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By teocali
Several families of Swallows (Hirundo rustica) chose to perch on the overhead cables in our lane this morning and were a treat to watch. Each family consisted of obviously two broods - an earlier and a later and the youngest were very demanding, keeping the parents busy, and hilarious to watch! They are obviously getting ready for the long migration flight to warmer climes.
Virtually a full frame capture with just a little cropped from top and bottom.

Many thanks for your support of yesterday's upload. Very much appreciated as alwaysSmile

Tags: Family Swallow Wild Bird Perching Hirundo rustica Wildlife and nature Migratory Demanding

Voters: christinecilia, aniamoore, CarolG and 24 more


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Comments


aww love it great captur.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
4 Sep 2012 4:23PM
Fantastic, Sylvia, the glint in their eyes says it all Smile Carol
Greyheron 15 282 7 England
4 Sep 2012 4:27PM
Always a delight to watch...even better when you can photograph them as well - superb Smile

Mike
Lovely!
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2012 4:54PM
Brilliant, an image full of great drama, suspense and waiting, certainly an image which lends itself to many possible narratives.

Nathan
MossyOak 5 22 15 England
4 Sep 2012 6:42PM
After the phone call I knew this was yours. Very well exposed against the sky and spot on timing
Richard
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2012 9:04PM
Well the message seems very clear to me - a great shot Sylvia SmileSmile
Helen
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2012 9:58PM
well timed and beautiful capture
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
4 Sep 2012 10:27PM
A delightful image of these vociferous youngsters, a real pleasure to view
Ray42 9 3 England
5 Sep 2012 7:05AM
An excellent and delightful shot
What a brilliant action shot and composition is great.
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
5 Sep 2012 3:45PM
Wonderful natural shot Sylvia. Looks as if they are just as demanding as kids the world over.! GrinGrin
Ron
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
5 Sep 2012 8:36PM
Superb capture Sylvia - three bright eyes Smile - well timed.
Brian.
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2012 9:02AM
Fantastic shot Sylvia.
Brian

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