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Old Apr 17, 2006, 5:48 PM   #1
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This one's probably easy for most of you folks. These birds are just a tad bigger than a Sparrow. I shot them (with my camera, of course!) only about 100 yards from a bog here in Indiana. Cute little guys, they are.
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Old Apr 17, 2006, 5:49 PM   #2
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Here's a second pic that I liked:
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Old Apr 17, 2006, 6:37 PM   #3
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After a lot of looking, I think they look like Tree Swallows.
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Old Apr 17, 2006, 6:41 PM   #4
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They look like house martins to me, if not then another member of the swift family.
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Old Apr 17, 2006, 7:54 PM   #5
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Very cool pictures, I'm inclined to go with Tree Swallows too. Nice shots.
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Old Apr 17, 2006, 9:29 PM   #6
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The second one reminds me of my first x-wife and I. Ahhh - that's me on the right...
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Old Apr 17, 2006, 10:47 PM   #7
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Very clear and colourful pictures

Great shots!!
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Old Apr 18, 2006, 10:06 AM   #8
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Thanks for the comments. I'll say that they are Tree Swallows from my searching. Here's a pic I found:

http://www.johnsonmill.com/images/Tree%20Swallow.jpg



I realize I should have used fill flash, but I think that would have scared them!
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Old Apr 18, 2006, 6:05 PM   #9
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yes, definitely tree swallows.

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Old Apr 18, 2006, 9:28 PM   #10
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Ok, its defiantly not a swift. Members of the swift family do not perch.

Here is a snap of some house martins, I am starting to think this may by like the English 'crisps' and the American 'chips'

http://www.bollocks-designs.co.uk/id...usemartins.jpg
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