Thursday, 28 July 2016

Meet the Locals

At this time of year Swifts own the skies above our house in Swanage, screaming as they career between the trees and buildings and then soar high above. Suddenly though another, more familiar, screech could be heard: a noise that I have heard many times but not in the town, on the cliffs yes, but never above the house! Thinking about it, Peregrines breed not too far from here and can be seen from the cliffs both north and south of the town so it should not be surprising to see them.

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Time for the Kestrel

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