After an early start we headed out to one of the heaths hoping that we might get lucky and see a Woodlark. We weren't expecting it to be easy, as they don't normally sing at this time of year, but we were surprised to find it quite easy. At first 2 birds flew over song flighting, and then another two Woodlarks flying across the heath, which landed in a tree very close by. It was nice to finally add Woodlark to my British list. A Cuckoo was also there as well as a couple of calling Green Woodpeckers.
Next we decided to have a quick look at Minsmere, which provided us with nice views of 3 Bitterns, a Cetti's Warbler (plus others singing), 2 Hobby and a couple of Marsh Harriers.