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post Jul 29 2014, 03:44 PM
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As per subject header really.

Whilst in town today, I noticed that the Swifts had left.

The sound of the summer has gone!


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post Jul 29 2014, 04:30 PM
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QUOTE (Gazzadp @ Jul 29 2014, 04:44 PM) *
As per subject header really.

Whilst in town today, I noticed that the Swifts had left.

The sound of the summer has gone!

Swallows and House Martins are still nesting with chicks.


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post Jul 29 2014, 04:41 PM
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I don't really know about "Swifts of Newbury", but they have been absent from London this year.
Always quite a sight shrieking overhead. I used to have regular nests under the pantiles in Norfolk.
Quite amazing flying into a small gap,folding wings,and they disappeared in a second. (Sort out Lightning 11 Lockheed.)
Nothing last year and even less this year. But my little plot in London has seen an increase in friendly wobbins and wrens.
Cockney "sparrers" that squabbled in a nest behind a downpipe have been gone for ages.
I won't go into the climate stuff, but we do notice that some things come and go.
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post Jul 29 2014, 05:59 PM
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QUOTE (Nothing Much @ Jul 29 2014, 05:41 PM) *
I used to have regular nests under the pantiles in Norfolk.

You'll not believe how I read that at first glance! smile.gif
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post Jul 29 2014, 06:35 PM
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I do try.JeffG laugh.gif
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post Jul 30 2014, 05:08 PM
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I think they are still in Hambridge Lane.

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