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Birdwatching in London at 600 feet


If you're asked to name the birds you see in London, chances are you'd say pigeon or seagull - maybe even the occasional parakeet.

But the fact is there are plenty of birds of prey, including eagles, in our skies and few of us ever get to see them

Now though, a very unusual viewing platform is being opened in time for the spring migration - the City of London's second tallest building.

BBC London's Mike Ramsden climbed Tower 42 to bring this report.


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