Friday, July 31, 2015

Begging for bugs

Yucca stems are handy perches for young swallows who tire easily.



 Young swallow: Feed me! Feed me!



 Adult swallow: You're big enough to find your own bugs. Get with the program.



 Young swallow: I'll chirp for food.



Young swallow: What's a bird got to do to get a meal around here?



And with that, he flew off into the sunset in search of his own bugs.




5 comments:

  1. Wish I could give him all of mine.

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  2. They need to be like the chickens and start going after bigger prey...tarantulas
    Or fly to Capistrano

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  3. THE END.... pretty silhouettes but not a fan of swallows. When I was little they would dive bomb us every time we went into the barn.

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  4. Beautiful pics, Carson!

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  5. An American in Tokyo8/2/15, 5:55 PM

    I love swallows! There are a lot of empty nests now at the train station. They've all gone on to wherever they go when they are not hatching babies. I enjoy seeing them go and come back every year! =D

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