Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Gathering

Cliff swallows build their nests using mud. It is not unusual to see cliff swallow nests on the underside of bridges and overpasses. They typically build their nests on vertical cliffs.


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Cliff Swallow

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Group gathering mud to build nest(s)

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Beak full of mud

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Have a wonderful day, wherever you lay your head at night.



11 comments:

wildbirdsunlimited said...

Really enjoyed seeing the Cliff Swallows on the ground gathering mud. So interesting!

Mama Zen said...

Fantastic shots!

Beth said...

Beautiful shots!

Tabor said...

Great capture. Next year I chase swallows!!

Tabor said...

Great capture. Next year I chase swallows!!

Stephen Hayes said...

Amazing that they know how to do this even though they have tiny brains.

Pamela Gordon said...

I've often seen the holes that swallows make in cliffs along the road or even the coastline. I thought a swallow was a swallow but I am finding out there are many varieties of them. You got some great pictures.

Terri @ Backward B Ranch said...

Great shots! Guess they don't like to get their feathers muddy!.

Linda W. said...

Nice action shots!

Hilary said...

Wow.. the things you find and capture so perfectly. I want to tag along!

ladyfi said...

Wonderful shots indeed!