saw my first swallow today

is this early for Scotland or about right?

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,043

    I haven't seen one yetimage

    But I heard the cuckoo yesterday

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 13,622

    We saw three swallows in North Notts today. I thought they were early. maybe they came up on that saharan wind we had a couple of weeks ago.

    You don't stop doing new things because you get old, you get old because you stop doing new things. <3
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  • cairnsiecairnsie Posts: 388

    African or European?

  • Haven't seen one myself as yet but a customer saw some at the local allotments on Monday (S. Glos).

    Plenty of bats out and about though!

  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 21,969

    saw my first one about 10 days ago ( ish) in North Devon.

    Devon.
  • I think it is early this year yes, especially in Scotland, i saw my first one last Saturday in Durham. The bluebells are out too which is a bit early.

  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 21,969

    blue bells out in plenty here in Devon

    Devon.
  • Fishy65Fishy65 Posts: 2,217

    Swallows will return to the very same barn where they nested the year before.Likewise Arctic Terns will nest within 2 metres on the same stretch of shingle of where they nested the year before.How amazing is that?

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