[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
http://www.ParkGallery.org
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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