Swallows and nuthatch in France

This is a nuthatch video.

Yesterday, 7 July, arrival in Vesoul in France.

Opposite the railway station, house martins nesting under the roof of Hotel de l’Europe.

This morning in Bourbevelle, a house sparrow and a barn swallow sitting next to each other on a wire.

A magpie. A buzzard. A nuthatch in the orchard.

On a wire, a pied wagtail.

July 2010: House martin nests have a tendency to fall with the young still inside – but, says the RSPB, bird lovers can help by creating a low-cost substitute. Empty ice-cream and margerine tubs make ideal house martin homes when the original nest has been damaged by the weather: here.


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