Today I went to Veshtica and I've witnessed the first flight of the four young swallows. The nest is in our house and I just wanted to take some pictures of the young birds ,but few seconds after the pictures all of the swallows flew from the nest and made 2-3 circles around the house. Then they came back in the nest and they were very excited.
I wanted to ring the swallows ,but I came from Sofia too late and they were fully feathered. But anyway I'm very happy that I saw their first flight.
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