Swallow Season

A wonderful sign of Spring. The swallows have returned.

Swallow Season

One day they arrive in a frenzied flight,

On a beautiful morning, with sky so bright.

Swooping and soaring, they show off their skills,

Diving and spinning, they perform at will.

Hunting in flight, with acrobatic flair,

Butterflies and moths come out (if they dare).

The season is short, and soon they are gone,

To a much warmer climate, where they belong.

Sue Wood

Published by skyenatureblog

"Love Skye-Love Nature-Love Life" Skyenatureblog.com provides an artistic journey through the seasons, describing the natural beauty of the island through, prose, poetry, art, photographs and videos. I hope to give readers a taste of the Skye experience. I hope you enjoy the journey The Isle of Skye has dramatic mountains, wild glens and amazing seascapes; it offers a varied wilderness for free spirits. There is an abundance of hidden places full of native trees, wildflowers and wildlife to enjoy, in peace and tranquility. This sensational Island changes constantly through the seasons, with wild Atlantic storms, snowy mountains and balmy Summer nights with spectacular skies. The Summer wildflowers provide a colourful feast for insects, which feed the many species of songbirds, both native and Summer visitors.

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