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Perris

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the housemartins have arrived
« on: May 13, 2019, 07:07:15 am »
at last! by autumn I shall be longing for peace and quiet, but right now I long for their incessant chirping right outside the window  :excited:
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Backinwellies

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Re: the housemartins have arrived
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2019, 07:40:34 am »
I only said yesterday swallows are here but no housemartins. .I get up this morning and there is one inspecting it's old nest  :excited:
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pgkevet

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Re: the housemartins have arrived
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2019, 09:03:53 am »
Our housemartins turned up a couple or three weeks ago.. they've already built a new nest (last years fell down) but notably it's a bit smaller than typical (more conical at the bottom). V reckons they're downsizing in keeping with modern practice...

 

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