From 6-8 June 2016, we observed a banded female Barn Swallow
laying three consecutive eggs in a nest.
The incidence of American swallow bugs (Oeciacus vicarious) in barn swallow
(Hirundo rustica) colonies in northeast Texas.
Almost exclusively insectivores, barn swallows
are dynamic aerial feeders.
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).
A test of nest cup volume and reproductive success in the barn swallow
. Jack-Pine Warbler, 60:107-112.
By focusing on the barn swallows
, toads, tarantulas, and thistles, Lamberton found a way to connect with his girls and indulge his lost love of teaching.
Also, the fact that certain avian species, such as Eurasian Blackbirds, Great Gray Owls, and Barn Swallows
in Austria, are especially vulnerable to USUV infection, is reminiscent of the observation that WNV in North America has primarily affected American Crows and Blue Jays (19,20).
Sexual Selection in the Barn Swallow
. New York: Oxford University Press.
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).
Among these species, more than 200 barn swallows
were seen in the area, based on the latest count of local environment personnel.
Children can monitor their neighbourhoods and note how many swallows and nests they see, adopt a nest without disturbing them, note the key dates of arrival, egg-laying, hatching and fledgings, stop people from destroying swallow nests, even if their droppings make a mess, help put up a board to catch the droppings instead, learn the difference between Barn Swallows
and House Martins and the best ways to look after each species.
As far as the female North American barn swallow
is concerned, a red breast is best.