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Though swallows can be very aggressive towards other birds that approach and threaten their nests, they often lose out to larger and more dominant species. The abnormal behaviour of a group of barn swallows roosting in a maize field is described in detail. There are six subspecies of barn swallow that can be found all over the north barn swallows used caves and cliffs for building of nests in the past.
Here is a nest that is at a local business park which has a lake and a fountain which you can hear in the background.
Once they find a space that looks like a comfortable place to live, they'll gladly move in; Barn swallow and young in nest. Barn swallows are colourful songbirds that live in open grasslands and eat flying insects. Food is mostly captured and eaten in the air.