Tag Archives: Lapwing

Starling murmurations

One of the most spectacular scenes during the cold, often dull, winter months is a starling murmuration. Thousands upon thousands of starlings gather, after coming in from miles around. They create amazing patterns in the sky for about half an … Continue reading

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Day 21 – view a landscape

On a clear day from my house I can see across to Brize Norton, which is 10 miles, in a straight line, through open fields, patches of woodland, farmland and iconic places such as Harrowdown Hill. Hares and deers roam … Continue reading

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Lapwings

The Lapwings have been very visible over the past couple of days, wheeling, diving and dancing in the sky over the nearby field. This is their courtship sky dance. I watched a pair for over half an hour climbing up in … Continue reading

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Bird Advent calendar – Day 9

Lapwings weren’t a bird that was on my mind when I thought about doing a bird advent calendar but while out walking today a flock of lapwings flew over head. As they pass by the Lapwings look just black and … Continue reading

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