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Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) discovered by Geoff (#8329)

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Observed: May 30, 2016 @ 10:30 AM
Posted on: May 30, 2016 @ 4:25 PM (diff: 0 days)

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By Tclenche on 5/31/2016 7:47:46 AM

great photo. you can see the beautiful colours on its head.  I have seen many swallows, but good photos like yours are elusive.

By Geoff on 5/31/2016 12:46:06 PM

Thanks…I still want to get a nice sharp shot of one in flight. But they fly so fast, that I may have to jack up the shutter speed, even more so. Snapped this one at 1/2000 of a second.

By Tclenche on 5/31/2016 9:15:32 PM

I can rarely capture that beautiful iridescence on the head.

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