Swallows

Young barn swallows wait for one of their parents to deliver lunch under U.S. 1 along the Canal Path in Fredericksburg on Friday, June 19, 2020. Several nests, and fledglings have appeared under the overpass. According to allaboutbirds.org, their mud nests are often tucked under the eaves of barns and stables, on structures near playing fields, or under bridges.

Young barn swallows wait for one of their parents to deliver lunch under U.S. 1 along the Canal Path. Several nests and fledglings have appeared under the overpass. According to the Cornell Lab, their mud nests are often tucked under man-made structures like the eaves of barns and stables or under bridges. Humans have helped the swallows expand their breeding range and increase their numbers.

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