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Birds on a wire - barn swallows waiting for food

I was exploring St Michael’s Mount, in Cornwall, when I noticed these little swallow chicks (Hirundo rustica) sat on a wire between two of the island’s buildings. They still had some downy feathers and had probably fledged from their nest just a day or two ago. The sun was bright and it was a great chance to get shots of swallows feeding their young which can happen so fast that blink and you'll miss it.

TAGS: Bird, Cornwall, Feeding, Uk, United Kingdom

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© Paul Williams.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2014
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2015, 5:08 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Focal Length: 235mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f5
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PHOTO LOCATION Marazion, United Kingdom