English Birds Crowd Birdbath as Heat Wave Hits UK

A man in Bedford, England, enjoyed watching birds taking a bath in the water he left outside on Monday, July 18, amid a heat wave in the UK.

In the video, by Rajesh Rathod, a flock of thrushes can be seen splashing in a birdbath.

Rathod told Storyful that it was the third time on that day that he replenished the water. “They seem to be loving it,” he said, adding that watching the birds coming to his garden gave him a lot of joy.

The UK is suffering a heat wave, with temperatures rising above 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) for the first time in the country’s history on Tuesday. Credit: Rajesh Rathod via Storyful

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