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    Default First Swallow 2018!

    They're on their way folks
    we saw the first one of the year yesterday -all the way from Africa.

    I know 'one swallow doth not a summer make' ....but we seem to have almost skipped Spring this year!

    Anyone else spotted them?
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    I saw a couple at the weekend maybe 45 minutes away from us, swooping up and down a river. But the temperature difference between here and there is amazing. None so far here. And no cuckoo either, which is a shame. The toads were out in force last night, though, after all the rain. A great racket going on on the other side of the valley, where pools and puddles collect off the hillside.
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    Ones been seen a couple of miles away from us but we've not spotted any yet.
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    Been here bout a week now, must be because its sooo much sunnier than where you lot are
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    We've still got our winter migrants, I would hope the summer migrants stay on their holidays for a few weeks yet.
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    The temp bird table which was only put up for the snows a while back has proven to be very popular. They are clearing it daily (I think the pigeons are the main culprits) but the wrens, robins, sparrows and blackbirds do get a look in.
    No sign of our summer guests yet though.
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    Saw the first one today.
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    *wiggle* I'll keep an eye out!

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