SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Jacksparrow » Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:39 pm

Placido wrote:The first HMs I've seen this year but there were shedloads !!
Flying around a seventh century coaching inn, or possibly fifth :unsure:, the sky was full of HMs.
Having a wonderful time in the sunshine. I imagine they have been nesting there for a thousand years. I occasionally caught snatches of the Latin vulgate.
Must be some very old HMs :D

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by nuthatch » Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:46 pm

Wonderful, Placi :D :goodvibes:

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Jacksparrow » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:02 pm

I have seen no sign of my Swifts this week. Have they started back to sub-Saharan Africa or gone higher in the sky above the clouds? :shrug:

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by peregrine » Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:42 pm

No Swifts in Dumfries for at least three weeks, all gone.

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Jacksparrow » Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:51 pm

peregrine wrote:No Swifts in Dumfries for at least three weeks, all gone.
I think most of them departed when the cooler,damper weather kicked in during the first 10 days of August. Empty skies until may 2018 :(

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Willpar » Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:21 pm

Not seen any swallows here for the past 2-3 days. Don't care for these empty skies.

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Placido » Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:19 pm

:shake: :(.

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Willpar » Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:11 pm

Set out for my walk this morning, got less than a hundred yards along the road and low and behold, a swallow flying over the rooftops. First swallow of the new season folks.

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by nuthatch » Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:50 pm

That's wonderful, Willpar :rara:

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Placido » Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:30 pm

:clap: hooray :clap:

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