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Last Swallow of the year (1 Viewer)

YuShan

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Many of them foraging above Pennington/ Keyhaven Marshes today. At times perching on powerlines too in great numbers. And even more House Martins (100+ I guess, didn't bother to count). Also seen one Sand Martin.
 

Nutcracker

Stop Brexit!
About half-a-dozen this morning, Burradon, southeast Northumbs - still feeding around farm; with several House Martins.
 

foresttwitcher

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United Kingdom
6 today in 3 different locations around the Chilterns (3, 2 & a single) all flying South fast & low.
 
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Nutcracker

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Five this morning at Swallow Pond (no less!!), Wallsend, Northumbs; 2 adults feeding 3 recently fledged juvs (highly likely locally bred) :t:
 

Xenospiza

Distracted
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Saw a few today at my German local patch, so at least I beat my earliest last date (3 October).
 

aeshna5

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At least 30 Swallows feeding over Ruislip Lido this morning along with 100+ House Martin + a couple of Sand Martins to. As the weather improved many of the birds spiralled high & by noon the swarm of hirundines had largely disappeared.
 

dantheman

Bah humbug
First Swallow I've seen since starting this thread - one over the garden whilst hanging the washing out this afternoon, going north.
 

Euan Buchan

The Edinburgh Birdwatcher
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Scotland
Still haven't seen any for a few months now they have left my area I think I miss seeing them they brought joy during lockdown.
 

YuShan

Well-known member
Still tens of Swallows seen today at Keyhaven Marsh. Also many House Martins and at least one Sand Martin
 

Jon Turner

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Quite good numbers today on Lundy providing a distraction from the main event! The current ringer says that several that he has trapped ringed have been very light - 13/14 grams. so he's hoping they put on a bit of weight before moving on.
 

Steve Lister

Senior Birder, ex County Recorder, Garden Moths.
United Kingdom
Still five feeding around my vismig watchpoint today.

And House Martins still around too.
 

Farnboro John

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Entire family of Swallows still around Hoswick on Mainland Shetland the day before yesterday (been travelling home since.)

John
 

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