14.08.19. Birdlog.

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I’m making the most of this light evenings of late summer before the autumn draws in and takes the after work light away.

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I walked along the track to watch over No.6 tank, but my attention was drawn to the c400 Common Swift hawking over the spindle bushes that line the embankment above No.6. The swifts were joined by lesser numbers of Sand Martin, and a great spectacle it was.

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I eventually looked over the open water and exposed mud where c550 Black-tailed Godwit were sharing it with c600 Northern Lapwing, c67 Redshank, 104 Dunlin and 2 juvenile Ruff.

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Observer and images: WSM.


A leucistic juvenile House Sparrow from a garden feeder in Runcorn, Cheshire. Image from a video by Dave Kennedy.

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