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Delichon urbica


Spotted going up to the nest in the eaves of the house next door 12.5cm fully grown,extremely quick flyers Around 500k breeding pairs in the UK although the pop: has fallen by 45% in the last 25yrs A summer migrant to Britain which leaves between August and October and returns April/May


Feeds almost entirely on flying insects. Nesting tends to be in colonies and they reuse or repair old nests. Two broods a season.

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England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jun 27, 2013
Submitted on Jun 27, 2013

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