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sand martin

a small brown European songbird, Riparia riparia, with white underparts: it nests in tunnels bored in sand, river banks, etc.: family Hirundinidae (swallows and martins)
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In total, the Sand Martin was the 17,310th pub in the UK the boys had visited after 253,993 miles.
Swifts, house martins and sand martins share the swallow's penchant for aerial artistry.
Sand Martin focused on the Indian accounting business until 1998, when its first American assignment was commissioned.
The Sand Martin was the 17,310th pub the boys have visited after 253,993 miles of travelling.
NESTING SITE Tony Tynan, founder and vice-president of Northumberland Wildlife Trust, at the unveiling of the sand martin bank at the Hauxley nature reserve, above.
Friday's Swallow was followed by the first Sand Martin in North Wales on Saturday at Morfa Nefyn, joint earliest in Britain this year, along with one at New Brighton in north Wirral.
Searchers looking for the cycling enthusiast were hampered by torrential rains during the weekend with volunteers forced to take shelter in the Sand Martin pub in the Leckwith area of the city - which has become the unofficial search headquarters.
An artificial sand martin nesting bank containing 80 pipes - one for every year of Tony's life - will be a feature of the trust's Hauxley nature reserve at Druridge Bay on the edge of Amble.
The milder weather this week might bring the first summer migrants to Britain, with Chiffchaff, Wheatear and Sand Martin the most likely.
The German global chain hopes to create up to 40 full-time and parttime jobs by making use of the land adjacent to the Marston's Sand Martin pub and KFC restaurant.
His family and volunteers were in The Sand Martin pub, in the Leckwith area of Cardiff.
Our first sand martin chicks have fledged in the past few days; will we get a second or even a third brood before they head back to Africa?