Jump to content
Whatbird Community

Recommended Posts

Out at a local pond with lots of swallows.  The majority I believe are Cliff Swallows, but their were a few (far less) that were black and white I believe these are Bank Swallows, but I need to work on the pictures to be sure. Last weekend in Southern California Orange County. 

IMG_0196-2.jpg.b8304c4fb73cdc12056b821258bfbdb1.jpgIMG_0233.jpg.c53a1c2fdbfa597ad77e3a8d286219e9.jpgIMG_0227.jpg.f226228aa6364963023b28f7b380da0e.jpg

 

This one was clearly more white, I didn't notice any orange.  I thought a Bank Swallow, but doesn't have the right tail.  Could it be a Northern Rough-winged Swallow?  Clearly whiter, but doesn't match the color.  Any help appreciated.   

1836988370_IMG_0294(1).jpg.e030bf720ec3c1a9d4d016bbdb77b17d.jpg

IMG_0237.jpg

IMG_0236.jpg

IMG_0199.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Sorry,

As I re-read my post I now know why I shouldn't post near midnight after a long day.  All take at a Southern California Lake/pond last weekend. 

My real questions are 

1) Confirming this is a Cliff Swallow:

1367033508_Swallow2.jpg.3594f7049558493a93ca7ab71a914537.jpg1098740914_Swallow1.jpg.571c8de99bd24d89d53e7c44971a1a28.jpg

And on this one.  Not as Orange, almost all black(Dark) and White.  Im guessing Northern Rough-winged Swallow, but doesn't match the color.  Looks like a Bank Swallow in color but doesn't match the tail pattern.  Looks most like a Cave Swallow but doesn't match the region.  I couldn't get a closer shot of this one so I might head back tomorrow. Any help appreciated. 2097797770_Swallow3(2).jpg.491682d30417de68464b2066f1537f43.jpg622963498_IMG_0294(1).jpg.dc4d087faf045d05243607471e9e2df3.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...