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Tree Swallow


Tree Swallow
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Copyright: Everton De Melo (demeve) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 586 W: 12 N: 1682] (6165)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-07-03
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 40D, Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-08-24 11:05
Viewed: 3481
Points: 2
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Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)

Here is a picture of a Tree Swallow that I managed to photograph in the Fisherman's Wharf in Moterey, California.

Note:

Tree Swallows nest in natural or artificial cavities near water and are often found in large flocks. They readily use nest boxes, including those built for bluebirds. Declines in cavity-builder populations are resulting in fewer natural nesting sites for Tree Swallows, although the swallow population remains healthy.

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Hello Everton
great shot of this Tree Swallow taken in a nice pose with very good eye contact
beautiful details on his shiny plumage, fine BG
Have a good night
Jacqueline

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