Date: 1/1/18 3:14 pm
From: Brian Sullivan <heraldpetrel...> [CALBIRDS] <CALBIRDS-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [CALBIRDS] re: northbound Barn and other swallows
Hi all,

I had multiples of both species today at Carmel River mouth:



On Mon, Jan 1, 2018 at 1:58 PM, Paul Lehman <lehman.paul...>
[CALBIRDS] <CALBIRDS-noreply...> wrote:

> Actually, there have also been small numbers of northbound TREE
> Swallows as well in warm weather during December and the beginning of
> January the past couple or so years--bee-lining it up the immediate
> coast on a number of occasions, in at least San Diego and Santa Barbara
> counties (mostly in the former). Just small groups of birds (2-6)
> shooting "north" in direct flight up the coast, and not apparently
> lingering. I've seen Trees doing it as much as Barns at this time of
> year here in San Diego County, but in most counties farther north it
> appears to be predominantly Barns, as Alvaro discusses.
> --Paul Lehman


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