Swift

  • The Swifts

    I noticed today that the swifts that have been screeching around the house all summer have gone. Just as quickly as they arrive at the end of April, they suddenly decide it's time to head off on their long migration to Africa and disappear. British summers wouldn't be the same without these acrobatic visitors populating our skies, but we still know very little about them. Swifts [photographed by Keta]   Migration has always fascinated me, how something so small can travel so far. To put it into perspective, an adult swift weighs about 45g, which is less... read more

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