[va-richmond-general] Re: Fwd: Tree swallows at Wetlands?

  • From: "Paul Bedell" <pbedell@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: robin.ruth@xxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2007 12:59:57 -0500 (EST)

Its highly probable that they were Tree Swallows as you guessed.  I saw
some at Henricus on Saturday, so they are back in the area.

Paul Bedell

> Can anyone answer this question?
> Robin
> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: " Marion Goethals" <goethals@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Date: March 5, 2007 9:07:32 AM EST
>> To: <robin.ruth@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Subject: Tree swallows at Wetlands?
>> Hello,
>> Yesterday, Sunday the 5th, at Wetlands three of us spent a good
>> deal of time watching a sizeable group of birds swirling in the air
>> over the middle of the swollen James River, working slowly up
>> stream.  They had a brilliant iridescent blue-green back which
>> really was strikingly beautiful in the sun, and black and white.
>> With a little snooping on the web, we can only propose that they
>> were tree swallows.  Does this seem remotely plausible? Any other
>> ideas? Did anyone else report them?
>> Thanks!  Marion
>> Marion M. Goethals
>> 5018 Sylvan Rd.,  Richmond, VA 23225
>> 804-231-2911    goethals@xxxxxxxxxxx

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