The famed swallows of Capistrano, Cliff Swallows that yearly return to the historic church in southern California, have chosen not to build their mud nests at the Mission San Juan Capistrano this year.  Instead, they chose a nearby country club.  Even among birds, apparently, there is no accounting for taste.

Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy and Desmond Shearwater. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.