Thursday, March 26, 2015

Tree swallows on the move!

At 530 this evening, three Tree Swallows zipped by. My first of the year. I noticed this pattern in the past too. For a few days, I see them high overhead only. Then I see a few on the river - some even land on the boxes.  Then for a few days - no swallows. Then we get dozens with them quickly claiming boxes and lots of swallow shenanigans. They raise their brood and are gone again by July. Then during fall migration there are a number that pass by. Cool and mysterious. 

Glad we were able to get out and check the boxes! 

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