30 Days Wild: Day 6 Sand Martins, Swifts, Swallows and Sparrowhawks


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Thrapston GP

Dismayed, I watched as heavy rain fell, forming deep puddles in our garden. Luckily, after dinner, there was a break in the weather so we took our chances! We popped to Thrapston GP where we watched sand martins, swallows and swifts wheeling through the air, in a frenzy over the lake. They were so fast; a few swifts swept past inches from our heads — what a display! On our short walk, we also spotted a sparrow hawk and the electric blue of a kingfisher disappearing across Willowbrook Lake.

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Swift

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Sand Martin


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Common Tern


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Swift

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