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Golden Oriole - Snettisham, Norfolk (1 Viewer)

Penny Clarke

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Golden Oriole
Snettisham Coastal Park
29th April to 3rd May 2012
Found by Jim Swalwell
Photographs - me!

Jim kindly let me know about the bird just after he found it, I saw it that evening, again on Monday evening and was the last person to see it on Thursday evening as far as I know. Looked for it again yesterday, but no luck. Cracking bird and congratulations to Jim for finding it:t:


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Great photos Penny. I've tried to see one of these a few times but not managed to yet.
I'm SO jealous. We hear oriels daily here, in the summer - and never get to see one. They hide in the tree-tops and announce their presence, I've only ever briefly spotted one - once. All I get for my troubles is neck-ache.

How did you DO this !!!

Well done.

Mick Sway

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Saw plenty in Lesvos last moth, but capturing them is another thing.
Hope there'll be some early migrants when we're back in North Norfolk, at the end of next month.

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