Borran's Nature Photography: Swallow Meeting

in #photography11 months ago
I really like to photograph swallows.
They are beautiful, very lively and incredibly skillful flyers.
Here are some pictures I took when they were having a meeting/enjoying the sun.

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Barn swallow, Hirundo rustica.

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Barn swallow facts:
- They are the most widespread species of swallow in the world.
- Feeds on insects caught in flight.
- The barn swallow drinks by skimming low over lakes or rivers and scooping up water with its open mouth.
- The record age is more than 11 years, most survive less than four years.

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I love nature photography. I regularly post nature photos taken by me, wherever I happen to be. If you have similar interests, be sure to follow me here on steemit!

Shot with: Nikon Coolpix P900/Nikkor 83X Wide Optical Zoom 4.3-357mm f/2.8-6.5.


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They have started arriving in my part of the world after their long journey South

Ok, it's amazing how far they can travel! :)

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These swallows are very beautiful. You took great photos of them.

The information of the swallow you provided is very interesting. Thanks so much for sharing. ;)