Hirundine Time @ Cefnllys.

Yes, sadly , it’s definitely getting towards THAT  time: Swallows and House Marts ( No , not Amazons ) gathering on the wires, excitedly twittering away as if it was all a great  adventure , rather than a  perilous journey. Hope they make it and come back next year.




Last pic shows young Swallows trying out tree perches with little success!


About kevjoynes

Retired teacher from L'dod High-when it was a top school! Originally West Mids, but been in Wales since 1973.Started birding at age 7-hiatus 'til 2000 when retirement gave time for photography.
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6 Responses to Hirundine Time @ Cefnllys.

  1. jbnr says:

    Nic set pics Kev !– It is indeed coming to that time of year, and I`ve suddenly realised that there are no swallows / HM twittering around the garden today 😦

    Just back from a w/e @ Ragley Hall, over Evesham way and there were over a hundred HM circling around the hall, excitedly twittering away, perching on the window ledges etc which makes the silence here all the more noticeable.

  2. kevjoynes says:

    Aye James,I don’t look forward to it! At all.

  3. jbnr says:

    —however this morning around 20 HM / Swallows on telegraph line, and I think that our pair HM are still raising a late brood judging by the activity / twittering at their nest. Swifts long since gone though

  4. kevjoynes says:

    Cheers J-all quiet here at pres tho they do come and go.

  5. Lovely, I hope they make it back too..

  6. kevjoynes says:

    And thanks again-very kind.

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