Spring Alive sees early arrival of migratory birds to Europe

Barn Swallow

Barn Swallow

In recent weeks, participants in BirdLife?s Spring Alive campaign have been spotting the arrival of migratory birds all around Europe. Spring Alive invites citizens – especially children – from all over Europe to record their first sightings of Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica, Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus, Common Swift Apus apus and White Stork Ciconia ciconia. The campaign, which is implemented nationally by BirdLife?s European Partners, is being promoted in 28 countries.

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Updated: February 17, 2012 — 11:46 pm

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