We'd Welcome An Insect Or Two!! - Welcome Swallows - NZ

AndreaEL

Gore, New Zealand

Artist's Description

A trip out of town this week end to Manapouri to photograph a wedding. The wedding was amazing and the bride and groom were beautiful… Having said all that… the highlight of the trip was photographing these two little adorable juvenile Welcome Swallows. They were sprinkled with a little bit of rain and it was love at first sight for me. The parents were darting back and fourth feeding them and I could have spent the entire week end watching them. These little fluff balls looked so cute waiting for their breakfast. Please view large for full effect…
We’d Welcome An Insect Or Two!! – Welcome Swallows

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Our welcome swallows came from Australia, where they migrated between mainland Australia and Tasmania. It was probably when they got caught in a storm which blew them towards New Zealand. Some of them made it to Northland in the 1950s. They nested there and raised chicks. As their numbers increased, they spread south. Now they can be found all over New Zealand. Welcome swallows are native birds because they arrived here by themselves.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35 Southland New Zealand Manapouri Lake March 2012
The Welcome Swallow is a newcomer on the New Zealand native bird scene. Winging it from Australia, it has made a big impression in its short time on these shores. They are a welcome addition, It is a beautiful bird with dark coat of black and brown and a fiery red underbelly – indicative of it’s deep powerful presence and burning passion for its new home. A vote for the Welcome Swallow is a vote for the new era of NZ bird life…
We’d Welcome An Insect Or Two!! – Welcome Swallows

Welcome Swallow

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Welcome Home Honey! – Swallows

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