Saturday, May 14, 2011

Vaux's Swifts' migration roost in McMinnville, OR

Another spectacle of spring migration is the gathering of Vaux's Swifts as they go to their nighttime roost in chimneys in many cities and towns throughout the western states on their way to wherever they will stop for the nesting season. Before long they will not be gathering like this as pairs spread over the region to select the particular chimney in which they will nest this year. To see the spectacle in motion, click on this link:


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