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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 7 months ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 7 months ago
  2. So beautiful! Posted 7 months ago
    1. Definitely, thanks! Posted 7 months ago
  3. Fantastic! Posted 7 months ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 7 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