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Finally! The Swallow Chick Fledges, July 21, 2021

July 21, 2021 - Our surviving tree swallow chick left the nesting box this morning. Mom moved him off to the brush along the edge of the...
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Swallow Update July 20, 2021

July 20, 2021 - Our little tree swallow is STILL with us. He's? been curious and looking out much of the day. He sits in the door to the...
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Swallow Update July 19, 2021

July 19, 2021 - Ok, I'm gonna start calling this guy Michael Rotondo as he doesn't want to leave. Mom has been calling all day - can bir...
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Swallow Update July 18, 2021

July 18, 2021 - Mom appears to have decide it is time for Junior to get a move on. She's been sitting on the perch in front of the box c...
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Swallow Update July 17, 2021

July 17, 2021 - Our tree swallow chick hasn't decided to venture out yet. He's? curious about the world, spending more time looking out.
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Swallow Update July 16, 2021

July 16, 2021 - Our swallow chick remains in the box. Mom and dad are perched outside calling, but the chick doesn't seem interested. We...
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Swallow Update July 15, 2021

July 15, 2021 - Our swallow chick is still with us in the box. He's? been very curious about the outside world and has hopped up to the...
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Swallow Update July 14, 2021

July 14, 2021 - Today was the first day we could expect our chick to fledge. Looks like he's? decided to stick around for a little longe...
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Swallow Update July 12, 2021

July 12, 2021 - Our surviving chick is getting curious about what's outside the box. He's? testing his wings, peering out and getting re...
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Swallow Update July 10, 2021

July 11, 2021 - More sad news from the swallows today. Friday morning, both remaining chicks looked good and healthy. Both were moving a...
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Swallow Update July 7, 2021

July 08, 2021 - Sad news from the tree swallows. We've lost two chicks. I didn't see what happened to them, but with the kestrel making...
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Swallow Update July 6, 2021

July 06, 2021 - A quick check on our swallow chicks. Mom and dad have been busy hauling groceries in for the chicks. And, they've had to...
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Swallow Update July 4, 2021

July 05, 2021 - Checking in on our tree swallows on July 4. The swallows had some excitement in the afternoon, a male kestrel repeatedly...
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Swallow Update, July 2, 2021

July 02, 2021 - We're getting some good looks at our tree swallow chicks this afternoon. Still haven't gotten a clear enough view to cou...
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Tree Swallow Update June 29, 2021

June 29, 2021 - Checking in on our swallows today. Both parents have been busy feeding the chicks. Still can't tell how many chicks ther...
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Tree Swallow Update, June 28, 2021

June 28, 2021 - A quick peek in at our tree swallows. Mom and dad have been busy hauling food in throughout the day. We've had catbirds...
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We've Got Tree Swallow Chicks! June 27, 2021

June 27, 2021 - At least some of the tree swallow chicks have hatched. Still can't see what's going on through all the feathers, but wat...
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Swallow & Wren Update June 23, 2021

June 23, 2021 - Our tree swallows and house wrens continue to sit on their eggs. We still can't see much, but here's a quick update....
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Swallow & Wren Update, June 21, 2021

June 21, 2021 - A little hard to tell exactly what's going on in our boxes. Both the swallow and the wren are sitting on their nests. Bu...
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Swallow & Wren Update, June 16, 2021

June 16, 2021 - 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. Swal...
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Tree Swallow & House Wren Update, June 15, 2021

June 15, 2021 - Today is the sixth day since our tree swallow laid her first egg. Usually they lay one per day until they have five to s...
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Tree Swallows Have Four Eggs, Wrens Building A Nest, June 13, 2021

June 13, 2021 - Another day, another egg for our tree swallows. The wrens at the Piermont Library are hollowing out a nice cup fo...
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Tree Swallows Have an Egg! June 10, 2021

June 10, 2021 - Mrs. Swallow has spent most of the day in her box. She laid her first egg this morning. And the wrens at the Piermo...
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Tree Swallows Have Moved In! June 8, 2021

June 08, 2021 - A pair of tree swallows appeared last week and checked out both our camera equipped nesting boxes. The bluebirds, who we...
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