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Photo © Robert Marsh, all rights reserved
union bay natural area (Google, OSM)
47.6540151486, -122.2950018835
Accuracy: 200m
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Small bird, shiny dark blue back, and yellow breast. Distinguishable by the very forked tail when in flight(see second photo bottom left corner). Sited in abundance in union bay natural area between the shores of lake washington and the shore of one of the ponds, also in the group of birds were many violet green swallows. It was impossible to catch one of these birds not in flight, it seemed to be all they did, flying down very close to the water of the pond, steep ascents into the air followed by dives back down, occasional flocking, and generally flying all over the place.

May. 20, 2012 15:30:04 -0700
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Barn Swallow - Photo (c) Minette Layne, all rights reserved
robertmarsh's ID: Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Posted by robertmarsh over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Barn Swallow - Photo (c) Minette Layne, all rights reserved
robertmarsh's ID: Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

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