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Tree swallows before first light

Subject: Tree swallows before first light
From: "Martyn Stewart" mijdog2000
Date: Sun Jun 12, 2011 8:39 am ((PDT))

It's dark and before dawn, I'm awakened by the sounds of swallows flying ar=
ound my window, After looking through the thermal camera I find hundreds of=
 tree swallows on the wing. It is still 30 minutes before first light and t=
hese swallows are actively catching bugs, Amazing! Towards the end of this =
recording you hear the other birds awake including the American Robin, Spot=
ted towhee and Song Sparrow.
Recorder: Sound Devices 788t
Microphones: MKH-40/30 MS
Location: Redmond WA
Wind: Calm
Temp: 53f
Weather: Partly Cloudy
Recordist: Martyn Stewart

Martyn Stewart

Redmond  WA

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