Category Archives: Swallow Tales

Swallow Tales – Part 12

In case you missed our great news, the Barn Swallows hatched on Friday (June 8)! We aren’t able to photograph these babies as well as, say, our bluebirds or killdeer, because of the positioning of the nest. But we have … Continue reading

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Swallow Tales – Part 11

Our Barn Swallows hatched yesterday (Friday, June 8)! Unlike our bluebirds, the swallow nest is located where we won’t be able to take any baby pictures until they start poking their heads over the wall of the nest. It won’t … Continue reading

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Swallow Tales – Part 10

Our Barn Swallow eggs are due to hatch sometime between today (June 7) and Saturday (June 9). They’ve not hatched yet. We can tell they are still incubating. We did catch this picture of the Dad taking a turn yesterday. … Continue reading

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Swallow Tales – Part 9

We’re expecting our baby barn swallows to hatch by the end of this week! We’ll be sure to keep you posted on any exciting developments. Meanwhile, we’ve got some pictures from previous years’ nestings to round out this boring incubation … Continue reading

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Swallow Tales – Part 8

Our Barn Swallows began incubating on Friday, May 25, and we’re estimating a hatch date somewhere between June 7 and June 9 if all goes as planned. Since incubation is usually a fairly boring time (how many pictures of a … Continue reading

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Swallow Tales – Part 7

Just a quick update this time, to announce our Barn Swallows have started incubating! We believe they started full time on Friday, May 25, which would put our hatch date somewhere between June 7 and June 9 if all goes … Continue reading

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Swallow Tales – Part 6

Well. What an interesting few days. After all their egg laying and nest building, resulting in the deepest nest I’ve ever seen, they’ve started building a second nest about three feet away from the first. Here’s the original nest: Here’s … Continue reading

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