SS9079 : Sand Martin - Bridgend

taken 7 years ago, near to Bridgend/Pen-y-Bont ar Ogwr, Great Britain

Sand Martin - Bridgend
Sand Martin - Bridgend
The birds nest in drainage holes in the concrete banks of the river in the middle of town. With no success at capturing them in flight it was fortunate that this one alighted on the bank. As they normally feed on the wing I would assume that this individual is gathering material for a basic lining to its nest. It is possible that it has found a new and less energy consuming means of obtaining food than usual or maybe it's just had enough of zooming about.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 15 June, 2010
Category
Birds > Birds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 905 795 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.2654N 3:34.7352W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 905 795
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