July 30, 2007
Becky Field watched an adult Barn Swallow feed two fledglings in Wayzata, Minnesota.
As the photo suggests, a parent's work is never done: One fledgling waits for a meal as the other is fed on the fly. The hungry Barn Swallows (Hirundo rustica)
were on a fence rail when Becky, of Long Lake, Minnesota, saw them. She used a Canon EOS 1D Mark II n digital SLR and a 500mm f/4 lens on a tripod with a Wimberly head. View photos of other swallows:
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