Norfolk Bird News via 'Rare Bird Alert'
Great White Egrets x 2 flew west mid morning, past Scolt Head Island.
Pectoral Sandpiper from Parrinder Hide, Yellow-browed Warbler at end of Meadow Trail, Spoonbills x 6, Curlew Sandpipers x 3, Spotted Redshank on freshmarsh at Titchwell RSPB.
Yellow-browed Warblers x 2 at west side of The Dell at Wells Woods.
Yellow-browed Warblers x 2 on north side, 200 yards east of Holkham Gap.
Glossy Ibis from Tower Hide, Whinchat from Fen Hide at Strumpshaw Fen RSPB.
Osprey at 10.43am at Thornham Harbour.
Great White Egrets x 2 flew west at 7.25am past West Runton.
Osprey flew over inland at 11.25am, Hunstanton.
Lapland Bunting still at Weybourne Camp.
Yellow-browed Warbler at east end in dunes, north of golf course at Brancaster.
Little Stint at Cantley Beet Factory.
BALTIC GULL possible in roost on Simmond's Scrape, Osprey flew south at 11.30am, Caspian Gull, Little Stints x 5at Pat's Pool, Cley NWT.
Osprey over Thornham village at 3.11pm, Whinchats x 5 along Thornham Bank.
Great White Egrets x 2 flew west distantly, Sooty Shearwater flew east past Gore Point, Velvet Scoter on sea at Holme.
Great White Egrets x 2 flew west, Lapland Bunting at Sheringham.
Spoonbills x 13 at Brancaster Harbour.
MEGA! AFRICAN ROYAL TERN presumed, [form albididorsalis] 16th to 28th August; identification suggested by DNA analysis [not American Royal Tern] at County Kerry, County Clare, County Mayo, Ireland.
MEGA! SWAINSON'S THRUSH still, in garden at Bornish, South Uist, Western Isles.
MEGA! WESTERN PURPLE SWAMPHEN again, 8 miles north of Scunthorpe at Alkborough Flats Nature Reserve, Lincolnshire.
MEGA! DALMATIAN PELICAN 1.5 miles NW of Wadebridge, on Camel Estuary at Dinham Flats, Cornwall.
MEGA! HUDSONIAN WHIMBREL, 4 miles east of Penzance, 500yds west of Perranuthnoe at Boat Cove, Cornwall.