All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Cliff Swallow</strong>
<em>Petrochelidon pyrrhonota</em>
Palo Alto, CA
July 2, 2008

Cliff Swallows build a more enclosed vase-shaped nest, Barn Swallows an open cup-shaped nest of mud. I liked the way these birds would peek out of the nes...
Cliff Swallow
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Palo Alto, CA
July 2, 2008

Cliff Swallows build a more enclosed vase-shaped nest, Barn Swallows an open cup-shaped nest of mud. I liked the way these birds would peek out of the nests at the observers below! I wonder what they thought of us? :)Unfortunately, this was the best I could do for a photo of these birds, it was nearly impossible to catch them in flight!

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