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Chimney Swifts

This morning there were many Bank, Barn, and Tree Swallows feeding low over cells 2 and 4 at the Bracebridge Ponds. Just after 11 a.m. some Chimney Swifts flew in from the southeast and spent some time feeding high above cell 4. The high count was 35 Swifts before they began to disperse. Two male Gadwalls were in cell 1. Three Semipalmated Sandpipers, Spotted Sandpipers, and Killdeer were on the beach at the south end of cell 2. A female Mallard had eleven ducklings with her in cell 2. A Green Heron was at the west side of cell 4. An Indigo Bunting was singing atop a dead tree north of cell 4.

We checked the chimney swift tower on Entrance Dr. near the Bracebridge Falls, but no sign of any of the swifts there.

Bracebridge Ponds map (north approx. at top, west at left):

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