This series of images was taken back in June at Martins Haven Pembrokeshire.
The story behind this was that i was totally unprepared heading down to the dock to catch the boat taking us to Skomer island to photograph the puffins when i needed to go to the public toilets,there i will spare you the details when i noticed swallows sat upon the roof of these buildings,but as i entered i noticed in the eves a swallows nest.
As i could not take my camera in there,unless i was going to spend a few hours behind bars i decided to grab a few frames outside and even though i was getting odd looks from the general public it did not deter me from taking a few cheeky photos.I had also noticed that the swallows were grabbing nest material and then swooping down.
It was such a beautiful day and i hope i captured their electric blue and rustic plumage.This was a real treat for me.
Swallows are a fairly common sight around the U.K.during the summer months before they migrate to Africa in the Autumn.
They have a wonderful fluent and graceful action in flight and catch insects on the wing.
Swallows nest between April and August usually having 2-3 broods,4-6 eggs throughout this time.