Today was a transition back to birding and as I walked down to the River Ant to be greeted by the departure of a male Marsh Harrier! No Swallowtail surprise for me today but at least I managed to find another resting male Norfolk Hawker!
Is it any wonder those green eyes stand out in flight!
A few other blue Damselflies including this Variable Damselfly
Other butterfly species included large Skipper and Ringlet.....
At least a couple of Cetti’s Warblers were calling nearby and one particular bird was occasionally showing well whilst feeding, close to the path.....
Before setting off for the North Norfolk area, I checked out the same garden as yesterday where I was in for a Swallowtail feast! I don't want to overdo them so here's the best two images and another perfect specimen!
With rain starting to fall, I headed off for West Runton and in between showers checked out the clifftop and field edges but no sign of the previous day’s Bluethroat or Roller. After checking into my B&B, I drove to Morston in the aftermath of a torrential downpour
The walk out at Morston nearly resulted in wet feet!
Plenty of Common, Arctic plus a few Little Terns to end the day with another squall approaching!
A final tranquil scene.....
I'm overdue a visit to Horsey right now!