Records of Barn Swallow arrivals North 2011

 

 Date of Arrival  Country  Town / Area Number of Swallow  Submitted by
Monday 23 May 2011  Finland  Horonkylä, Vesanto   2 swallows (pair)  Anja Laitinen
Saturday 21 May 2011   Finland  Niinivesi, Inner Savo  2 swallows (pair)  Kari Hämäläinen
Sunday 22 May 2011  Finland Vesamäki, Vesanto  5  Timo Toikkanen
Tuesday 17 May 2011  Finland Sonkari, Vesanto  2 swallows (pair)  Ari Huuskonen
Friday 13 May 2011  Finland Vesamäki, Vesanto  2  Markku Väätäinen
Friday 13 May 2011  USA Chatham, Massachusetts, on the elbow of cape cod 10:30 EDT about two dozen barn swallows began to swarm – feeding on mayflies  John Newton
Tuesday 10 May 2011  Finland  Vesamäki, Vesanto  1  Ari Vesterinen
Sunday 8 May 2011  Finland  Niinivesi, Inner Savo  1  Sara Pulkkinen
Saturday 7 May 2011  Finland  Niinivesi, Inner Savo  1  Risto Jäntti
Friday 6 May 2011  Finland Niinivesi, Inner Savo  1  Antero Tiihonen
Thursday 28-04-2011  Denmark  2  Svend Jørgensen
Friday 22-04-2011  Ireland  Wexford  20 swirling swallows  Ann Gunning
Thursday 21-04-2011  Scotland  Ayr spotted today  Alex Campbell
Wednesday 20 April 2011  Ireland  Kilkenny 1  Ann Gunning
Wednesday 20 April 2011  Scotland Stewarton House, Eddleston, Peebles, Scottish Borders 2  James Taylor
Wednesday 20 April 2011  Ireland Kilmovee County Mayo 2  Mrs Edwards
Sunday 10 April 2011  Ireland Lough Arrow, Northwest Ireland 12  Craig Robinson
Friday 8 April 2011  Ireland Rosses Point, Couty Sligo 6 swallows  Sinead Edwards
Monday 4 April 2011  England  Alton, Hampshire 6 swallows  Trevor Snyman
Sunday 3 April 2011  Denmark migratory swallow, heading North  Svend Jørgensen
Saturday 2 April 2011  West Wales  Ivy Cottage, St Clears male and female nesting swallows returned  Peter John
Friday 1 April 2011  Eastern France  Near the Swiss border nesting swallows returned  Paula Clements
Thursday 31 March 2011  Belgium Belgique, North border France 3 to 4  Aghroum
Monday 28 March 2011  West Wales  Ivy Cottage, St Clears one  Peter John
Thursday 24 March 2011  England Lutley Wedge/Wassell Grove in Worcestershire  Craig Round
Tuesday 22 March 2011  Denmark  Danish Ornithological Society
Monday 21 March 2011  Spain  Southern  1  Paula Clements
Monday 21 March 2011  Italy  Marc Piel
Friday 11 March 2011  Ireland Capeclear, County Cork  1  Ann Gunning
Friday 11 March 2011  France  Ile de France, Paris  1  Olivier Sigaud
Tuesday 8 March 2011  France  South and West  2  Marc Piel
Monday 28 February 2011  Spain Mountains near Yecla, Northern Murcia 1 pair, started nesting  Doug Lawrence

Here is a bit of interesting information for you. Arrival dates just south of Paris France: B.R. Marc
2001 : 31/03
2002 : 27/03
2003 : 11/04
2004 : 07/04
2005 : 11/04
2006 : 30/03
2007 : 11/04
2008 : 01/04
2009 : 02/04
2010 : 04/04
2011 : 02/04

Records of Barn Swallow arrivals received from: Julie Day. Posenhall, Near Broseley, Shropshire, England.
1997-10 April
1998-26 April
1999-25 April
2006-16 April
2007-15 April
2011- 5 April
2012-12 April