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Rocket feeding Parent Barn Swallow feeding the fledgling! Action,Barn,Barn swallow,Bird,Hirundo rustica,Swallow,avian,feeding,flight,wildlife Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

    comments (4)

  1. Wow, amazing action shot!
    Excellent timing I would say :)
    Posted 5 years ago
  2. superb timing! Posted 5 years ago
  3. Absolutely incredible. Mind blown. Posted 5 years ago
  4. Totally awesome picture! Posted 4 years ago

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The barn swallow is the most widespread species of swallow in the world. It is a distinctive passerine bird with blue upperparts, a long, deeply forked tail and curved, pointed wings. It is found in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. In Anglophone Europe it is just called the swallow; in Northern Europe it is the only common species called a "swallow" rather than a "martin".

There are six subspecies of barn swallow, which breed across the Northern Hemisphere. Four are strongly migratory,.. more

Similar species: Passerines
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Uploaded Aug 15, 2014. Captured Aug 9, 2014 09:59.
  • Canon EOS-1D Mark III
  • f/5.6
  • 1/2000s
  • ISO400
  • 500mm