Download Barn Swallows Nesting Habits Background. The barn swallow (hirundo rustica) is the most widespread species of swallow in the world. Barn swallows often cruise low, flying just a few inches above the ground or water.
The barn swallow with its distinctive long forked tail, makes it one of the easier north american swallows to identify. Barn swallows build their nests with mud pellets and like to reuse nests year after year. Barn swallows are the most widespread of all swallow species — they're found on every continent except antarctica — but the tiny songbirds are actually threatened in canada.
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Barn swallow habits nesting, feeding, migration. Despite their prevalence, however, not much is known about their evolutionary history, the timing of their expansion from northern africa. The barn swallow with its distinctive long forked tail, makes it one of the easier north american swallows to identify. Get to know the habits of barred and great horned owls!