On 15th May 2020, I was watching a Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris return to its nest in the roof of my neighbour’s house in Milford-on-Sea, Hampshire. With my camera ready, I managed to take a clear photo of it and the food that it was carrying. My photograph clearly shows a Shore Crab Carcinus maenas, which can be found along the shoreline just 300 m away. The image shows the S

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