Sunday, 29 April 2012

Barn Swallow - Hirundo Rustica



Date spotted:
29th April 2012 - 3pm
Location: A quick wander - Zone 1+ a quick drive to Saltford Shallows
Observation: Group of ten to fifteen 'Barn Swallows' feeding low over the flooded field. Found five Swallows sat on fence, captured with 55mm lens!
Weather: Light rain, localised flooding, Cold due to wind.
Other Species: Barn Swallows, Wood Pigeon, Magpie, Crow, Mute Swan, Mallard, Lesser Black-Backed Gull, 1X Green Woodpecker, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Chaffinch, Robin, Blackbird.