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09/05/2012 at 18:00
Hello Richard,I saw my first swift today here in
Ewell, it's the first since 31th July last year.How do they know when it's the end of July and time to leave.

Oldchippy.
09/05/2012 at 18:30

They leave as soon as their young are fledged.  They never land except to breed.

21/05/2012 at 09:21
The swifts finally arrived on 11th May, at least a week later than usual. Pah. Fairweather travellers.
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