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Captured these Tree Swallow birds in a battle over landing rights on a fence, it started on the fence then they took it to the air at celery fields in Sarasota, Florida. This swallow averages 5 inches long and weighs about 20 g. The bill is tiny and they This social bird is often found in flocks. The Tree Swallows are migrants to Florida in the winter.

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  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanalmost 4 years ago

    Another wonderful timed shot Kathy, great work!! Are you taking bets on the winner? $10 on the one on the right! ;-)

  • LOL, yes I taking bets, like you I pick the one on the right. thanks so much

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Ralph de Zilva
    Ralph de Zilvaalmost 4 years ago

    Another beauty Kathy. I have never seen these birds fighting. We had many swallows around our home and they use to build their nests on the brick walls and make an absolute mess of the place. I then had rubber snakes hanging from places where they built their nests and this chased them away.

  • thanks so much, I couldn’t believe they were fussing at each so much, about where to land, and their was plenty of room to land

    – kathy s gillentine

  • DaveOvenden
    DaveOvendenalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful well timed shot Kathy.. inst fav

  • thank you very much Dave

    – kathy s gillentine

  • andy551
    andy551almost 4 years ago

    How beautiful…..excellent work!

  • thank you very much Andy

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Antanas
    Antanasalmost 4 years ago

    stunning capture

  • thank you very much Antanas

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Trudi's Images
    Trudi's Imagesalmost 4 years ago

    Wow stunning Kathy

  • thank you very much Trudi

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Claire Walsh
    Claire Walshalmost 4 years ago

    Amazing capture Kathy.

  • thank you very much Claire

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Lance Leopold
    Lance Leopoldalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful work,love it!!!

  • thank you very much Lance

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyeralmost 4 years ago

    Great shot Kathy !

    2 February 2011 … one image a day

  • thank you very much

    – kathy s gillentine

  • NautilusBlue
    NautilusBluealmost 4 years ago

    Awsome timing Miss Kathy :)

  • thanks so much, now I really want to buy that 500mm len, LOL

    – kathy s gillentine

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