It's getting to that time of year again The swallows are feeding their fledged young. It won't be long now before they're on their way to Africa. Summer over. Swallow feeding its young on the gutter of my house (More photos ») Not that it's been much of a summer. See also: Swallows preparing for migration Crane fly season Swallows' feeding habits By Richard Carter, FCD Writer and photographer Richard Carter, FCD is the founder of the Friends of Charles Darwin. He lives in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.Website • Facebook • Twitter • Newsletter • Books View all of Richard Carter, FCD's posts.