Between 18th and 21st May 2021, wind speeds at Saye Beach, Alderney, rose from west 27 km/h to southwest 57 km/h. This subtle change in wind direction and increase in speed caused a rapid change in the profile of the beach, and the changes were captured on a camera trained on a Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula nest with four eggs (plates 289–291). Camera images showed us that the pair


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