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Marsh Harrier or Buzzard (1 Viewer)

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I have recently had a quick trip to Norfolk. On my trips on the Railway we saw quick a few Marsh Harriers at low level but not when i was in a position to get a shot. I did catch some birds which i presumed were Buzzard as we see plenty round here, now i`m not so sure. Apology's for the photos but i am still learning if anyone can identify these i would really appreciate it.
I think 1 is a Buzzard,2 is a Marsh Harrier and 3 Sparrowhawk.
Jon
 

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47423

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1,2,3, and 4 are all Buzzard. 5 and 6 Sparrowhawk.

Thanks, i did think the first two birds were Buzzards at first look and they were classic Buzzard flight pattens , i never noticed the sparrowhawk at the time due to the height. I was too busy looking at the other soaring birds which were also Buzzards.
I was surprised to see as many Buzzards in the Norfolk marshes, and equally surprised to see a Peregrine above the marshes catching flys.
Jon
 

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