By contrast, a barn swallow
catching a mouthful of insects isn't newsworthy, nor is the act viewed as ferocious or cruel.
Juan Tapia fitted a ripped oil painting around a gap in his barn wall, and photographed a barn swallow
flying through it, to create a strange image.
As well as the Swallow theme this year, every season by posting their first sightings of Barn Swallow
, White Stork, Common Cuckoo, Common Swift, and European Bee-eater on the www.
| Pic: Derek Moore IT is a quintessential image of late summer.
Ormston (2001) studied colonies in the same area and found only one instance of a mixed colony of barn swallows
and cave swallows, and that colony contained only a single barn swallow
THE BARN SWALLOW
(Hirundo rustica) is one of the most widely recognized species of bird in the world.
Aberrant feathers were found on local barn swallow
The predictive performance of STEM and AdaSTEM were compared using distribution estimates for Barn Swallow
(Hirundo rustica) in (Fink, Damoulas, and Dave 2013).
The little Model 60 wasn't the fanciest, but it made a great tool for thinning the local blackbird and barn swallow
Bottom right: Barn swallow
, by Scott Molesworth Right: Geese, by Bill Shakespeare Top right: Canal skyline, by jowoody Top left: Mailbox tennis court, by Tim Cornbill
Given that there was also no trend in breeding output relative to latitude or date, and given that most of the cited studies were short term (one or two years), it seems unlikely that there is substantial difference among geographic localities in overall, long term reproductive performance among barn swallow
populations in North America.
99) BIRDWATCHER Horatio Clare's mission to follow the migratory path of the common Barn Swallow
may not be your usual bag of birdseed but that's no reason to let this excellent piece of travel writing fly past without a second glance.