House Martin exiting the nest was taken at Flamborough cliffs in Yorkshire. Originally a cliff and cave nester, House Martins are now more commonly found nesting in the urban environment. House Martins spend much of the time on the wing collecting insect prey. around water and fields The bird's mud nest is usually sited below the eaves of buildings. They are summer migrants and spend their winters in Africa.
Location: Flamborough cliffs, Yorkshire
Photographer: Dave Saunders