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Photo © Zack Abbey, some rights reserved
Tar Creek (Google, OSM)
34.4933644786, -118.9387607574
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Sep. 30, 2011 11:47:04 -0700
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Tree Swallow - Photo (c) Rick Leche, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
zabbey's ID: Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)
Posted by zabbey almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Violet-green Swallow - Photo (c) Len Blumin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
maractwin's ID: Violet-green Swallow (Tachycineta thalassina)
Posted by maractwin over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Violet-green Swallow - Photo (c) Len Blumin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
zabbey's ID: Violet-green Swallow (Tachycineta thalassina)
Posted by zabbey over 1 year ago (Flag)
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After looking at some pictures of both species some more I think you are right, tree swallows have the blue mask over their eyes while V.G swallows don't (like the one pictured). Thanks for the heads up!

Posted by zabbey over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Violet-green Swallow - Photo (c) Len Blumin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
zabbey's ID: Violet-green Swallow (Tachycineta thalassina)
Violet-green Swallow - Photo (c) Len Blumin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
Community ID: Violet-green Swallow (Tachycineta thalassina)
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