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Bank Swallow

Riparia riparia

ML114126821


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Nick Pulcinella
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eBird Checklist S48379748
Edwin B. Forsythe NWR
Atlantic, New Jersey, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 39.4551, -74.42 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags

Comments

Observation details

Small brown swallows seen within a large gathering of tree swallows along the wildlife drive. The birds could easily be seen either perched on the wildlife drive or on nearby bushes and grasses. The Bank Swallows were smaller than the Tree and Barn Swallows and they had all brown upperparts. The underparts were white with a defined brown band across the upper chest. There were a few juv. Tree Swallows that had a diffuse brownish-gray chest band but these bands were not distinct. The call was a short buzz. The number was the max I was able to count at once but there could have been more.

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS 7D
Lens model
EF400mm f/5.6L USM
f-stop
f/5.6
Focal length
400 mm
Shutter speed
1/1000 sec
ISO
1000
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
1,800KB
Dimensions
2048 x 1370

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