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Sailing on the Chesapeake #4

By handlerstudio  
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Spotted on the sailboat in the next slip, early in the morning. I believe this is a swallow....they flit and fly around really fast, almost like bats. Perched on the rail, in front of the dodger at the front of the cockpit. They are hard to catch...particularly in the air.

Peter

Tags: Swallows Chesapeake bay Wildlife and nature Swan Creek

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Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2017 3:01AM
Stunning images peter, this one looks so friendly!
Well done for three beautiful captures...
Isabel GrinGrin
Spkr51 5 United States
6 Jun 2017 4:28AM
Beautiful capture ***** SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
gajewski 17 10 9 United States
6 Jun 2017 6:18AM
You caught this one nicely, Peter.

-=\Walter
IreneClarke 6 1.4k 2 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2017 6:24AM
They certainly do move quickly - usually end up a blur in my attempts - well captured.
Bantu 8 7 1 India
6 Jun 2017 7:02AM
Interesting information and capture Peter.

Vikram
6 Jun 2017 9:27AM
Great images of this alert little bird, Peter.

RichardSmile
Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2017 9:55AM
Wonderful to see them at rest Peter.

Peter
6 Jun 2017 10:13AM
Superb images
nonur 13 18 13 Turkey
6 Jun 2017 1:34PM
They are so swift and hardly perch. Super catch, Peter.
Bento 6 Portugal
6 Jun 2017 2:04PM
Beautiful captures Peter.
Nikonuser1 Plus
9 170 16 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2017 2:54PM
A great set PeterGrinGrin

Cliff
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
6 Jun 2017 4:27PM
A great shot, a great perch!
dimalexa 4 5 Greece
7 Jun 2017 12:26AM
The bird in an unusual environment. Wonderful photo, Peter!
Dimitris

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