Tachycineta bicolor

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Nesting Tree Swallows in the High Uintas

2018-06-03T04:14:58+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Birds, Summit County, Tree Swallows, Uinta Wasatch Cache National Forest, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

While I photographed nesting House Wrens in the High Uintas the last day of May I also photographed Tree Swallows that were nesting in the same Aspen tree in a cavity a bit lower on the trunk.

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.

Low light Tree Swallow in the Targhee National Forest of Idaho

2017-05-20T04:39:47+00:00 May 20th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Clark County, Idaho, Modoc Creek, Targhee National Forest, Tree Swallows|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Last year I was able to spend time photographing this male Tree Swallow in low light in the Targhee National Forest of Idaho and even though the light wasn't the best I still liked the resulting images.