[Tweeters] Violet green swallows playing? Practicing?

ck park travelgirl.fics at gmail.com
Fri May 24 08:50:56 PDT 2013

i have a photo taken at center for urban horticulture of a tree swallow
doing the exact same thing... i've also seen gulls and crows doing
something similar with larger objects...

00 caren
george davis creek, north fork

On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 8:42 AM, Stark, John <
john.stark at bellinghamherald.com> wrote:

> Just a few minutes ago on my way in to work at our downtown Bellingham

> office, I saw two violet green swallows playing or practicing with a big

> fluffy feather. It wasn't one of THEIR feathers--it was the size of my

> thumb, whitish gray, probably from a seagull. The birds circled the parking

> lot, alternately dropping the feather, letting it float, and then snatching

> it out of the air again. They did this repeatedly.


> Has anyone ever seen this before?


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