A lone Swift at Noup Head
There’s a Swift at Noup Head on Westray.
Swifts are called that for a reason.
Can you see the fly it’s about to catch? You can always click the image to enlarge it so you can see it better. The bird’s in focus but the fly isn’t.
Just look at the massive eyes and those aerodynamic hollows into which they are inset:
And then it came so close I couldn’t fit it into my viewfinder:
I love them. What a special evening to spend with this one.
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