It is already three weeks since the cuckoo’s insistent song was heard around the Finca
Now swifts and swallows cut the air like scimitars from an ancient tale.
The swifts scream in jubilation, we are here, we are here.
Soon they will be followed by half a billion birds of many species; all finding their way over Saharan sands and the fickle seas between the continents
One of the great animal movements is now underway.
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