Jaak Põder - In the rain


People predict rain looking at how high/low barn swallow (and other swallows) flies. The lower, the more likely there will be rain soon. Sometimes it’s raining so hard that even swallows prefer to sit in the bush and wait it out.

Location: Estonia

Tags: barn swallow, hirundo rustica, jaak poder, suitsupääsuke, summer

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  1. Bruno said:

    16/07/2012 14:16

    Lovely shot, Jaak. I really like the swallow's expression and how the tail is coiled. I guess it could benefit from a little more overexposure: it looks quite dark on my monitor. Cheers!

  2. Judyroyalglenn said:

    18/07/2012 01:10

    I love this shot and the coloring of the Barn Swallow:)