Tree Swallow

Swallow Murmuration

March 5, 2017 - Tree Swallow Murmuration - the vortex of birds is in the top right quadrant of the photo.... Tree Swallow Murmuration.... Read more

A Quick Stop at Joe Overstreet

April 7, 2012 - We found a flock of Tree Swallows lined up on a telephone wire.  Occasionally they would all take off, fly around, and then eventually reconvene on the wire.  It can be pretty hard to photograph these tiny, fast birds.  I love to try, though.  Their bright blue iridescent feathers make…... Read more

Activity Starting to Pick up at the Circle B Bar Reserve

September 12, 2010 - Great Blue Heron in flight I noticed several small groups (two and three birds) of Tree Swallows.... At least, I'm pretty sure they were Tree Swallows and not Barn Swallows, given that last year there were tons and tons of Tree Swallows along Wading Bird Way.... Tree Swallows Double-Crested Cormorants…... Read more

Cold Birdwatching at Circle B Bar Reserve

January 31, 2010 - Least sandpipers It was a slow birding day, so Dyeyo and I entertained ourselves by trying to photograph the tree swallows that are always flying around by Wading Bird Way.  They never seem to land!  Their feathers glow bright blue when the light hits them.  They'll fly right at you…... Read more