Swift Photos © Bill Schmoker

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Black Swifts clinging to overhanging mossy rock behind a waterfall, Garfield County, Colorado, 7/05.

Black Swift clinging to overhanging mossy rock behind a waterfall, Garfield County, Colorado, 7/05.

Black Swift clinging to overhanging mossy rock behind a waterfall, Garfield County, Colorado, 7/05.

Nesting Black Swift, Box Canyon Falls, Ouray County, Colorado, 7/04.

Black Swift, Delta County, Colorado, 5/04. Part of a flock of about 340!!

1st Year Black Swift, Delta County, Colorado, 5/04. Note white-tipped body feathers.

Chimney Swift flight composite, Cape May, NJ, 5/06.

Chimney Swift, Cape May, NJ, 5/06.

Chimney Swifts swarming above their roost-chimney, Midland, Michigan, 5/04. 200+ birds would gather at dusk, whirling around in a tightening wheel until at last light they broke off into columns fluttering down the large chimney atop an old courthouse.

Chimney Swift, Santa Ana NWR, Texas, 3/05.

White-throated Swift photo composite, Routt County, Colorado, 5/07.

White-throated Swift on the verge of catching a flying insect, Routt County, Colorado, 5/07.

White-throated Swifts, Routt County, Colorado, 5/07.

White-throated Swift, Colorado National Monument, 4/04.

White-throated Swift, Colorado National Monument, 4/04.

All photographs copyrighted by the author. Publication-quality 300dpi versions and prints of many of the images contained in this web site are available- inquiries welcomed- email bill@schmoker.org