Barn Swallows

///Barn Swallows

Barn Swallows are a deep cobalt blue above, rust below with darker throats, they have tiny bills and feet and long forked tails.

Juvenile Barn Swallow Portraits

2018-08-18T05:15:54+00:00August 18th, 2018|Categories: Barn Swallows, Birds, Little Emigration Canyon, Morgan County, Portraits, Utah, Wasatch Mountains|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I'd driven up into a Wasatch Mountain canyon and was waiting for the sun to rise over the mountains when I spotted several juvenile Barn Swallows perched on a fence right next to the road in lovely morning light.

Photographing a Barn Swallow in the Wasatch Mountains with my Mom

2018-06-18T06:33:17+00:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Barn Swallows, Birds, Little Emigration Canyon, Summit County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

While these Barn Swallow photos aren't million dollar shots the experiences I shared with my mother while we photographed this bird together are worth everything to me.

Barn Swallow Nesting Season Is Happening Now In Northern Utah

2018-05-04T04:25:11+00:00May 4th, 2018|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Barn Swallows, Birds, Davis County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Barn Swallows are like tiny, feathered brick masons. One pellet by itself is nothing but combined pellets form the nests these birds use to raise their young in.

With Midges Emerging Will Swallows Arrive Soon?

2018-02-18T06:26:07+00:00February 18th, 2018|Categories: Barn Swallows, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Clark County, Cliff Swallows, Idaho, Little Emigration Canyon, Modoc Creek, Morgan County, Targhee National Forest, Tree Swallows, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

That one midge I saw in the restroom at Bear River MBR did cause me to wonder if the swallows will show up early this year in northern Utah or will the predicted cooler weather cause them arrive at their normal time.