7040

Norfolk 2.Temminck’s Stints Cley NWT on Simmonds’s Scrape at 7am c52.9591,1.0553

Norfolk Golden Oriole male singing reported Mundford in forest 52.5020,0.6855

Norfolk Bee-eater flew west over West Runton at 6.42am c52.9413,1.2492

Norfolk Bee-eater flew west over Weybourne Camp at 6.55am c52.9495,1.1293