Wednesday, 27 May 2009
We were visiting an English Heritage property recently when we noticed a lot of birds fluttering in and out of the windows in the tower. It's times like these when I'm extremely glad of the long lens on my camera; it can see much further than I can!
Turns out there were house martins nesting in the rafters.
Not just one or two pairs, but loads. I spent ages happily taking snapshots, while my husband worked out where all the nests were (he can see these things without using the camera zoom).
My first attempt to capture one of the birds in flight was a rather amusing failure: