[Tweeters] Violet green swallows playing? Practicing?

Stark, John john.stark at bellinghamherald.com
Fri May 24 14:24:30 PDT 2013


I once saw a Western kingbird with fledglings, doing something like this
with a live grasshopper, seemingly teaching the young 'uns...

*John Stark, Reporter*
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On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 8:50 AM, ck park <travelgirl.fics at gmail.com> wrote:


> 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?

>>

>> *John Stark, Reporter*

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