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Tree Swallow

Tachycineta bicolor

Description:

These stunning birds have a deep-blue iridescent back and a white breast. They are streamlined and small in size with long, pointed wings and a short, slightly notched tail.

Habitat:

Spotted in a meadow adjacent to a river and dense, mixed forest.

Notes:

I have seen swallows nearly everywhere I go this spring. They seem so much more abundant this year, and also very bold in that they don't seem to fear my approach.

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3 Comments

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 3 years ago

Thank you Sarah and triggsturner for your comments! They are definitely photogenic birds, and it's always fun to observe them!

triggsturner
triggsturner 3 years ago

Wonderful series Christine. Thank you for sharing these.

SarahWhitt
SarahWhitt 3 years ago

WOW!! Beautiful photos, Christine!!

Christine Y.
Spotted by
Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Jun 4, 2017
Submitted on Jun 6, 2017

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