EARLY SWALLOWS

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EARLY SWALLOWS

Postby dodger » 31 Mar 2019, 3:22pm

Saw my first pair today at Rame Head in S E Cornwall. Is this a record?
Certainly the earliest I've ever seen any.

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Re: EARLY SWALLOWS

Postby geocycle » 31 Mar 2019, 5:15pm

One appeared near the Lune estuary south of Lancaster yesterday! TBH I didn’t see it but the person I was with was an RSPB warden and he claimed to have seen a flash of swallow. Your post makes my more inclined to be believe him! Very early.

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Re: EARLY SWALLOWS

Postby reohn2 » 31 Mar 2019, 5:20pm

I agree that's early,usually second week in April in Lancashire area.
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Mick F
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Re: EARLY SWALLOWS

Postby Mick F » 31 Mar 2019, 5:27pm

I hear that they've been seen in Gunnislake yesterday.
Very early indeed.
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Re: EARLY SWALLOWS

Postby Hemipode » 2 Apr 2019, 3:16am

The earliest UK record I can find for this year is the 26th of February!! :shock:

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Re: EARLY SWALLOWS

Postby Mick F » 2 Apr 2019, 9:53am

Out on a ride yesterday, I stopped a short while at Congdon's Shop where last year there were loads of swallows nesting in the porch.
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@50.57933 ... 312!8i6656
None seen, but the ivy was infested with squabbling sparrows! :D
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Re: EARLY SWALLOWS

Postby loch eck steve » 2 Apr 2019, 9:57am

Snowing / sleeting on my way into work up here in the highlands this morning , don't think we'll be seeing any for a while !

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Re: EARLY SWALLOWS

Postby Lance Dopestrong » 3 Apr 2019, 5:51pm

This thread title is misleading. I thought it was referring to another porn actress friend of President Trump.
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Re: EARLY SWALLOWS

Postby Phil Fouracre » 4 Apr 2019, 3:40pm

Uuuuugh!!
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