Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

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As the summer drew to an end and the swallows began gathering along telephone wires in preparation for their long journey back to Africa, I worried that two late broods here at my house in Thixendale on the Yorkshire Wolds would not fledge in time for the off. Swallows nest in my garden every summer Swallows breed every year in a nest I put up for them in my front porch. This spring, on a […]

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  Each Spring I look forward to the arrival of the swallows to my garden. They usually nest in the front porch of my house.   This year they arrived on cue and started to build, but for some reason lost interest in nest building and decided to go elsewhere. But fortunes changed in the first week of August when 2 pairs of swallows took up residence. One pair in the front porch and another in a […]

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Happy Easter everyone! I’ve seen the first swallow just up the road from my gallery. I know it’s a lot later up here on the rather cooler Yorkshire Wolds than the late March/early April sightings that more southerly regions will have had – but it’s bang on time for these parts. You can submit your own swallow sightings on the BBC Radio 4 Animals on the move website. Click on this link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/worldonthemove/reports/submit-your-swallow-sighting/


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