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David Fix
60. by David Fix on July 04, 2011 at 03:50 pm

I don't think of this species as a short-winged swallow. A look at the photos in the gallery suggests that, indeed, this is one of the longer-winged species. As indicated above, Violet-greens often fly very high, so high that they can't be seen except with binoculars. A penetrating "chair-tee" note given once or twice, followed by a hectic chittering, is a tipoff when they're flying high.

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Citation: Personal Experience. I observe this regularly, highly confident.

JC Blake
135. by JC Blake on May 09, 2013 at 12:08 am

I hear these Guys up flying around Very Early up to an Hour before Sunrise chirping in late spring

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Citation: Personal Experience. I observe this regularly, highly confident.

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