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juvenile swallow

  1. Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

    Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

  2. Juvenile Swallow

    Juvenile Swallow

    Snapped this guy feeding along the canal with a bunch of his mates. Had to put my camera settings on sports and multi-shot using tracking focus to have any chance of getting anything other than an abstract blur of him with my compact zoom. Think I took 150 photos and about 10 turned out...
  3. On the Ground and Hopping Around

    On the Ground and Hopping Around

    The parents left these two juvenile Swallows in a hedge, while they went off to hunt for food. After a while the youngster became impatient and flew down to the ground to to have a look around. They looked so vulnerable there that I was quite relieved when the parents returned and they flew up...
  4. Good things are worth waiting for

    Good things are worth waiting for

    One of four juvenile Swallows patiently waiting for the return of their parents with food. This was taken several weeks ago - I wonder where they are now? Ron
  5. Young Swallow

    Young Swallow

    One of three juvenile Swallows waiting to be fed on the railings at Buckenham Station. Edit. I have just noticed that it looks as if I have blurred the background and the railing has bled into it. I didn't have to do any blurring and the pale strip is actually the top of the railway track, in...
  6. Sitting pretty

    Sitting pretty

    Taken in my back garden
  7. "Have a scratch mate, it'll take your mind off food!"

    "Have a scratch mate, it'll take your mind off food!"

    Juvenile swallow waiting to be fed.
  8. Where is she? I'm hungry!

    Where is she? I'm hungry!

    Juvenile swallow waiting to be fed.
  9. Juvenile Swallow

    Juvenile Swallow

    Waiting the delivery of the next meal.
  10. Here is Mum with his dinner.

    Here is Mum with his dinner.

    Not the best of shots.Stood leaning agains't a lampost for around 3 hrs to manage this one off shot.This little Swallow chick was perching outside of his nest,waiting for food.Very difficult to keep the lens focused on the chick in the hopes that he would be fed,as the parents were also feeding...
  11. the flying swallow

    the flying swallow

    got one at last
  12. Fanks Mum For Me Tea.

    Fanks Mum For Me Tea.

    The youngsters kept landing on the tree and the then the parents would swoop in to feed them, then after a few mins rest the younguns would fly around a bit more. It was nice to just sit and watch as they will be off on there travels soon. Hope You like Lee
  13. Juvenile Swallow-2

    Juvenile Swallow-2

    Not sure which is the better of the shots,so here is a second one.Just the 2 youngsters,sitting patiently waiting for their parents to arrive with food.
  14. Will it ever stop raining!!!

    Will it ever stop raining!!!

    I don't usually post 3 of the same species together,but seeing as I have been very patiently editing these shots,trying not to highlight the niose ,as they were so dark.thought I may as well make it 3. They looked so miserable,soaking wet plumage,bet Mum wishes she was back in Africa!!!
  15. Swallow in a basket!

    Swallow in a basket!

    Juvenile Swallow in a basket in a restaurant!
  16. Soggy Swallow

    Soggy Swallow

    Several Swallows were on this sand dune feeding juveniles whilst it rained. This was a very obliging bird, remaining to be photographed after the others flew off.