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44.0517952057, -73.0957231238 (Google, OSM)
44.0517952057, -73.0957231238
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Description

Active nesting colony in a working sand pit.

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Bank Swallow - Photo (c) Jose Sousa, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
rpayne's ID: Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia)
Posted by rpayne almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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I saw two holes in the bank along the Middlebury River. I didn't see any birds but maybe the swallows found the bank.

Posted by charlie almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Neat. It's cool to find them in a more natural setting than this one. My friend and I found at least a few of them in every sand pit we could poke our heads into along 116, but this one was the mother lode. There is one more near you, on Schoolhouse Hill Rd. that I want to check too.

Posted by rpayne almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Bank Swallow - Photo (c) Jose Sousa, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
susanelliott's ID: Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia)
Posted by susanelliott 4 months ago (Flag)
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Bank Swallow - Photo (c) Jose Sousa, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
rpayne's ID: Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia)
Bank Swallow - Photo (c) Jose Sousa, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
Community ID: Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia)
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