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Tree Swallow

My Tree Swallows have returned in large numbers. They nest in the same size boxes as the bluebirds. This one was perched on top of one of the boxes. The white object is sun worn corrugated plastic on top of … Continue reading

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Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)

Tree swallows are migratory birds.   They winter in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.   They breed in the summer in our area.    They use the same size nextbox as Eastern Bluebirds.   Over the years I have … Continue reading

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Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) June 8, 2016

The tree swallows are numerous on our farm this summer.    They will nest more densely than the bluebirds.    Both species will use the same type nest boxes.   The tree swallows eat primarily flying insects, while the bluebirds … Continue reading

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