SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Willpar » Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:15 pm

Two more swallows this morning. This time over the playing fields. Just a stones throw from home, with a strong arm.

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by peregrine » Sat May 01, 2021 7:57 pm

We usually have some returning Swallows/Martins in April in Dumfries & Galloway. So far nothing.

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Jacksparrow » Sun May 02, 2021 7:48 pm

I have seen reports of Swifts being seen but I don't usually get them here until around the 10th of May.

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Willpar » Sun May 02, 2021 9:18 pm

Not seen any on my walks yet JS.


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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by peregrine » Sun May 09, 2021 4:25 pm

Speak of the Devil and sure to appear. Just seen first Swallow of 2021. If they are here, House and Sand Martins will be around as well.

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Butterfly » Sun May 09, 2021 11:07 pm

You are lucky to get them peregrine, I don't get any of them here :shake:

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by peregrine » Wed May 12, 2021 1:03 pm

Swifts arrived yesterday- on time. The Swallows and Martins were very late.

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Jacksparrow » Wed May 12, 2021 8:19 pm

I saw 6 Swifts this afternoon. I had heard the screaming during the morning but I couldn't see any.

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Re: SWIFTS, SWALLOWS AND HOUSE MARTINS

Post by Jacksparrow » Wed Aug 11, 2021 7:39 pm

I think my Swifts have departed for their journey to Africa :( . Roll on next May when they return. :nod:

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