Thursday, February 16, 2012

Barn Swallow at Deepor Beel in Guwahati

A flock of Barn Swallows is seen resting on branches of a tree at Deepor beel at the outskirts of Guwahati. The Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) is the most widespread species of swallow in the world. It is a distinctive passerine bird with blue upperparts, a long, deeply forked tail and curved, pointed wings. It is found in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. Pix by: Abdul Gani
Camera maker: Canon
Model: Canon EOS 1000D
Exposure time: 1/500 sec
ISO: 200
Focal length: 300 mm


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