The Wire Tailed

Probably one of the most  difficult birds to shoot while in flight, the wire tailed swallow is certainly one of the most stunning birds out there and I was lucky to find a whole flock of them!IMG_1815.JPG

A wholly remarkable fact about this bird is that it catches all of its food in flight and does not pick up insects that are resting on the ground – very much like the little green bee eater. This also means that the swallow is very swift in flight and manovuers in tight circles making it almost impossible to get a flight shot!

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