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  1. Dusky Crag Martin : river bank at Rishikesh : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Dusky Crag Martin : river bank at Rishikesh : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    This dark plumaged bird of swallow group ... likes to roost and nest on the rocky outcrops and crags ... ... and also inhabit sparsely used ... old and dilapidated buildings ... Here ... one can see it using the ledge in the stilt parking of a resort on River Ganga at Rishikesh ...
  2. Wire tailed Swallow : collecting wet clay for nest : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari & Alok Tewari

    Wire tailed Swallow : collecting wet clay for nest : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari & Alok Tewari

    These beauties collect wet clay/ mud and roll it into small pellets ... ... mixing it with saliva and sticking these small pellets together to make lovely ... wonderfully designed retort shaped nests ... _________________ Village Mankrola Gurugram Haryana India 8 August 2023
  3. Barn swallow at the beach

    Barn swallow at the beach

    The bay was calm yesterday afternoon. I viewed the different shades of blues and greens through my Leicas and watched barn swallows hunt for insects. I watched their manoeuvres and thought I would have a go at taking some pictures. Here's one I'd like to share because it is pretty close up and...
  4. 30-05-2023 Swallow 1 (1 of 1).jpg

    30-05-2023 Swallow 1 (1 of 1).jpg

    Swallow
  5. Barn Swallow

    Barn Swallow

    Gathering some twigs for nesting
  6. L

    A few unknown birds from Gambia

    Hi, a have for quite a while had problems with a few identifications from a trip in February 2019 to Gambia. Hope you can brighten some lights on some of them. Photo 1: Assume this to be a Pink-backed Pelican. Photo 2 and 3: I feel this has to be a Wahlberg's Eagle, but somehow the jizz gives...
  7. Cliff hanger ...

    Cliff hanger ...

    Clinging ... Image taken from the top of the wall ... ... shows amazing ability of these cliff swallows to hang on to the vertical structures ... Here they are clinging to the side of the boundary wall of a village pond ... An ... imagine ... the standard books decribe them to have...
  8. The wires ...

    The wires ...

    The wires of this fabulous male are showing very well ... ... allowing me a delightful shot __________ Keoladeo National Park Bharatpur Rajasthan India
  9. Himalayas - 635

    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...
  10. Feeding on the wing

    Feeding on the wing

    A chilly wander around Arbroath, it's either been or VERY long time since I was here OR, I've never actually been. Took a stroll round the inner harbour, spotted these being fed so, back to the car for the "big boy" (lens)
  11. Cliff-hanger ...

    Cliff-hanger ...

    Different view of the Plumage of this lovely species of Swallow ... ... also known as Indian Cliff Swallow One may watch their nesting site and action by following any of the two links given here ... https://www.facebook.com/alokrenudr/videos/1487744061675650/...
  12. Wire ... on hire

    Wire ... on hire

    Streak-throated Swallow There were hundreds of them ... ... alternately flying ... and perching ... ... and loved those power lines ... __________ Sonipat Haryana India 26 August 2022
  13. Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari : Wire-tailed Swallows  and Streak-throated Swallows

    Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari : Wire-tailed Swallows and Streak-throated Swallows

    5K views, 81 likes, 3 loves, 19 comments, 141 shares, Facebook Watch Videos It was a happy season for Wire-tailed Swallows and Streak-throated Swallows ... And the adults and Juveniles of the two formed a stunningly beautiful mixed group ... getting along very well with each other ... I...
  14. Swallow Feeding

    Swallow Feeding

  15. On the waterfront ...

    On the waterfront ...

    Adult and immature ... Beautiful ... as them swallows are ... ... with wires flowing behind the tail ... they look special ... Population in India has a north-south seasonal movement within India ... This is Indian/ South Asian subspecies H. s. filifera ... _________ Wire-tailed Swallow...
  16. 18-04-22 Swallow 2 (1 of 1).jpg

    18-04-22 Swallow 2 (1 of 1).jpg

    First Swallow of my Year on the Isle of Wight
  17. Tree swallow house shopping

    Tree swallow house shopping

    A bit of snow catches bright morning light, shimmering blue-green back the swallow takes flight.
  18. Little Egret and an ex-frog

    Little Egret and an ex-frog

    Unlucky frog
  19. Fandango739

    Yorktown, Virginia, United States of America - swallows

    Are these Bank Swallows or maybe Northern Rough-winged Swallows? In looking at the Peterson Guide, it would appear that coastal Virginia is at the southern edge of the Bank Swallow's range, which means that it might be possible. It was a very dark, rainy day when I took the photos, so yes, I...
  20. Swallows

    Swallows

    Swallows resting on their way South
  21. Swallow in my garden.

    Swallow in my garden.

    Swallow over my garden.
  22. Swallow over Meadow

    Swallow over Meadow

    Swallow flying over a meadow.
  23. Swallow over my garden.

    Swallow over my garden.

    Swallow in flight.
  24. Big Yawn

    Big Yawn

    Barn Swallow parent waiting on it's babies to take flight
  25. Barn Swallow in flight

    Barn Swallow in flight

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