• London Heathrow Airport versus the White Wagtails

    2 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    I have been keeping an eye out for the Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba yarelli, since I first noticed the roosting flock a few years ago At the time I confess to smirking. You see the designers of the steel and glass symphony that is London Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5, included a few trees to welcome visitors to our “green and pleasant land”, but at the same time, wanted to avoid the kind of window smudges that come from providing habitat for birds.
    So they planted, wait for it... “bird-proof trees.” If anyone levelled the complaint against me that I write this in a mocking tone, I would...
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