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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We explore the potential cost of colonial nesting by examining the frequency with which North American Barn Swallows (Hirundo rustica erythrogaster) laid eggs in empty nests located adjacent to active nests over a 6 y study and analyze the relationship between number of mislaid eggs and total available nests, which scales with colony size.
Interestingly, several species nesting in Sidi Reghis forests are mainly subservient to open areas (Calandra lark Melanocorypha calandra, Maghreb lark, Wood lark Lullula arborea, Eurasian skylark Alauda arvensis, Cirl bunting Emberiza cirlus and rock bunting Emberiza cia) and urban land (white stork Ciconia ciconia, rock dove Columba livia, European turtle dove barn swallow Hirundo rustica, common house hartin Delichon urbicum and house sparrow).
It is also habitat to some European migrants like the Wood Warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix) and the Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica).
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).
Albinism and phenotype of Barn swallows (Hirundo rustica) from chernobyl.
In areas where the cave swallow is expanding its distribution, the habit of nesting in culverts and under bridges has initiated contact with barn swallows (Hirundo rustica).
He works with Hedrick on a separate project involving barn swallows (Hirundo rustica) in Oregon.
THE BARN SWALLOW (Hirundo rustica) is one of the most widely recognized species of bird in the world.
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.
While studying the migration and habitat use of these tigerfish in a South African lake in the Mapungubwe National Park, near the border with Botswana and Zimbabwe, the researchers saw as many as 20 successful fish strikes on bam swallows (Hirundo rustica) every day.
Y ffordd rwyddaf o wahaniaethu rhwng gwennol (Hirundo rustica; swallow) a gwennol y bondo (Delichon urbica; house martin) ydi drwy edrych ar eu cynffonau.