I am so used to seeing Tree Swallows buzzing over my head that I rarely stop to identify. These swallows were different. These are Barn Swallows and they are just as handsome. They are just as acrobatic in their flight and are great bug managers. I needed them yesterday. I was the main course.
Here is another great lover of flying bugs, the Eastern Phoebe:
This next bird is a female Baltimore Oriole, I think. It stopped on the top of the branch, sung for a few notes and left.