Jump to content




See all Safaritalk Special Offers

Message to Guests.

Welcome to Safaritalk where we have been talking Safaris and wildlife conservation since 2006. As a guest you're welcome to read through certain areas of the forum, but to access all the facilities and to contribute your experience, ask questions and get involved, you'll need to be a member - so register here: it's quick, free and easy and I look forward to having you as a Safaritalker soon. Matt.


Photo

Show us your swallows, martins, saw-wings, swifts & spinetails...

Swallow Martin Saw-wing Swift Spinetail

  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 Tom Kellie

Tom Kellie

    Order of the Pith

  • Members
  • 6,485 posts
  • Local time: 01:46 AM
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Central CHINA
  • Category 1:Tourist (regular visitor)
  • Category 2:---

Posted 30 July 2016 - 12:54 PM

Delichon dasypus Mother Leaving Her Nestlings.JPG

 

Delichon dasypus Mother Leaving Her Nestlings

 

Photographed at 12:38 pm on 28 July, 2016 at the Baohe Dam, Hanzhong, China using an EOS 1D X camera and an EF 135mm f/2L telephoto lens.

 

ISO 400, 1/320 sec., f/5.6. 135mm focal length, handheld Manual exposure.

 

******************************************************************************************************

 

While visiting the Shimen Plank Road, which is cantilevered over the Bao River near Hanzhong, Shaanxi Province, in central China, the Baohe Dam was encountered with substantial infrastructure.

 

Under a concrete ceiling two unfledged Delichon dasypus, Asian House Martin, nestlings were repeatedly fed by their mother whose visits were remarkably rapid.

 

  • michael-ibk, Terry, Peter Connan and 2 others like this

#2 Terry

Terry

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 215 posts
  • Local time: 12:46 PM
  • Gender:Female
  • Location:Wisconsin USA
  • Category 1:Tourist (first-time visitor)
  • Category 2:Tourist (first-time visitor)

Posted 24 August 2016 - 03:50 PM

The Tree Swallow is one of the first birds to return to central Wisconsin in the spring.  This one was photographed in early May in a marsh along a large lake before the leaves had sprouted even on the small willow trees. By arriving early, the swallows get their choice of man-made wood duck houses along a stream in prime lake-fly habitat.

 

gallery_22564_1570_2846.jpg


  • michael-ibk, Peter Connan and TonyQ like this





Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: Swallow, Martin, Saw-wing, Swift, Spinetail


© 2006 - 2016 www.safaritalk.net - Talking Safaris and African Wildlife Conservation since 2006. Passionate about Africa.

Welcome guest to Safaritalk.
Please Register or Login to use the full facilities.