Swallow & Wren Update, June 16, 2021

June 16, 2021  •  Leave a Comment

Still haven't gotten a good view of the swallow's eggs. I think there are at least five, but can't be certain. Mrs. Swallow spent much of the day in the box. There was some excitement this afternoon when at least one Eastern kingbird fledgling sheltered in the azaleas below the box. The kingbird parents and swallows had a brief discussion before the kingbirds moved on. Here's Mrs. Swallow in the box.

Tree Swallow Update, June 16, 2021
The common wrens at the Piermont Library reportedly don't understand you're supposed to be quiet in the library. They're chattering up a storm. And, they've got at least two eggs. The eggs are very hard to see, they're in deep shadow in the cup the wrens carved out of the nesting material. 
Wrens Have Two Eggs, June 16, 2021
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