Sunday, May 19, 2024

Swallow

Swallow

Swallow
 
A7R4. in APS-C mode
A1. 12 Jun 2022
 
FE 200-600/5.6-6.3 G
GM 600/4. 10 Sept 2022

 

MT190CXPRO3/BHQ2
190XPROB/GHFG1 14 Dec  2021
MT190CXPRO3/GHFG1. May 2022
Belerbach Report 8013/GHFG1. May 2022

 

 

 

 

Pacific Swallow

The only resident swallow. Upperparys glossy blue.Underparts buff-grey. Forehead and throat brick-red. Superficially similar to Barn Swallow, but lacks blue-black breast band, hasw darker underparts and lacks the tail streamers.

Eagle Point, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, 17 Apr 2024

f5.6 1/3200. ISO 2500, GM600 TC1.4x

 

Eagle Point, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, 3 May 2024

f6.3 1/800. ISO 2000, GM600 TC1.4x

 

f5.6 1/2000.  ISO 3200, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 7 Jun 2023

 

f8 1/1000.  ISO 1600, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 7 Jun 2023

 

f5.6 1/800.  ISO 1600, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 7 Jun 2023

 

Eagle Point, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, 17 Apr 2024

f5.6 1/3200. ISO 2500, GM600 TC1.4x

 

Eagle Point, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, 17 Apr 2024

f5.6 1/3200. ISO 2500, GM600 TC1.4x

 

Eagle Point, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, 3 May 2024

f6.3 1/800. ISO 2000, GM600 TC1.4x

 

f5.6 1/2000.  ISO 3200, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 7 Jun 2023

 

f5.6 1/2000. ISO 1600, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 25 Jan 2024

 

f8 1/2000. @600mm, ISO 3200, 190B/GHFG1, NYGH, 17 Dec 2021

 

A7R2, f6.3 1/500. @600mm, ISO 1000, Lorong Halus Wetland, 7 Sept 2019

 

Juvi (left) and Adult, f6.3 1/2500. ISO 1600, GM600 TC1.4x

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, near Visitor Centre, 20 Jun 2023

 

Feeding, f6.3 1/2500. ISO 1600, GM600 TC1.4x

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, near Visitor Centre, 20 Jun 2023

 

f8 1/3200. ISO 1600, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 26 Jun 2023

 

f8 1/3200. ISO 1000, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 15 Dec 2023

 

Two Swallows, f6.3 1/2500. ISO 5000, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 27 Jun 2023

 

f5.6 1/3200. ISO 2000, GM600 TC1.4x, Woodlands Waterfront, 2 Aug 2023

 

f8 1/3200. ISO 1000, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 15 Dec 2023

 

f8 1/1600. ISO 1000, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 15 Dec 2023

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Swift Various

 

f10 1/2000. TC 1.4x, GM600, ISO 2500, Eagle Point, 16 Sept 2022

 

 

Mandai Mangrove and Mudflat, TimMac@Kranji, 21 Feb 2024

f8 1/3200. ISO 1000, GM600 TC1.4x

 

 

f6.3 1/3200. ISO 1600, GM600 TC1.4x, Woodlands Waterfront, 31 May 2023

 

 

 

 

 

Barn Swallow

A familiar swallow, the only one with largely white underparts. Upperparts glossy blue with brick-red forehead and throat patch, separat3d from white breast and belly by blue-black breast band. Adults have tail streamers, longer in males.

f8 1/3200. ISO 1250, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 23 Jan 2024

 

 

 

 

Grey-rumped Treeswift

A large swift-like bird of secondary Woodland. Plumage mostly pale grey, with greenish gloss oncorwn, mantle and shoulders. Has a frontal crest, red ear patch and pale tertials, visible only when perched. In flight, appears like a large slender swift with pale rump and a thin tapered tail.

Male adult and Juvi, Car Park near Queenstown Primary School

f8 1/500. ISO 2500, GM600 TC1.4x, 4 Apr 2023

 

Female adult and Juvi, Car Park near Queenstown Primary School

f5.6 1/1250. ISO 2000, GM600 TC1.4x, 4 Apr 2023

 

Female feeding, Car Park near Queenstown Primary School

f5.6 1/1250. ISO 2000, GM600 TC1.4x, 4 Apr 2023

 

Female adult, Car Park near Queenstown Primary School

f7.1 1/1000. ISO 2000, GM600 TC1.4x, 4 Apr 2023

 

Female adult, Car Park near Queenstown Primary School

f6.3 1/1000. ISO 2000, GM600 TC1.4x, 4 Apr 2023

 

Juvi, Car Park near Queenstown Primary School

f7.1 1/800. ISO 1600, GM600 TC1.4x, 4 Apr 2023

 

Juvi, Car Park near Queenstown Primary School

f7.1 1/1000. ISO 1250, GM600 TC1.4x, 4 Apr 2023

 

Male in Flight, Car Park near Queenstown Primary School

f6.3 1/4000. ISO 1250, GM600 TC1.4x, 4 Apr 2023

 

 

 

 

 

 

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