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Pied Flycatcher (Female)

Alan Manouch (May)



These are two pictures are of Pied Flycatchers (this one is the female) whichÃ. I took outside the Bar at Plas y Brenin.
I had just spentÃ. two hours in Bryn Engan WoodsÃ. patiently watching a nesting box and only catching a fleeting glimpse of a female.

After deciding that enough was enough I came back to 'The Brenin' for a cup of tea before starting work. As IÃ. sat outside on the balcony, this pair were displaying around the trees and nesting box right opposite the balcony. I simply had to lift up the camera and shoot without even moving from my seat.

Bryn Engan woods (at the bottom of Plas y brenin 's garden) is full of nesting boxes and has long been known as a prime breeding area for these birds.






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