[Tweeters] Swallow feather recycling
chukarbird at yahoo.com
Thu May 21 22:19:09 PDT 2009
I have been religously checking the powerline trail adjacent to the Kent Ponds for Lazuli Buntings and no luck so far in that regard. Today I saw something really interesting though. Tree Swallows were on the trail and were picking at a pile of coyote scat. I thought that was weird until I looked closer and saw that the scat contained feathers. Desperate little birds to recycle those particular feathers.
Roosting in Kent, near Lake Meridian
(chukarbird at yahoo dot com)
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