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Tree Swallow - Tachycineta bicolor These stunning birds have a deep-blue iridescent back and a white breast. They are streamlined and small in size with long, pointed wings and a short, slightly notched tail.<br />
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Habitat: On a nesting box beside a large pond<br />
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Habitat: On a nesting box beside a large pond<br />
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Tree Swallow - Tachycineta bicolor

These stunning birds have a deep-blue iridescent back and a white breast. They are streamlined and small in size with long, pointed wings and a short, slightly notched tail.

Habitat: On a nesting box beside a large pond

Tree Swallow - Tachycineta bicolor These stunning birds have a deep-blue iridescent back and a white breast. They are streamlined and small in size with long, pointed wings and a short, slightly notched tail.<br />
<br />
Habitat: On a nesting box beside a large pond<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/56442/tree_swallow.html<br />
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Tree Swallow These stunning birds have a deep-blue iridescent back and a white breast. They are streamlined and small in size with long, pointed wings and a short, slightly notched tail. <br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/71078/tree_swallow_-_tachycineta_bicolor.html<br />
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    comments (6)

  1. Beautiful shot! Wow .... :o) Posted 10 months ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 10 months ago
  2. So beautiful! Posted 10 months ago
    1. Definitely, thanks! Posted 10 months ago
  3. Fantastic! Posted 10 months ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 10 months ago

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The Tree Swallow is a migratory passerine bird that breeds in North America and winters in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. It is a very rare vagrant to western Europe.

This swallow averages 13.5 cm long and weighs about 20 g. The bill is tiny. The adult Tree Swallow has iridescent blue-green upperparts, white underparts, and a very slightly forked tail. The female usually has duller colours than the male, often more greenish than the more bluish male. The juvenile plumage.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Dec 18, 2018. Captured Jun 4, 2017 12:33 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/395s
  • ISO400
  • 277mm