Tree Swallows In Flight

Speedy Tree Swallows

I realized the American Avocet Pair was moving further and further from me, so focused instead on trying to capture a Tree Swallow. It was a grey, sunless day, so the iridescence of their wings was also dull.

Tree Swallow In Flight
Tree Swallow In Flight

A small flock of them were feeding over a pond, zipping in unpredictable patterns over the water.

Tree Swallow In Flight
Tree Swallow In Flight

I’m sure they were capturing insects, but that action was undetectable.

Tree Swallow In Flight
Tree Swallow In Flight

They often swooped near each other, but never crash.

Tree Swallows In Flight
Tree Swallows In Flight

Last second change of flight plan was pretty common, showing off flight skills.

Tree Swallow In Flight
Tree Swallow In Flight

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