Nick Upton
on January 9, 2021 105 views
Oystercatcher gatherings can be very spectacular particularly their flight to roost in large numbers at Shellness in Kent, UK. At this location Eurasian Oystercatchers, Haematopus ostralegus, feed on the mudlflats exposed at low tide and then as the tide comes in birders can watch the oystercatcher spectacular flight to roost as they move in small groups at first, then in larger numbers to collect at their high tide roost in a flock of up to 2000 birds. In this birding video I share one of my favourite birding spectacles with others.
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Video recorded using;
Canon 7D Mark II -
Canon EF 100-400mm f4-5-5.6L IS II Lens -
Panasonic Lumix FZ300 bridge camera -
Go Pro Hero 4 Silver -
Sound recorded using;
Boya BY-MM1 Shotgun Video Microphone -
Boya BY-M1 Lavalier Clip-on Microphone -
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Andrew Goodall
Great video #Nick and well narrated. Providing me with a good lockdown fix. Too far to drive to get Oyk's from home.
Nick Upton
Yeah, I haven't got one on my year list yet, all this footage from the last few months.