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Common Name:Swallow, Tree
Scientific Name:Tachycineta bicolor
Area:Denman Wildlife Area - White City, Oregon
Date:June 14, 2011

The Tree Swallow is possibly our most common swallow, usually found near water where it will be seen making graceful swoops for insects. Easily differentiated from Violet-green Swallows by the fact that the dark hood comes completely below the eye.

Elkton Community Education Center - Elkton, Oregon - - - May 26, 2006

Reference:Western Birds by Peterson / The Sibley guide to Birds by Sibley / Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America by Kaufman