The Isles of Scilly got in on the action with a Cedar Waxwing, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Wilson's Snipe, Cliff Swallow
and Red-Eyed Vireo.
2006), (4) overhung to provide protection from precipitation, (5) close to water because water sources may provide opportunities for hydration and prey capture (Jones and Dieni, 1995; Johnson and Ratti, 2002), (6) characterized by high crevice density in which canyon wrens forage for insect prey (Mirsky, 1976; Jones and Dieni, 1995), and (7) in close proximity to cliff swallow
However, the number of cliff swallow
nests at these colonies ranged from 3-20 and were located either in a separate, but attached, culvert or along a high span of a bridge that was not occupied by either barn or cave swallows.
Plain Prinia and Indian Cliff Swallow
represented the least relative abundance i.
Buggy Creek virus (BCRV; Togaviridae, Alphavirus) is an arbovirus associated with colonially nesting cliff swallows
(Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) and transmitted by its vector, the hematophagous swallow bug (Oeciacus vicarius), an ectoparasite of the cliff swallow
The birds most commonly involved in airplane collisions in Oregon were the American kestrel and the cliff swallow
There are six species of swallows in California, but the cliff swallow
is most adaptable, said Dan Cooper, a conservation biologist based in Los Angeles.
THE Isles of Scilly played host briefly to a chimney swift and a cliff swallow
- rare North American insect eaters.
5 Northern rough-winged swallow NRWS -- -- (Stelgidopteryx serripennis) Cliff swallow
(Petrochelidon pyrrhonata) (R) CLSW 0.
The cliff swallow
(Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) is identified easily, even in flight, by its square tail, orange rump, chestnut-colored throat, and pale forehead patch (Brown and Brown, 1995).
Native birds or locally breeding migratory songbirds observed in the basin and nearby areas include northern mockingbird, house finch, lark sparrow, Brewer's blackbird, Say's phoebe, black phoebe, lesser goldfinch, Anna's hummingbird, cliff swallow
, and great-tailed grackle.
The American swallow bug (Oeciacus vicarius) is a haematophagous ectoparasite that specializes on the cliff swallow
(Hirundo pyrrhonota) as its host.