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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina

Observer

johngcramer

Date

April 19, 2014

Description

Swallow, mainly white with brown wings, and a black tail and cap.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor

Observer

trainerlauri09

Date

April 19, 2014 07:06 PM EDT

Description

10+ individuals noted around open marsh area.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor

Observer

treichard

Date

April 19, 2014 10:47 AM EDT

Description

Tree Swallow

Photos / Sounds

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What

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

barbarab

Date

April 19, 2014

Description

Building nest

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor

Observer

bheitzman

Date

April 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

tree swallow Tachycineta bicolor

Observer

islandstewards

Date

April 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina

Observer

islandstewards

Date

April 19, 2014 10:52 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

tree swallow Tachycineta bicolor

Observer

crgillette

Date

April 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor

Observer

icosahedron

Date

April 18, 2014 11:18 AM PDT

Description

Hundreds circling the pump house on this water treatment pond; individuals periodically darting under the eaves where I presume they are nesting.

Someone has 'decorated' this structure with dangling/waving mylar strips... is that an expedient to discourage these birds?

Photos / Sounds

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What

TRES Tachycineta bicolor

Observer

cotaweaver

Date

April 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

greglasley

Date

April 18, 2014

Description

Four pairs of Barn Swallows nest on the house we are staying in.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

Observer

atrave

Date

April 17, 2014 10:00 AM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The swallows and martins are a group of passerine birds in the family Hirundinidae which are characterised by their adaptation to aerial feeding. Swallow is used colloquially in Europe as a synonym for the Barn Swallow.

No range data available.