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Tree swallow

TREE SWALLOW

Sophia Willis McInnes


Description

Description

  • Tree swallows are slender bird with pointed wings. They are blue with a white stomach and chest. They have solid black eyes and a brown tail. The males tend to brighter then the females. Juveniles ( the babies ) are all brown with a few blue splotches.

  • IS THIS A MALE?


Habitat

Habitat

Tree swallows live and breed near water this

includes:

  • FieldS

  • Marshes

  • Wooded swamps

  • ShorelineS

  • Beaver ponds

    They live all around the USA.


Behavior

Behavior

  • Tree swallows are very social and playful birds. They usually fly in flocks. They like skimming the water surface.


Nesting

nesting

Tree swallow's NEST IN MANY PLACES, HERE ARE SOME:

  • CAVITIES (MAN MADE AND NATURAL)

  • OLD WOODPECKER HOLES

  • MAN MADE NEST BOXES


My personal connection

MY PERSONAL CONNECTION

  • When our class went to pioneer farms for our 5th grade field trip, there was a nest for a mating pair. I didn’t get a chance to see it but my teacher did.


Video of tree swallow

VIDEO OF TREE SWALLOW

This is a video of a tree swallow singing:

Click here:

Tree Swallow Singing – YouTube


Threats of tree swallows

THREATS OF TREE SWALLOWS

NATURAL

  • Raccoons opossums and cats will catch and kill young and adults.

  • Weasels will enter boxes, trapping the BIRDS inside.

  • Raccoons are especially dangerous because if they find A NEST THEY WILL EAT THE BIRDS OR EGGS.

  • Most snakes can’t climb poles but some can. Those will eat the eggs and the birds that are inside.

steps to help

  • We can help by putting out more nesting AREAS

  • WE CAN USE LESS POISONS OUTDOORS

  • We can help by leaving cavities in a tree alone

  • We can help by not touching tree swallow eggs


Bibliography

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • http://mikemillphotography.aminus3.com/image/2012-06-02.html

    • http://www.youtube.com/user/Hulio7271

    • http://philipschwarzphotography.wordpress.com/2011/11

    • http://www.dcresource.com/forums/showthread.php?7459-Bird-Thread/page233

  • "Tree Swallow." BirdWeb. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 May 2013.

  • http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Tree_Swallow/lifehistory


Tree swallow

Special thanks to Mrs. Julia

Thank you for watching!

-Sophia


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