tree swallow

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Synonyms for tree swallow

bluish-green-and-white North American swallow

of Australia and Polynesia

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You'll be amazed at how much fun you can have hosting wrens, tree swallows, chickadees, or who knows--maybe even a family of bluebirds
Food abundance and clutch size of tree swallows Tachycineta bicolor.
BBS annual indices of abundance were collected from 1979-2007 for eastern bluebirds, house sparrows, tree swallows, and house wrens, and CBC data (birds per party hour) were collected from 1979-2009 for eastern bluebirds and house sparrows.
In female Tree Swallows, environmental factors and breeding phenology influence the mass of eggs laid by experienced breeders.
A Tree Swallow nest was parasitized by an Eastern Bluebird, although the bluebird egg was not brooded.
She and a small group of volunteers have reversed the long and steady decline of Ventura County's native population of migratory tree swallows.
Tree swallows and purple martins begin to show up in April and May.
As mentioned above, Tree Swallow chicks fledged earlier in the season have higher chances of post-fledging survival, suggesting that selection would favor, rather than disfavor, earlier breeding.
The mystery is one of the reasons the tree swallow is such a charismatic bird,'' says Andy Griswold of the Connecticut Audubon Society, who is a seasonal swallow guide on the river.
5) brachyrhynchos) Hirundinidae Tree swallow (Tachycineta 5.
Horn of Dalhousie University compared the power of begging squeaks from tree swallow nestlings that had been deprived of a meal or had been recently fed.
Hall believed the nest inside belonged to a tree swallow, a common native species known to take up the bluebirds' prime real estate.
When the box was opened that day an adult Tree Swallow was flushed from the nest, and the pair circled within 10 m throughout the visit.
Smith said volunteer Harrison Achilles of Brookfield, who has been clearing the stone walls of brush and establishing a perimeter trail on the property, will be putting up tree swallow and bluebird nesting boxes this fall to encourage those species.