|Common Name:||Swallow, Barn|
|Scientific Name:||Hirundo rustica|
|Area:||Welcome Center - Beaver Creek State Natural Area, Oregon|
|Date:||July 15, 2013|
Barn Swallows are one of the easiest of swallows to identify. They are the only swallows in flight that display long forked tails. They make a cup shaped nest constructed out of mud and dried grass on the side of buildings in which they lay 4 to 6 eggs.
Horsfall Beach, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area - - - July 22, 2011
|Reference:||Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of America by Kaufman||