We Brake For Swallows!

If you're coming down to DeKorte, drive slowly. The Barn Swallows seem to be feeding on insects low to the ground, including the roadway and parking lots.

This flight pattern, according to NJMC Naturalist Gabrielle Bennett-Meany, means that rain is likely. ("Low flies the swallow, rain to follow," as the old poem goes.)

More on swallows and rain here.

How many places have a bird-friendly sign like ours, above?

One thought on “We Brake For Swallows!

  1. Mike G.

    Watch out for Terrapins too while you’re down there. They stay close to the ground most of the time, and like to sun themselves on the asphalt.


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