Mud 'n Mouth

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    Photographed in the Bear River MBR, Utah.

    The Barn Swallow is a bird of open country which normally uses man-made structures to breed and consequently has spread with human expansion. It builds a cup nest from mud pellets in barns or similar structures and feeds on insects caught in flight. (Wikipedia)

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    1. Davies up North 72 months ago | reply

      beautiful, colours, stylish mud tones
      great picture

    2. Paul Hueber 72 months ago | reply

      Blech!! Nice catch, though. :)

    3. Kendra_ 72 months ago | reply

      that's funny! Great pic!

    4. Debra Breton 72 months ago | reply

      Wow, you did it again, you get the most amazing captures! Love these guys~

    5. Sue90ca Speedlite On The Way! 72 months ago | reply

      What a unique shot...wow, well done
      Sue

    6. Hank Halsey 72 months ago | reply

      A real mudder.......Great capture Robin !!!!

    7. Hank Halsey 72 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called North American Nature & Wildlife Photography, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    8. Jennifer + David 72 months ago | reply

      Great shot, Robin! A true look into the nest making process!! Love the muddy beak!

    9. ScottSmith14227 [deleted] 72 months ago | reply

      superb shot great timing! love it!

    10. JeHen :Have a wonderful Christmas friends [deleted] 72 months ago | reply

      Great catch

    11. Ramit Singal 72 months ago | reply

      Lovely capture.

      Here's something similar with a Red-rumped Swallow:
      www.flickr.com/photos/ramitsingal/3086489179/

    12. jimi_b 72 months ago | reply

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    13. Kathy Deur Photography [deleted] 72 months ago | reply

      This is so cute, really a great shot.

    14. foresterbonie 72 months ago | reply

      Excellent capture!!! Perfect timing!

    15. ~ Bron ~ 72 months ago | reply

      Wonderful catch of a very cool bird.

    16. Jim Baker Photos 71 months ago | reply

      Sure made me laugh!! Love it!

    17. Cornell Lab of Ornithology 45 months ago | reply

      This photo appears on All About Birds, a free online bird guide from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Thank you for Birdsharing, and for helping people learn about birds.

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