Nesting in Ritto City

Swallows were building a nest in my garage on June 8, 2013. It is very late for nest building. Seven years ago there was a nest in the same place. Five young swallows grew up in May and flew for the first time in early June.

The video was made with an Olympus OM-D E-M5 camera and two lenses: an Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 12-50mm 1:3.5-6.3 EZ (kit lens) and a very old (mid-1980s) OM System Zuiko f1:3.5-4.5 35-105mm zoom (with OM Adapter MF-2).

Published by Greg Peterson

Professor Emeritus, Kyoto Notre Dame University. I have retired from full-time service (1977-2014) and now offer weekly lectures in interpersonal and intercultural communication. Since 1980 I have lived in Shiga Prefecture, Japan, where I enjoy outdoor activities, especially photography, hiking, and cycling.

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