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Where are the swallows

Posted by Sues 
Where are the swallows
June 09, 2016 08:46PM

I've never added a topic before, so I hope that this is a valid subject. Is there a shortage of swallows in Lancashire this year. We would normally have them nesting by now and usually see good numbers around Ashton/Tarnwater Lane and Sellerley. I have seen only one or two.

They are usually seen in good numbers at Preston marina (slightly out of the area, but where I work) and there are only one or two down there.

Has anyone noticed this or better still, has an explanation.

I'm a bit bereft without them.
Re: Where are the swallows
June 22, 2016 08:41PM
Missing from several sites in the north eg Lowgill bus stop, Bridge Inn Tatham and several local farms - migration was a bit of a struggle against adverse winds
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