Hirundo rustica


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Noun1.Hirundo rustica - common swallow of North America and Europe that nests in barns etc.Hirundo rustica - common swallow of North America and Europe that nests in barns etc.
swallow - small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations
genus Hirundo, Hirundo - type genus of the Hirundinidae
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European bee-eater Merops apiaster and barn swallow Hirundo rustica were found in the forest because the forest of Boumezrane contains forest edges and habitats influenced by human beings (presence of habitation in the forest).
Antecedentes en el estudio de las maniobras de alimentacion y presas preferidas por las aves migratorias han permitido conocer que especies como Hirundo rustica y empidonax virescens tienden a cazar insectos al vuelo en lugares abiertos, aunque el tipo de presa varia de acuerdo con la disponibilidad en el ambiente (OREOWSKI & KARG, 2011).
En las evaluaciones realizadas entre el 2001 y 2003 (Takano & Castro, 2007) se hallo que las especies mas abundantes: Zenaida meloda, Columbina cruziana, Crotophaga sulcirostris y Dives warszewiczi, mientras que las menos abundantes fueron Bulbucus ibis, Hirundo rustica, Myrtis fanny y Parabuteo unicinctus.
The Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis, Garden Warbler Sylvia borin, and Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina had a large (more than 50%) population increase and the Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica had a large (more than 50%) population decrease during the study period.
The species with most counts in Cyprus were Spanish Sparrows Passer hispaniolensis with 1,230 counted, second came the Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica with 700 counted and third were House Sparrows Passer domesticus with 381 counted.
En aves, la presencia compartida de ectoparasitos puede ser el resultado del comportamiento de usurpacion de nidos, tal como sucede entre otras especies de golondrinas (golondrina domestica Progne chalybea (Gmelin), golondrina negra Progne elegans Baird y golondrina tijerita Hirundo rustica erythrogaster Boddaert) (Hirundinidae), el gorrion Passer domesticus (L.
Nesting success, growth rates, and recruitment of barn swallows Hirundo rustica in Brazos County, Texas.
En dos tipos de vegetacion se registraron 19 especies: (1) Accipiter striatus, Glaucidium brasilianum, Thryothorus pleurostictus, Mniotilta varia, Basileuterus rufifrons y Piranga ludoviciana en bosque tropical caducifolio y bosque de encino-pino y (2) en bosque tropical caducifolio y cultivos de maiz Coragyps atratus, Ortalis poliocephala, Columbina inca, Leptotila verreauxi, Geococcyx velox, Heliomaster constantii, Pyrocephalus rubinus, Tyrannus melancholicus, Hirundo rustica, Dendroica nigrescens, Aimophila ruficauda, Molothrus aeneus e Icterus pustulatus.
I would surmise he witnessed the latter belonging to the family Hirundo Rustica.
Based on data derived from studies of animal behaviour (and Hirundo rustica features prominently), the authors contend that complicated strategies of mate selection, pair-bonding, mate guarding, and, in particular, extra-couple sexual affairs were being enacted.
Foraging costs of a tail ornament: Experimental evidence from two populations of barn swallows Hirundo rustica with different degrees of sexual size dimorphism.