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Tree Swallow

Tachycineta bicolor


A graceful swallow of North America, the Tree Swallow, Tachycineta bicolor, has the characteristic forked swallow tail. Tachycineta bicolor is characterized by a blue "hood" and back, with the ends of the wings becoming grayish. The breast is white. Though a strong flier, the Tree Swallow prefers to soar low to the ground and sing its bubbly symphony.


Flying around the front yard.



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Jacob Gorneau
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Jacob Gorneau

New York, USA

Spotted on Apr 28, 2013
Submitted on May 1, 2013

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