Barn Swallow Nesting Season Is Happening Now In Northern Utah

2018-05-04T04:25:11+00:00 May 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+00:00 February 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.

Up close with a Tree Swallow at Red Rock Lakes NWR

2017-07-27T04:25:35+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Categories: Beaverhead County, Birds, Centennial Valley, Montana, Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Tree Swallows|Tags: , , , , , , |

While stopped at a gate at Red Rock lakes NWR a Tree Swallow flew in and landed on a fence post so close that I wasn't sure I was going to be able to focus on it but I had to try.