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June 18, 2008


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The Zen Birdfeeder

Mon@rch - thanks!


Glad it has been figured out already! Great WW!

The Zen Birdfeeder

Lana and Mike - thanks for playing! Tree Swallows they are! As Mike points out, the feathers are diagnostic. As Lana points out, the file name is even more diagnostic *LOL*
I counted three as well. Thanks much to you both!


I also go with Tree Swallow: I think the use of the feathers in the nest is a dead giveaway. I've counted and recounted and come up with three nestlings, too. Not very original, I know . . . .

Great image from the inside of a nestbox! It's wild to see what we've been missing before nestcams came along!


I see 3 nestlings, for sure. I'll bet they're tree swallows (considering the name of the photo. *LOL*) Very nice!

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