Where are are all the swallows going?

  Since they arrived in the late spring the air around our house has been full of swallows swooping around desperate to catch enough bugs and flying insects to feed themselves and their young. The adult swallows have to feed their youngsters up to 400 times a day! Their nests have been in the barn for many years, well a long time before mum and dad moved here! ┬áIt’s amazing to me that they can find their way back here each spring after migrating the autumn before to spend their winter in the warmer weather of Africa, south of the …

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