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Tree Swallow
(Tachycineta bicolor)

Tree Swallow
Photo © David Blevins 
 
Tree Swallow Information
                                     
Length:
 5 - 6.25"

Habitat:
 Fields, meadows, pastures, open woodlands, and other open areas near water; beaver ponds, wooded swamps and marshes. Requires habitat containing trees with natural cavities for nesting.

Diet:
 Mainly flying insects such as flies, beetles, moths, flying ants, and dragonflies. Also, seeds and wild berries.
 
Tree Swallow ID TipsIdentification tips for the Tree Swallow
Song and calls of the Tree Swallow
 
Range Maps:
 
Tree Swallow Breeding Map Tree Swallow Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
Additional Information:
 
Tree Swallow
Habitat, diet, feeding behavior, nesting, migration, and conservation status of this bird. Includes range map, photos, and songs and calls. (From Audubon Field Guide)
 
     



 

 

 


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