Attracted by the sun, we drove to Horsey and Winterton Beach along the back lanes at 2ish. As we turned the sharp bend into The Marrams at Sea Palling, where the New Age Travellers used to camp, four Swallows swooped across the road and landed on the electricity wires overhead. A good late record. although our latest is late December, along with House Martins, over Cromer church.
A male Marsh Harrier and a Kestrel were the only raptors, no sign of Cranes either.
A small flock of Common Scoter and several Cormorants on the flat calm sea, Pam glimpsed a Red-throated Diver which disappeared. Drowned ?