barn swallow


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Synonyms for barn swallow

common swallow of North America and Europe that nests in barns etc

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Barn Swallows from Europe spend the winter in Africa south of the Sahara, in Arabia and in the Indian sub-continent.
Overall, barn swallow nests suffered a significantly higher level of complete brood losses when compared to cave swallows (Fig.
By late March to mid-April, barn swallows will have returned to most parts of the southern and central United States.
Figure 3 shows the distribution estimates for Barn Swallow (top), Blackpoll Warbler (middle), and Black-throated Blue Warbler (bottom) on June 28 (left), October 11 (center), and December 20 (right).
For example, the sole ectoparasite observed associated with barn swallow nests in Manitoba were hematophagous mites (Barclay 1988).
When the barn swallows arrived on the Santa Rita yard one spring, for example, Lamberton couldn't name them but wondered why they were suddenly nesting at the prison.
In addition, many dead Barn Swallows (Hirundo rustica) were observed in the Austrian federal state of Upper Austria, 200 km west of Vienna.
We tested for relationships in the lower bounds of published scatter plots of asymmetry and trait size in data from six studies, including barn swallows (Moller 1990, 1992b), earwigs (Radesater and Halldorsdottir 1993), peacocks (Manning and Hartley 1991), and flower petals (Moller and Eriksson 1994; Moller 1995).
It said the most exciting observations of the weekend were a White wagtail observed at Paphos Plain, a Leucistic Barn Swallow observed at Akrotiri Peninsula, in Limassol and a Squacco Heron in Athalassa Park, in Nicosia.
As far as the female North American barn swallow is concerned, a red breast is best.
vicarius is rarely observed in barn swallow nests (Usinger 1966; Smith & Eads 1978) and the effect of this parasite on barn swallow reproduction has not been reported.
Birds in the Glendale Narrows include pied-billed grebe, mallard, cinnamon teal, American coot, killdeer, black phoebe, barn swallow, common raven, common yellowthroat, song sparrow, red-winged blackbird, brown-headed cowbird and northern red bishop.
The barn swallow is a socially monogamous passerine, which usually breeds in colonies ranging in size from two to 72 pairs in the area in northern Italy where this study was conducted.
Such examples are, among others, the barn swallow, collared dove, common swift, barn owl, bee-eater, white wagtail, as well as endemic species Cyprus wheatear, Cyprus warbler and Cyprus owl, which is an endemic subspecies.