Flying, flocking drinkers

by Michelle
(Chillicothe, IL)

What kind of a bird flies over a lake as a flock, getting drinks of water while flying?

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Aug 27, 2013
Swallows and Swifts
by: Mireille McKell

These birds you are seeing sound like the swallows and swifts in southern Ohio.
We live on a small lake in the summer, and in late summer we see cave swallows and some swifts flying over our 3 acre lake and swooping down for drinks of water. I think they also catch mosquitos.

Aug 27, 2013
flying flockers
by: el diablo

HOLA DIFFICULT 2 B CERTAIN WITHOUT PICS BUT ONLY BIRDS I KNOW WHO FEED & DRINK ON THE WING ARE SWALLOWS&SWIFTS BUT THAT THIS SIDE OF ''THE POND''NOT SURE ABOUT USA STATESIDE''IF U EVEN HAVE @THEM?? but maybe this bit of info may help in yr quest hasta luago ATB ADIOS Eldiablo

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