Documentation of Bank Swallow

Observer Information

Reporter:  Michael King  7232 Old Post Rd.,   BOULDER, CO  80301-3916
Other Observers:  Todd Deininger, Diana King, Lisa Edwards, Bill Kaempfer, Sue Riffe

Species, Date, Time and Location Information

Species:  Bank Swallow
First Date/Time:  5/18/2013 12:00:00 PM
Last Date/Time:  5/18/2013 12:15:00 PM
Duration (total time in view):  15 minutes
County:  San Juan
Specific Location:  Silverton
Number:  1
Age:  Adult
Sex:  Unknown
Plumage:  Breeding


Flying over lake in Silverton

Viewing Conditions

Optics:  Leica 10X40
Distance:  30 m
Light:  Good

Description of the Bird

Typical swallow behavior amongst other swallows, but apparently this species had not previously occurred in this county.  It is not otherwise a rare bird.

Similar Species Discussion

All other typical swallows (barn, tree, Northern Rough-winged)

Resources Used

None needed

Previous Experience

I've seem hundreds of Bank Swallows over my 40 years birding, as have the other birding experts on this CFO Convention trip.



Materials Available

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Date Documentation Submitted

10/24/2013 9:06:00 PM

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