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Tree Swallow
(Tachycineta bicolor)

    
        

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

Tree Swallow
Photo © David Blevins 
containing trees with natural cavities for nesting. Click to enlarge

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
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Tree Swallow Breeding Map Tree Swallow Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
Additional Information:
 
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Photo, description, similar species, sound, range, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status.
 
     
   

 

 


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