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Torrisholme swallows

Posted by eddybayton 
Torrisholme swallows
July 13, 2017 06:22PM
Remarkable ... after 17 years of hoping to attract swallows into my old machine shed without success I have done it without trying. We knocked the old one down last October and spent the winter and spring building a new one on the same footprint. As soon as the slate roof went on in April/May they were in and are now feeding decent sized young on top of a large steel UB under the ridge. When I lock up the feeding goes on through the open eaves I need to have to allow fuel vapour ventilation. Fifty yards away the first brood of swallows emerged from a stable about 10 days ago and is being fed on a new telephone wire. Pretty happy.
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