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Purple Martin

I made a mistake! A few days ago Leonard and I saw a pair of purple martins (Progne subis) at a woodpecker hole in a ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa)¬†snag near Crystal Lake (Shasta County CA). We were excited because we … Continue reading

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Tree Swallow

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This is such an exciting time of year. Each day brings more returning bird species.¬†Soon the wildflowers will begin to bloom and the trees will leaf out. Tree swallows joined the list of new arrivals yesterday. Tree swallows (Tachycineta bicolor) … Continue reading

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