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There were quite a few of these swallows at Quarry Lakes Regional Park, in Union City, CA today. Only managed one ok shot. My best guess is Northern Rough-winged Swallow, but not confident. Thanks! 

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Tree swallows and violet-green swallows observed at this location recently according to ebird. I would lean tree based on the blue covering the armpits and coming down the flanks a bit.

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4 minutes ago, Mark5 said:

Tree swallows and violet-green swallows observed at this location recently according to ebird.

not having them where I live, violet-green didn't cross my mind.  But to clarify, these are the considered options because of the solid white underside, correct? Tree is where I was leaning but didn't want to speak up.
Northern rough-winged would have more of a buffy look to it, darker brown above and a bit lighter underneath but not near this white.
Swallows are definitely on the move... had a couple tree swallows here in NW Arkansas over the weekend.

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18 minutes ago, Charlie Spencer said:

Then quit your birching.

I was gonna do it but decided against it :classic_laugh:

Puns are just too poplar to stop

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I love it when other people help me feel more normal... thanks everyone. 🙂 
Now make like a tree and get out of here...

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