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Sarah Harris on the Blackbird

Sarah Harris of the British Trust for Ornithology recalls the excitement of watching clouds of migrating blackbirds arrive from the continent.

Sarah Harris of the British Trust for Ornithology recalls the excitement of watching clouds of migrating blackbirds arriving at Spurn in East Yorkshire from the continent as they seek out the milder winter weather here.

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Producer: Sarah Blunt
Photograph: Emilpix.

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