bank swallow


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Synonyms for bank swallow

swallow of the northern hemisphere that nests in tunnels dug in clay or sand banks

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We got news that bank swallows may be making it on the species at risk list, and we do have them on site, and we have been monitoring them for a few years," said Stephanie Thibeault, senior environmental co-ordinator.
The six-acre area was fenced off primarily to protect bank swallows that return from South America each March to nest in the sand cliffs below.
But unions warned of thousands of jobs losses if the deal goes ahead and the bank swallows up NatWest's massive network of English branches .
Every year, a colony of bank swallows returns to nest in cliffs along the north shore of Lake Ontario, not far from Bacon's home.
Then, in perfect anticlimax, a gunmetal aura blanketed my little camp as zillions of bank swallows careened into darkness.