Rare bird last seen in Britain 22 years ago reappears – only to be killed by wind turbine in front of a horrified crowd of birdwatchers
- The white-throated needletail is usually only seen in Asia and Australasia
- Forty birdwatchers dashed to the Hebrides to catch a glimpse of this one
- But as they watched it was knocked ‘stone dead’ after impact with turbine
“This is so sad”. Yes, that is what I said after I stopped laughing. I mean…..I’m sorry, but the irony is just too rich. I mean no disrespect to the bird, it’s the environmentalists……okay, I admit it, I do have a sick sense of humor. Visual comedy and organic slapstick just circumvent my filters and go straight to my funny-bone without regard for propriety.
(Is that the sound of someone unsubscribing? Wait, no, I’m not normally like this, really, I’m just um……ok, no excuse………
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