The Swallows are here

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Crackle, 2 May 2008.

  1. Crackle

    Crackle Pah

    First I've seen this year, outside now.

    Oh Crap! Midgies won't be far behind ;)
     
  2. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    Location:
    Thumberland
    Housemartins turned up at ours the other day (and I don't mean the 1980s pop group that spawned Beautiful South and Fatboy Slim!)
     
  3. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Location:
    Nogland
    The midges are here already, no swallows yet, though!
    Only 50 days until midsummer! ;)
     
  4. HJ

    HJ Cycling in Scotland

    Location:
    Auld Reekie
    Saw the first two on the 23rd April....
     
  5. gbb

    gbb Legendary Member

    Location:
    Peterborough
    Oh cr@p indeed ;)
    Clouds of insects, cycling through them was a bloomin nightmare last night and tonight...filled your eyes as you cycle along the woods and by the river.
    No fun at all...;)
     
  6. Night Train

    Night Train Maker of Things

    Location:
    Greater Manchester
    Is this a good reason to wear my full face motorbike helmet instead of getting a new biking hat? :biggrin:
     
  7. gbb

    gbb Legendary Member

    Location:
    Peterborough
    :biggrin: No..probably not...not if you want to keep your friends :biggrin:
    Its a river / woodland thing. Detour next time i want to get to the chippie (6 miles away :angry: :biggrin:)
     
  8. PatrickPending

    PatrickPending Guru

    Location:
    Leicester
    think the polar bears have moved in here :angry:
     
  9. Renard

    Renard Guest

    Saw housemartins for the first time this year on Wednesday night. Not seen any swallows yet but if they've reached ardnamurchan they must've reached here.
     
  10. Rob S

    Rob S New Member

    Location:
    Plymouth
    I saw some swallows sitting on a telephone wire last Sunday....a great sight.
     
  11. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Location:
    Penarth, Wales
    The birds (don't ask me what they are) have arrived out here in the last couple of weeks and the twittering in the mornings is really pleasant!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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