Birds of Yukon: The Tree Swallow

tree swallow 3 tree swallow tree swallow2Here is Tachycineta bicolor also called the Tree Swallow.

These little birds live in small nooks such as holes in trees. They are known to glide around in circles followed by quick flaps and a short climb.

Both sexes look almost identical. The birds turn a shimmering bright blue when they are adults.

 

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