Spring fling

Swallows alight on branches filled with spring buds.

Swallows alight on branches at the Reifel Bird Sanctuary.

Swallows alight on branches at the Reifel Bird Sanctuary.

Swallows alight on the branches of a tree sprinkled with spring buds in this photo, captured by Black Press photographer Boaz Joseph at Reifel Bird Sanctuary in Delta.

The area is a popular spot for bird-watchers and is a migratory stopover for many species.