Thursday, July 15, 2010
Barn Swallows historically nested in caves, but now almost exclusively use human habitations. This abundant species breeds across North America, Asia, and Europe, and its range is spreading along with human populations.
My source for most of this information is Brown, Charles R. and Mary Bomberger Brown. 1999. Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Retrieved from the Birds of North America Online: http://bna.birds.cornell.edu.bnaproxy.birds.cornell.edu/bna/species/452.
Posted by Dan Tallman at 9:37 AM