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Photo of Cliff Swallows' double-nest at:
 http://community.webshots.com/photo/26324832/42441936HeYHFL
  July 2nd.
05:30  Two Cliff Swallows continue to add mud to nest #8 around the entrance
of
nest #1.  As on July 1st, the nest construction seems to deter feeding of the
nestlings in
nest #1;  two swallows, presumably the parents, hover and squeak.
09:15    During a lull in nest construction, parents of the #1 young bring
food.
10:45  Once again mud is being added to nest #8, further enclosing nest #1.
11:10  This is the first time Iíve chanced to observe one of the parents
reaching in to feed
the young (also to remove a fecal sac) while another adult is in nest #8
daubing mud.
15:45  Nest #8 now conceals the entrance of the inner nest, nest #1.
17:30  The two nestlings have finally climbed out nest #1 and are at the
entrance
of nest #8.  The two are side by side with an adult that is adding mud to the
nest.
17:45  Again, as at 11:10, an adult is feeding the young while another is
adding mud to
the nest.
18:00   One adult, after feeding the young, entered the nest and apparently
pushed out a
second adult which was applying mud to the entrance.  There was no obvious
struggle nor
vocal protest.
18:10  One nestling interfered with the next deposit of mud -- the nestling
appeared to be
begging to be fed.

(A third sibling fell from the nest on June 29th -- July 7 is the anticipated
fledging date.)
Dave Hoag, Grand Isle.