This spoonbill has been painted on a 1954 map of the North Norfolk coast featuring Cley marshes, sheet 125. Photo reference courtesy of Phil Gower.
Spoonbills have been breeding since 2010 in a mixed breeding colony with grey herons, egrets and cormorants at Cley Marshes.
Spoonbill on vintage map (Cley marshes)
39 x 42cm