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Barn Swallow

(Hirundo rustica)

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Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)


Family :
Hirundinidae

Typical Characteristics :
The barn swallow seems to be the most popular swallow in rural areas.
The Barn Swallow is a very slim birdPicture Gallery with very long forked tail. The tail is longer as the tail of the TreePicture Gallery Swallow.
The size of the Barn Swallow is about 17 to 21 cm , 5cm of this length is the tail.
The top of the Barn Swallow is coloured black, the throat and the forehead is coloured redbrown. The bottom of the Barn Swallow is coloured white, which gives a great contrast to the rest of the birdPicture Gallery.
The flight of the Barn Swallow looks very elegant.

Behaviour :
The Barn Swallow is a very sociable birdPicture Gallery especially in the off-breeding season.


Food :
The Barn Swallow only eats flying insectsPicture Gallery catched during the flight.
Reproduction Or Breeding :
The breeding season of the Barn Swallow spans from the time they arrive to the time they leave for winterPicture Gallery.
The nest of the Barn Swallow is mostinside of buildings.

Habitats, Locations :
The area of circulation includes almost entire Europe - except the northern parts of Scandinavia.

Special Notes :
In Germany there is an adage :
"Eine Schwalbe macht noch keinen Sommer"...




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! Sorry - Information Not Available - Catchwords given by the Photographer : Vogel Vögel Bird Birds Singvogel Singvögel Songbird Songbirds Schwalbe Schwalben Rauchschwalbe Rauchschwalben Swallow Swallows Barn Swallow Barn Swallows Flarupgaard Barn Swallow-photo description info Barn Swallow characteristics Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica Barn Swallows-photos
Photographer : Gerd Rossen
Digital camera used : Canon EOS 800D + Canon Extender EF 1,4x II + Canon EF 400mm 2,8 L IS USM
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! Barn Swallow one of the most beautyful German Swallow. It breeds in the inside of buildings, most in buildings at farms. - Catchwords given by the Photographer : Vogel Vögel Bird Birds Singvogel Singvögel Songbird Songbirds Schwalbe Schwalben Rauchschwalbe Rauchschwalben Swallow Swallows Barn Swallow Barn Swallows Flarupgaard encyclopaedia voegel Barn Swallow-pic information Barn Swallows-photo info
Photographer : Gerd Rossen
Digital camera used : Nikon Coolpix 995 + Eigenbau Digiscoping-Adapter + Swarovski ST80HD + Zoom-Okular 20-60x (Digiskopie)
Resolution of the Photo : 1288x1932 Pixel
More of my Barn Swallow photos you can find in our stock photo agency Fotonatur.de. You can also find there many pictures from other photographers of this species.










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