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Starlings and Lapwings

Observed: 17th February 2013 By: Simon WalkerSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in Birds
Lapwings, starlings, Whitwell Road, 2013-02-17 008
Lapwings, starlings, Whitwell Road, 2013-02-17 004
Description:

A mixed flock. Or, more accurately, two flocks in formation. The Starlings tended to keep together, as did the Lapwings.
There were a couple of Buzzards and four Red Kites in the immediate vicinity; it occured to me that this might be mutual protection, though the raptors weren't really much of a threat.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus) interacts