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The Fota Frameyard swallow chicks

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Fota Frameyard Swallows

Our Frameyard swallows have returned!

With great determination they’ve built their nest in an unusual place on a beam under the roof.  It’s not the most elegant looking build but now it’s home to four chicks and the adults are kept busy feeding their demanding brood. Swallows usually arrive in Ireland in April and May and bring the summer with them.  Continue reading