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#1 Parus

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Posted 10 June 2012 - 08:18 AM

Can you tell what these little guys are despite my terrible image quality? (Interior Alaska)

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Posted 10 June 2012 - 08:29 AM

Cliff Swallows. Gathering mud for their nests.
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Posted 10 June 2012 - 11:01 AM

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 04:11 AM

Yes! I saw 100s of these today doing this. At first I thought it was some sort of mating/sexual ritual. But then I realized they were Cliff Swallows doing this very near a bridge. :P

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 05:06 AM

Thanks! I spotted their little red necks, but I wasn't sure :)

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 06:24 AM

Thanks! I spotted their little red necks, but I wasn't sure :)

You can also spot the white forehead on a couple
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