SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Willpar » Mon May 14, 2018 8:14 pm

Not seen a swift here yet. Will have to keep an eye out.

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Willpar » Sun May 20, 2018 7:30 pm

Seen a few swifts today over near the village. First ones of the new season.

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Jacksparrow » Sun May 20, 2018 7:38 pm

I saw a few yesterday but have yet the hear the "scream" which they like to do. :(
They do not seem to be here in the same numbers as in recent years.

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Jacksparrow » Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:14 pm

Today I had the opportunity to gaze skywards for a while and noticed a complete absence of Swifts. I take this to be a sign that they have left for warmer climes. See you next May fellas :wave2:

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Willpar » Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:10 pm

Same down here Jacksparrow. Not seen a swift for a few days now.

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Willpar » Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:27 am

Batten down the hatches, it could be a harsh winter. Have not seen any swallows since last Thursday. None last Saturday and none today. Skies seem empty. If indeed they have gone, then it is 3-4 weeks earlier than last year.

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Placido » Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:03 pm

Oh crikurk !! I believe it.
That hedgehog knew what it was doing :eek: :snowman:

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Jacksparrow » Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:06 pm

I saw some Swallows last Saturday. Perhaps they didn't get the memo. :)

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Willpar » Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:17 pm

Well whilst out on my walk this morning. I seen more swallows than I could count. Some were flying around feeding, but in the main most were flying over toward the coast. Great to see though, even if they may be leaving.

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Jacksparrow » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:40 pm

I travelled the road where I saw many Swallows last Saturday this afternoon. Not one sighted :(

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