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Norfolk bird news July 2022

A Broad-billed Sandpiper was on Scolt Head Island. A White-rumped Sandpiper was at RSPB Snettisham 7th-16th. Also there were a Kentish Plover 15th and a Roseate Tern 18th. Another White-rumped Sandpiper was at RSPB Titchwell 21st and a Lesser Yellowlegs was there from 22nd. A ring-tailed Montagu’s Harrier flew east there 28th.

 

A Temminck’s Stint was at NWT Cley Marshes 2nd-3rd and another was at RSPB Titchwell 4th. A pair of Black-winged Stilts with four young were at Welney WWT and presumably bred nearby 12th-14th.

 

Up to eight Bee-eaters were at Trimingham, and two pairs of which were feeding young by the end of July. The Great Reed Warbler was last seen by Snettisham Coastal Park on Ken Hill Marshes 8th.

 

A Caspian Tern was seen at Potter Heigham Marshes and NWT Hickling Broad on and off 5th-25th. A Roseate Tern was at Winterton 2nd and one flew west past NWT Cley Marshes 7th.

 

An adult Black-crowned Night Heron was at NWT Cley Marshes on and off 6th-25th. Up to nine Glossy Ibises were at Welney WWT 2nd-20th, and another was at NWT Hickling Broad 14th

 

Up to four Honey Buzzards were at the Swanton Novers Raptor Watchpoint. A Hooded Crow was at Warham Greens from 30th.

 

A Blue-eyed Hawker was at NWT Cley Marshes 30th.

 

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