Photofriday 4: Barn Swallow


The Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

 

Did you know……

For a long time, swallows were believed to hibernate in holes in the ground or underwater,
withdrawn in some kind of torpid state.
Nowadays we know they migrate to warmer countries during wintertime.

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A nest with young Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) nestlings, begging for food


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