3 Marsh Harrier (1 male), 9 Common Buzzard, Harris Hawk (possibly a 2nd bird!), 3 Sparrowhawk. Also 2 Swallow, Blackcap and Chiffchaff and a pair of Mandarin over. All in the constant company of a Barn Owl.
Swanton Morley was quiet, with another Barn Owl and two Little Egret together the only highlight. Sparham was a little more lively, with a mixed flock of c 20 Sand martin and Swallow. 4 Redpoll were seen, including a bird that seemed to exhibited features of Mealy. It was distinctly larger, whiter caste (not frosty), obvious white wing bars, clean underparts and pinky-white rump. However, in the pic the flanks looked more streaked than observed - in the range of Mealy?
I decided it was about time I saw Stone Curlew in Norfolk this year, so headed South.
At least 4 birds were seen, although better views might have been had if I hadn't been distracted by a flock of 2-300 Golden Plover in the same field, many in sumer plumage!
Norfolk Bird Info to:
Norfolk 376 UK400, 364 BOU, Year 173, Route 124, Sp 92, SM 92, SF 46