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Swallow

Hirundo rustica

Description:

When I visited the Urquhart Castle in the Loch Ness I did not see Nessie but I saw many nice castle-resident swallows.



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13 Comments

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Thanks Lauren! they are very pretty and interesting birds :-)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Very beautiful! Wish our swallows looked like that!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Thanks Micolo! :-)

Micolo
Micolo 6 years ago

Beautiful set of a lovely bird

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Thanks Frederic! My videos are not so good (too much shaking image sometimes :-) but at least they show a few of the nice features I have observed in the spottings :-)

Frederic Ansermoz
Frederic Ansermoz 6 years ago

Nice one Marta, I have even suscribed to your Youtube channel that I'm pronoting here :) http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNJOOlQo...

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

Lovely!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Thanks, Maria!

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Nice series and the video is a nice addition!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Thanks! :-)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 6 years ago

Oh..that is so cool video ! Ha ha ha :0

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Thanks, Adarsha! This one was first singing for a long time but unfortunately he/she stopped when I made the video but is anyway cute see how he/she yawns and then preens :-)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 6 years ago

Beautiful capture!

The MnMs
Spotted by
The MnMs

Scotland, United Kingdom

Lat: 57.32, Long: -4.44

Spotted on Jun 20, 2013
Submitted on Aug 2, 2013

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