THOUSANDS OF SWALLOWS JUST MIGHT MAKE DONEGAL’S SUMMER

first_imgThousands of swallows have arrived across Co Donegal in recent days signaling the start of summer.Millions of the tiny birds have arrived from North Africa after making the two week journey.The birds, which return to the same location where they were born, will make their own nests close to their original nest site. The birds will now spend the next few days building up their body weight by feeding on insects.They will then begin building their nests on the gables of houses and in garages and other buildings across the county.The birds will spend the summer here before making the journey back to Africa in September and October.  THOUSANDS OF SWALLOWS JUST MIGHT MAKE DONEGAL’S SUMMER was last modified: April 19th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img