|The swallow is a summer visitor arriving from Africa usually mid April in Haworth, and leaving mid to late September.
Recognized by long tail, the belly which is white and the throat a dark red colour. The bird in the photograph is returning to its nest, its mouth has insects in it for the fledglings.
First Swallow sightings at Haworth:
17th April 2005
13th April 2006
09th April 2007
24th April 2008
19th April 2009 - Mating 6th May
22nd April 2010
10th April 2011 - Left Greenfields 15th Sep
16th April 2012 - Left Greenfields 16th Sep
16th April 2013 - (The Swallows that nest at Greenfields arrived on 19th April 2013)
19th April 2014
17th April 2015
09th April 2016
17th April 2017