Stonechats at Emsworthy Mire

I love Stonechats. I’ve spent a couple of very happy days with them:

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This time I’m just passing through and get a handful of shots. Here’s the handsome male:

Stonechat - Emsworthy Mire - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

And a handsome female:

Stonechat - Emsworthy Mire - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)
Stonechat - Emsworthy Mire - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)
Stonechat - Emsworthy Mire - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

They’re calling in an exuberant way. It’s only later that I see the reason. Here’s their chick.

Stonechat - Emsworthy Mire - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

I look forward to spending more time with them when I can. They’re a delight.

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