Once when the two Californias ran alta y baja high and low along the Pacific there lived a rare and majestic bird named Nacho the only pitacoche for thousands of miles. He was proud of his brilliant feathers and haunting songs but what good were they with no one to share them? Then the swallows came to nest and Nacho met Lolita. His heart filled with affection. Was it possible for two such different birds to find happiness together? And what would happen to Nacho when Lolita and the other swallows migrated back to South America?