I had taken this photo yesterday but didn't download the picture until this morning. I was very surprised, but pleased, to see a Cliff Swallow lying in the beginnings of its nest.I hadn't know the bird was there when I took the picture The nest is built of dabs of mud and a nest is built here each year. You can see the muddy portion on the building above the beginnings of this year'a nest, where the nest had been last year. Unfortunately last year's nest had been removed which is against the laws relating tothe migratory birds act. I hope that similiar nest destruction/vandalism doesn't occur again this year. I shall have to moniter its progress and hope there will be no cause for alarm regarding this!
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