Swifts and Swallows

These small birds are feeding now on the wing before their long journey south to Africa. You might just see the blurred flash of a swallow in the centre of this recent photo – far quicker than the shutter!

hungry beaks open
fast wings outfly their bodies:
swallows hunting prey

© Words and image Lizzie Ballagher

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One thought on “Swifts and Swallows

  1. Baby Maya born about twelve thirty this morning.. Early hours but only a one and a half hour after they arrived at the birthing centre. All well, really different story from last time. Phew

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