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Himalayas - 635
Amazing level
of skill ...
... commitment
organization and
diligence ...

He had picked up
two long sticks ...
... but did not
leave ... pushed
them to the back
part of his bill
... then proceeded
to roll up a wet
mud pellet ...
... to mop up
the shopping list
for making that
beautifully designed
and crafted
nest ...
... to welcome
a new generation
to the world ...

Barn Swallow
Chamba, Altitude 5500 ft.
Himachal Pradesh
Himalayan slopes and settlements , altitude 5500 feet
District Chamba, Himachal Pradesh, India
Scientific name
Hirundo rustica
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amazing behavioural shot, Alok, these birds keep marveling us, awesome work (of both of you), many tfs!!
Mud and straw makes for a good strong nest but the decision to transport both at the same time is questionable (lol). Great behavioral pictures Alok & Renu!

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