What is the swallow for?


barn swallow The most widely spread member of the swallow family, it flies worldwide, breeding generally in the Northern Hemisphere and wintering in much of the Southern Hemisphere.

Their migration qualifies them to fly long distances.

People often encourage these handsome insect-eating birds to nest nearby. The barn swallow thus avoids the general state of today’s severe bird decline. Estimates indicate a modest cumulative decline of about 25 percent over the past 55 years.

While barn swallows once lived almost entirely in caves, They love man-made structures. Like the purple swallow Leave the door or window of your garage or shed open. Swallows in the barn may move in. Place their muddy nests and grass cups on shelves or any vertical surface. whichever provides the best protection for raising a family.

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