Our regular swallow visitors have a preferred perch above the area around our house. And it's just a few metres from our balcony.
I just came across a short film I made in January and posted to YouTube at the time. Filmed with my X100 and edited quickly in iMovie, it shows the publicly accessible lake-shore nature reserve at Gwatt, some fifteen minutes’ drive from home.
A photo from 1998 of the ruined West Pier in Brighton, on the south coast of England.