Placido wrote::clap: For 48 enchanted hours I am in the midst of a sudden and unexpected volery of pied wagtails .
Three actually and they appear to be youngsters (at least they all look like females, grey). They are skipping around the grass across the road and now and then on my front lawn simply revelling in joie de vivre. They run in their inimitable way and find whatever to eat on the lawn.
Why and whence I cannot say but so good to see them .
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It gets better - an early riser in the back garden. Closer inspection (almost) confirms that it's a youngster. Is this a record ? Should I inform anyone ? Will I be inundated with twitchers once the noos gets out ?
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