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Photographer: © Graham Rains (Gallery)Premier Member! Click for more info..(7th August 2010)
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Stour Valley Summer

It's hard to imagine that approximately eight weeks after this picture was taken, this newly-fledged Swallow chick will make it's way across the English Channel, through France, Portugal and Spain into Africa. Hopefully, like it's parents have done it will return to Cookwell, Shillingstone next summer, to raise a family of it's own. Truly one of nature's little heroes.

A picture of: Shillingstone, Dorset

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Shillingstone, Dorset, Wildlife in England, Stour Valley Summer

Canon Canon EOS 300D DIGITAL Focal length: 210 mm, Aperture: f 4, ISO: 160 Exposure time: 1/250 sec
Date/Time Creation: August 7, 2010, 1:30 am

ImageID:1122403, Image size: 1480 x 932 pixels

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Comment by cathyml(8th August 2010)

Wonderful photo, and I'll watch out for him arriving here, lol

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