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Landing gear down
KC Foggin

Landing gear down (Hirundo rustica)

Barn Swallow
Look for the long, deeply forked tail that streams out behind this agile flyer and sets it apart from all other North American swallows.
Habitat
Look for Barn Swallows feeding above meadows, fields, and farmyards and over water, or perched on wires near feeding areas and nesting sites.
Location
Yard bird, Myrtle Beach, SC
Date taken
June, 2022
Scientific name
Hirundo rustica
Equipment used
Nikon D90, SIGMA 80-400/4.5-5.6 DG OS. plus a 1+1/4 extender, hand held off my back deck.

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