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    Anyone got many swallows? We saw a few in May but now we just aren't seeing them. I checked our stables and this is the first time in years that there are no nests.

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    True - there has not been the chatter this year. We normally have 3 or 4 nests in the outbuildings with 20 or so hanging about on the telephone wires. There was a couple of chicks last month, so assume they have come over from neighbours.

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    I'm looking out for the ones with coconuts
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    I always have nesting ones here too - but not this year I’ve seen none in the field next to me either so they haven’t found somewhere else nearby. Really gutted

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    I was wondering if maybe the dry weather has prevented them from building their mud nests. It is a shame no matter what the reason.

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    They usually reuse the ones here, we have a few ....they just didn’t return to us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scarlet View Post
    They usually reuse the ones here, we have a few ....they just didn’t return to us.
    same here. A wag tail has used on and a Wren the other.
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