tree swallow

Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tree swallow - bluish-green-and-white North American swallowtree swallow - bluish-green-and-white North American swallow; nests in tree cavities
swallow - small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations
2.Tree swallow - of Australia and Polynesiatree swallow - of Australia and Polynesia; nests in tree cavities
swallow - small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations
genus Hirundo, Hirundo - type genus of the Hirundinidae
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
* BAYBERRY (Myrica pensylvanica)--tufted titmouse, Carolina wren, red-bellied woodpecker, tree swallow, black-capped chickadee
Eastern Bluebird and Tree Swallow nesting records collected from 2000-2015 in Ohio (38[degrees]17'17"-41[degrees]52'4" N, 80[degrees]29'19"--84[degrees]46'24'W) were accessed from the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology's NestWatch Project (; Fig.
A comparison of the breeding ecology of a secondary cavity nesting bird, the tree swallow (Tachycineta bicolor), in nest boxes and natural cavities.
Through the club's internship program, he has conducted wildlife research projects at Mass Audubon, including a longitudinal tree swallow study.''
Of the 11 short-distance migrant species detected, I confirmed that 4 species were nesters: Cinnamon Teal, Green Heron, Tree Swallow, and Common Yellowthroat.
As you pedal on, keep an eye out for soaring hawks, wandering geese, and wooden birdhouses made by schoolchildren for the white-chested, shimmery blue-winged tree swallow.
From late May-July 2007, we located and monitored the nests of seven species known to breed in edge habitat: Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor), Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis), Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum), Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia), Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), and Red-winged Blackbird (Yasukawa and Searcy 1995, Imbeau et al.
Occurrence and demography of mites of tree swallow, house wren, and eastern bluebird nests.
While a tree swallow will occupy an individual wooden birdhouse with a 1- 1/2-inch entrance hole close to the roof, the more gregarious purple martins need apartment-style birdhouses that accommodate from six to 24 pairs.
Clearly, at some point several hours to a day or so before laying an egg, a female Tree Swallow will have to be in better "condition" than a female not ready to lay.
Should an English house sparrow, European starling, tree swallow, Eastern bluebird, great crested flycatcher, or house finch, etc., lay first claim to a martin house that didn't house breeding martins the previous year, these nest-site competitors will aggressively repel any martins that come searching for nesting sites.