Posted by: mynaturaldiary | August 9, 2013

Wind farm

A new wind farm has sprung up out of the sea, off the coast by South Gare.

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These are HUGE…

but they seem not to disturb the birds on the shoreline at low tide.

An Oystercatcher browses on the seaweed.

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Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)

He eventually flew away.

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In the air, a Common Tern feeds its growing fledgling on the beach.

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and other Terns pass by.

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Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)

In Tees bay, the swallows hunt across the sands.

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Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

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