Growing Chicks

Barn Swallow Chicks

Barn Swallow Chicks

The Barn Swallow chicks have grown a lot in just one week.  Last week, they were lying on the edge of the nest and only perked up when a parent brought dinner. This week, they are alert and perching on the edge of the nest. They are starting to get their chestnut neck bands. Shortly, they will fledge. It’s a delight to watch their progress. The parents are becoming more aggressive in their flybys, keeping predators from their nest.

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