I really mean it is all for the swallows that have made their nest on our front porch (yet another time!).
This morning around 9:00 a flock of perhaps 20 adult swallows circled around the pillar on the porch where the four fledglings are waiting patiently for their "wings." I have never seen such a display of solidarity and support in the wild animal kingdom! The four birdies peeped like crazy as the swarm of swallows saluted them.
Guess that means that there will be some practice flying really soon.
Then the nest on the top of the pillar will be vacated again until maybe next year.
House swallows bring good luck, I've heard. So congrats to us, too.