I thought the title was appropriate, given my birding is in dire straits of late (Oh, the humour! When will it end!!)
Skys alive with Swallows and House Martins, the odd woodie and a few corvids as we circled the flashes. Several Pied Wagtails on the shoreline were accompanied by three Dunlin. On the walk back along the access road, opposite the new fire station, two Common Buzzards left a tree and flew off north - which was nice!