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Swallow fledgling and nestlings

Observed: 2nd July 2009 By: geoffEinongeoffEinon’s reputation in BirdsgeoffEinon’s reputation in BirdsgeoffEinon’s reputation in Birds
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Description:

Two of three nestling swallows on nest inside the public loos at Martin's Haven, Pembrokeshire. Despite being locked up at night, swallows have nested inside the loos for several years. Fledgling swallow 'sat around' on post waiting to be fed by adults who were in attendance but not feeding

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Swallow

Juveniles are easy to tell if perched above you on wires because they have short tail feathers. If the two adults are sat side by side yoiu can sex those as well as the male has the longer streamers.

Andrew

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